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Tablets, Mobile, Internet And Social Media – Raising The Digital Generation [INFOGRAPHIC]

Tablets, Mobile, Internet And Social Media - Raising The Digital Generation [INFOGRAPHIC]

Did you know that 51 percent of households with a 3-15 year-old have a tablet computer?

What if I told you that more than a quarter of children aged 5-15 use a mobile phone to access the internet, that 19 percent of 12-15 year-olds have made a video that they have shared online and that the average teenage has 272 friends across their social media profiles… 78 of whom they’ve never even met?

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How Big Was The Game Of Thrones Season 4 Premier On Twitter And Facebook? [STATS]

How Big Was The Game Of Thrones Season 4 Premier On Twitter And Facebook? [STATS]

Did you watch “Two Swords”, the first episode of the much-anticipated season 4 of Game Of Thrones?

You’re certainly not alone. Screened as a simulcast across both the U.S. and UK, the show broke the viewership record for Thrones with more than 8 million tuning in. And that buzz quickly moved to Twitter and Facebook.

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Harvard Rated Most Social University In The U.S. [INFOGRAPHIC]

Harvard Rated Most Social University In The U.S. [INFOGRAPHIC]

In less than a decade social media has revolutionised many industries, and educational establishments around the world – most notably in the U.S. – have been quick to adopt these tools as part of their marketing strategy. But which school is delivering the best work?

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Twitter Ads Get More Clicks Than Facebook [STUDY]

Twitter Ads Get More Clicks Than Facebook [STUDY]

In an extensive study of over $37 million in social media ad dollars, social and search advertising agency Resolution Media discovered that not all social ads are created equal: while businesses invested 127 percent more in Facebook in 2013, Twitter ads produced significantly higher click-through-rates.

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10 Tips To Manage Your Social Media Presence [INFOGRAPHIC]

10 Tips To Manage Your Social Media Presence [INFOGRAPHIC]

Social media has a range of benefits for users, particularly if you carefully manage your profile and ensure that, at all times, the best version of you is on display.

After all, the things that you say and do on Twitter and Facebook are visible to others, including employers (current and potential). Say the wrong thing at the wrong time and that big promotion or job offer can so easily disappear. So, have you really taken the time to mind your social footprint?

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Steven W. Korn On How Social Networks Have Transformed News Media

By Carly Fiske

Steven W. Korn asserts that the internet and social media networks have transformed the way we share, read and search for news. This has sparked plenty of worried speculation that all news might downgrade to the level of cat pictures and Instagram selfies one day, but fortunately it’s not that simple.

Korn suggests that what has really changed is the way we access news, rather than the content of the news itself.

As the former Vice Chairman and Chief Operating Officer of CNN, Steven W. Korn has been observing the evolution of news in both his personal and professional life. Korn suggests that the changing trends can especially be observed among young people, many of whom use their smartphone to read the news rather than picking up the morning paper. Read more

Twitter Launches Facebook-A-Like Redesign In The Continuing Search For New Users

Twitter Launches Facebook-A-Like Redesign In The Continuing Search For New Users

Today Twitter has announced a radical redesign of profiles that the company hopes will help them both attract and retain new users to the service.

While Facebook-like in styling, the new Twitter profiles are significantly slicker in both look and feel than they’ve ever been before, with a greater emphasis being made on photos and popular tweets.

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SMBs Spending Less On Social Media In 2014 (And More On Their Websites) [STUDY]

SMBs Spending Less On Social Media In 2014 (And More On Their Websites) [STUDY]

Small and medium-sized businesses (SMBs) spent aggressively on social media in 2013, with some success, but this year they’re cutting back slightly on their investment in Twitter and Facebook to concentrate funds on their website, reveals a new study.

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Tweeting And Cheating: Twitter Linked To Infidelity And Divorce [STUDY]

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Do you tweet to your boo? Whether you’re sending love notes to a new flame or reminding your spouse to take out the trash, a new study suggests that tweeting could be dangerous to the health of your relationship.

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A Week In The Life Of A Social Media Brand [INFOGRAPHIC]

A Week In The Life Of A Social Media Brand [INFOGRAPHIC]

Socially media evolved considerably in the year between 2012 and 2013, and brands across the world took notice, delivering richer, highly-engaged content to an ever-growing audience, which demanded more, more, more.

After all, social media never sleeps. It’s a 24/7 business, and once you’ve turned the power on, you can’t switch it off. Social media can’t be bargained with. It can’t be reasoned with. It doesn’t feel pity, or remorse, or fear. And it absolutely will not stop, ever, until you are dead.

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