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Posts Tagged ‘social networks’

Twitter Implications Of The New MySpace

The reborn MySpace, backed by pop culture guru Justin Timberlake, is officially accepting users.

Early opinions of the reinvented platform range from admiring to awestruck to underwhelmed.

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Alcohol And Drug Peer Pressure Is Just As Strong On Social Media As In Real Life [STATS]

Kids don’t have to be face-to-face to influence each other. New research finds that online peer pressure through Twitter and Facebook can be just as influential as offline interactions when it comes to alcohol and drug use.
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Twitter Increases Our Anxiety, Reduces Our Confidence [SURVEY]

Tweeting might be bad for your health, a new UK-based survey has found.

A poll of Facebook and Twitter users found that over half of them believe that the social networks have changed their behavior, and that their lives have actually be changed for the worse.
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58 Percent Of People Would Rather Give Up Social Networks Than Their TVs [INFOGRAPHIC]

As much as we are a tweet- and status update-addicted society, we’d give up our social networks if we had to, especially if it meant saving our TVs.

A new study suggests that people still love their TVs more than Facebook, Twitter, YouTube and the rest, choosing to save the tube and ditch the networks if they had to.
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Pinterest Is Third Most Popular Social Network, Behind Twitter And Facebook [REPORT]

Pinterest is the social network with all the buzz these days, and it sounds like all the attention is warranted: a new study from Experian suggests that Pinterest is the third most popular social network, just behind Twitter and Facebook.
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The Ultimate Timeline Of Social Networks, 1960-2012 [INFOGRAPHIC]

If you’re a history buff, or you simply like looking at info-packed infographics, this one’s for you: a complete history of the evolution of social networks, from the 1960s to today.
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32 Percent Of People Tweet While They Eat [REPORT]

If you’re someone who’s aware of social norms enough to put down the smartphone while you eat, you’re quickly becoming the minority. More and more often, people are tweeting from the table, according to a new study.
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34% Of People Think Twitter, Facebook Have Negative Effect On News Quality [INFOGRAPHIC]

Do people trust the news? It’s a loaded question, and one that comes with a whole lot of variables. Craigslist founder Craig Newmark’s philanthropy initiative, craigconnects explored this question in connection with the current political campaigning going on in the US, asking people whether social media made them trust the news more… or less.
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85% Of People On Social Networks Think People Are Kind-Hearted [STUDY]

All you doom-and-gloom sayers, listen up: the general feeling on social networks is that people are kind and make them feel good about themselves. So next time you debate whether to compliment your Twitter friend on her new picture, do it – you might just be reaffirming her faith in humanity, at least according to the latest study.
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Twitter Tops List Of Social Network With Most Buzz In 2011

It might be over 5 years old, but Twitter’s novelty still hasn’t worn off: the social information network is this year’s most-buzzed-about social network.
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