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60% Of UK Social Networkers Are Concerned Their Information Is Being Monitored [STUDY]

60% Of UK Social Networkers Are Concerned Their Information Is Being Monitored [STUDY]

Six in 10 internet users in the United Kingdom are concerned that social networks are monitoring or collecting their information, with female and older users more concerned than males and the younger generation, suggests new research from TNS BMRB.

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Social Media Used By 36% Of UK Viewers Whilst Watching TV [STATS]

Social Media Used By 36% Of UK Viewers Whilst Watching TV [STATS]

Eight in 10 (78 percent) of UK television viewers do something else whilst watching their favourite shows, with social media amongst the leading activities, reveals new data from the United Kingdom.

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Half Of UK Tablet Owners Use Their Devices For Social Networking [STUDY]

Half Of UK Tablet Owners Use Their Devices For Social Networking [STUDY]

Email is the most popular activity of tablet owners in the United Kingdom, followed by playing games, keeping up with news and social networking, reveals a new study.

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26% Of UK Consumers Use Twitter (56% Facebook, 35% YouTube) [STATS]

26% Of UK Consumers Use Twitter (56% Facebook, 35% YouTube) [STATS]

A study has revealed the extent to which social media has penetrated the public consciousness in the United Kingdom, with Twitter becoming increasingly popular, notably amongst the younger demographic.

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More Social Media Leading To Less Sex, Suggests Poll [STUDY]

More Social Media Leading To Less Sex, Suggests Poll [STUDY]

A once-in-a-decade survey of thousands of Britons has revealed that people in the United Kingdom are having sex less frequently than they used to, and social media might be to blame.

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Germany Moves Above The UK As Europe’s Top Social Media Country [STATS]

Germany Moves Above The UK As Europe's Top Social Media Country [STATS]

The United Kingdom has long been seen as the de facto leader of social networking in Europe, with its more than 30 million active users of platforms such as Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn and Instagram enough to keep it ahead of the competition.

However, new data suggests that the UK’s grip on this lofty title has been pulled away by one of its closest neighbours (and rivals), with its position as Europe’s number one now lost.

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One In Five UK Small Businesses Now Use Twitter [STUDY]

One In Five UK Small Businesses Now Use Twitter [STUDY]

Small and medium-sized businesses (SMBs) in the United Kingdom have doubled their marketing and advertising budgets in the past two years, with a sizeable chunk of that spend going towards social media, reveals new research from BIA/Kelsey.

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Half Of UK Population Will Be Active On Social Media This Year, Says Study [REPORT]

Slightly more than half of the population of the United Kingdom will be using social networks in 2013, with further growth, albeit at a slowing pace, expected over the next few years, reveals a new study from eMarketer.

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Time Spent Using Social Media Declines In The UK (Still 22% Of All Online Activity) [REPORT]

You probably already knew that social networking was popular in the United Kingdom, certainly if you live there, but until now you might not have been aware just how much time is spent using platforms such as Twitter and Facebook in the UK.

A new study from Experian has revealed that 22 percent of all time spent online by adult UK internet users last year involved social media, equating to a heady 13 minutes in a single hour.

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UK SMBs: 71% Use Facebook, 60% Twitter, Six Out Of Ten Say Social Media Very Important To Vital

A new survey has revealed that the vast majority of small businesses in the UK are now actively using social media for marketing, recruitment and networking.

In their Small Business Survey 2012, PeoplePerHour.com polled 1,300 UK companies about their social networking usage, and found that 91 percent of respondents now use these channels for business purposes, up from 60 percent a year ago. Some 37 percent said that platforms such as Twitter, Facebook and LinkedIn were now ‘very important’ to their business, with 25 percent saying that they were ‘vital’.

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