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In the past year, Web-based email usage dropped a staggering 59% among 12-17 year olds.
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Facebook jumps into the questions business
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Interesting insights and possible ideas for new questions
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Leadership and Social media →
It takes guys to be a First Follower – being a first follower is an under-appreciated form of leadership; the first follower transforms a lone nut into a leader. 1 is a nut 2 is a couple of nuts – 3 is a crowd and a crowd is NEWS!
Social networks are taking over webmails →
Globally, in the 16-24 age segment, GWI sees a 3% decrease in the use of webmail from 70% in wave 1 to 67% in wave 3. In the same period, Social networking grew from 49% to 59%.
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Interesting - digital paper will be key. Also depends much on the commercial push. If there are significant revenues in moving readers from physical paper to a digital format it will happen. This means getting the advertising model right in digital formats. Currently through browsers, this is broken and will never fund the media industry.
Awesome Screenshot: Capture & Annotate - Google... →
Awesome name for an Awesome everyday screen capture tool (Chrome Install)
Nokia to Announce "Strategy Shift" for its... →
Global Publics Embrace Social Networking - Pew... →
Social networks penetration around the world
Instant insights on the company you're browsing →
Nice Chrome extension that shows you Information on the company whose website you’re visiting. Sourced from Linkedin, Quora, Twitter and Crunchbase.
In 2010, Amazon sold 115 Kindle books for every... →
“Those numbers don’t include free Kindle books, making the numbers all the more significant”
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Coast Digital UK http://www.coastdigital.co.uk/news/real-time-social-media-sees-20-boost-in-2010/ Sleed Greece http://sleed.gr/site/2011/01/25/participation-in-real-time-social-media-increased-20-in-2010/ My Digital FC India http://www.mydigitalfc.com/knowledge/participation-real-time-social-media-20-cent-2010-520 CMSWire ...
Lack of Measurement and Innovation Has Turned... →
Relevant and Innovative Research at the heart of Agency Growth
360 Degree View of China's Consumer →
Free 100 pages report by Nielsen “Increased access to digital services is changing consumer purchase behavior so quickly that some sectors or categories “time warp” from emerging to developed almost overnight”
Twitter, YouTube Become "Russia's Main News"... →
This links back to the case of Heathrow’s snow. http://globalwebindex.net/thinking/snow-twitter-and-real-time-crisis-management/ Is it a best practice to use Twitter in crisis management? Considering the still low penetration of Twitter wouldn’t be more effective to make sure that official websites are accessible from mobile phones?
37% of blog posts in Japanese Vs. 36% in English... →
The king of sociology got it wrong? “37% of blog posts in Japanese Vs. 36% in English” (Castells 2009 p.66)
Nokia OVI store is first in the world's largest... →
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Great Packaged Internet example - is the desktop better than the web version?
The Social Entertainment Age / Internet Usage /... →
Great story on Contagious
ITU estimates 2 billion people online by end 2010 →
Very interesting report on the state of the internet both landline and mobile
Quora: New internet phenomenon or big bubble? →
Participation In Real-Time Social Media Increased... →
Great story on Mashable, focusing on the ‘Real-time’ aspects of “Welcome to Social Entertainment”
Facebook Pushes Profile Out To All, Users Revolt
As anticipated last month to our subscriber clients, a lot of negative reactions were to be expected when Facebook rolled out its new profile layouts. Now that the new layout is compulsory (and users’ reaction couldn’t be clearer) I’d like to share the central point of my argumentation because It’s rarely pointed out that… In the digital world we like to...
37% people worldwide say the web is their primary...
The Pew Research Center reports an overall 41% of people in the USA who cite the internet as their primary source of information. Our data confirm this and not only for the USA. Overall, in the 18 countries of our survey, an average of 37% respondents say the internet is their primary source of information. 4% specifically citing “social network updates”. The world is changing.
2011 Annual Report: "Welcome to Social...
Welcome to Social Entertainment - Annual Report 2011 View more presentations from Tom Smith.
Free Social media Monitoring Tools →
Some handy tools to use to keep a finger on the pulse of your company’s reputation. While we at globalwebindex track attitudes and behaviours not buzz word tracking the link will direct you to 10 sites and company’s that do - most of them for do it for free. Neil Dillingham
Would you appreciate an airline who listens to passengers’ comments on social networks? 28% of our respondents do. Instinctively, we all like to be listened to but what happens when a brand really does that and act accordingly? KLM Stalks Passengers Through Social Media & Buys Them Gifts. This sounds similar to the case of hotel’s guests who post bad reviews on Tripadvisors only...
London Social Media Week / February 7-11, 2011 →
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