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Is Social Media Destroying Real-World Relationships?

Is Social Media Destroying Real-World Relationships?

There’s no doubt social media enables us to organize our real-world relationships, and even meet new people outside the digital realm — both of which can be great, life-enhancing things. But could social networking have an adverse effect on our quality of life? Consider this: 24% of respondents to one survey said they’ve missed out on enjoying special moments in person because ... Read More »

Age Limit For Facebook Users

Age Limit For Facebook Users

Although it is required by law for Facebook users to be at least 13 to join the network, many believe the age limit should be higher, a new study says. According to a poll conducted among 2,000 consumers on the opinion-based community SodaHead.com, about 34% of respondents said Facebook users should be at least the age of 13 to join. ... Read More »

How Employers Are Paying in 2012

How Employers Are Paying in 2012

For those of you who have been working hard for your companies under tight financial constraints during the last few years, a silver lining might be coming your way. Thanks to rosy outlooks of employers in companies of all sizes across the country, it looks as though 2012 is going to be the year of the raise. According to the ... Read More »

Google+ Adds Mutual Circle Chat

Google+ Adds Mutual Circle Chat

Take a look in the lower left-hand corner of your Google+profile and you may notice a brand new feature: Chat with those in your mutual Circles. This little addition is significant because it breaks down a key interaction barrier between you and those you’re only acquainted with via Google+’s Circles social connection metaphor. As Google explains it in a brief support post, ... Read More »

Phone Wars

Phone Wars

It’s no secret how much most people are attached to their cellphones, but now TeleNav has released a survey showing just how willing Americans are to give up the finer things in life so they can still hang onto that handset. Think about this hypothetical situation for a moment: What would you be more willing to give up so you ... Read More »

Google+ reaches 20 Million Mark in 3 Weeks

Google+ reaches 20 Million Mark in 3 Weeks

Google’s new Social Networking site Google+ has reached a massive 20 million subscribers, as almost everyone wants in on the action.  Its just been a week since Google’s Larry Page said that Google plus reached 10 million. Page noted at the time that the service remains in a “field trial” mode, and with “a lot of barriers” to use it right ... Read More »

A Facebook Game for Your Inner Serial Killer

A Facebook Game for Your Inner Serial Killer

Those of you who have a need to satisfy the Dark Passenger within — and who know what that means — will find relief in “Dexter Slice of Life”, a social game for Facebook that’s based on the decadently sinister Showtime series Dexter and its vigilante serial killer. Showtime released a trailer and screenshot for Slice of Life, developed by ... Read More »

Are Men Better Networkers Than Women?

Are Men Better Networkers Than Women?

Men are generally better networkers, except when it comes to industries like tobacco and ranching. At least, that’s according to findings by LinkedIn‘s analytics team. The researchers also found that men were better networkers in the cosmetics industry. LinkedIn determined the “networking savviness” of the sexes in various professions by comparing the number of connections that men have to the ... Read More »

How the World Uses Social Networks

How the World Uses Social Networks

Social networks in every country might live on the same Internet, but that doesn’t prevent differences in online customs and culture from developing along geographic borders. Ongoing market research service Global Web Index has mapped these differences in the infographic above (click it to enlarge). The research, run by London-based consultancy Trendstream, has conducted six waves of surveys about global ... Read More »