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Survey: People Largely Negative About Google’s Personalized Search Results

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Earlier this month market research tool provider Ask Your Target Market surveyed 400 US adults about their attitudes toward personalized search on Google. The results were reported today in eMarketer’s email newsletter. We went back to the source to check out the survey and discovered that... Please visit Search Engine Land...
Survey: People Largely Negative About Google’s Personalized Search Results

Spellcheck reliance 'revealed'

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A survey suggests adults are struggling to spell properly because they rely on technology to check their work....
Spellcheck reliance 'revealed'

[STUDY] 61% of Social Media Users Feel So Close To You

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Sometimes little things like a sweet comment on Facebook or a Twitter friend calling your tweet a "favorite" can really make a social networker bee's day. A new study from Pew finds that for the most part, adults are kind to each other on social media sites. In fact, 85%...
[STUDY] 61% of Social Media Users Feel So Close To You

Report: 15% Of Social Users Have Ended A Friendship Because Of Social Media & Detailed Statistics On The ‘Tone’ Of Social Media

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  A new study from Pew Internet examined social media usage, demographics and the climate within social networking spaces (SNS).  A national phone survey was administered to active social networking adults across the United States as well as users aged 12-17 in conjunction with their parents.... Please visit Marketing Land for the full...
Report: 15% Of Social Users Have Ended A Friendship Because Of Social Media & Detailed Statistics On The ‘Tone’ Of Social Media

Women are ‘more likely’ to make your social media campaign go viral

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uSamp has just published a study that gives a little insight into what kind of information men and women are willing to share on social networks. Surveying 600 adults in the UK this past January, the survey revealed that 78% of women were happy to share what brand they preferred, compared...
Women are ‘more likely’ to make your social media campaign go viral

Google quietly introduces BrandCast, a tool to help businesses get the most out of YouTube

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Google has quietly launched YouTube Brandcast, a site which gives brands insight into how to best reach their audience on the video sharing site. Just a few weeks after announcing an ad sponsorship model for brands to target their audience through specific packages relating to original content shared on YouTube,...
Google quietly introduces BrandCast, a tool to help businesses get the most out of YouTube

Life After Death of the Check-In

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The first generation of location-based apps has fallen short. Most consumers don't even know location apps exist, and only a tiny minority actually use them. Today's apps focus on benefits for businesses, like being discovered by nearby shoppers, but they've failed to stir customers. Can next-generation companies like Geoloqi show...
Life After Death of the Check-In
Facebook’s world takeover by the numbers
Feature: Does this smartphone make me look stupid? Meet the "ladyphones"

[GRAPHIC] Most Don't Feel Comfortable Sharing Credit Card Info On Social Networks

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Most of us still don't like giving our credit card information on social networking sites, according to a poll of 2,630 adults by Harris Interactive for Digitas. And that could mean trouble - at least for now - for Facebook and other social networks hoping to make good on predictions...
[GRAPHIC] Most Don't Feel Comfortable Sharing Credit Card Info On Social Networks

Pew: 15% of online adults use Twitter, 8% every day. That’s up 4x since 2010

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A new Pew report shows that 15% of online adults use Twitter, 8% of them using it daily. The report says that adoption appears steady, with daily usage doubling since last year at this time, but quadrupaled since late 2010. The reason? Potentially the increase in smartphones. Now that Twitter...
Pew: 15% of online adults use Twitter, 8% every day. That’s up 4x since 2010

Study Suggests 50 Percent Local Search Happening In Apps

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Localeze, 15 Miles and comScore released findings from their 5th Local Search Study. The survey of 4,000 US adults (together with behavioral data) documents how consumers search for and find local business information across digital platforms. It’s a pretty comprehensive study and there are a... Please visit Search Engine Land...
Study Suggests 50 Percent Local Search Happening In Apps

Encyclopedia Britannica's 2010 edition to be its last

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The 244-year-old Encyclopedia Britannica will be going out of print this year, abdicating to the likes of Google and Wikipedia. Most adults will remember looking up information in the IRL knowledge-base's volumes, but the iconic encyclopedia only represents 1 percent of the company's total sales today. Britannica traditionally published...
Encyclopedia Britannica's 2010 edition to be its last

AllClear ID Rolls Out First-Ever Social Security Number Blocking Service For Children’s IDs

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ID and fraud protection service AllClear ID, is launching a new feature today which aims to protect kids’ Social Security Numbers (SSNs) from being stolen and used to secure things like mortgages, loans and other big ticket items. It’s a major problem, the company says, noting in a new study...
AllClear ID Rolls Out First-Ever Social Security Number Blocking Service For Children’s IDs

What will the global e-book market look like by 2016?

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New data from Pricewaterhouse Coopers’ Global Entertainment and Media Outlook projects that e-books will make up 50 percent of the U.S. trade book market by 2016. What will happen in the rest of the world during that time? PwC gave paidContent an exclusive look at their e-book data, and here...
What will the global e-book market look like by 2016?

UK Gov't Considering Requiring A 'Porn License' If You Want To Look At Porn Online

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We hear this idea pop up every now and again, and I'd thought by now it had been shown to be pointless enough times that no one would seriously consider it again. Apparently, I was wrong. UK Prime Minister David Cameron is considering requiring adults who want to see porn...
UK Gov't Considering Requiring A 'Porn License' If You Want To Look At Porn Online

43% of US teens say they text whilst driving, despite knowing of the dangers: AT&T survey

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A survey commissioned by US telecoms giant AT&T has found that 43% of teens admit to sending a text while driving, with adults setting a poor example too. The research was carried out as part of the company’s It Can Wait campaign, which seeks to highlight the dangers of texting...
43% of US teens say they text whilst driving, despite knowing of the dangers: AT&T survey
T-Haler digital inhaler turns battling asthma into an instructional game

After Rapes Involving Children, Skout, a Flirting App, Faces Crisis

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After a spate of rape cases involving adults and minors in California, Wisconsin and Ohio who connected on Skout, the start-up is rethinking its business model as a flirting site for children and adults. In response, Christian Wiklund, Skout's founder, is suspending its service for minors on Tuesday....
After Rapes Involving Children, Skout, a Flirting App, Faces Crisis

Study: 37% Of U.S. Teens Now Use Video Chat, 27% Upload Videos

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Video chat is still something many people don’t feel comfortable with. For U.S. teens, however, it is quickly becoming a pretty routine way of communicating with each other. According to a new study by the Pew Internet & American Life Project, 37% of teens now regularly use Skype, Google Talk...
Study: 37% Of U.S. Teens Now Use Video Chat, 27% Upload Videos

Drone Attack: How We Might Willingly Embrace The Surveillance Society

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It's striking how drones have passed from a mysterious weapon used to wreak destruction in distant lands to something that could well become a familiar sight in the skies of the US and Europe. Meanwhile, the technology is progressing rapidly, allowing drones to fly in synchronized swarms and even to...
Drone Attack: How We Might Willingly Embrace The Surveillance Society
Ebook publishers willing to pay to end antitrust probes, while one fifth of US adults read ebooks
High school kids are three times more likely to have iPhones than adults?

[Infographic] How Many Pre-Teens Are on Facebook?

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If you have children of a certain age, they either have their own Facebook accounts or have asked you when they will be old enough to have their own. Parenting used to be a lot easier: back when my daughter was a teen, we just had to worry about AIM...
[Infographic] How Many Pre-Teens Are on Facebook?
When animals attract: Inside Anthrocon, the Furry utopia
Google beats Apple, Facebook, and Twitter in consumer favorability poll

NASA opens up Launch Control Center for public tours

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The NASA control center, responsible for a huge chunk of space-faring history, will open its doors to tour groups for the first time in over 30 years, celebrating the Kennedy Space Center's 50th anniversary. Starting this Friday, a "limited number" of tours will take bright-eyed enthusiasts into the Launch...
NASA opens up Launch Control Center for public tours
One-third of Americans using social media to share health information, survey finds
Half of Americans believe Facebook is a passing fad

Adobe study reveals massive creativity gaps, but not in gender or age

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Whether you’re able to be creative or not has little to do with how old you are or whether you’re female or male, but it might depend heavily on where you live, how your boss treats you, and how you were educated. According to a mammoth survey conducted by...
Adobe study reveals massive creativity gaps, but not in gender or age
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