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New Study Shatters Myth Of Tech-Savvy Liberals (Again)

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Despite continued stories about President Barack Obama’s tech-savvy young army, a new poll explodes the myth of Republicans as the luddite party by revealing that both liberals and conservatives are equally likely to use what is widely considered the frontier of the Internet: mobile. “Republicans and Democrats engage at comparable...
New Study Shatters Myth Of Tech-Savvy Liberals (Again)
CHART OF THE DAY: Kids Send A Mind Boggling Number Of Texts Every Month

Facebook Vacation: Taking a Break Is Common

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More than half of Facebook users are taking a 'Facebook Vacation,' according to a Pew study....
Facebook Vacation: Taking a Break Is Common

1 in 3 people have gone online to diagnose a health problem

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A full 35 percent of people polled say they've tried to figure out a medical issue by checking it out online, according to a new Pew study. [Read more]...
1 in 3 people have gone online to diagnose a health problem
New hope for newspapers that's really more depressing than anything
Social: Why You're Not Friends With Your Neighbors

New iPhone App Blurtt Helps You Communicate Entirely Through Memes

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Ms. Cajide, cofounder of Blurtt. (crunchbase.com) If a vision of post-apocalyptic America overrun with glassy-eyed teens communicating solely through image macros doesn't sound appealing to you, you might not be a big fan of Blurtt, the new iPhone app that wants to help you "better express yourself" though memes. The thinking...
New iPhone App Blurtt Helps You Communicate Entirely Through Memes

Pew: 19% of US has tablets, 22% uses no Internet at all

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A new Pew study has emphasized the rift in technology adoption for the US. About 19 percent of Americans have a tablet of some sort, researches said, and as many have an e-reader. A full 22 percent of Americans, however, had no Internet access at all, a figure that has...
Pew: 19% of US has tablets, 22% uses no Internet at all

The New York Times debuts an HTML5 iPad web app to complement its native apps

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Step aside, Financial Times and Quartz — there’s now a higher-profile adherent to the HTML5 web app faith. The New York Times today debuted an HTML5 web app for iPad users. The FT broke ground by abandoning Apple’s App Store in 2011 and investing in an HTML5-driven experience that...
The New York Times debuts an HTML5 iPad web app to complement its native apps

Mobify launches tablet optimization tool for websites

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Tablets are finding their way into more homes, and they’re proving to be quite the ecommerce tool, helping boost sales for many retailers better than desktop and smartphones in some cases. But many big sites aren’t optimized for tablets; instead, relying on native tablet apps or just the regular desktop site. Mobify,...
Mobify launches tablet optimization tool for websites

Sharing with "Friends of Friends" on Facebook Exposes You to 150,000 People [Facebook]

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Well this is mildly terrifying: according to a new Pew study, the Facebook privacy mode a lot of us rely on for photos and status updates is, on average, anything but private. Time to reconsider your settings, everyone. More »...
Sharing with "Friends of Friends" on Facebook Exposes You to 150,000 People [Facebook]

Pew: Think Real Life Imitates Twitter? Think Again

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From natural disasters and national tragedies to elections and award shows, no event goes untweeted these days. For better or worse, we've come to consider Twitter an accurate reflection of opinion at large, a global zeitgeist bubbling up through real-time micro-musings. But according to a new report from the Pew...
Pew: Think Real Life Imitates Twitter? Think Again

THE TRUTH ABOUT TWITTER: It's Not A Mainstream Technology

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Twitter is a great product, and millions of people have become addicted to using it for many hours per day (including me). Investors have also gone bananas over the company, bidding its valuation up higher than $10 billion. And advertisers have had very encouraging things to say about the power...
THE TRUTH ABOUT TWITTER: It's Not A Mainstream Technology

Pew survey finds that 17 percent of US cellphone users go online mostly on their phones

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It should hardly come as a surprise that folks are spending more and more of their time online on their cellphones, but a new Pew study released today has shed a bit more light on just how common that's becoming. According to the research group, 17 percent of all...
Pew survey finds that 17 percent of US cellphone users go online mostly on their phones

Study: Only 2% of U.S. Adults Rely Exclusively on Internet for Getting News

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According to a new report from the Pew Internet & American Life Project, 61% of Americans now get some of their news online, though local TV stations are still the most popular means of finding out about the news. Local print newspapers still reach 50% of Americans and 17% read...
Study: Only 2% of U.S. Adults Rely Exclusively on Internet for Getting News

There's a Racial Divide On Twitter And Instagram

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The popularity of Twitter and Instagram among blacks in American is surging, while white women under 50 continue to pin away on Pinterest, according to a demographic survey released Thursday. The survey, by the Pew Research Center's Internet& American Life Project, also confirmed what parents of college students already know...
There's a Racial Divide On Twitter And Instagram

Here's Why The Printed Book Will Probably Never Die

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With the rise of e-readers like Amazon's Kindle and other tablets that make it easy to carry a lot of books around, many say that e-books will eventually kill printed books altogether.  But as Nicholas Carr of The Wall Street Journal writes, it's looking like traditional books are going to...
Here's Why The Printed Book Will Probably Never Die
YouTube adds face blurring to its video editing tools

E-Book Reading Is Up, Study Says

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Despite reports that e-book sales might be cresting, a new Pew study finds that Americans are consuming more e-books....
E-Book Reading Is Up, Study Says

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

Why Parents Care About Teenagers Texting

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The mainstream media always seems to suggest that teens texting is not only annoying, but it's also a bad thing. Is this fact or media myth? A new study out yesterday from Pew shows that texting is yet again on the rise, from 50 texts per day in 2009...
Why Parents Care About Teenagers Texting

Pew: 17% Of U.S. Cell Phone Users Now Mostly Use Their Phones To Go Online

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For most of us, our cell phones are now a convenient way to get online while we’re on the go (or on the couch). According to a new report by the Pew Internet & American Life project, however, 17% of U.S. adult cell phone owners now mostly go online using...
Pew: 17% Of U.S. Cell Phone Users Now Mostly Use Their Phones To Go Online

Women leading Facebook defriending trend, study says

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A Pew study suggests that finally, finally human beings--and especially women--have begun to prune their alleged friends on Facebook. Could there be rational, even venal, reasons for this? [Read more]...
Women leading Facebook defriending trend, study says

The Connected Viewer: More Than 50% Of Cellphone Owners Now Use Their Phones While Watching TV

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According to the latest data from the Pew Internet & American Life Project, more than half of the adult cellphone owners in the U.S. now use their phones while watching TV. The main reason they do so isn’t to talk about a program they are watching on Twitter, though. Instead,...
The Connected Viewer: More Than 50% Of Cellphone Owners Now Use Their Phones While Watching TV

Here's What's Actually Killing The Economy... The Decline Of The Middle Class

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One of the most important stories in the U.S. economy these days is the rise of extreme inequality. Over the past 30 years, a larger and larger portion of America's income growth has gone to those in the top 10% of incomes, and especially those in the top 1%....
Here's What's Actually Killing The Economy... The Decline Of The Middle Class

77% of U.S. Teens Now Own Cell Phones, Most Send at Least 60 Text Messages per Day

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About three quarters of U.S. teens (77%) now have a cell phone. This number is, according to a new report by the Pew Internet & American Life Project, up slightly from September 2009 (75%). Looking back to 2004, though, it's clear how this number has increased dramatically over the last...
77% of U.S. Teens Now Own Cell Phones, Most Send at Least 60 Text Messages per Day

Many aghast at Facebook friends' politics, study finds

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It seems, astonishingly, that people aren't quite so familiar with how politically peculiar their Facebook friends are. At least that's what a Pew Study says. It also says 75 percent post something political. [Read more]...
Many aghast at Facebook friends' politics, study finds

Once Again: People Want To Share The News

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Lots of folks have been sending in the "news" about news consumption from a new Pew study. A lot of the attention being paid to the study focuses on how more people are using the internet for news that newspapers, but that was an obvious trend. What I find a...
Once Again: People Want To Share The News

Obama bests Romney in the social media campaign, research shows

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Study indicates Obama is in front of his GOP challenger on social media, but neither spends much time on engagementWhen it comes to using social media to engage a wired-in sector of the US electorate, one presidential candidate proves more adept at working the web to his advantage. Despite efforts...
Obama bests Romney in the social media campaign, research shows

And Now For The Most Important Number In The News Business...

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What's the most important number in the news business? What number, above all other numbers, dictates how many news providers the world will support and which media they will provide news in? 70. As in "Seventy." What is the significance of the number "70" in the news business? "70" is...
And Now For The Most Important Number In The News Business...
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