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Repinly gives you insight into the most popular content on Pinterest

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As Pinterest’s growth show no signs of slowing down, a whole slew of third party applications and sites built around the social network are vying for ‘pinners’ attention, and Repinly is the latest one to make it on to our radar. Repinly is a Pinterest directory which makes it easy...
Repinly gives you insight into the most popular content on Pinterest

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

How Google+ Has Morphed Over The Past Year & What We Can Expect in 2013

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One year ago, Google+ launched to the world. Initially the launch was greeted with the collective cry, "Not another social network!" But over the past year Google+ has cemented its position as one of the Big Three social networks, alongside Facebook and Twitter. Or has it? Google+ boasts similar user...
How Google+ Has Morphed Over The Past Year & What We Can Expect in 2013

94% of U.S. Wineries Are On Facebook, 73% on Twitter

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94% of American wineries surveyed by ABLE Social Media Marketing are on Facebook and 73% are on Twitter. The study, done in December 2011, shows that American wineries are active in social media and that it's producing results. 47% of US wineries said that Facebook helps them generate sales (72%...
94% of U.S. Wineries Are On Facebook, 73% on Twitter

Google Analytics may soon be used to measure Google+ Pages

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Brands may be about to see more incentive to jump aboard the Google+ bandwagon, as new reports show that the social platform may see itself connected with Analytics. According to two different reports from WebSonic and DutchCowboys, a confidential Google presentation shows promo graphics which showcase the ability to track page...
Google Analytics may soon be used to measure Google+ Pages
The changing hue of movie posters
Apple announces iOS 6

Just Checking...How Many of Foursquare's Reported 20 Million Users Are Active?

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On the face of it, the statistics are impressive: 20 million registered users and 2 billion check-ins. But as location check-in app Foursquare celebrates 4sqDay (16 April = 4 squared, geddit?), how many people still regularly use the service? After all, manually checking in to places is going out...
Just Checking...How Many of Foursquare's Reported 20 Million Users Are Active?

How Twitter captures the heartbeat of current affairs

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In 2008, the tweets per second record during the Super Bowl was 27. Four years and 12,206 more tweets per second later, the volume of Super Bowl-related Twitter activity is evidence of something more significant than a societal preoccupation with football’s greatest game or brands’ advertising gambles. A look at...
How Twitter captures the heartbeat of current affairs

Fancy doubles its user base to 500k in two months, launches an Android app

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Since launching its commerce platform in February, Fancy has gone on to double its user base to 500,000. A lot of signups is all good and well, but what really counts is how often engaged those users are. While Fancy itself wants to veer away from the Pinterest comparison, it’s...
Fancy doubles its user base to 500k in two months, launches an Android app

Top Trends of 2012: Social Video Apps (Warning: Seedy Content!)

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Continuing our review of the first half of 2012, we look at an emerging product type that became popular this year: social video apps. The two leading contenders are Socialcam and Viddy, each vying to be the breakout app. But at least one of those apps is using dubious seeding...
Top Trends of 2012: Social Video Apps (Warning: Seedy Content!)
140,000 Mac computers still infected by ‘Flashback’ trojan, firm says

Rovio’s Angry Birds titles hit 1 billion cumulative downloads

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If you wondered just how popular the Angry Birds franchise has become, Rovio’s Peter Vesterbacka today announced that downloads of all of its Angry Birds titles have topped 1 billion downloads, adding half a billion of them in the last 6 months. Vesterbacka shared the impressive milestone with AllThingsD, noting...
Rovio’s Angry Birds titles hit 1 billion cumulative downloads

Amazon’s Audible.com brings 100,000 audiobooks to Windows Phone with its new app

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Amazon-owned audiobook service Audible has today expanded its range of smartphone apps by launching on the Windows Phone platform, allowing users to browse, sample and buy more than 100,000 audiobooks on the go. Utilising’s Microsoft’s unique design experience, Audible’s Windows Phone application also allows users to wirelessly transfer their library to their...
Amazon’s Audible.com brings 100,000 audiobooks to Windows Phone with its new app

Amazon’s AppStore hits 31,000 apps in one year, offers a week of app deals to celebrate

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Amazon’s Android AppStore has turned one year old and to celebrate the company has announced it will be offering a week of deals on what it says are its customer’s favourite apps and games including Fruit Ninja, Monopoly, AccuWeather and starting today Plants vs. Zombies — which has a 67%...
Amazon’s AppStore hits 31,000 apps in one year, offers a week of app deals to celebrate

Nielsen: Smartphones account for nearly 50 percent of US mobile phones as of February

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Nielsen Mobile Insights' latest statistics are in -- and would you look at that. It's the rise of smartphone owners crossing paths with the decline of those still clinging to their feature-focused devices. According to its latest Smartphone Penetration report, through February 2012, 49.7 percent of US mobile phone...
Nielsen: Smartphones account for nearly 50 percent of US mobile phones as of February
Android 4.0 finally surpasses 10% of devices — it only took 8.5 months

Netflix Never Used Its $1 Million Algorithm Due To Engineering Costs

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Netflix awarded a $1 million prize to a developer team in 2009 for an algorithm that increased the accuracy of the company’s recommendation engine by 10 percent. But it doesn’t use the million-dollar code, and has no plans to implement it in the future, Netflix announced on its blog Friday. The post...
Netflix Never Used Its $1 Million Algorithm Due To Engineering Costs

Move Over 1024×768: The Most Popular Screen Resolution On The Web Is Now 1366×768

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1024×768 screens are a bit like Windows XP: there have long been better options, but they still remained the most often used screens on the web. That is, until now. According to the latest data from StatCounter, 1366×768 screens just surpassed 1024×768 as the most popular screen resolution used by...
Move Over 1024×768: The Most Popular Screen Resolution On The Web Is Now 1366×768

Sure Facebook has 900 million users, but its engagement is smoked by these other sites

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Whenever the question of which social network dominates the landscape is raised, it seems as if the same two or three major players are the only sites that ever earn a mention. If you’re judging social networks based solely on the number of users each can claim, this makes perfect...
Sure Facebook has 900 million users, but its engagement is smoked by these other sites

Facebook Pages Manager: Now you can manage your pages from Facebook’s new iPhone app

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During the build-up to Facebook’s impending $100 billion-plus initial public offering, mobile has been a frequent sore point. Yesterday, the social network quietly released Facebook Pages Manager, an iPhone app for Facebook marketers to manage their brand pages. The new app will be familiar to anyone who uses the current...
Facebook Pages Manager: Now you can manage your pages from Facebook’s new iPhone app

Study: Half Of The Top 100 Blogs Now Use WordPress

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WordPress – both in its hosted and self-hosted forms – has long been among the most popular platforms for personal and professional blogs (and it’s what we use here at TechCrunch, too). Looking at the top 100 blogs in Technorati’s index, a new study by website monitoring firm Pingdom found...
Study: Half Of The Top 100 Blogs Now Use WordPress

500px aims to take out Flickr with $20/year plan, unlimited storage, market function and Mac uploader

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In a move that should be a surprise to nobody, technology darling 500px is moving to take out Flickr with a new Plus plan. The company had previously held a high-level plan that was priced at $50 per year, but the Plus membership’s $20 per year pricing is aiming to...
500px aims to take out Flickr with $20/year plan, unlimited storage, market function and Mac uploader

How fast is that soccer player? Fraunhofer can tell

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At CeBIT, the research firm shows wireless tracking technology that lets coaches or fans see statistics such as how far a player ran or how fast the ball was shot. [Read more]...
How fast is that soccer player? Fraunhofer can tell

Google Users Kept On Searching During The Super Bowl (GOOG)

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The Super Bowl is one of the biggest events in sports. But when the New York Giants and New England Patriots took the field on Sunday, a ton of people were still glued to their computers and smartphones. And still using Google. In fact, in the moments leading up...
Google Users Kept On Searching During The Super Bowl (GOOG)

Kickstarter Announces Live Stats Page so You Can Watch the Numbers Tick

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Kickstarter, New York’s premier crowdfunding platform, updates its public from time to time with blog posts full of delicious statistics about the number of projects funded, number of dollars raised, and types of campaigns running. These posts tend to inspire fear, awe and commentaries like “Kickstarter Hits 10,000 Projects With...
Kickstarter Announces Live Stats Page so You Can Watch the Numbers Tick

The mobile gaming industry, in pretty pictures

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Mobile gaming is an industry that is valued, in aggregate, in the billions of dollars. Given its size, the players jockeying for its market share are fighting for consumer mind share, and therefore, wallet share. We know that the Great Infographic Bubble is over, but the content genre still has some highlights, and...
The mobile gaming industry, in pretty pictures

Dude, where's your phone? Lookout knows... and tells

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New statistics from Lookout tell us things we never knew about lost smartphones, such as the fact that Americans seem to hold onto them more tightly than Mancunians do. [Read more]...
Dude, where's your phone? Lookout knows... and tells
Facebook reportedly launching Pages Manager app for iOS

How One Second Could Cost Amazon $1.6 Billion In Sales

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Research on U.S. Net habits suggests that if this sentence takes longer than a second to load, many citizens will have clicked elsewhere already. If you've got the patience (or are European) read on for more shocking data on not dawdling. The data comes from an infographic compiled by OnlineGraduatePrograms.com,...
How One Second Could Cost Amazon $1.6 Billion In Sales
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