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Nielsen Ratings To Include Net-Only TV Viewer Figures

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Nielsen is about to step into the 21st Century and tap viewing data for TV watchers who only ever see content online. Nielsen has until now compiled its TV viewing figures from U.S. homes that access TV over the airwaves or via cable, but it is poised to include...
Nielsen Ratings To Include Net-Only TV Viewer Figures
Companies to begin polling users with in-tweet surveys later this year

Is the Internet a Fundamental Right? [POLL]

mashable.com
In a study conducted by the BBC World Service, four in five respondents said they believe web access is a fundamental right. 90% described the Internet as “a great place to learn,” and 78% considered it a source of “greater freedom.” A bit more than half said that the...
Is the Internet a Fundamental Right? [POLL]

Obama, hate speech and social media: can public shaming go too far?

www.guardian.co.uk
Should people - even minors - be held responsible for what they say online? Some recent tweets have opinions dividedThe re-election of Barack Obama provoked, perhaps not surprisingly, some racist, offensive and just plain stupid reaction on social media.But the decision of websites such as Buzzfeed and Jezebel to pick...
Obama, hate speech and social media: can public shaming go too far?

Should a nine year old have a cellphone?

venturebeat.com
Consumer electronics portal Retrevo conducts lots of surveys in hopes of charting out its marketplace. The most recent asked parents to list the age range within which they felt it was appropriate for a child to have his or her first cellphone, TV, or computer. I wish they had split...
Should a nine year old have a cellphone?

Twitter teams with Nielsen on brand surveys

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The company says that companies will be able to create surveys directly within Twitter to gauge their opinions and reactions to certain topics. [Read more]...
Twitter teams with Nielsen on brand surveys
Microsoft Is Trying To Sell Windows 8 To Enterprises, But Most Want Windows 7 Instead
Democrats more than twice as likely as Republicans to donate via cellphone

Community Monitoring + Analytics Go Large: Vision Critical Takes $20M From Omers

techcrunch.com
Vision Critical, a Vancouver-based developer of online community panels and analytics for companies like Yahoo, Virgin, Rough Guides and Banana Republic and some 600 other brands, is today announcing a $20 million round of funding from OMERS Ventures. The funding, which brings total investment in Vision Critical up to $23...
Community Monitoring + Analytics Go Large: Vision Critical Takes $20M From Omers

Smartphone tools to keep your Wi-Fi network humming

www.computerworld.com
In the early days of Wi-Fi, site surveys were fairly basic and involved running around with a laptop looking at simple signal levels. The next step was mapped-based tools that provided a good visual of Wi-Fi coverage, but still involved carrying a bulky laptop around....
Smartphone tools to keep your Wi-Fi network humming
Here Are Two Questions Startups Must Ask Their Most Engaged Users

Apple's iPhone tops JD Power satisfaction survey for 8th straight time

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Apple's iPhone once again topped the J.D. Power and Associates rankings for customer satisfaction, marking 8 straight surveys of besting the competition....
Apple's iPhone tops JD Power satisfaction survey for 8th straight time

It's an ideal time to have Linux skills, SUSE exec says

www.pcworld.com
Even as the job market has remained generally dismal for much of the working world over the past few years, there have been a few notable exceptions. Not only have those in IT generally faced better prospects, but the outlook for those with Linux skills has been even brighter....
It's an ideal time to have Linux skills, SUSE exec says

Google Offers Publishers a Way to Monetize Content With Surveys

www.pcworld.com
Google has announced a new way for online news publishers to gate access to their premium content, by requiring would-be readers to fill in a survey first....
Google Offers Publishers a Way to Monetize Content With Surveys

Facebook: two thirds of users log off for weeks at a time

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Reasons for taking a break include 'excessive gossip or drama from friends' and considering it a 'waste of time', survey findsTwo thirds of Facebook users have taken a voluntary break from the site for several weeks or more, citing reasons ranging from "excessive gossip or drama from their friends" to...
Facebook: two thirds of users log off for weeks at a time

Facebook Rebands "Nearby" As "Local Search"

marketingland.com
According to at least two recent surveys Facebook — surprisingly — emerges as one of the primary places people look for local business information on the internet. For example, according to the recent comScore-15 Miles-Neustar local search study, Facebook’s mobile app was second... Please visit Marketing Land for the full...
Facebook Rebands "Nearby" As "Local Search"
Google AdWords used as an inexpensive way to evaluate the strengths of 'persuasive messages'

A New Way to Manage Your Twitter DMs – The New SocialToo Design

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Today we’re launching a huge new redesign for SocialToo where we’re even further continuing our focus to clean up your stream and build better features to help you manage the social networks you belong to. With an entirely new architecture, new design, and lots of new features, we hope you’ll...
A New Way to Manage Your Twitter DMs – The New SocialToo Design

Galaxy S III, iPhone Users Not So Different After All

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Apple and Samsung spend a fortune on ads aimed at convincing their customers that they are different from the people that buy those other phones. But a new study suggests that owners of the iPhone and the Galaxy S III really aren’t that different from one another, especially when it...
Galaxy S III, iPhone Users Not So Different After All
Survey reveals 47% of U.S. households are interested in an HDTV from Apple

Apple's Tim Cook tops two highest-rated CEO lists

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First in both Glassdoor's Top 10 Tech CEOs and its Top 25 Highest-Rated CEOs list Click to enlarge. Glassdoor.com, which has been soliciting salary information from anonymous contributors and publishing the results on the Web since 2008, tried something new two years ago. Borrowing a page from the Presidential approval-rating...
Apple's Tim Cook tops two highest-rated CEO lists

Livrada Bridges the Gap Between Physical Books and the Digital World

pandodaily.com
There appear to be three sides to the ebook market. There are people who have wholeheartedly embraced the digitalization of our books and who don’t touch paper books for weeks at a time. Then, there are people who don’t want to read books digitally, and who are just fine...
Livrada Bridges the Gap Between Physical Books and the Digital World

Using A Cloud Service At the Office Without Permission? You're Not Alone

allthingsd.com
I don’t usually like to look too deeply into surveys of customers by one company or another, usually because they tend to arrive at some kind of self-serving point. But sometimes there’s some interesting nuggets in them that illustrate something interesting, or confirm something widely suspected but not often quantified....
Using A Cloud Service At the Office Without Permission? You're Not Alone
The great Ars survey: The results are in

Nintendo Japan announces white 32GB Wii U, Wiimote quick charger and special Luigi edition 3DS XL

www.engadget.com
An official extended battery for its Wii U Gamepad isn't the only thing Nintendo Japan had to reveal tonight, as it also added a white option for the Wii U 32GB Premium set, a 30th Anniversary Luigi special edition 3DS XL and quick charging backpack for the Wiimote. Surveys...
Nintendo Japan announces white 32GB Wii U, Wiimote quick charger and special Luigi edition 3DS XL
Report: Android continues lead as top smartphone platform in U.S. during April

Gene Munster Surveyed People Buying iPad Minis And Here's What He Learned (AAPL)

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Piper Jaffray analyst Gene Munster surveyed people who were buying iPad minis. His survey sample is small, only 72 people, but it's still interesting to see the results.  The majority of people buying the iPad mini are already iPad owners. And 72% of the people buying it are buying it...
Gene Munster Surveyed People Buying iPad Minis And Here's What He Learned (AAPL)

Over half of American homes don't have or use their landline

gigaom.com
It’s not really surprising but over half of Americans don’t have or use a land line, according to data published late last week by the Centers for Disease Control. The study tracks the demographics of land line telephone use and was designed to help the CDC adapt its data collection...
Over half of American homes don't have or use their landline

'Apple HDTV' imagined in Best Buy survey: 42-inch model for $1,499

www.theverge.com
Best Buy appears to be sending surveys to customers getting feedback on potential new products and services — something that virtually every consumer-facing company does on a regular basis — but one thing stood out this time around: the very first product in this survey that Best Buy asks...
'Apple HDTV' imagined in Best Buy survey: 42-inch model for $1,499
SEX-AT-WORK SURVEY: The Results Are In!
× Just a test of the new info bar. What do you think?