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The Internet education portal OnlineColleges recently gathered data from a number of sources including Gazelle, comScore and the Pew Internet & American Life Project to produce the following infographic. It shows not only that we may be getting a little too attached to our smartphones, but also why we love our devices and what we use them for most. Among many interesting findings: - iPhone and Android owners have more positive outlooks on life than their Blackberry-carrying brethren; city dwellers are the most mobile savvy - social media, gaming and weather apps rule the market But whether addicted or simply enthusiastic, it’s easy toRead More
According to this infographic by NetBase and SAP, people were quick to criticize the platform’s technical glitches and UI shortcomings. Others felt that connecting Pinterest with Facebook delivered unwelcome “spam” from pin-happy users. The number-one thing that Pinterest users hate? Three-quarters believe that the social network is a gigantic time suck.
Music is a big part of everyone’s life, with 45% of people listening to 10 or more hours of music each week, according to a recent study by Market Research. And social music players like Pandora and Spotify are ruling the airwaves. Online music is exploding. 89% of music revenue in Sweden comes from streaming music. Pandora has 150 million registered users around the world. You might have heard people call the Facebook Ticker the Spotify Ticker, because it was one of the first apps to share over Facebook. Lab42 decided to ask 500 music listeners a series of questionsRead More
Do you know FOMO? - it’s Fear Of Missing Out, and something that’s become a recognized thing by many social media users these days. Don’t get too down — you’re not alone with your FOMO. There are other people out there just like you, and they’ve gone public with their problem. The iPhone and Android app TimeRazor, which finds and suggests fun activities in your area, recently pulled research from studies and articles by JWTIntelligence, comScore and The Wall Street Journal to produce the infographic below.
The infographic below, from influence marketing firm Crowdtap, sheds some light on the current predominant thinking regarding how to reach influencers. Crowdtap found that when it comes to purchasing decisions, the most influential recommendations come from people we actually know, either through the web or in person. For brands, that means effective influencer marketing is about enabling customers to easily make peer recommendations to their networks of close friends, rather than helping widely followed people blast out marketing messages to thousands or millions of people.
Some of us are on a mission to see how many friends we can acquire on Facebook or followers we can grab on Twitter. You can't help but wonder: Are we so busy making new friends and spending time with them online that we are failing to nurture real-world friendships the old fashioned way? Is how we socialize online eroding our real-life relationships? Or maybe just changing them? The online education portal Schools.com recently culled findings from a variety of media and research outlets to create the infographic below, which details the positive and negative ways social media impacts real worldRead More
AppAware has collected anonymous data (i.e. applications installed on a device) from 20,488 men and 4,133 women registered on AppAware. It’s worth noting that the Users are distributed globally, but with a slightly higher concentration in US (26%), Germany (12%) and UK (6%). Leaving the obvious contenders out of the equation, such as Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Skype and Google Maps, AppAware’s infographic shows that guys have on average 90 apps installed, and they like to tweak their smartphones by installing ‘System Tools’ apps. Ladies, on the other hand, with their average of 70 apps installed, prefer word and bubble shooting games, andRead More