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The swell folks at BlueGlass made me a nifty infographic about Google+ for business, replete with all kinds of factoids and thoughts to consider.
349 days Suzanne Choney , NBC News Lots of folks are making best-of-2011 lists, and Nielsen's no exception. The research firm says that Google was the "most visited U.S. Web brand," Facebook "held its lead among social networks and blogs," and Apple was the "top smartphone manufacturer," while Android was the "leading" smartphone operating system.
Facebook is an accepted means of communication. It is a never-ending virtual social gathering filled with adopted puppies, cute LOL kitties, baby announcements, viral articles and videos, events, groups, organizations and fan pages. But why do people really use it? A new study entitled "Why do people use Facebook?" from Boston University's Ashwini Nadkarni and Stefan G. Hofmann proposes that the social network meets two primary human needs: (1) the need to belong and (2) the need for self-presentation.
The average news feed post by a Facebook Page receives Likes and comments for 3 hours after being published.
Google's +1 buttons appear on more retail websites than Facebook share buttons or Twitter buttons according to an analysis by Darren Herman , chief digital officer at The Media Kitchen, a media planning and buying firm. The finding is both surprising and logical.
When Facebook decided it would be a great idea to infuriate most of its user base by orchestrating its most drastic profile page change to date, I along with many others took the chance to jump in at the deep end and see what all the fuss was about. But the new Timeline will dig up some seemingly long-lost memories, and many you will wish to forget. Some will choose to delete their Facebook altogether, while others will simply leave things be, deterred by the arduous task of deleting the vast amount of data they are presented with.