One third of young adults in America are Facebook friends with boss. Detailed in a new study commissioned by AVG, approximately thirty-three percent of Americans between the age of 18 to 25 are Facebook friends with their boss in the workplace.
While the average of all eleven countries was around twenty-five percent, the United States and Italy tied for the highest percentage of young adults that befriended their boss on the popular social network. Alternatively, the lowest percentages came from Germany, Japan and France. AVG’s sample size across the eleven countries included approximately 4,400 young adults. Pottstown Mercury’s wanted-poster-style Pinboard is resulting in arrests. September 28, 2012 by Steve Buttry.
Desktop 2.0 and the future of the networked operating system. The new wave of operating systems is, if not useless, at least pointless without the internet.
Believe me, I've tried. I couldn't set up a Nexus 7 without connecting it to Wi-Fi, Mountain Lion isn't sold on DVD or even thumb drive, and Windows 8 without the internet is basically Windows 7 with a bizarre, pointless, fullscreen Start Menu. Every app wants a log-in, needs to be married to some cloud service, longs to share, hopes for updates, bathes your computer in push notifications. This is a wonderful thing. Downgrading Facebook. Tech Abandoner? Or Rational Lifestyle Choice? The World’s First Airline Social Seating System.
5 Ways Digital Has Forced Agencies to Adapt. The Modern Media Agency Series is presented by IDG.
A dedicated editorial team and more graphics led Intuit to win a BtoB Best of Social Media Marketing award. For a description of the Intuit site, view part 1 and find how the blog changed on part 2. Technology advancements have changed the way business gets done for all kinds of companies, including media agencies. Established agencies are competing with newer, more nimble firms founded by digital natives, and leaders in the field are innovating best practices and inventing new ways to deploy messages, activate consumers and measure outcomes.
Our Children and Facebook. AVG Releases its Latest Digital Diaries. Earlier this week, AVG Technologies, providers of security software, released the latest part of its series about the activity of children online called Digital Diaries.
The study was conducted by Research Now for AVG and the series covers child digital development through different age groups. The latest installment is about 14 to 17 year olds and the project began in 2010 with children who are not even born yet. According to earlier reports in the series, 23% of children in the UK have a digital footprint before they are born as parents post sonograms and other details about their lives. ResearchGate Wants To Be Facebook For Scientists. Network Effectively to Reach Your Goals. 10 Social Good Kickstarter Projects Seeking to Change the World. Everyone wants to change the world, but the money to do so is rarely available.
That's where Kickstarter comes in. Although Kickstarter is primarily a funding platform for entrepreneurs of all kinds, activists, humanitarians and other pioneers of social justice can tap this fundraising community to share their projects — and they often receive the amount of funding necessary to make a huge difference. Online Commerce Trend: More Spending, Smaller Purchases - Tricia Duryee - Commerce. The average checkout size is shrinking, even though more people spent more money online this holiday season.
In November and December, the number of online transactions increased by 37 percent, and overall sales jumped by 25 percent. But the average ticket size declined by 9 percent, according to Chase Paymentech, which analyzes information across the top 50 e-commerce retailers. Private chats become the new suicide hotline on Facebook. Connect with leaders from the companies in this story, in real life: Come to the fourth annual VentureBeat Mobile Summit April 14-15 in Sausalito, Calif.
Request an invitation. A suicide prevention program is only as effective as its ability to reach people in times of crisis. Google Taps Palestine For New Business Development. The Gates Foundation's New Education Documentary to Incorporate Social Media. 7 Platforms Changing the Future of Publishing. The Public Library, Completely Reimagined. Teaching Strategies Fayetteville Free Library, by Lauren Smedley You’ll hear a lot of talk about the “death of the public library” these days.
It isn’t simply the perpetual budget crises that many face either. Facebook For The Famous. When Paul Feig, the director of Bridesmaids, was invited to join WhoSay.com, a relatively new social network that describes itself as the source for "Photos and videos directly from Celebrities and Influencers," he was sure he was somehow being set up.
NY schools to track student’s fitness levels with electronic monitors. WordPress Adds Notifications That Look Exactly Like Google+ InvisiblePeople.tv Aims to Empower Homeless Through Social Media. If you were looking to find a homeless person, Facebook would be a good place to start, according to Mark Horvath. “One hundred percent of the sheltered homeless that I’ve run into are using Facebook,” he said. Horvath used to be a TV executive (If you watched “Wheel of Fortune” between 1990 and 1994, he helped make sure it got to your TV set), but he wound up homeless on Hollywood Boulevard, battling a drug addiction and living in a park. Apps For Good turns teens into mobile app developers for a better future - TNW UK.