Facebook Friends Friday

While I spend a great deal of my day online and tend to be an early adopter, I was so late to Facebook that it already boasted over 100 million members when I joined.  The network has expanded to include some 850 million accounts that were active during the month of December, 2011.  Interestingly, one's age appears to be an indicator of the likely size of one's Facebook friends network.  Lee Raine, Director of the Pew Research Center's Internet & American Life Project, provides the Read More …

Facebook Users Are . . .

The Pew Research Center’s Internet & American Life Project recently released Social Networking Sites and our Lives, which is a report based on the findings of a survey on Americans' use of the internet conducted from October 20 to November 28, 2010 with a sample of 2,255 adults, age 18 and older who were contacted via both landline and cellular phones.  The research supports the commonly held view that Facebook is currently the dominant social networking option with some 750 million Read More …

Social Networking Users Double in 2 Years

 The Pew Research Center’s Internet & American Life Project recently released Social Networking Sites and our Lives, which is a report based on the findings of a survey on Americans' use of the internet conducted from October 20 to November 28, 2010 with a sample of 2,255 adults, age 18 and older who were contacted via both landline and cellular phones.  The research shows: "The number of those using social networking sites has nearly doubled since 2008 and the population of SNS users has Read More …