Mobile Usage Report 2011 from Google

7 Sep

Google released 2011 Mobile Usage report which still serves as a good foundation. Some interest takes from the report are:

  • 81% of smartphone users access the Internet on their mobile devices
  • 59% use the Internet on their phones while waiting
  • 43% would give up beer if they would otherwise have to give up their smartphones

Read whole report at Think With Google 


LinkedIn releases redesigned company pages; simpler, more visual and more relevant

6 Sep

TechCrunch reports that LinkedIn plans to roll out a new version of its company pages today, part of a broader attempt to redesign and simplify its core products, including its homepage.

You can read a little more about the changes at the Linkedin blog.


The Psychology of Social Networking – Infographic

31 Aug

The Psychology of Social Networking - Infographic

Research of the psychology of social networking by

25 Jun

Take advantage of the possibility to re-type your comments on Facebook


Local Facebook fans beat corporate fans 40 to 1

18 Jun

Local Facebook fans beat corporate fans 40 to 1

Local pages has in comparison to large corporate pages 8 times more engagement.

HearSayLocal har also released a report: The Power of Going Local: Comparing the Impact of Corporate vs. Local Facebook Pages

Foursquare check-ins decrease by 25% in US

9 Jun

Convience & Convert reports in “11 Shocking New Social Media Statistics in America” that 74% of Americans are unfamiliar with the concept of checking in to a location via mobile device, and only 3% have ever checked in. Even more damning, is that 4% had checked in when surveyed in 2011. This is a 25% decrease in check in behaviors in a single year. It’s not going to rebound, which is why Foursquare’s play is to be the new Yelp.

The most important question is; What is going to happen with Foursquare, and the future of location-based services providers?

Google Places Is Over, Company Makes Google+ The Center Of Gravity For Local Search

7 Jun

Google Places pages have been entirely replaced by new Google+ Local pages. As of this morning roughly 80 million Google Place pages worldwide have been automatically converted into 80 million Google+ Local pages, according to Google’s Marissa Mayer. It’s a dramatic change (for the better) though it will undoubtedly disorient some users and business owners.

Read more at Search Engine Land
Google Places Is Over, Company Makes Google+ The Center Of Gravity For Local Search.

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