Although Twitter and Facebook are very different services, they do fill a lot of the same needs of users. They both give us ways to connect with friends, family and brands. They offer “news feeds”…and obviously are great real time communication tools. They have a lot of similarities and a lot of differences. Here is...
With the growth of Twitter over the last few years and it’s use as a real time news feed, it has become one of the largest “social media” companies out there. Its importance with communication is undeniable. If you’ve ever wondered how the use of Twitter varies from state to state, check out this graphic.
Ever since new technologies have been invented there has been speculation on their success. There will always be naysayers and haters. Some though are more vocal than others. Some have been right in their assertions while others have been pitifully wrong. Let’s take a look at a few of them.
Most all of us use Twitter, Facebook, YouTube, Google and Twitter on a daily basis. But have you ever wondered exactly how the majority of the US goes about their time online, or who stacks up the most clicks? Check out this cool graphic which breaks it all down.
As much as 42 million women use social media sites a least once a week. That is a huge huge number. And with most of them spending more and more time and money online, it’s good to know where to find them. Here is a great graphic that will give you some insight into where...
Apparently Facebook has the webs largest collection of photos, even beating out Flickr (I’m a little skeptical about this) and Photobucket. Needless to say, a lot of people are posting pictures to their profiles. Photo discovery app Pixable analyzed nearly 500,000 of its users’ profiles to come up with some statistics about the photos we choose to...
With the recent acquisition of Skype by Microsoft (for $8.5 Billion!) there has been quite a lot of hubbub about how it will be implemented and used. It’s been a long time coming for the video and chat behemoth. If you’ve ever wondered where it all began and how they got to where they are now, wonder...
There have been quite a few valuations of rather large tech companies lately. With LinkedIn’s recent IPO and Microsoft’s acquisition of Skype, just to name a few. Are these companies worth what they been valued at or is there going to be another tech bubble bust like what happened in the early 2000s?
I love me some word clouds. They’re a great quick way to show what people are talking about and can give you a good insight to what’s “hot” or “trending”. Neoformix has put together this awesome tool to show us just that for Twitter accounts. This is a fun a interesting way to see just...
Remember the simpler times, when your mailbox (your physical mailbox) was filled with AOL CDs and floppy disks? Oh those were the days. A 3 1/2 would hold 1.44 MB…oh man, imagine trying to use one of those now. Well here is an awesome chart showing the evolution of storage and how far we’ve come,...
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