With Twitter serving as a key conduit of information coming from Iran, is the small company up to the task of being a player in geopolitics? It’s a question posed by CNET staff writer Caroline McCarthy in a recent post.
MP3 – iTunes Online social networks will become a major economic force over the next decade, with powerful groups dictating what products will be made, who will produce them, and what prices they’ll pay, according to a recent report by Forrester Research. Guest: Jeremiah Owyang, a senior analyst at Forrester
MP3 – iTunes Sonoma County, California winery Murphy-Goode is seeking a blogger/tweeter to hang with winemaker David Ready for six months. The Murphy-Goode lifestyle correspondent will write about wine making and promote the company on social networks like Facebook and Twitter. Wanna-be wine bloggers are submitting 60-second videos to promote their candidacies. Applications for the Read more →
Thirty-five percent of adults who go online have accounts on MySpace, Facebook, LinkedIn or other social networks, according to new survey data from the Pew Internet and American Life Project. Just eight percent were on social networking sites four years ago.
New research finds that more than half who adolescents who use the social networking MySpace have posted information about sex, substance abuse or violence. The research, published in the January issue of Archives of Pediatrics & Adolescent Medicine, also shows adult attention can help kids be savvier about what they disclose online.