UncategorizedDecember 19, 2007

Teens and Social Media

More teens are creating and sharing material on the internet. 28% of online teens have blogs, up from 2004 with growth fueled almost entirely by girls. “Super communicators” rise as email fades as a tool for teens.

UncategorizedDecember 19, 2007

The Ever-Changing Footprint of a Report

As is often the case when we release new reports, there are various cycles of commentary that help to deepen the discussion of the findings.

UncategorizedNovember 30, 2007

Facebook’s Latest About-Face

The top story on many tech news sites today is Facebook’s most recent “about-face” decision to change some of the features of their new Beacon advertising program.

UncategorizedNovember 9, 2007

Should I Classmate, Mixi or Orkut?

Should I Classmate, Mixi or Orkut? A simpleton’s guide to social networking.

UncategorizedNovember 7, 2007

Is there too much pressure to be social online?

MySpace, Facebook, OpenSocial … technology keeps pushing us to be social online. Do we even have a choice anymore?

UncategorizedOctober 31, 2007

Microsoft and Facebook

How is Facebook planning to make money?

UncategorizedOctober 19, 2007

Teens, Social Networking and Web 2.0

Pew Internet Project research on teenagers’ use of social networking applications explores the reasons why these sites are so popular and how they are changing communication patterns and expectations of connectivity among young library patrons.

UncategorizedOctober 18, 2007

Broadband: What’s All the Fuss About?

The impacts of high-speed connections extend beyond access to information to active participation in the online commons

UncategorizedOctober 17, 2007

Geezers Crashing the Facebook Party

According to local college students, there’s clearly something creepy and weird about the influx of adults “infiltrating” what were once the collegiate walls of Facebook.

UncategorizedSeptember 27, 2007

Gov Gab

USA.gov’s new blog is almost as fun as watching 1970s PSAs on YouTube.