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.
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.
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.
Should I Classmate, Mixi or Orkut?
Should I Classmate, Mixi or Orkut? A simpleton’s guide to social networking.
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?
Microsoft and Facebook
How is Facebook planning to make money?
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.
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
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.
USA.gov’s new blog is almost as fun as watching 1970s PSAs on YouTube.