The news is mobile for most of us
The news is mobile for most of us

The news is mobile for most of us. To be precise, nearly 60 percent of us now get our news from our smartphones. The figures come from GlobalWebIndex and also suggest it’s internet users in the first half-century of their lives who tend to get the most news from their smartphones and more males than […]

Nearly all of us are into the social media
Nearly all of us are into the social media

Nearly all of us are into the social media according to new research. Well, let’s qualify that: nearly all of us who are online are using the social media on a regular monthly basis, according to GlobalWebIndex, a respected world-wide research company. (Over half the world’s population remains unconnected to the internet.) “It’s now practically […]

We are entertained by the social media
We are entertained by the social media

Of all the many uses and functions it would appear mostly we are entertained by the social media. At least we seek most entertainment on the social media, according to data compiled by GlobalWebIndex, a digital market research firm based in London. To be precise, 60 percent of social media denizens use the social networks […]

Instagram and Tumblr use kick butt; Net Neutrality at FCC today
Instagram and Tumblr use kick butt; Net Neutrality at FCC today

Users are streaming to Instagram and Tumblr, according to new data, while most other major social networks see drops in use. According to data released by GlobalWebIndex, Instagram use has risen 25 percent in the last six months with Tumblr just barely behind at a 22 percent increase. Pinterest use in the past six months […]

Social media growth rates are nothing short of astounding!
Social media growth rates are nothing short of astounding!

Despite reports of hordes of Facebook users abandoning the platform, its use is growing world-wide and activity on Twitter and Google+ are exploding at phenomenal rates.  At least, that's what's being reported in a new study released last week by GlobalWebIndex in its Stream Social Global Report for the First Quarter of 2013. Twitter grew its active base […]