Small Business Owners Struggling to Use Social Media Effectively

Many small business owners use social media tools for personal enjoyment, but despite their understanding that it has an effect on their business, they don’t know how to properly use these networks to grow their business. Most of these people are also putting off the investment in social media marketing until they fully grasp how […]

7.5 Million Facebook Users Younger Than 13

Currently there are over 20 million minors that use the massively popular social network, Facebook. A recent study by Consumer Reports shows that 7.5 million of these minors are under the age of thirteen, and 5 million of them are under the age of ten. This is an obvious violation of Facebook’s terms of service, […]

Myspace Gets an Overhaul

Myspace has announced a complete overhaul of the site.  The company will undergo a complete rebranding of the website to focus on the social networking needs of Generation Y.  Myspace revealed a beta version of the new site last week. The company, which had fallen behind the likes of Facebook and Twitter, is seeking to regain […]

Small Business Owners Still Unsure About Effectiveness of Social Media

According to a recent survey from RatePoint, small businesses are still uncertain about the impact social media has on networking and interacting with customers. The survey found that only 36 percent of small businesses agreed that customers were likely to spend time on social networking sites.  Research shows that nearly 58 percent of US Internet […]

Social Media Changes How Companies Find New Talent, But Some Are Slow to Adapt

New social media websites and systems are changing the way talented people find new careers. Unfortunately, the new Emerging Workforce Study held by SFN Group shows that most companies are not using these systems to find new workers. Less than a quarter of the companies surveyed had some form of a social media strategy for […]

Social Media Users Want Privacy, Respect

The Stativity Group has released the results of their 2010 Social Experiment Study.  The study was designed to gain insight into how consumers view social media trends as well as the role that social media platforms have in communication between consumers and companies. The study found that for the most part, consumers tend to view […]

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