It's hard to believe the high end of the Millennials age bracket is over 30 already! The Pew Research Center's definition says they're all adults, putting their age range at 18-33 (check out Pew's 6 distinguishing characteristics of this generation), while Ypulse.com has a range of 14-32, a huge spectrum, considering 14-year-olds have just started high school and lots of 32-year-olds are already … [Read more...] about Millennials’ changing social media use: Survey
Certainly what all the coverage of the Murrysville, Pennsylvania, school stabbings indicates is a society trying to make sense of a so far inexplicable tragedy, but there is no – zero – sense or accuracy in the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette's "report" that this is "the latest face of the national epidemic of school violence." There is no such epidemic. In fact, the latest national data available shows a … [Read more...] about In the face of school violence, what do we default to?
Facebook announced two significant new products today (Oct. 6) – not the privacy-feature tweaks and redesigns users have become accustomed to and not like Places, which had us all scrambling to work out the privacy and safety implications (here's what I blogged about on that). Your data download The first pushes right past Facebook's claim that you own the content you put in the site to … [Read more...] about Two milestone Facebook products
Nearly half of China's 400+ million Net users are under 25, and 75% of those U25s are accessing the Web on their mobile phones, reports Agence France Presse, citing a new survey by the China Internet Network Information Centre. Nearly 70% of those Chinese youth go online via desktop computers, suggesting many use both, but this was the first time research showed that phones were the No. 1 platform … [Read more...] about Most online Chinese youth access Net via phone