Recent data indicate that men and women use mobile devices and seek out different information on social media.
Nitrogram, the Instagram analytics platform, has a new infographic that shares their data on gender and the social network. Among their findings? More men use the service in the Middle East and India, while Southeast Asia and Russia show the highest adoption by women.
Kickstarter has faced allegations of elitism for its aggressive curation of projects hosted on its crowdfunding platform, but this week the company is apologizing for facilitating the funding of a crass guide for straight men to get laid.
Botted computers owned by women and girls command 100 times the price of male-owned bots in a lively black market for hacked computers and images captured illicitly with their webcams, a BBC investigation found.
Google+ now hosts more user accounts than Twitter, according to a survey [pdf] conducted in March by Burst Media.
Any new physical package for technology creates a wide range of new possible uses for it, as the smartphone demonstrates. That possibility accounts for the enthusiasm the Google Glass users at I/O reported about the device. But to succeed, Glass will have to appeal to average users. To do that, it will have to clear several substantial hurdles.
While it’s popular among women, Pinterest is causing stress among moms, who see all of the photos of other women’s food, home and craft triumphs as evidence of their own failure, a TODAY show survey of 7,000 mothers found.
In a side-by-side comparison of men versus women on Facebook, this infographic illustrates the difference between the sexes. We wish we had better news to share — this analysis of favorite brands, media preferences, and activities for men and women confirms common stereotypes about both genders.
Millennials, or young people who have never known a world without Internet technology, have already begun to see how online social networking behavior can come home to roost during a job search. Some behaviors are beginning to shift as a result, but some users still fail to take necessary precautions, according to a McAfee infographic.
In what appears to be the first academic study devoted to Pinterest usage, scholars Eric Gilbert and Loren Terveen conclude that Pinterest’s thing-based platform taps in to consumer demand.