According to a new report, those over the age of 65 are more likely to use social networking platforms than not.
All the stalking and image management has made Facebook less a place to keep up with friends and family, and turned it into a news reader.
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Snapchat has a long way to go in terms of security, but when it comes to company philosophy, its leaders have that in spades.
Social media has made communication as easy as a few taps on your smartphone. But do you feel like there are simply too many social networks out there, vying for your attention?
There may not be another great migration between social media platforms anywhere in the near future, but it’s not unthinkable. For now at least, new services seem content to be social media pilot fish, feeding on the scraps of bigger networks.
Ashley Madison, the social networking site designed specifically for people who are already in a relationship, ahem, married, gets most of its new members around New Year’s Eve.
Founder: Syed Shuttari, CEO
Base: Silicon Valley
“In Silicon Valley, netwrking is the difference between success and obscurity,” says Syed Shuttari, Founder and CEO of LetsLunch.com. In fact, this is the case no matter where you live — whether you’re an entrepreneur, an entry level employee or a senior level executive. If you’re looking for a new job or someone to partner with on your next venture, networking can make the crucial difference. Read more
Success in this age of technology means networking in person, as well as online. A combination of both will increase your social reach exponentially. Plus, it’s fun to meet people at events and then continue the conversation online; or make connections with people in different parts of the world while aiming to meet them in real life one day.
Two-thirds of adult Americans online use Facebook, but just 8 percent of non-users are interested in joining the social network, while 61 percent of current users have at some point walked away from the site for a period of several weeks or more, according to a Pew Internet study.