Second Screen Apps, Vine, & Twitter

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This Week in Social Tech: Second Screen Apps Lack Luster, Vine Swinging to the Top of the App Store, and Twitter Tackles Trending Tunes The age of the argument is over. Gone are the days when pseudo-intellectual debates at the bar or coffee shop escalate to fisticuffs. Long before it comes to blows, we whip out our smart phones to…

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Tech Savvy Researcher Feature: A Web All Our Own

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Instagram and Pinterest Assist in Curating our Digital Selves “We lived on farms, then we lived in cities, and now we’re going to live on the internet!” proclaims an overly enthusiastic, proficiently drugged-up Justin Timberlake as Sean Parker in the zeitgeist mega-production The Social Network. I found the sentiment quite poignant, didn’t you? But we can’t overlook the notion that…

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Young adults, parents and social media

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Here is a study we conducted with Nickelodeon and Insight Research Group that was featured in Nickeldeon’s Kaleidoscope in Kidscreen™ magazine. The topic of this study was “Young adults, Parents, and Social Media”. In last month’s Kaleidoscope, we explored social media and the role it plays in kids’ and teens’ lives. After coming away with a better understanding of their…

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