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Why Is Facebook Blue? The Science Behind Colors In Marketing

Why Is Facebook Blue? The Science Behind Colors In Marketing | Social media and education | Scoop.it

There are some amazing examples of how colors actually affect our purchasing decisions. After all, sight is the strongest developed sense in most human beings. It’s only natural that 90% of an assessment for trying out a product is made by color alone.


So how do colors really affect us, and what is the science of colors in marketing, really? As we strive to make improvements to online products, studying this phenomenon is key. Find some of the latest, most interesting research on the subject at the article link...


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Ken Morrison's comment, May 28, 2013 7:52 PM
Thanks for sharing. I am curious if green equals the idea of wealth in all countries or if that is only in countries with green currency? That would be an interesting research topic if it hasn't been done yet.
Ken Morrison's comment, May 28, 2013 7:52 PM
Thanks for sharing. I am curious if green equals the idea of wealth in all countries or if that is only in countries with green currency? That would be an interesting research topic if it hasn't been done yet.
sistema italia srl's curator insight, May 29, 2013 10:41 AM

La Strategia di Marketing guarda anche al Colore. Qual'è quello che si abbina meglio al vostro business? scegliamolo insieme :-)

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How Teens Do Research in the Digital World | Pew Research Center's Internet & American Life Project

How Teens Do Research in the Digital World | Pew Research Center's Internet & American Life Project | Social media and education | Scoop.it
A survey of Advanced Placement and National Writing Project teachers finds that teens’ research habits are changing in the digital age...
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Psychologists Identify Twitter and Facebook Personality Types

Psychologists Identify Twitter and Facebook Personality Types | Social media and education | Scoop.it
Facebook users are more likely than Twitter users to use social media to counteract loneliness, a study finds.

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"A Closed World": Approaching Gender in Games and Real-life

"A Closed World": Approaching Gender in Games and Real-life | Social media and education | Scoop.it
Games for Change speaks to Todd Harper, a postdoctoral researcher at the Singapore-MIT Game Lab about A Closed World, a game that discussed LGBTQ issues.

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INFOGRAPHIC: (survey) Which Demographics Use What Social Media & How...

INFOGRAPHIC:  (survey)  Which Demographics Use What Social Media & How... | Social media and education | Scoop.it

A massive survey of internet users reveals trends in social media usage across numerous platforms, ages, races, genders, population density and more...


The Pew Research Center has released the results of a comprehensive survey, conducted over several years to evaluate which demographics were using social media, and on which platforms. Which social networking sites emerged on top?

 

Of the online adults surveyed at the end of 2012:

67% use Facebook20% use LinkedIn16% use Twitter15% use Pinterest13% use Instagram6% use Tumblr 

Find more statistics, findings and takeaways on how Americans appear to be using social media, based on this recent study.

 


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Ruby's curator insight, April 16, 2013 3:31 PM
Know social media audience~
Steven Krohn's comment, April 23, 2013 5:16 PM
Thanks for the constructive comments, they are very appropriate.
Retro Social Media's curator insight, May 15, 2013 1:17 PM

Only 16% use Twitter - wow!

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Facebook Funds Social Media Research

Facebook Funds Social Media Research | Social media and education | Scoop.it
How are educators preparing students for a social media-infused world? What does good digital citizenship look like? Facebook is funding four research projects addressing these questions through its Digital Citizen Research Grants program. Facebook announced yesterday that it will split $200,000 among four winners, chosen from an initial pool of 100 projects.
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Helge Scherlund's eLearning News: Australasian Journal of Educational Technology (AJET)

Helge Scherlund's eLearning News: Australasian Journal of Educational Technology (AJET) | Social media and education | Scoop.it

Some good educational research articles.


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