In our freshly released “Social Media Around The World”-study, we see that more than 1/3rd of the western world possesses a smartphone, and the majority of them are constantly connected through the mobile internet too.
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Telegraph.co.ukWeb users have better social lives, study findsSan Francisco Chronicle"They have the smallest social network, fewer close ties, are way less likely to vote and are less involved with neighbors," he said in an interview.
Americans spend nearly a quarter of their time online on social networking sites and blogs, up from 15.8 percent just a year ago (a 43 percent increase) according to new research released today from The Nielsen Company.
South African mobile social networking platform Motribe launched about a year ago but already it has more than 1.5 million users. Founded by Nic Haralambous and Vincent Maher, the platform is like Ning for mobile and aims to empower brands to set up mobile web communities.
In regions such as Africa, South East Asia and South America where the mobile web is a big part of how people interact with the Internet, sites like Motribe are bound to thrive.
Via The New Company
Fox NewsApple to go one up on Facebook, Twitter: iPhone 5 will have its own social networkInternational Business TimesAccording to the rumor mill, the iPhone 5 is going to become your portable social network.
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