Recent events have highlighted an interesting set of consequences connected to the persistent presence many of us enjoy online.
Teens and Social Media
More teens are creating and sharing material on the internet. 28% of online teens have blogs, up from 2004 with growth fueled almost entirely by girls. "Super communicators" rise as email fades as a tool for teens.
YouTubers meeting lens to lens
There's a lot of ongoing discussion in the internet research world about how often relationships initiated online end up evolving into offline, in-person meetings.
New Research From JCMC
A new issue of the Journal of Computer-Mediated Communication was recently published online, with articles on topics ranging from Facebook to online fantasy sports.
Tom Ferguson's spirit lives on at e-patients.net
Spectator Sport: Web Metrics
Web metrics are a spectator sport for me and I watch the ticker like a fan who knows the game is sometimes rigged.
How a reported 30,000 internet police affect online and offline life in China
More than a third or 35% of online adults create content online, and 57% of teenagers 12-17 make their own content to post to the Web. Younger users and home broadband users are the most avid content creators, and most post their creations online ...
Riding the Waves of "Web 2.0"
â€œWeb 2.0â€ has become a catch-all buzzword; the Pew Internet Project and Hitwise provide data to put it in perspective.
A national phone survey of bloggers finds that most are focused on describing their personal experiences to a relatively small audience of readers.
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