InforMedia Services (IMS)

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Social Media: Orkut – the end of an era…

Posted by Plamen Miltenoff on 5th July 2014

Some [many] of you might have received the email on the bottom of this IMS blog Orkut (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Orkut), created by a Turkish computer specialist was a strong contestant of Facebook and MySpace (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Myspace) in the early days when Mark Zuckerberg was only a college kid. While LinkedIn was brought to oblivion by Facebook and reinvented [...]

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Facebook’s referral traffic share grew over 37% in Q1 2014, Pinterest was up 48%, Twitter increased only 1%

Posted by Plamen Miltenoff on 22nd April 2014

Facebook’s referral traffic share grew over 37% in Q1 2014, Pinterest was up 48%, Twitter increased only 1% http://thenextweb.com/facebook/2014/04/21/facebooks-referral-traffic-share-grew-37-q1-2014-pinterest-48-twitter-increased-1/ Once again, the real winner here is Facebook, Pinterest may be able to challenge it soon though, as it is now driving just over a third of the traffic Facebook is.

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Posted by Plamen Miltenoff on 3rd November 2013

http://www.edudemic.com/social-media-in-education/ How Social Media Is Being Used In Education good graph on the bottom of the article (http://www.edudemic.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/10/social-media-for-teaching.jpg) The level of personal use of social media among faculty (70.3 percent) mirrors that of the general population 55 percent of faculty use social media in a professional context (any aspect of their profession outside of teaching), [...]

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