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Open Internet threats loom: study

Last Updated: Thursday, July 03, 2014, 19:42

The report is not based on a random poll, but instead an opt-in survey of people deemed experts or affiliated with certain organizations.

Habits of Facebook users revealed!

Last Updated: Tuesday, February 04, 2014, 17:11

Facebook turns ten and a reality-check of its users reportedly points to their irksome habits like oversharing, unasked tagging and even the feeling of jealousy!

Facebook dominates in US rush to social networking

Last Updated: Tuesday, December 31, 2013, 10:51

The surge into social networks is gaining pace among Americans, with Facebook dominating but with many people using multiple platforms, a study showed Monday.

Twitter key source for `mobile` news: Survey

Last Updated: Tuesday, November 05, 2013, 09:48

Twitter is finding a niche among younger US adults who monitor the messaging service for news on mobile devices, a survey showed today.

Facebook becoming a key player in news: Study

Last Updated: Thursday, October 24, 2013, 22:17

Facebook is becoming a key source of news for users of the huge social network, even if people discover articles mostly by happenstance, a study showed Thursday.

15% in US shun Internet; most intend to stay offline

Last Updated: Wednesday, September 25, 2013, 23:07

The survey found 34 percent of the offline Americans said the Internet is not relevant to them, that they are not interested, do not want to use it, or have no need for it.

Over six in 10 Americans use mobile to access Internet: PEW

Last Updated: Tuesday, September 17, 2013, 22:12

Pew found that the proportion of cell owners who use their phone to go online has doubled since 2009, the report added.

`China eclipsing US as superpower but not in popularity`

Last Updated: Friday, July 19, 2013, 16:20

More number of people across globe believes China will surpass the United States as the world`s pre-eminent superpower, a new poll has found.

Social networks act as political rallying sites: Report

Last Updated: Thursday, April 25, 2013, 10:57

A Pew Research Center report released late Wednesday indicated that online social networks have become political hotspots in the United States.

Twitter reaction doesn`t reflect public opinion: Study

Last Updated: Wednesday, March 06, 2013, 19:18

A new study from the Pew Research Center has found that how people react on Twitter is often at odds with overall public opinion, leaving American news outlets presenting a skewed reality of how the public really feels.

Asian immigrants` kids better off than US population

Last Updated: Friday, February 08, 2013, 11:28

America`s 20 million adult US-born children of Asian and Hispanic immigrants are substantially better off than their parents.

Most Facebook users ‘taking pause’ from social media site, finds study

Last Updated: Wednesday, February 06, 2013, 17:42

A report from the Pew Research Center’s Internet and American Life Project found that some 61 percent of Facebook users had taken a pause of at least several weeks for myriad reasons.