Who Is Using Twitter And How Are They Using It [INFOGRAPH]

Kanye Tweep

It will be really interesting to see in which way Twitter will head in this year, although I doubt after releasing their new interface and new business model that we will be seeing many big stories from the service.  Regardless of its fate in the future, Twitter was a very influential medium last year and it was interesting to see how it’s demographics changed during the past year.

I remember reading at the beginning of the last year a lot of headlines talking about how Twitter is for old geezers and how the youth are Twitter aversive, something I didn’t really believe and basically attributed to the awkwardness of finding a purpose for Twitter in the life of the casual social media user of that age group.  So I was pleasantly surprised by a new PEW research which investigated the question of “Who is using Twitter and how are they using it” . It found that 8% of US internet users use the service, and people between the ages of 18-29 (youth) were the group with the highest percentage of user – 14% – among all age groups.

Gizmodo Facebook Portrait Contest — Sam Spratt Gets Creative

Are you bored of your Facebook profile picture? Do you want a funky, original and unique portrait of yourself instead? Well, Gizmodo has exactly what you are looking for! (Sadly though, the competition is now over and you’ll have to find a way to convince Gizmodo to do another)

Sam Spratt- Rosa Golijan Painting

Sam Spratt- Rosa Golijan Painting

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If you are wishing for a better Facebook profile photo and if you enjoy the illustrations done by artist Sam Spratt, then you would have loved Gizmodo’s latest contest, because it left fourteen lucky folks with profile photos custom-painted by Sam.

All you had to do was head over to a Gizmodo Facebook fanpages and leave a comment on the “Comment here for a chance to win a Sam Spratt illustration of yourself!” threads on any of them. Your comment would have served as an entry into a random drawing for the paintings.

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The Weirdest Social Networks #implants #psychics #zombies

It’s one thing to be familiar with the big players of social media such as Twitter and Facebook but scratching the surface reveals a variety of niche, obscure, bizarre and interesting social media networks that cater to people’s every need and fantasy. To help paint a better picture of what kind of social media networks are out there, we at the Thoughtpick blog thought to go out and pick out the weirdest social media networks that are out there.

Zuckerberg: Facebook is Not Shutting Down! [Cartoon]

The crowds were in shock: What will happen if Facebook shuts down as the rumor claims? Some were happy, some were sad while others freaked out! Here’s how Joy of Tech sees it…

HOW TO: Use the New Facebook Groups Feature

HOW TO: Use the New Facebook Groups Feature

Privacy Settings

A few months ago I heard that Facebook released their new group feature and I have to be honest that I was confused about this announcement. People have always been able to create Groups to share their interests and obsessions, so how is this a new feature? Actually for a while now it seemed that the group feature is on its deathbed...

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The Social Network: Where Are They Now?

The Social Network: Where Are They Now?

Mark, Dustin and Chris

The Social Network has been recieved extremely well by critics across the boar, earning a 97% from Rotten Tomato and being compared to classics such as 'Citizen Kane' and 'Rashomon' . The movie is superbly directed and script is impeccably written, and hell even Justin Timberlake gave a solid performance in his role of Napster creator...

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10 Top Funniest Facebook Status Updates This Week [eps.7]

10 Top Funniest Facebook Status Updates This Week [eps.7]

Facebook Award!

Every day, I come across a few hilarious status Facebook updates. Some of them are so funny, that I actually feel stupid laughing all by myself! Therefore, I invite you to invite you to enjoy our seventh list of the 10 top funniest Facebook status updates.

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Choose a Different Ending Campaign — Will you take the knife?

Choose a Different Ending Campaign — Will you take the knife?

Traffic to the 1st video

A knife is the most common weapon used in killing youth in the UK, four out of ten youth killings have used the weapon in perpetrating the crime. Part of the reason for the prevalence of knife attacks is that many youths carry them believing that its going to provide them with some protection. To tackle the issue, and to dissuade...

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Facebook Shutting Down in March: Fact or Rumor?

Facebook Shutting Down in March: Fact or Rumor?

Facebook's Zuckerberg!

Mark Zuckerberg announced that Facebook will be shut down in March. Managing the site has become too stressful.

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5 Top Tips for Engaging Your Audience Starting Every New Year!

5 Top Tips for Engaging Your Audience Starting Every New Year!

Happy Tweets!

5 tips for engaging your audience starting every new year!

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