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2010-08-25 10:09:00

MUMBAI, India, Aug. 25 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- comScore, Inc. (Nasdaq: SCOR), a leader in measuring the digital world, today released a report on traffic to Social Networking sites in India, revealing that Facebook.com grabbed the number one ranking in the category for the first time in July with 20.9 million visitors, up 179 percent versus year ago. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20080115/COMSCORELOGO) (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20080115/COMSCORELOGO) "The...

2010-07-28 07:00:00

RESTON, Va., July 28 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- comScore, Inc. (Nasdaq: SCOR), a leader in measuring the digital world, today released a global report on women's online usage titled, Women on the Web: How Women are Shaping the Internet, which provides an in-depth analysis of the female Internet user, highlighting key trends by Internet activity, worldwide region and digital channel. Among its results, the report found that social networking sites reach a higher percentage of women than men...

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2010-07-16 06:10:00

Nearly half of all Americans who have a profile on social networking sites are worried about their privacy, according to a new poll. The survey found that seniors are more worried about privacy than those in younger age groups, and women are more concerned than men. Dr. Lee Miringoff, director of the Marist College Institute for Public Opinion, told Reuters On Thursday, "We're in an era of information. Some people are concerned, reluctant and skittish about the extent of online information....

2010-07-12 11:00:00

CUPERTINO, Calif., July 12 /PRNewswire/ -- Even though more workplaces are regulating social networking sites, employees are finding ways around security roadblocks, making social networking a way of office-life around the world. Trend Micro's 2010 corporate end user survey, which included 1600 end users(1) in the U.S., U.K., Germany and Japan, found that globally, social networking at the workplace steadily rose from 19 percent in 2008 to 24 percent in 2010(2). The highest surge of...

2010-06-16 01:58:00

YORK, England, June 16, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- - Cybercrime Victim Every 7 Seconds in the UK(1) More than 420,000 scam emails are sent every hour in the UK according to a report published today (2). The study from life assistance company CPP (http://www.cpp.co.uk) estimates that Brits were targeted by 3.7 billion 'phishing' emails in the last 12 months alone (3). And a quarter of us admit to falling victim to e-fraudsters, with the average victim losing over GBP285 each (4)....

2010-05-11 14:09:00

CHICAGO, May 11 /PRNewswire/ -- Mintel Comperemedia may have found the secret weapon many banks need to help combat consumer distrust: social media. Less than half of respondents to a recent survey stated that they believe their bank is a company they can trust, and a full 50% stated that they have less trust in banks than they did two years ago. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20100413/MINTELLOGO-b) In the same survey, 22% of consumers said that they think that social media...

2010-04-29 08:34:00

WARREN, N.J., April 29 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Only half (51%) of the people surveyed always use their real name on social networking sites. Eighteen percent said they always use a nickname. A third (31%) said they sometimes use their real name and sometimes use a nickname to identify themselves on social networking sites, according to a survey of 1,040 Americans sponsored by the Chubb Group of Insurance Companies. "Twitter, Facebook and Foursquare have created new social media risks...

2010-03-03 14:30:00

RESTON, Va., March 3 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- comScore, Inc. (Nasdaq: SCOR), a leader in measuring the digital world, today released a study on social networking access via mobile browser. The study found that 30.8 percent of smartphone users accessed social networking sites via their mobile browser in January 2010, up 8.3 points from 22.5 percent one year ago. Access to Facebook via mobile browser grew 112 percent in the past year, while Twitter experienced a 347-percent jump. (Logo:...

2009-12-08 10:00:00

'Navigating Cyberspace' training to be held Dec. 10-11 HARRISBURG, Pa., Dec. 8 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Police officers from across Pennsylvania will learn to use social networking sites and other technology to combat underage drinking at training sessions sponsored by the Pennsylvania Liquor Control Board and the National Alcohol Beverage Control Association on Dec. 10 and 11. "Underage persons often use social networking sites to communicate where and when parties will be held and to...

2009-11-03 08:30:00

NEWARK, N.J., Nov. 3 /PRNewswire/ -- Facebook and Twitter represent a breakthrough in marketing and communications that can help businesses connect with others in a flash. From the standpoint of employer liability, however, what happens when such online sharing crosses the line into disclosure of company secrets, office gossip or a provocative video of a drunken co-worker? "Inappropriate and unwise use of online social networking sites like Facebook and Twitter is a growing source of...