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2013-04-24 23:04:31

Leading Silicon Valley Software Firm Expands into Europe with London Office Opening to Address Rapidly Growing European Customer Base and Demand London, UK (PRWEB) April 24, 2013 Hearsay Social® today announced the opening of its European headquarters in London, the appointment of a regional director, and an update to its social sales and marketing platform in anticipation of further growth in the region. The world´s largest organizations use Hearsay Social to increase revenue,...

Pinterest Activity Driven By Consumption
2013-04-24 05:04:29

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Female Pinterest users have more “re-pins,” while male users have more followers on the popular photo-sharing site, according to a new study from Georgia Tech and the University of Minnesota. The researchers used statistical data to understand why people use Pinterest, and to determine which factors distinguish the site from other popular social networks. The reason women have fewer followers than men may be because...

Social Networks Were Still Alive 800 Years Ago
2013-03-26 18:16:54

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Researchers wrote in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences about the growth, collapse and change of social networks in the late pre-Hispanic Southwest. The team studied 800,000 painted ceramic and 4,800 obsidian artifacts from AD 1200 to 1450 that were uncovered from over 700 sites in the western Southwest. Their study sheds light on the transformation of social networks in the late pre-Hispanic American Southwest,...

Memory Tricks Help Us Keep Track Of Vast Social Networks
2013-03-22 05:20:52

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Humans keep track of our vast social networks by using special memory tricks that cheat complexity, rather than using routine memorization, according to a new Cornell University study. These memorization shortcuts effectively simplify rules, the way in which a person might remember a number sequence that always increases by two, according to lead author Matthew Brashears, assistant professor of sociology. People recall social...

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Social Networking Service
2013-01-27 09:02:30

A social networking service is an online service provided to the public for social interaction between families, friends, and also for gaining new friends over the internet. These networks often include such services as e-mail and instant messaging. Social networks are found worldwide and used by half of the world’s population in some form or another. In 2011 a survey revealed 47 percent of adults and 73 percent of teens use a social networking service. You can use these services to...

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