The Top 10 Social Networks for Generation-Y
Dan Schawbel is the author of Me 2.0: Build a Powerful Brand to Achieve Career Success, and owner of the award winning Personal Branding Blog. With thousandsMicro Persuasion: Social Networking Demographics: Boomers Jump In, Gen Y Plateaus
According to the study, baby boomers... * Increased reading blogs and listening to podcasts by 67 percent year over year; nearly 80 times faster than Gen Y (1 percent) * Posted a 59 percent increase in using social networking sites—more than 30 times faster than Gen Y (2 percent) * Increased watching/posting videos on the Internet by 35 percent—while Gen Y usage decreased slightly (-2 percent) * Accelerated playing video games on the go via mobile devices by 52 percent— 20 times faster than Gen Y (2 percent) * Increased listening to music on an iPod or other portable music player by 49 percent—more than four times faster than Gen Y (12 percent)As Facebook Ages, Gen Y Turns to Twitter
Facebook is getting old. No, people aren't getting tired of it, it's actually getting old, as in its population is aging. In May of 2008, the median age for Facebook was 26. Today, it's 33, a good seven years older. That's an interesting turn of events for a site once built for the exclusive use of college students. So where are today's college students hanging out now? Well, to some extent, they're still on Facebook, despite having to share the space with moms, dads, grandparents, and bosses. Surprisingly though, they're also headed to another network you may have heard of: Twitter.
Young people and Twitter. SHOCK!
New average ages of social media users: Twitter 31, Facebook 33, LinkedIn 39, MySpace 26 According to a review of the newest Pew Internet report, average ages of the top social media sites are shifting and converging.
Demographics of social networks: Over the course of the year, there have been countless reports - some more substantial than others - but all with the same message: Generation Y is just not interested in Twitter. The reports generally cited members of this demographic as saying Twitter was "pointless" and "narcissistic." Apparently, that's beginning to change. Well, maybe not their perception of Twitter, but certainly their use of it. Today, Twitter is now the second-youngest of the top four social networking sites. Its median age is 31. MySpace's is 26, LinkedIn is 39, and, as noted above, Facebook is 33.Guest Post - Generation Y in the Workplace Explained | chrisbrogan.com
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this post by Teresa really hit the nail on the head in illustrating why Gen Y plays the game differently in the workplace. I can honestly say that I agree with all 6 of her points.
As Gen Y enters the professional world, we bring a whole new set of rules. We’re often criticized for our restless job-jumping or our sense of entitlement. The truth is, we might play the game differently, but that doesn’t mean we’re not every bit as bright, innovative, and hardworking. Here’s why.
This is a guest post by Teresa Wu As Gen Y enters the professional world, we bring a whole new set of rules. We're often criticized for our restlessForget Gen Y: Gen X is Making Real Change - ReadWriteEnterprise
Forget Gen Y: Gen X is Making Real Change: http://bit.ly/k6M7k (via @RWW) [from http://twitter.com/desabol/statuses/3922302597]
Qui amène les technologies 2.0 en entreprise Gen X ou Gen Y? Annotated link http://www.diigo.com/bookmark/http%3A%2F%2Fwww.readwriteweb.com%2Fenterprise%2F2009%2F09%2Fforget-gen-y-gen-x-is-making-r.php
Read: Forget Gen Y: Gen X is Making Real Change http://bit.ly/3vhhEg [from http://twitter.com/krisnelson/statuses/3922286748]
Sometimes even the best researchers forget that the answer you get depends entirely on who you ask. A new Forrester survey of 2,000 information workers has revealed that ...
@Literatenmelu Seit bk09 komm ich mir vor, wie #Vader #Abraham. Aber irgendwer muß die Kaputzen ja führen .... http://bit.ly/3bnV9f [from http://twitter.com/schulezweinull/statuses/3931304689]Gen Y Says: "I Want My Social TV!" - ReadWriteWeb
RWR on social tv
Research showing Gen Y/digital natives are interested in social TV features, often tied to games.