Addiction to Twitter and its kindred platforms has never been really in question, has it? As much as some people might want to deny it, there is a tendency to get hooked on these platforms for so many reasons. Only recently, a study showed that it might be easier to escape the entangled snares of cigarette and alcohol addiction than Twitter. Yeah, they say that Twitter just might be more addictive. [Read more…] about You Might As Well Admit It – You’re Addicted to Twitter
So is Facebook linked to lower GPA? I don’t think that you need to be a rocket scientist to figure out that being on Facebook – or any other social network for that matter – while studying might just be a distraction that can lead to lower grades. Before there was Facebook, there was text messaging. Before that, there was long chats on the phone with friends. I think that it all boils down to one thing: multitasking. [Read more…] about Facebook Linked to Lower GPA?
Are you on Pinterest yet? I remember when I first heard of the site some time last year. At that time, I was working on a project that required dealing a lot with images of delectable food. When my boss explained the concept of Pinterest, I was not overly excited, but I did sign up. Sad to say, I didn’t – and don’t – really spend a lot of time on there. One thing is for sure, though: whenever I log in to my account, time does tend to pass by because of those eye-catching images you see everywhere!
So Pinterest is the hottest thing in the online scene it seems. People have been dubbing it the hottest web site in 2012. Others have been calling it the hangout for women who love to look at shoes and clothes and hairstyles. There are men who do spend time on Pinterest looking and pinning at I don’t know what. Some people extol its usefulness. Others say it will die a quick death. [Read more…] about Your Guide to Pinterest
By now, you probably have seen Pinterest one time too many to ignore it. This relatively new web site is making waves, and huge waves they are! I wouldn’t be surprised if you already have an account and are using it on a regular basis.
I started using Pinterest personally some time last year when a friend mentioned it to me, but I have not been that active. As I have said before, I can barely keep up with all my social networking accounts! With all the attention that Pinterest is receiving, though, one simply cannot set it aside. [Read more…] about The Hottest Web Site of 2012: Pinterest
You might as well admit it. You’re addicted to Twitter. Or social media in general.
They say the first step towards curing an addiction is admitting it. Whether you are looking to cure your addiction to Twitter or not, this piece of research might be of interest to you. As studies usually go, there is a lot of data involved, and even more analysis. The bottom line of this recent study is this: Twitter is more difficult to resist than cigarettes or alcohol. [Read more…] about Addicted to Twitter? Here’s the Science!
I’ve been trying to find out more about Twitter because I have a new goal to increase my Twitter followers. I’m in the midst of trying to reorient the whole thrust of my personal Twitter account and make it more streamlined in terms of content.
One of the things that I’ve been reading about regarding marketing your Twitter account is that it is easier to get more followers with a spruced up Twitter page. Various marketing experts and successful Twitter users have attested to the pull of a good Twitter background. [Read more…] about Attract More Twitter Followers Through Personalized Backgrounds