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Here you'll find convenient research items culled from the best broadband data sources. If you need to find bite-sized talking points on a tight deadline, you're in the right place. We've already done the hard part for you!

Facts tagged with Myspace

According to a 2008 New York Times report on behavioral targeting, five U.S. companies alone—Yahoo, Google, Microsoft, AOL and MySpace—record at least 336 billion data ‘events’ each month.

Research Area: Other

Tags: google, microsoft, yahoo, myspace, aol, u.s.

Howard Buskirk, “Public Interest Groups Say FCC, Congress Should Impose Online Privacy Rules.” Warren’s Washington Internet Daily, January 26, 2010.

Each average subscriber accounts for twice as much Facebook and MySpace traffic than does each consumption king

Research Area: Broadband Traffic

Tags: broadband traffic, facebook, internet traffic, myspace, subscribers, sandvine, users, bandwidth hog

2009 Global Broadband Phenomena – Executive Summary. Sandvine Intelligent Broadband Networks, October 2009.

According to data analysis by Brian Solis, president of Silicon Valley public-relations firm Future Works, 64% of users of MySpace are female, and on the social-network-creation site Ning, 59% of users are women.

Research Area: Broadband Traffic

Tags: broadband traffic, social networking, demographics, myspace, ning

Marisa Taylor “Women Outnumber Men on Social-Networking Sites.” Wall Street Journal Digits blog. October 8, 2009.

According to a new study conducted by Harris Interactive for CareerBuilder.com, Facebook was the most popular online destination for employers to do their online sleuthing, followed by LinkedIn and MySpace. In addition, 7 percent followed job candidates on Twitter.

Research Area: Other

Tags: other, social networking, facebook, twitter, myspace, linkedin, online job-boards, career services

Jenna Wortham, “More Employers Use Social Networks to Check Out Applicants,” New York Times Bits [blog]. Augsut 20, 2009.

A new study conducted by Harris Interactive for CareerBuilder.com found that 35 percent of employers decided not to offer a job to a candidate based on the content uncovered on a social networking site

Research Area: Other

Tags: other, social networking, facebook, twitter, myspace, linkedin, online job-boards, career services

Jenna Wortham, “More Employers Use Social Networks to Check Out Applicants,” New York Times Bits [blog]. Augsut 20, 2009.

According to a new study conducted by Harris Interactive for CareerBuilder.com, 45 percent of employers questioned are using social networks to screen job candidates—

—more than double from a year earlier, when a similar survey found that just 22 percent of supervisors were researching potential hires on social networking sites like Facebook, MySpace, Twitter and LinkedIn.

Research Area: Other

Tags: other, social networking, facebook, twitter, myspace, linkedin, online job-boards, career services

Jenna Wortham, “More Employers Use Social Networks to Check Out Applicants,” New York Times Bits [blog]. Augsut 20, 2009.

According to a new study conducted by Harris Interactive for CareerBuilder.com, Facebook was the most popular online destination for employers to do their online sleuthing, followed by LinkedIn and MySpace.

In addition, 7 percent followed job candidates on Twitter.

Research Area: Other

Tags: other, social networking, facebook, twitter, myspace, linkedin, online job-boards, career services

Jenna Wortham, “More Employers Use Social Networks to Check Out Applicants,” New York Times Bits [blog]. Augsut 20, 2009.

According to a new study conducted by Harris Interactive for CareerBuilder.com, 45 percent of employers questioned are using social networks to screen job candidates — more than double from a year earlier, when a similar survey found that just 22 percent of supervisors were researching potential hires on social networking sites like Facebook, MySpace, Twitter and LinkedIn.

Research Area: Other

Tags: other, social networking, facebook, twitter, myspace, linkedin, online job-boards, career services

Jenna Wortham, “More Employers Use Social Networks to Check Out Applicants,” New York Times Bits [blog]. Augsut 20, 2009.

A new study conducted by Harris Interactive for CareerBuilder.com found that 35 percent of employers decided not to offer a job to a candidate based on the content uncovered on a social networking site.

Research Area: Other

Tags: other, social networking, facebook, twitter, myspace, linkedin, online job-boards, career services

Jenna Wortham, “More Employers Use Social Networks to Check Out Applicants,” New York Times Bits [blog]. Augsut 20, 2009.

48.7 million viewers watched 367 million videos on MySpace.com (7.6 videos per viewer). [December, 2008]

Research Area: Broadband Traffic

Tags: broadband traffic, online video, myspace

U.S. Online Video Viewing Surges 13 Percent in Record-Setting December. comScore Press Release. February 4, 2009.
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