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It’s a Small World After All: The Top Global Web Trends

Social media is a global phenomenon indeed. Certainly Facebook, Twitter, Google+, in their own way, each make the world a much smaller place. The distance between any two people is shrinking as the number of network connections continues to proliferate. I’m sure you’ve heard at one point or another, that the distance between two people in an offline world is six degrees. In a recent Facebook study for example, the average degree of separation between two people in the network…

Facebook Around the World

In March 2010, Facebook emerged as the top search term at Google, Bing, and Yahoo according to Experian Hitwise. Bing reported that 2.6% of all searches were dedicated to Facebook with Google at 1.17%. To say that Facebook is capturing the minds and search boxes of people in the U.S. and around the world would be a gross understatement. Facebook wasn’t only the top search term in America, again, according to Experian Hitwise, it was also the most visited website…

Facebook Mobile Now Bigger Than Twitter

Interesting headline I know…However, it’s not intended to be sensationalist, simply a matter of fact and also a topic worthy of discussion. Facebook announced that active users of its mobile platform surpassed 100 million, each and every month. And, this usage happens on almost every carrier in the world.  If interaction and participation serve as the foundation for social media, then Facebook is setting the standard. Facebook is reporting that mobile users are twice more active on Facebook than non-mobile…

Travelers Take Flight to World Wikia – a Free, Editable Travel Directory

Gil Penchina of Wikia just gave me a heads up on their latest announcement. Travellers and contributors to its recently launched World Wikia project have already compiled over 1,000 original articles in less than one month. For those unfamiliar with the launch, World Wikia is a free, fully editable worldwide guide of places to go and things to do. The home page for World Wikia greats visitors, “Welcome to World Wikia a free travel directory that you can edit.” It…

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