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70 Percent of China's New Internet Users Log in on their Phones

BY Jessica McKenzie | Tuesday, July 23 2013

Since January, China's Internet populace grew to clock in at 591 million at the end of June, according to the China Internet Network Information Center (CNNIC). Phones are the preferred (or the only) way to surf the net: 70 percent of the new Internet users accessed the Internet on a phone.

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No Credible Proof that Twitter Can Predict Elections, Researcher Finds

BY Nick Judd | Wednesday, May 2 2012

Computer science researcher Daniel Gayo-Avello writes in recently published research that many previous studies of Twitter's predictive power for elections have been "greatly exaggerated." Technology Review points us to Avello's recent work, a survey of studies on Twitter statistics' correlation with election data. Read More

White House Asks 'How Are We Tweeting?'

BY Nancy Scola | Thursday, June 2 2011

"How’s the @whitehouse account doing?," tweeted the Obama White House this morning, "Things you like? Things it could do better? Take our survey." The White House social media survey asks the ... Read More

The United States of Twitter, 2011

BY Nancy Scola | Wednesday, June 1 2011

New from Pew on the rate of Twitter adoption in the U.S.: 13% of online adults use the status update service Twitter, which represents a significant increase from the 8% of online adults who identified themselves as ... Read More