Eleven percent of parents joined Facebook specifically to “spy” on their children, and 55 percent use it to “keep an eye on them,” according to the 2011 Bullguard Internet Security Survey. That 2011 survey of 2,000 Internet users in Great Britain also showed that 24 percent of the parents said that was the only way they could see what their child was really up to.
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Google opened G+ to the public–no invitation required anymore–and visit skyrocketed 1300%. That’s around 15 million US visits according to Experion.
Is FB listening yet?
Here are the results of a poll Mashable is running comparing readers thoughts about the major Social Networks–FB, G+, Twitter. I voted so I could see the results. Here they are:
…or as my friend Jason Baer says, Twitter Sucks at Converting Awareness to Usage.
Here’s the statistics as revealed by an Edison Research study:
Known by 87%, just 7% of Americans use Twitter. Thus, fewer than one in 13 Americans who know about Twitter, actually use Twitter. Compare that ratio to Facebook, where 88% have heard of it, and 41% have a profile (a conversion rate approaching 50%).
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Facebook was the fourth-most-visited site in December, with 111.8 million visitors, up 105% from the prior year.
Who’s Number One? Google, with 173 million U.S. visitors in December
–Source: ComScore Media Metrix