Friday, January 18, 2013
The number of teens who use social network sites almost doubles between ages 12 and 13, according to data from the Pew Research Center’s Internet & American Life Project.
About 76 percent of teen Internet users are also social media users, according to a survey of about 800 teens surveyed in 2011 by the Pew Research Center’s Internet & American Life Project. Of those teen social media users, 93 percent have a Facebook account and the number of teens who use social network sites almost doubles between the ages of 12 and 13, according to the Pew data. Most social networking sites restricts children under 13 years old from creating an account, but it’s not uncommon for children to lie about their age when signing up. From Facebook, YouTube, Tumblr, Twitter and many other social networking sites popping up on the web, Patch wants to know: At what age do you allow your children to have a social media account…
Wednesday, March 14, 2012
Gaining a digital reach on Facebook and Twitter can be the next big step for your company or non-profit. This event is free and open to the public. We'll also be serving Jet's Pizza to all attendees.
What’s the new sexy word for small businesses and non-profits? Well, that all depends on what business you’re in, but for the most part, social media ranks at the top of that list. That being said, Skokie Patch will be holding a free social media boot camp that’s open to all small business owners and non-profits at the Weber Center, 9300 Weber Park Place, on April 5 at 7 p.m. And, on top of the super valuable information we’re going to dish out, we’ll also be serving Jet’s Pizza to all attendees. The event will have nothing to do with Patch. Everything we will talk about will be about how to use social media to improve your digital reach to consumers, clients. Things like how to get Facebook likes and gain Twitter followers will be …
Tuesday, March 1, 2011
A roundup of the region's major developments for Tuesday, March 1.
Here are the top stories from Patch sites in your area: UPDATE: Marni Yang Murder Trial Set to Begin SHALVA Dispels Myths, Helps Abused Women Evanston Resident Behind @MayorEmanuel Twitter Evanston Police Take a Polar Plunge