About 40 percent of Facebook users don’t know their friends as well as they thought they did, at least their political views, anyway, according to a new poll from the Pew Internet and American Life Project.
Women and young adults are outpacing other demographics in unfriending on Facebook.
Only about half of all parents are aware of cyberbullying incidents involving their children, in part because more kids are accessing Facebook using chat applications and cell phones away from their family.
The Poynter Institute, a journalism think tank, has a few Facebook tips that political reporters can use as they cover the 2012 elections. But really, these are general tips that anyone with a Facebook presence can employ to maximize their exposure and boost interaction with their key audiences.
Texas Congressman Ron Paul has more fans on Facebook than anyone else in the House, yet the news media has covered him the least of all the Republican presidential candidates.
If you’ve got a smartphone in the U.S., there’s almost a one in five chance you checked into a location-based service this March.
Pew Research Center’s Project for Excellence in Journalism says Facebook ranks in the top three sources for driving traffic to the top five news sites.
Once considered the province of the young, social networking is increasingly a pursuit for people over 50, new research suggests.