"What are your main reasons for using social networking services?" That is the question that Global Web Index asked 16 to 64 years old internet users in its recent survey, and according to the result, 55 percent online adults use social networking sites to keep in touch with what their friends are doing; 41 percent say they use these sites to stay up-to-date with news, current trends and events, moreover, nearly 4 in 10 use social media to find funny or entertaining content (i.e articles and videos).
The well-written survey could be viewed as a window into the minds of your present customers, or a crystal ball that shows you future customers. If it's incentivized, you could also see a survey as bait, an effective lure to attract new customers. Your survey is defined by the goals you set for it.
This March Madness-themed infographic uncovers key information on search privacy concerns, social influence, efficacy of images in search results, social sharing behavior, social preferences by social network and demographic, and more. What you learn may surprise you.
"57% of work interruptions involve either the use of social tools like email, social networks, and text messaging, or switching windows among disparate standalone tools and applications, as well as personal online activities such as Facebook and Internet searches. The remaining 43% of workplace distractions comes from activities like phone calls, talking with co-workers and ad hoc meetings."