Twitter : Glass half empty or half full?

As reported by the New York Times’ Nick Bilton, a new study released by the Pew Research Center found that 8 percent of Americans who are active on the Internet are enthusiastic users of the social networking service Twitter. Unfortunately, the offshoot of that study has been bloggers telling us that Twitter may not be … Continue Reading

Social networking use exploding in age groups targeted by law firms for business development

Law firms dismissing social networking as an effective means of enhancing relationships with their clients, prospective clients, and referral sources because they don’t these folks use online social networks ought to think again. Social networking use (LinkedIn and Facebook) among internet users ages 50 and older nearly doubled—from 22% in April 2009 to 42% in … Continue Reading

19% of Internet users use Twitter or update status site : Up nearly 100% since April

The public’s growing use of Twitter or other services to share updates provides fertile ground for lawyers to network and engage their target audience. Per a just released survey on Twitter and Status Updating from the Pew Internet & American Life Project: Some 19% of internet users now say they use Twitter or another service … Continue Reading