The survey, conducted by the USC Annenberg Center for the Digital Future and Bovitz Inc., reveals a “Millennial Rift” — distinct differences in online behavior and core values among Millennials (ages 18-34) compared to other users, many of whom are only a few years older. Millennials, the survey found, report more willingness to allow access to their personal data or web behavior and a greater interest in cooperating with Internet businesses — as long as they receive tangible benefits in return.
Wondering what happened at SXSW over the weekend? Check out this Meltwater infographic which breaks down some of the subjects that generated the most social buzz—including SpaceX Founder Elon Musk’s keynote speech. More here.
Technology made its mark at New York Fashion Week this year with the rise of social media on the runway. […] People are using social media for wardrobe advice, inspiration and the latest trends. Top fashion accounts live tweeted from the shows and two brands, Badgley Mischka and Bergdorf Goodman, co-previewed their collections exclusively on Pinterest. Fashion-related tweets doubled from last year’s events and professional photographers made use of Instagram. […] As the New York shows comes to a close, social media will be a major factor at London Fashion Week starting Friday. Fashionistas can keep track of events and viral moments through a live feed that curates tweets and pictures from attendees.
Everyone in the world wants to look different from the crowd and be unique in their own way. The fashion industry has made a fantastic gesture by making themselves available on social media to mingle with the general public. This will go a long way in increasing their brand value and creating a vast fan-base for their latest fashion accessories. Don’t forget to check out the infographic on Mashable and Tumblr’s own customized tag specially for New York Fashion Week!
The key to the Internet’s survival is the Internet’s decentralization — and it’s not uniform across the world… Here’s a map of the world, with countries colored according to the Internet diversity at the international frontier.