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RT @UnMarketing: This is why stats are dangerous…

Only 50% of U.S. Adults Use Social Media http://mashable.com/2011/08/26/adult-social-media-stats/

……….which means 117 million adult Americans are using social media. Heck, I’d even settle for 11.7 million.

Only 50% of U.S. Adults Use Social Media

mashable.com

Social media is not ubiquitous. In fact, says a Pew Internet Survey released on Friday, just half of U.S. adults are logged on to sites like MySpace, Facebook or LinkedIn.

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Facebook Phasing Out Places

Tucked near the end of Facebook’s 1,200-word blog post detailing a slew of privacy changes was a short obituary for a Facebook feature unveiled with great fanfare last year: Facebook Places, a check-in service that allowed users to share their locations on Facebook and redeem coupons.

Facebook quietly admitted that it would be “phasing out” Places, which had been available only on cellphones, while at the same time expanding the ability to add locations to posts by allowing users to tag cities, venues and landmarks in everything from status updates to Wall posts using any device.

Read the entire post via Facebook Axes Places: Who Will Miss It?.