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Consumers Rely On User Generated Content for Information about Medications

Earlier this week, we hosted a webinar on the importance of monitoring your brand in the healthcare space. Prior to the webinar, our CARAVAN team–which offers a suite of omnibus surveys- conducted an online survey that illustrated just how important social media is to healthcare marketers. Our research found that 67% of people rely on […]

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Asking for Employees’ Social Media Passwords is bad for Business

Online privacy has been a growing issue over the last few years, but a new practice of employers requesting access to potential and even current employees’ social media accounts (e.g. Facebook, Twitter) has brought it to the forefront. It has become such a hot topic that Maryland is on the cusp of becoming the first […]

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Instagram is having the Best Week Ever

In the span of one week, photo sharing app Instagram finally became available to Android users- quickly amassing five million downloads in just six days– and was acquired by Facebook for $1 billion. In other words, Instagram is having its best week…ever! Not surprisingly, both the acquisition and the launch of an Android version have […]

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Pinterest gets Facebook’s Attention

It seems like new social networks are popping up on a daily basis. New sites such as Get Lunched and Social Live are looking to serve an audience that is looking for a more personal online experience that general social networks like Facebook and Twitter can’t deliver. “Social Live is guided by a philosophy of building genuine […]

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Breaking Down the Facebook IPO Buzz

Facebook just released their long-awaited IPO prospectus on Wednesday. Reading over a news release on the commute home, I thought about how overvalued their stock appeared to be. News outlets are awash with stories of Facebook’s valuation reaching the $75-100 billion range. For perspective, that would place the company’s market cap between Bank of America […]

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