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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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Student Loan Debt Reaches Record High, Continues to Anger Consumers

In 2010, President Obama pledged to raise the percentage of 25 to 34 year olds who hold an associate’s degree or a bachelor degree from 40% to 60% by 2020, creating an additional 8 million graduates. On the 2012 presidential campaign trail, Rick Santorum, a candidate for the GOP nomination, called President Obama a “snob” […]

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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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Netflix Launches Qwikster, Gets Negative Response

It has not been a good summer for Netflix. First, it announced double digit price hikes and then it was revealed that in early 2012 Starz will be pulling it TV shows and Disney and Sony movies from the service. That has led to customer attrition the company did not see coming; Netflix recently said […]

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