Archive for December 2011
[...] A new breed of work searchers – call them ‘social job seekers’ – are utilizing the big social networks in ingenious ways in order to find their dream jobs, and so far they’re having great success. It turns out, the more you use a social network, the more likely you are to find a job through the service: 1 in 4 ‘super social seekers’ successfully network through Facebook, Twitter, or LinkedIn.
[...] So, let’s recap: A whopping 82% of people add Facebook friends because they know them in real life. On the flip side, 55% remove friends for “offensive comments” and 41% remove friends because they realize that they don’t know them very well. This suggests that most Facebook users don’t really know the people they friend in the first place.