Report: Americans Post Online Profiles

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June 2010

     NewsBytes                                   but their claim was denied by the presid-     most half (48%) of the population in 2010,
     (continued from page 9)                     ing judge who saw the claims of photog-       according to the national survey from
                                                 raphers and artists as a separate issue.      Arbitron, Inc. and Edison Research, “The
     include five major photography and             Source: American Society of Media          Infinite Dial 2010: Digital Platforms and
     graphic design trade associations: the      Photographers (                  the Future of Radio.” This is almost double
     American Society of Media Photographers,                                                  the level from 2 years ago (24% in 2008).
     the Graphic Artists Guild, the Picture                                                       The study also reveals that consumer
     Archive Council of America, the North       Report: Americans                             use of social networking sites is not just
     American Nature Photography Associa-
     tion, and the Professional Photographers
                                                 Post Online Profiles                          a youth phenomenon. While nearly eight
                                                                                               in 10 teens (78%) and 18- to 24-year-olds
     of America, as well as several individual      The percentage of Americans age 12         (77%) have personal profile pages, almost
     photographers and artists. The plaintiffs   and older who have a profile on one or more   two-thirds of 25- to 34-year-olds (65%)
     had moved to join the original lawsuit,     social networking websites has reached al-    and half of 35- to 44-year-olds (51%) also
                                                                                               now have personal profile pages. The
                                                                                               study also shows that 30% of Americans
                                                                                               age 12 and older who have a profile on at
                                                                                               least one social networking website use
                                                                                               those sites “several times a day” compared
                                                                                               with only 18% 1 year ago.
                                                                                                  Source: Arbitron, Inc. (www.arbitron

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