BlogHer Releases Second Annual Women and Social Media Study: It's all about you!

Today we are pleased to announce the release of the results from the 2009 Women and Social Media Study by BlogHer, iVillage and Compass Partners. The Study illustrates how women are turning to many forms of social media, including blogs, for fun, entertainment, community and connection, but that we are more than twice as likely to go to blogs versus social network sites when we're seeking information, advice and recommendations. ...more

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BlogHer | Compass Partners 2008 Social Media Benchmark Study: Blogging mainstream, "Reliable" for fun, advice and information

This spring, BlogHer partnered with Compass Partners to do a sweeping social media benchmark study of more than 6,000 women. We surveyed 1,250 female Internet users via a nationally representative panel, and 5,000 visitors to BlogHer's network ( our syndicate of 1,500 blogs). The results? Judge for yourself: Did you know that: * 36.2 million women actively participate in the blogsophere every week (15.1 publishing, 21.1 reading and commenting)? (Page 3 of report below) ...more

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