Putting Social Media to Work – Harvard Business Review starts a series of insights on Social Media.

Interesting: Harvard Business Review starts a series of insights on Social Media. Don’t miss them!

During the next few weeks, HBR.org will investigate social media’s value to all parts of your business, from strategy creation to recruitment to stakeholder engagement. For starters, innovation expert John Seely Brown writes about social media’s role in transforming business; 75px-JSBJI1Roy Bahat, chairman of game-console maker OUYA, will show how social media is changing the way businesses recruit and hire; Raj Agnihotri of Ohio University will discuss social media’s impact on the world of B2B sales. And that’s just for starters.

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Smartphone Penetration by Age Group

Nielsen recently published a study that revealed that only 43% of all US mobile phones users own a smartphone, while most subscribers under the age of 44 use smartphones.

Smartphones are most popular in the group of 25-34 aged, with 62 percent of them reported to own smartphones. And among those 18-24 and 35-44 years old the smartphone penetration rate is hovering near 54 percent.

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This will quickly become the most famous Apple Store in China: BirdAbroad – a blogger in Kunming – posted photos along with the story of a local store which actually looked just like one Apple’s iconic retail stores.

 

It featured the standard design elements: glass exterior, winding staircase inside, pale wood display tables and of course giant posters displaying the iPad 2 and other Apple products, plus a neatly organized accessories wall.

 

English: Kunming City, Yunnan Province, China

English: Kunming City, Yunnan Province, China (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

 

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