Stats Link Canada

Subscribers sign-in here

VIEW SUBJECT INDEX

 

 WelcomeResearch IntroMarket ResearchIndustry ResearchFinancial RatiosHousehold SpendingCensusResearch ServicesSource Lists

 Source Lists / Search by Sector  / Subject Index / Advanced Search / ID /
/ Dead Links / About / Help / Forgot Your Password / Subscribe / FREE TRIAL /
FREE TRIAL > Subject Index > Results
 
FREE TRIAL
Results for
Blogs, Blogging

 CLICK HERE TO SUBSCRIBE

 

Back to Subject Index

| Explanation of Reference Fields

 

 

ID #:   39270201
Title:   This information available to subscribers only. For more information click here
Source:  
 
Description:   International study on Internet use and influence. Includes Canadian specific results: Average number of hours consumers spend on activities per week [time use] - Using the Internet, Watching TV, Listening to radio, Reading e-mail, Listening to music through a device other than the radio or Internet, Using your mobile phone, Paying video games (offline), Seeking/giving advice to friends, family & colleagues, Reading newspapers, Reading magazines, Reading mail or information you receive through the post.

Sources of information that are deemed essential or extremely important (Internet, Advice from friends, family & colleagues, E-mail, TV, Newspapers, Mail, Radio, Magazines), Net importance of the Internet compared to other media

% agree: I feel people share too much information about their life, A lot of things people say online are not very interesting, I hold back in expressing my opinions online due to concerns about my career, I worry about the impact of expressing my opinion on my personal or financial safety

% believe it is safe to sell and buy things on the Internet, % believe it is safe to communicate with people on the Internet

% trust the information online that is provided by the government, by companies, by other Internet users

% trust: Conversations with friends, family and co-workers, Comments posted by readers on a website, Blogs

How consumers feel about companies monitoring microblogs, how much consumers trust companies that microblog

% believe the Internet will have more influence on their decisions in the next two years

 
Publication Date:   6/29/2010
Frequency:    
Location Type:   Online
Geography:   Canada, Selected Countries
 
Hyperlink 1:   This information available to subscribers only. For more information click here
Hyperlink 2:  
Location 1:  
Location 2:  
 
Notes:  
Posted/Updated:   7/4/2010
 
 
 
ID #:   39262814
Title:   This information available to subscribers only. For more information click here
Source:  
 
Description:   Survey of Canadian adult Internet use. Includes % use Internet by location of access (home, work, school, public library), by sex and age group, by education, by income quartile, by household type (single family with children, single family without children, single person, multi-family households), urban/rural

Internet activities (E-mail, Participating in chat groups or using a messenger, Searching for information on Canadian municipal, provincial or federal government, Communicating with Canadian municipal, provincial or federal government, Searching for medical or health re lated information, Education, training or school work, Travel information or making travel arrangements, Paying bills - Electronic Bill Presentment and Payment (EBPP), Electronic banking, Researching investments, Playing games [online gaming], Obtaining or downloading music [music downloading], Obtaining or saving software, Viewing the news or sports, Obtaining weather reports or road conditions, Listening to the radio over the Internet [online radio], Downloading or watching television [online TV], Downloading or watching a movie [download movies], Researching community events, Research other matters (family history, parenting), General browsing (surfing), Other Internet activity, Job search, Contribute content (blogs, photos, discussion groups) [social networking sites], Make telephone calls [VoIP], Sell goods/services [aution sites]

Health and medical information sought online: Information search for lifestyle, for alternative therapy, for health care system or delivery, for drugs or medications, for surgeries, for specific diseases, for analysis of specific symptoms, Other (2005 and 2007 data only)

Government on-line activities: Searching for government related information, Filing personal income tax [E-filing taxes] , Downloading a government form, Submitting a completed form, Accessing information on a government program or service, Communicating with government departments or employees, Communicating with an elected official, Voting in a municipal, provincial or federal election, Providing opinion during an on-line government consultation, Other government on-line (GOL) activity

Education related activities online: Distance education, self-directed learning or correspondence courses, Researching information for project assignments or for solving academic problems, Communicating with teachers and peers, Communicating with administration, registering or obtaining marks (2005 data only)

Use an instant messenger [instant messaging], Job search

 
Publication Date:   5/10/2010
Frequency:   Every Two Years
Location Type:   Online
Geography:   Canada, limited provincial and metropolitan area detail
 
Hyperlink 1:   This information available to subscribers only. For more information click here
Hyperlink 2:  
Location 1:  
Location 2:  
 
Notes:   Hyperlink 1 to latest release highlights. Data variable change slightly from survey to survey.
Posted/Updated:   5/10/2010
 
 
 
ID #:   39269811
Title:   This information available to subscribers only. For more information click here
Source:  
 
Description:   Study of Canadian moms and media habits. Includes: Segmentation of moms into digital groups - Creators, Critics, Collectors, Joiners, Spectators

Amount of time spent with various media daily - Internet, T.V., Radio, Reading a book, Readings a newspaper, Reading a magazine

% of time spent on specific web sites (EA Online, Yahoo! Messenger, MSN-Windows Live, eBay, Yahoo! Mail, Google, YouTube.com, MSN Hotmail, Facebook.com

Frequency of online activity (days per week) - Accessed Internet, Checked e-mail, Visited social networking site, sent or received text message [text messaging], played video game, Checked e-mail on smartphone, Access internet on mobile device [mobile internet]

Participation in Online activities (e.g. Read blogs, Publish, maintain or update their own blog, Publish or update their own website, Download music / listen online, Upload photos to a website, Post ratings or reviews of products or services online, Listen to podcasts, Contribute to online forms or discussion groups

% participate in Facebook, MySpace, Twitter, Reasons for use of social media sites

Reliability of media sources as identified by Canadians moms (e.g. Referral from friends or family, Search engines such as Google, Newspaper ads, Expert review web sites like CNET, Shopping discussion forums)

% have purchased online in the past year, Top e-commerce sites visited by Canadian moms and women 25-54,

 
Publication Date:   1/1/2010
Frequency:    
Location Type:   Online
Geography:   Canada
 
Hyperlink 1:   This information available to subscribers only. For more information click here
Hyperlink 2:  
Location 1:  
Location 2:  
 
Notes:  
Posted/Updated:   4/19/2010
 
 
 
ID #:   39269753
Title:   This information available to subscribers only. For more information click here
Source:  
 
Description:   Survey of Canadian journalists and PR practitioners. Includes: JOURNALISTS: % of are expected to blog on behalf of their outlet, % are expected to maintain a presence on Twitter, % agree that social networks are an important place to find experts

% use blogs always or sometimes in their research, use Twitter always or sometimes in their research % have been pitched via social networking, Facebook [social networking sites], Twitter

% say their workload has stayed the same since last year, % say their workload has increased in the past year, % say they proactively reach out to PR professionals more now

PR PROFESSIONALS: % circumvent traditional media for new product announcements, % circumvent traditional media for product reviews, % are pitching bloggers more than in the past, % are pitching traditional media less than in the past, % of PR professionals report more proactive inquiries from journalists. [Public relations]

Stats Link Canada ID# 39269754.

 
Publication Date:   4/1/2010
Frequency:    
Location Type:   Online
Geography:   Canada
 
Hyperlink 1:   This information available to subscribers only. For more information click here
Hyperlink 2:  
Location 1:  
Location 2:  
 
Notes:   Most of Hyperlink 1 contains U.S. data. Canadian data is available on page 5.
Posted/Updated:   4/2/2010
 
 
 
ID #:   39264474
Title:   This information available to subscribers only. For more information click here
Source:  
 
Description:   Canadians were asked what influenced their final purchase decisions across a variety of product categories. (Conventional advertising (TV/Print), Word of mouth, Searching the Internet, Blogs on the Internet, Window shopping, Previous experience with the same Brand/Company, The Brand Name/Reputation, Other) Categories covered: All, Holidays/Vacations, Mobile Phones [cell phones], Cars, Banks, Jewellery/Watches, Fashion.
 
Publication Date:   11/1/2006
Frequency:    
Location Type:   ARCHIVE
Geography:   Canada
 
Hyperlink 1:   This information available to subscribers only. For more information click here
Hyperlink 2:  
Location 1:  
Location 2:  
 
Notes:   This file is no longer available online. E-mail us for the latest information on how to access this file. Use the link indicated in hyperlink 1 and please quote the ID # of the entry.
Posted/Updated:   1/11/2010
 
 
 
ID #:   39266423
Title:   This information available to subscribers only. For more information click here
Source:  
 
Description:   Highlight from a global survey on the Internet shopping habits of consumers. (Nov 2007) Results provided fro Canada, U.S. and Global.

Includes: Have you purchased over the internet in the past month? In the past 3 months what items have you purchased over the internet? (Clothing/Accessories/Shoes, Books, Videos/DVD’s/Games, Music, Airline Tickets/Reservations, Electronic Equipment, Computer Hardware, Tours/Hotel Reservations, Event Tickets, Cosmetics/Nutrition Supplies, Toys/Dolls, Sporting Goods, Automobiles and Parts, Sports Memorabilia, Groceries)

What helps you decide which site to use for online shopping? If you purchased online in the last 3 months, what method of payment did you use? (e.g. Credit card, PayPal, Money transfer, Debit card)

Do you ever access the internet for the following: Search for Information on Products to Buy, Social Networking sites, Music downloading, Email, Instant Messaging, Chat Groups, Voice Over Internet (VOIP) (Internet phone), Banking, Auctions, Gambling, Travel Bookings, Submitting Forms/Payment to Government Websites, News/Sports/Weather, Reading Blogs, Creating/Maintaining Blogs (blogging), Online Dating / dating service, Downloading Podcasts, Creating Podcasts, Online Radio, Online Gaming (console / PC).

 
Publication Date:   4/1/2008
Frequency:    
Location Type:   ARCHIVE
Geography:   Canada, U.S., World
 
Hyperlink 1:   This information available to subscribers only. For more information click here
Hyperlink 2:  
Location 1:  
Location 2:  
 
Notes:   This file is no longer available online. E-mail us for the latest information on how to access this file. Use the link indicated in hyperlink 1 and please quote the ID # of the entry.
Posted/Updated:   1/11/2010
 
 
 
ID #:   39269169
Title:   This information available to subscribers only. For more information click here
Source:  
 
Description:   Average number of hours Canadian moms spend online, % use social networking sites, % do so to stay in touch with family and friends, % to reconnect with old friends

% of online moms participate in online discussions and review products, % participate in activities that involve actively connecting with others online, % are "creators" participating in activities that involve the creation of online content (photos, blogs, etc), % have offered advice about products through forums, blogs or websites.

% have made an online purchase in the last year, % of moms with children under a year made an online purchase in the last year.

 
Publication Date:   11/25/2009
Frequency:    
Location Type:   Online
Geography:   Canada
 
Hyperlink 1:   This information available to subscribers only. For more information click here
Hyperlink 2:  
Location 1:  
Location 2:  
 
Notes:  
Posted/Updated:   11/25/2009
 
 
 
ID #:   39268746
Title:   This information available to subscribers only. For more information click here
Source:  
 
Description:   % of employers reported they use social networking sites to research job candidates, % plan to start in the future.

Of those who conduct online searches/background checks of job candidates, % use Facebook, LinkedIn, MySpace, search blogs, Twitter.

% of employers who use social networking sites to research job candidates reported they have found content on social networking sites that caused them not to hire the candidate, Top examples cited - % reported Candidate posted provocative or inappropriate photographs or information, Candidate shared confidential information from previous employer, Candidate made discriminatory comments, Candidate made discriminatory comments, Candidate lied about qualifications, Candidate bad-mouthed their previous employer, co-workers or clients, Candidate showed poor communication skills

% have disregarded a candidate because the candidate sent a message using an emoticon such as a smiley face, % dismissed a candidate for using text language such as GR8 (great) in an email or job application.

% of employers who use social networking sites to research job candidates reported they have found content on social networking sites that caused them to hire the candidate. [hiring practice / interview / resume]

 
Publication Date:   8/26/2009
Frequency:    
Location Type:   Online
Geography:   Canada
 
Hyperlink 1:   This information available to subscribers only. For more information click here
Hyperlink 2:  
Location 1:  
Location 2:  
 
Notes:  
Posted/Updated:   8/27/2009
 
 
 
ID #:   39268693
Title:   This information available to subscribers only. For more information click here
Source:  
 
Description:   Twitter use by age group, Twitter app. Popularity, Social media web site popularity (LinkedIn, FaceBook, MySpace, Twitter, Meetup.com, Orkut, Livejournal), Social bookmarking web site popularity (Del.icio.us, Digg, Ma.gnolia, Technorati, Y! Buzz, Stumbleupon, Reddit) [social networking sites]

Canadian bloggers who run a personal blog vs. business blog, Blogging system popularity (Wordpress, Blogger, TypePad, Moveable Type, Livejournal, Drupal, Expression Engine)

% have received a job offer online, have hired someone online.

% of worked related social media accounts managed by Management, I.T. department, Marketing department, Other staff

% of companies track what is being said about them online.

 
Publication Date:   3/18/2009
Frequency:    
Location Type:   Online
Geography:   Canada
 
Hyperlink 1:   This information available to subscribers only. For more information click here
Hyperlink 2:  
Location 1:  
Location 2:  
 
Notes:  
Posted/Updated:   8/7/2009
 
 
 
ID #:   39268687
Title:   This information available to subscribers only. For more information click here
Source:  
 
Description:   This article examines how Canadian seniors (those aged 65 and older) use the Internet compared with baby boomers (those aged 45 to 64).

Includes: Rates of Internet use, by all age groups, Internet activities performed at home in the last 12 months by Internet users (Boomers vs. Seniors) (Email, Using an instant messaging, Communicating with all levels of government, Contributing content (blogging, discussion groups, photos), Making telephone calls over the Internet (VoIP), Online gaming, Music downloading, Online radio, Online TV, Obtaining weather reports or road conditions, Researching community events, Viewing the news or sports, Education, training or school work, Electronic banking (including bill payment), Researching investments, Travel information or making travel arrangements, Searching for medical or health-related information, Searching for government information)

Activities of government online users, Methods for obtaining government information on retirement programs by never-retired persons, by age group

Electronic commerce, by age group (Electronic window shopping, Electronic ordering, Electronic window shopping, resulting in an in-store purchase)

 
Publication Date:   8/6/2009
Frequency:    
Location Type:   Online
Geography:   Canada
 
Hyperlink 1:   This information available to subscribers only. For more information click here
Hyperlink 2:  
Location 1:  
Location 2:  
 
Notes:  
Posted/Updated:   8/6/2009
 
 
 
ID #:   39268483
Title:   This information available to subscribers only. For more information click here
Source:  
 
Description:   Survey about how Canadian recruiting professionals are using social media to find candidates. Includes: Social networking sites most often used by recruiters - % reported LinkedIn, Facebook, Twitter, blogs, YouTube, Craigslist

% say social media sites have improved their ability to connect to passive candidates, have improved their quality of hire, reduced their time to hire.

 
Publication Date:   6/10/2009
Frequency:    
Location Type:   Online
Geography:   Canada
 
Hyperlink 1:   This information available to subscribers only. For more information click here
Hyperlink 2:  
Location 1:  
Location 2:  
 
Notes:  
Posted/Updated:   6/14/2009
 
 
 
ID #:   39268444
Title:   This information available to subscribers only. For more information click here
Source:  
 
Description:   Survey of communications professionals at top Canadian firms on internal employee communication. Includes Top trends impacting internal communications (Social media (e.g. include microblogging, shared work spaces, podcasts, blogs and forums) , Demographic challenges, Timely, relevant communications, New technology, Managing employee expectations, Management turnover)

 
Publication Date:   6/2/2009
Frequency:    
Location Type:   Online
Geography:   Canada
 
Hyperlink 1:   This information available to subscribers only. For more information click here
Hyperlink 2:  
Location 1:  
Location 2:  
 
Notes:  
Posted/Updated:   6/3/2009
 
 
 
ID #:   39267651
Title:   This information available to subscribers only. For more information click here
Source:  
 
Description:   Report measure attitudes towards social media tools, and how attitudes are changing during the current economic slowdown. Survey of marketing managers and social media users. Includes: Looking forward to 2009, for each of the following, do you intend to spend more, less, or about the same, compared to the amount of money you spent on them in 2008? (Social Media, Public Relations, Events and promotions, Direct Marketing, Search Marketing, Banner Advertising, Newspaper Advertising, Radio Advertising, TV Advertising, Magazine Advertising)

How familiar are you with social media tools such as Facebook, YouTube, blogs, MySpace, Wikipedia and Flickr? [Social Networking Sites], Attitudes towards social media, Forms of social media organizations have engaged in, On average, how often do you use blogs? Facebook? YouTube? MySpace, Wikipedia, Flickr? Twitter? Podcasts?

How important are these social media tools in developing, maintaining and nurturing friendships; in learning about products, services, organizations and brands; to share your own thoughts and opinions about products, services, organizations and brands?

How influenced are you by positive/negative reviews of products, services, organizations, or brands, on blogs? On social networking sites, like Facebook or MySpace? On discussion forums and message boards?

 
Publication Date:   12/10/2008
Frequency:   Annual
Location Type:   Online
Geography:   Canada
 
Hyperlink 1:   This information available to subscribers only. For more information click here
Hyperlink 2:  
Location 1:  
Location 2:  
 
Notes:  
Posted/Updated:   12/10/2008
 
 
 
ID #:   39267625
Title:   This information available to subscribers only. For more information click here
Source:  
 
Description:   This article explores the role of the Internet in social engagement and the opportunities it represents for Canadians to be active citizens.

Includes: Average time spent per day, in-person contact with others, Internet users and non-users, Average time spent per day on traditional social activities, Internet users and non-users, Number of close relationships outside the home, Internet users and non-users.

% of home Internet users who used the Internet to research community events, Canada, 2007, % of home Internet users who used the Internet to read or exchange information about social or political issues, Canada, 2005, Average time spent per day by Internet users on email, chatting and other Internet communication

% of volunteers who used the Internet to search for volunteer opportunities and to do volunteer activities, by age group, Incidence of volunteering and hours volunteered, Internet users and non-users

Selected activities of home Internet users, by immigration status, Urban/Rural, age group. (Email, Using an instant messenger, Communicating with Canadian government, Contribute content (blogging, discussion groups, photos), Make telephone calls over the Internet [VoIP], Obtaining weather reports or road conditions, Viewing the news or sports, Researching community events, Travel information or making travel arrangements, Searching for medical or health-related information, Searching for Canadian government information,  General browsing for fun or leisure (surfing), Obtaining or saving music [music downloading) Playing games [online gaming], Listening to radio over the Internet [online radio], Downloading or watching television or movies [download movies].

 
Publication Date:   12/4/2008
Frequency:    
Location Type:   Online
Geography:   Canada
 
Hyperlink 1:   This information available to subscribers only. For more information click here
Hyperlink 2:  
Location 1:  
Location 2:  
 
Notes:  
Posted/Updated:   12/8/2008
 
 
 
ID #:   39267211
Title:   This information available to subscribers only. For more information click here
Source:  
 
Description:   Detail report on Canadian Internet usage. Covers: Patterns of Internet use (age, life stages, sex, education, income, marital status, community size, children & youth online, time spent on-line), profile of Internet non-users, Access & use of information & communication technologies (high speed access, computers in households, cell phones)

Use of traditional media (TV, radio, newspapers, movies, magazines, attending live events, attending performing arts/cultural events, Music - CDs, MP3s, Videos games - non-Internet)

Attitudes towards media & technology, % have a high propensity for new technologies, Security & privacy concerns about the Internet, Perceived reliability of information on the Internet

E-mail use, Text messaging [Instant messaging], Chat, VoIP (Telephone over Internet), Blogs, Wikis, Discussion boards, Most commonly used Internet applications, Post photos/videos, Contribute to personal web site.

Internet activities (e.g. Check map/find address, Look for news, Check weather/traffic, Health information, Travel information, Auctions sites, Look for job/work, Most popular search engine, Most popular news web sites, Entertainment activities (e.g. Online newspapers, Online radio [Music online], Music downloading, Online gaming, Podcasts, Online gambling, Download movies, (Streaming content vs. downloads), Online learning activities

Internet use - behaviour & engagement (Social networking sites, Attitudes towards advertising-supported content, Frequency of free downloading activity when paid services is available (e.g. file-sharing service, bit torrents), Perceived impact of Internet use on time spent with other media, with friends & family, Frequency of being online with another person present, Perceptions of parental monitoring of youth online, Frequency of various forms of Internet abuse (e.g. received a virus, phishing), % use: Anti-virus software, Block spam, Have firewalls, Use spyware/adware protection [internet security]

Online government usage, Interest in voting online [elections], Civic engagement online, Canadian culture online - importance of obtaining information from Canadians source, Methods used to find Canadians content online.

Consumers behaviour online (Get info on products, Purchase items, Make travel reservations, Pay bills online [Electronic Bill Presentment & Payment (EBPP)], Bank online [Internet banking], Make investments [online trading], Auction sites (e.g. eBay), Products & services purchased online, Preferred country of origin for shopping sites, Paid to download content, Most popular content purchased.

Includes details by age group.

 
Publication Date:   9/24/2008
Frequency:    
Location Type:   Online
Geography:   Canada
 
Hyperlink 1:   This information available to subscribers only. For more information click here
Hyperlink 2:  
Location 1:  
Location 2:  
 
Notes:  
Posted/Updated:   9/24/2008
 
 
 
ID #:   39267149
Title:   This information available to subscribers only. For more information click here
Source:  
 
Description:   This report explores the attitudes and perceptions of young social networking users to privacy and security as well as organizational policies on the use of social networking sites. It is based on a survey of university students.

Includes: How often do you use: E-mail, Instant Messagers, Online social networks, Bulletin boards, Blogs, Chat rooms, Listservs, Which online social network sites have you heard of, belong to, is your most preferred? (MySpace, Facebook, LinkedIn, WindowsLiveSpaces), How often do you log on to your most preferred network?

What information did you include on your online social network? (e.g. Portrait of myself, Home town, Full real name, Interests, Employer, Favourite music/books/movies), Concerns about who is accessing information (friends, parents, other members of family, employer, people I don't know), Actions taken to protect privacy.

Online social networking in the workplace: In your most recent workplace was you immediate supervisor / senior supervisor a member of your OSN, Have they asked to be added to your OSN, Has your workplace encouraged the use of OSN for work-related purposes, Does your workplace have a formal policy related to the use of OSNs during company time?

% have experienced a relationship break-up where the significant other posted negative information on OSN resulting in the loss of friends etc., Person held responsible for consequences, Reactions to posted of damaging material.

% have had pictures of themselves at a party posted on OSN, have had false charges / defamatory content posted, Adverse workplace consequences.

Employer use of OSNs, OSN concerns related to personal life, work life

 
Publication Date:   3/1/2008
Frequency:    
Location Type:   Online
Geography:   Canada
 
Hyperlink 1:   This information available to subscribers only. For more information click here
Hyperlink 2:  
Location 1:  
Location 2:  
 
Notes:  
Posted/Updated:   9/5/2008
 
 
 
ID #:   39267079
Title:   This information available to subscribers only. For more information click here
Source:  
 
Description:   CIOs were asked, "Which of the following technology tools does your firm use or plan to use in the next five years for internal employee communication?" (Online training, Video conferencing [web-conferencing], Collaborative workspaces, Blogs, Tagging software (e.g., Digg), Wikis, Virtual worlds)
 
Publication Date:   8/20/2008
Frequency:    
Location Type:   Online
Geography:   Canada
 
Hyperlink 1:   This information available to subscribers only. For more information click here
Hyperlink 2:  
Location 1:  
Location 2:  
 
Notes:  
Posted/Updated:   8/21/2008
 
 
 
ID #:   39266581
Title:   This information available to subscribers only. For more information click here
Source:  
 
Description:   Global study on hyperconnectivity: the state of today’s connectedness, tracking its acceptance and use across devices and applications as well as determining the pace of its growth and impact on the enterprise.

Only Canadian specific stats is: % willing to send business text messages on vacation.

Global results include: Degree of combined personal and business use of a select collection of communications devices and applications among the hyperconnected

% who have text work from a variety of locations (e.g. car, restaurant, bed, church), Increased use of business e-mail vs. business text messaging, Impact of cell phone and Internet outage would have on your business life, % use instant or text messaging for business, % using Blogs, Wikis and Social networking sites for business, Applications used (e.g. VoIP, Web conferencing, Video sharing, Blogs, Wikis), Use of online communities and Social networks.

 
Publication Date:   5/1/2008
Frequency:    
Location Type:   Online
Geography:   Global, Global regions, Limited Canadians specific content.
 
Hyperlink 1:   This information available to subscribers only. For more information click here
Hyperlink 2:  
Location 1:  
Location 2:  
 
Notes:  
Posted/Updated:   5/16/2008
 
 
 
ID #:   39266510
Title:   This information available to subscribers only. For more information click here
Source:  
 
Description:   Global survey of online social media usage. Includes Canadians specific results. Includes: Thinking about using the Internet, which of the following have you ever done? (Read a blog, Write a blog, blogging, Create a profile on a new social network (social networking sites), Photo sharing, Upload videos, Watch video clips (e.g. YouTube), Download a podcast, Subscribe to an RSS feed.
 
Publication Date:   5/2/2008
Frequency:    
Location Type:   Online
Geography:   Canada, Selected Countries
 
Hyperlink 1:   This information available to subscribers only. For more information click here
Hyperlink 2:  
Location 1:  
Location 2:  
 
Notes:  
Posted/Updated:   5/6/2008
 
 
 
ID #:   39265689
Title:   This information available to subscribers only. For more information click here
Source:  
 
Description:   Survey of Canadians on the topic of social networking sites. Includes % aware of, as a member of and or considering joining: MySpace, MSN Spaces, Friendster, Bebo, Hi5, Yahoo360, LinkedIn, Facebook

Members of Facebook by metropolitan area, province/region, age, gender, income, education, presence of children

Member of any social networking sites and of Facebook over time: Sept 2007, Nov 2007, Dec 2007, Average number of hours a week you spend using Facebook, Top aspects of social networking sites (e.g. Finding old friends Joining/Being part of communities, General distraction/Stress reliever, E-mail/Chat, Making new Friends, Sharing ideas/Blogging, Organizing social life)

Perceptions Why Facebook is Better than Other Social Networking Sites.

 
Publication Date:   12/31/2007
Frequency:    
Location Type:   Online
Geography:   Canada
 
Hyperlink 1:   This information available to subscribers only. For more information click here
Hyperlink 2:  
Location 1:  
Location 2:  
 
Notes:  
Posted/Updated:   1/7/2008
 
 
 
ID #:   39265684
Title:   This information available to subscribers only. For more information click here
Source:  
 
Description:   Percentage share of Canadian users held by specific social networking sites (Facebook, Blogger, Windows Live Spaces, MySpace, Wordpress, Yahoo! Geocities, Six Apart Sites, FLICKR, Lycos Tripod, PICZO), Age, gender and provincial/regional breakdown of Canadian social network site-users.
 
Publication Date:   12/28/2007
Frequency:    
Location Type:   Offline
Geography:   Canada, provinces
 
Hyperlink 1:   This information available to subscribers only. For more information click here
Hyperlink 2:  
Location 1:  
Location 2:  
 
Notes:  
Posted/Updated:   12/29/2007
 
 
 
ID #:   39265380
Title:   This information available to subscribers only. For more information click here
Source:  
 
Description:   Results from a survey of Canadians on Internet communications. Includes: Which of the following activities do you conduct on the Internet? (Personal Communications (Email, Instant Messaging), Blogging / Blogs, Social Networking Sites (e.g. Facebook), Research and entertainment (Downloading music, video), Photo sharing, Storing files and important documents)

How old were you when you got your first e-mail address? Focusing specifically on a personal email account that is not affiliated with your business or employer, how many years have you been using this account? How many email addresses do you maintain?

How would you describe the email alias/login ID? If you have ever changed your email address, which of the following would be reasons why you changed addresses? (e.g. I moved or changed Internet Service Providers (ISP), I wanted to portray a more professional image, I wanted something that more accurately represented my current interests or hobbies)

I regret the email alias/login ID I have chosen, I would change my email alias/login ID if I could get my first request, I feel like I have outgrown my email alias/login ID but still maintain it so I do not lose touch with my old friends

I have used a search engine to see what comes up when I search my own name, When I am online I am conscious of the impact my activities could have on my image, When I am online I like to keep my private life separate from my professional life

I avoid posting personal information about myself on the Internet because I'd like to protect my privacy and reputation, I have seen pictures of myself on the Internet that I have not posted myself

I am hoping to take my career to the next level and would like to use the Internet to promote myself, I have used the Internet to promote myself and have carefully constructed a message and strategy, I have used the Internet to promote myself for personal or professional gain, I don't know how to use the Internet to promote myself or my career

I have joined a social networking site to network with others and promote myself

When you want to catch up with an old friend or colleague, which of the following methods of communication are you most likely to use? (Email, Instant Messaging or social networking sites, The phone, Face-to-face communications)

Results by age group, gender, income, province/region, education, presence of children.

 
Publication Date:   11/6/2007
Frequency:    
Location Type:   Online
Geography:   Canada, provinces
 
Hyperlink 1:   This information available to subscribers only. For more information click here
Hyperlink 2:  
Location 1:  
Location 2:  
 
Notes:  
Posted/Updated:   11/8/2007
 
 
 
ID #:   39265303
Title:   This information available to subscribers only. For more information click here
Source:  
 
Description:   % of Canadians identified various media as the most credible information sources (radio, TV, national newspapers, regional newspapers, national business magazines, friend and family, co-workers, blogs, podcasts)

% of Canadians are using a social networking site per week, % are visiting blogs.

Includes some limited provincial, gender and age group highlights.

 
Publication Date:   10/25/2007
Frequency:    
Location Type:   Online
Geography:   Canada
 
Hyperlink 1:   This information available to subscribers only. For more information click here
Hyperlink 2:  
Location 1:  
Location 2:  
 
Notes:  
Posted/Updated:   10/29/2007
 
 
 
ID #:   39265273
Title:   This information available to subscribers only. For more information click here
Source:  
 
Description:   International report on telecommunications & Internet products and services. % of Canadians indicated that pricing was a key factor when signing a bundled service contract, % indicated convenience of single billing as the most important factor

% indicated that even if only one of the bundled elements they subscribe to was offered at a more competitive price point by another carrier, they would readily break their contract and switch to another carrier, % indicated that their current service package was 'sticky' and they would not consider switching.

% of Canadian gamers would switch because of price, % of gamers would not even alter their usage

% of Canadians said they would switch to a cheaper or free multimedia site if their current content provider introduced or raised fees

% of Canadians use their cell phone as their primary device for voice calls and SMS messaging (short message servicing), IM (Instant Messaging) and Social networking, blogging, and video sharing

% use their desktop or laptop computer to access multimedia applications, % use their consumer durables (e.g. MP3 players) as primary device to access multimedia applications, % use cell phone as primary device to access such content.

 
Publication Date:   10/23/2007
Frequency:    
Location Type:   Online
Geography:   Canada, World
 
Hyperlink 1:   This information available to subscribers only. For more information click here
Hyperlink 2:  
Location 1:  
Location 2:  
 
Notes:   Hyperlink 1 to Canadian highlights. Hyperlink 2 to full report which has very data that is Canadian specific.
Posted/Updated:   10/24/2007
 
 
 
ID #:   39265126
Title:   This information available to subscribers only. For more information click here
Source:  
 
Description:   Number of Canadians visited a MySpace in March 2007, Average amount of time spent on site, % of online Canadians visited Windows Lives Spaces, Google's Blogger and Facebook. [social networking]
 
Publication Date:   5/14/2007
Frequency:    
Location Type:   Offline
Geography:   Canada
 
Hyperlink 1:   This information available to subscribers only. For more information click here
Hyperlink 2:  
Location 1:  
Location 2:  
 
Notes:  
Posted/Updated:   9/27/2007
 
 
 
[1/2]

 

Return to top of page |

Back to Subject Index

| Explanation of Reference Fields

Home  -  Research Intro - Market - Industry - Financial Ratios - Household Spending - Census - Research Services - Source Lists - Contact