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Social Networkers Say They’re Overwhelmed

I know I am. I simply can’t keep up with all the conversations I’m balancing across all of my social networks. Thankfully, tools like Viralheat, Hubspot, Hootsuite, Buffer and others are helping me manage alerts, mentions, responses and conversations… but I still feel as though I’m not doing all that I should be doing to keep up. I’m not the only one according to MyLife and Harris Interactive.

MyLife recently wrapped up a national survey on social media behavior. The study reveals that social networkers are growing even more overwhelmed with juggling the increasing number of social networks and email accounts they manage, resulting in a Fear of Missing Out (FOMO), and consideration of a “vacation” from social media altogether.

Here’s the infographic they put together on the survey:


About Douglas Karr

Douglas Karr is the founder of The Marketing Technology Blog. Doug is the CMO of CircuPress and CEO of DK New Media, an agency specializing in assisting marketing technology companies with their inbound marketing - leveraging social media, blogging, search engine optimization, pay per click and public relations. Their clients include Angie's List, GoDaddy, Mindjet and many more. Douglas is also the author of Corporate Blogging for Dummies.

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  1. It’s new idea about social networks overwhelmed!! Great work and idea sharing here. Thanks for your presentation, awesome!!

  2. We thought technology would make our lives easier yet, we have NO more “free” time today than we did decades ago. And for some of us the lines between work and home have become blurred. We are on our devices. All. The. Freaking. Time. Great info. Thanks for sharing :)

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