About Cheryl Ann Peltier-Davis

Cheryl Ann Peltier-Davis is Digital Initiatives, Cataloguing and Metadata Services Librarian at the Alma Jordan Library at the University of the West Indies, St. Augustine, Trinidad and Tobago.

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Internet 2011 by the numbers

See original post on Pingdom:  http://royal.pingdom.com/2012/01/17/internet-2011-in-numbers/ So what happened with the Internet in 2011? How many email accounts were there in the world in 2011? How many websites? How much did the most expensive domain name cost? How many photos were hosted on Facebook? How many videos were viewed to YouTube? Pingdom have the answers to […]

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comScore releases 2012 U.S. Digital Future in Focus report

comScore has released the 2012 U.S. Digital Future in Focus report. This annual report examines how the prevailing trends in social media, search, online video, digital advertising, mobile and e-commerce are defining the current marketplace and what these trends mean for the year ahead. Main Trends identified: Facebook-Led Social Media Market is Redefining Communication in […]

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Boycott on Amazon Books

Nancy Herther wrote an intersting article in Information Today newsletter NewsBreak on the ongoing battle between  publishing heavyweights (like Barnes & Noble) and independent book publishers regarding Amazon’s push to boost its own sales of e-books and other content to the detriment of other publishers, agents and authors. Several publishers including Barnes and Noble, Books-A- Million, […]

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Introducing Google Play

Google recently introduced Google Play, a new one-stop shop for all digital content  and available on mobile devices and on the web. With Google Play, users can buy and experience books, music, movies and Android apps, available across their devices.  As part of this launch, Google eBooks and Android Market will become part of Google […]

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Wikipedia Blackout

Wikipedia Blackout – Protest against SOPA & PIPA Laws

Wikipedia, the popular collaborative free encyclopedia and other popular social media websites are  protesting against the Stop Internet Piracy Act SOPA and Protect Internet Privacy Act PIPA  Laws by blacking out access to their websites for 24 hours, beginning at midnight January 18, Eastern Time. For example, readers who visit Wikipedia during the blackout will not be able […]

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