IZEA Holdings, Inc. (IZEA:OTCBB), a world leader in social media sponsorships, today announced that CEO Ted Murphy was featured on FOX News.com Live earlier this week. The live segment aired shortly after noon on Wednesday and featured an overview of IZEA’s platforms as well as a discussion on social media addiction.

According to The Neilsen Co. global consumers spent 910 million hours on social networks and blogs per month in 2010. They spent nearly one quarter of their total time online engaging in social activities, up 43% from 2009. A recent study by Retrevo Gadgetology revealed that 19% of Facebook and Twitter users under the age of 25 check their status after they go to bed.

When asked why people get addicted to social media Mr. Murphy exclaimed “social media is awesome!” At the same time he pointed out that many people “over share” information and fail to filter their content appropriately. Murphy, a self-proclaimed social media addict himself with over 12,000 tweets and 27,000 twitter followers believes that moderation is key. “I tweet a great deal but I also make a conscious decision to unplug regularly and not share every aspect of my personal life,” said Murphy.

To view an archived version of the live interview please visit the FOX Archives.

For more information about IZEA’s social media sponsorship opportunities and marketplaces, visit www.izea.com.

About IZEA

IZEA Holdings, Inc., (“IZEA”) is a world leader in social media sponsorship, operating multiple marketplaces including WeReward, SponsoredTweets, and SocialSpark. IZEA connects advertisers with social media publishers, helping them monetize their social media presence. The company has completed over 2,000,000 social media sponsorships for customers ranging from small local businesses to Fortune 50 organizations. For more information about IZEA, visit www.izea.com.

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