New study findings reveal user trends What drives you to Facebook? News? Games? Feedback on your posts? The chance to meet new friends? If any of these hit home, you might have a Facebook dependency…
Topic: Social Media
Indiana University researchers have found that people who seek out news and information from social media are at higher risk of becoming trapped in a “collective social bubble” compared to using search engines. The study,..
Young adults who use social media to quit smoking are twice as successful in their efforts as those who use a more traditional method, according to new research from the University of Waterloo. The study,..
Researchers asked people to to judge whether photo captions — some focusing on a mental state, others on a physical description — accurately described the images. Credit: Courtesy of Robert Spunt Even when we’re resting,..
A false tweet from a hacked account owned by the Associated Press (AP) in 2013 sent financial markets into a tailspin. The Dow Jones Industrial Average dropped 143.5 points and the Standard & Poor’s 500..
Social networks such as Facebook, LinkedIn and Twitter play an increasingly central role in our lives. Centrality is also an important concept in the theory of social networks. Centrality of an individual, called a “node”..