Research from North Carolina State University finds that "multimodal" communication - using a mix of words, images and other resources - is important for students and faculty in higher education, a finding that argues for ...
Home is where the heart is - and reminding yourself how much you love your home might ensure you prepare it for bushfires.
(Phys.org) —It bothered Lindsay Hoffman and colleagues to see other researchers making broad yet vague claims about the role social media plays in political participation. So they decided to study it.
Replacing the ubiquitous social media "Like" button with a "Respect" button on news websites would be better for democracy, according to a new report from the Engaging News Project at The University of Texas at Austin.
A Pew Research Center report indicated that online social networks have become political hotspots in the United States.
Mobile technology has provided the Chinese with an opportunity to voice individual and collective popular protests. And with over 1 billion mobile subscribers in China, the voices are heard. A new PhD thesis from the University ...
Fishing communities living on the islands of Indonesia's Karimunjawa National Park have found an important balance, improving their social well-being while reducing their reliance on marine biodiversity, according to the ...
A study arousing interest online Friday found that checking Facebook or Twitter is more alluring than sex for those immersed in Internet Age lifestyles.
Giving people the freedom -- but not too much freedom -- to express themselves may help designers build more interactive web portals and online communities, according to Penn State researchers.
People who participate in online communities are more likely to make risky financial decisions, according to a new study from researchers at Rice University, the University of British Columbia and the University of Zurich.