News tagged with social media

Losing face on Facebook

We're often reminded that what we post on the Internet about ourselves may come back to haunt us. Research at Cornell and Northwestern universities suggests that we also should think twice before posting about someone else.

Apr 03, 2014
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'Ivory tower' bucking social media

University scholars are largely resisting the use of social media to circulate their scientific findings and engage their tech-savvy students, a Michigan State University researcher argues in a new paper.

Mar 31, 2014
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Sociologists find emerging condition, 'cyberasociality'

(Phys.org) —Not every single user – among the billions collecting friends and followers on Facebook, Twitter, Google+, LinkedIn and other social media platforms – is perfectly comfortable conducting his or her social ...

Mar 28, 2014
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Turkey moves to block YouTube but attempt fails

Turkish authorities pressed Thursday to block access to YouTube following similar action against Twitter, a move sure to provoke further outrage in a country where social media is widely used.

Mar 27, 2014
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Turkey PM threatens to 'wipe out' Twitter

Turkey's combative prime minister warned on Thursday that he would eradicate Twitter in the wake of damaging allegations of corruption in his inner circle that have spread across social networks in recent ...

Mar 20, 2014
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Researchers launch new FaceFries app

Want fries with your social media? That's a question Simon Fraser University researcher Steve DiPaola, co-creator of a new app, is asking with the launch of FaceFries.

Mar 19, 2014
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