News tagged with social media

Worrying about smart phone web-dependence anxiety

The more we rely on our smart phones being connected to the Internet, the greater the anxiety we feel if we lose that connection when travelling, according to new research published in the International Journal of Information ...

dateApr 06, 2016 in Other
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Google removes Afghan Taliban smartphone app

Google has removed a Taliban smartphone app from its online store, the US Internet giant said Monday, countering the tech-savvy Afghan militant group's increasing efforts to boost global visibility.

dateApr 04, 2016 in Software
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Social media as a force for families

Social media and electronic gaming strategies can have an extremely positive influence on the lives of impoverished families, a study of The University of Queensland's Triple P Online program has found.

dateApr 04, 2016 in Social Sciences
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How 'liking' leads to buying

Social media offers marketers a once-only-dreamed-of opportunity for free consumer-to-consumer advertising. But success depends on consumers being willing to share messages with their friends and followers, and often, they ...

dateMar 30, 2016 in Economics & Business
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New scrolling technique accelerates skim reading

The amount of data that we take in from screens each day through documents, email chains, web pages and social media flows is enormous. The continuous scrolling technique we typically use to browse this data is, however, ...

dateMar 29, 2016 in Internet
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