News tagged with social media

Pope has most clout on Twitter

Pope Francis has by far the most clout of any world leader on Twitter because he is so widely retweeted, a study of political use of the social network showed on Wednesday.

Jun 25, 2014
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3Qs:A closer look at hashtag activism

Social media and social activism naturally go hand in hand. From "liking" something on Facebook to hashtag activism, increasingly we see social movements like #BringBackOurGirls and #YesAllWomen spread globally ...

Jun 18, 2014
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Trial underway in patent case against Facebook

Facebook infringed on patents held by a Dutch computer programmer who tried to launch a similar site called "Surfbook" more than a decade ago, according to a lawsuit heard by a federal jury Wednesday.

Jun 11, 2014
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Not much originality in social-media discourse

(Phys.org) —If nationally televised candidate debates are supposed to stimulate critical thinking and individual expression among the social media set – "Find those responsible for Benghazi, Obama!" or "4 Pinocchios, ...

Jun 03, 2014
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