News tagged with social media

How to read a digital footprint

Researchers are using social media data to build a picture of the personalities of millions, changing core ideas of how psychological profiling works. They say it could revolutionise employment and commerce, ...

dateJun 23, 2015 in Computer Sciences
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Winners and losers from the E3 video-game show

The video-game industry's annual Electronic Entertainment Expo, which occupied the Los Angeles Convention Center this past week, was an overwhelming, exhausting experience—so many games, so little time. ...

dateJun 21, 2015 in Software
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Mobile users 'resist use of ads' in news

As the smartphone becomes the defining device for online news, publishers will increasingly struggle to make money, according to the latest Digital News Report from the Reuters Institute for the Study of ...

dateJun 16, 2015 in Internet
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Identifying trends in article-level metrics

In late December 2013, PLOS ONE published an article from UK-based Psychologists Rob Jenkins and Christie Kerr titled "Identifiable Images of Bystanders Extracted from Corneal Reflections". Using high-resolution photog ...

dateJun 04, 2015 in Computer Sciences
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Scientists behaving badly (on social media)

It is generally undisputed that Twitter and other social information exchange websites are changing the landscape of science and communication. The value that these platforms offer is probably best evidenced ...

dateJun 03, 2015 in Social Sciences
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