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What your emojis say about you

When you add a smiley face to the end of a message, you may be saying more than you realise. Emoticons, faces formed from punctuation symbols such as :-), and emojis, picture symbols, are now common features of the way we ...

dateApr 13, 2016 in Social Sciences
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Facebook shows new ways to chat, stream video

Looking for new ways to engage with its audience, Facebook says people who use its Messenger chat service will soon be able to order flowers, shop for shoes and talk with a variety of businesses by sending them direct text ...

dateApr 12, 2016 in Internet
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Trawling the net to target internet trolls

A software tool capable of both collecting and then cutting through millions of online messages to identify radicalising groups, trolls, and cyberbullies has been created by a UK trolling expert and her team at Lancaster ...

dateApr 07, 2016 in Internet
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Discrimination on Facebook: A matter of gender

While young, less educated males are those who share a greater amount of discriminatory content on Facebook, young university females share the least. According to a study conducted by sociologists at the University of Rovira ...

dateApr 06, 2016 in Social Sciences
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