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Social networks' hidden resources

People's social networks can be quite extensive, often bigger than they realize. So Brooke Foucault Welles, an assistant professor of communication studies in the College of Arts, Media and Design, says it's ...

dateDec 11, 2014 in Social Sciences
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Uncovering complex network structures in nature

The global spread of Ebola is due to the complex interactions between individuals, societies, and transportation and trade networks. Understanding and building appropriate statistical and mathematical models ...

dateDec 10, 2014 in Mathematics
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Facebook boosts search on mobile, desktop

Facebook said Monday it is rolling out upgraded search capabilities for mobile and desktop users who want to find favorite posts from their friends on the huge social network.

dateDec 09, 2014 in Internet
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Internet overload? No, survey says

Most people are happy with the Internet as a source of on-demand information, with only a small percentage hit by "information overload," a survey of US users showed Monday.

dateDec 08, 2014 in Internet
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Social networking during a campus emergency

Emergencies at educational establishments are on the increase in recent years and campus officials are beginning to recognize that better communications with their students are now needed. Writing in the International Jo ...

dateDec 05, 2014 in Social Sciences
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Birds conform to local 'traditions'

Birds learn new foraging techniques by observing others in their social network, 'copycat' behaviour that can sustain foraging 'traditions' that last years, according to a study of how innovations spread ...

dateDec 03, 2014 in Plants & Animals
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Facebook Argentina fined over fake profiles

Facebook Argentina was ordered to pay a firefighter one million pesos ($177,000) for failing to comply with an order to delete insulting fake profiles of the plaintiff, the Ministry of Justice said Tuesday.

dateDec 02, 2014 in Internet
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Hacked emails slice spam fast

Spam spreads much faster and to more people when it is being propagated by hacked, or otherwise compromised, email accounts rather than legitimate accounts, according to research published in the International Journal of ...

dateNov 26, 2014 in Security
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