Study says Facebook not to blame for negative impact on grades
It may not come as a surprise that the more time college students, particularly freshmen, spend on Facebook, the more their grades suffer. In his latest study, Reynol Junco, an associate professor of education ...
Facebook testing workplace version of social network
Facebook said it is testing a version of its leading social network tailored for getting jobs done in workplaces instead of tuning into the lives of friends.
Computer model could help anticipate overreactions to disease outbreaks
Sometimes the response to the outbreak of a disease can make things worse—such as when people panic and flee, potentially spreading the disease to new areas. The ability to anticipate when such overreactions ...
Facebook doesn't love the idea of a 'dislike' button
Facebook chief Mark Zuckerberg wants people to be able to quickly express broader ranges of feelings at the leading online social network, but a "dislike" button doesn't make the cut.
Deep learning could prevent you from drunk posting to Facebook
The immense popularity of social media seems to have redefined "privacy" from the sense of keeping information secret to being in control over how information is shared – among friends, colleagues, companies ...
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 ...
Facebook At Work talk puts pressure on LinkedIn
Shares in LinkedIn dived on Monday as talk spread of plans by Facebook to step into its turf with a version of the leading social network tailored for the business world.
Facebook preparing new website for office use
Facebook is preparing a new office version of its social networking site to compete with other sites like LinkedIn, the Financial Times reported on Monday.
ShadowCrypt research project shows encryption approach
When stressed birds fly the nest
Stress in young birds makes them leave home early and occupy more central social network positions later in life, according to the latest research published today by scientists at the Universities of St Andrews ...
Study shows sharks have personalities
Some sharks are 'gregarious' and have strong social connections, whilst others are more solitary and prefer to remain inconspicuous, according to a new study which is the first to show that the notorious ...
'Anti-Facebook' social network gets viral surge
In a matter of days, the new social network Ello, described as the "anti-Facebook" for its stand on privacy and advertising, has become perhaps the hottest ticket on the Internet.
Writers and readers go mobile and social at Wattpad
Allen Lau considers himself living proof that love of good writing is alive and well in the age of streaming video and terse text messages.
Pairing social networks with social motives to close the science gap
Scientists make discoveries everyday, but that doesn't mean the findings are put into common practice.