Saturday, November 18, 2017

SOCIAL MEDIA

SOCIAL MEDIA

Mark Zuckerberg acknowledges that there's a darker, perhaps dangerous side to Facebook’s gargantuan influence, which has helped create a “right-wing echo chamber” and isolating “filter bubbles.” Zuckerberg has made a personal pledge to talk...

WASHINGTON, March 29, 2017 — As the world's largest scientific society, the American Chemical Society (ACS) expresses its concern over the Presidential executive order on climate change policies, which was released yesterday. The ACS public policy statement...

University of Southern California, Annenberg School for Communication and Journalism and Stuart Cunningham, Queensland University of Technology In the aftermath of the 2016 U.S. elections, numerous accounts surfaced of nefarious content creators profiting by posting...
ACS

WASHINGTON, Jan. 30, 2017 — As the world's largest scientific society, the American Chemical Society (ACS) expresses its concern over the Presidential Executive Order "Protecting the Nation From Foreign Terrorist Entry Into the United States"...

When people have questions, they often ask Google. They expect high-quality, accurate answers. Late last year, it emerged that the top answer Google gave to “Did the Holocaust happen?” linked to a neo-Nazi, white...

PITTSBURGH, Dec. 19, 2016 - Compared with the total time spent on social media, use of multiple platforms is more strongly associated with depression and anxiety among young adults, the University of Pittsburgh Center...

Lisa Fazio, Vanderbilt University In the weeks since the U.S. election, concerns have been raised about the prominence and popularity of false news stories spread on platforms such as Facebook. A BuzzFeed analysis found that...

In recent weeks, the amount of online fake news that circulated during the final months of the presidential race is coming to light, a disturbing revelation that threatens to undermine the country’s democratic process....

Thomas P. Mackey, SUNY Empire State College and Trudi Jacobson, University at Albany, State University of New York The circulation of fake news through social media in the 2016 presidential election has raised several concerns...

The public gets a lot of its news and information from Facebook. Some of it is fake. That presents a problem for the site’s users, and for the company itself. Facebook cofounder and chairman Mark...

If you get your news from social media, as most Americans do, you are exposed to a daily dose of hoaxes, rumors, conspiracy theories and misleading news. When it’s all mixed in with reliable...
Islamic

While the average person was getting on with life in Paris before last Friday’s terror bombings and shootings, Twitter threads in Arabic from the Middle East were urging for attacks to be launched upon...