Sunday, June 25, 2017

SOCIAL MEDIA

SOCIAL MEDIA

What do The Houston Chronicle, The Dallas Morning News, The Cincinnati Enquirer and The Columbus Dispatch have in common? They’ve all broken from their tradition of endorsing Republican nominees and have endorsed Hillary Clinton for...

Video obtained by the Washington Post Just when you thought you've heard it all, Republican Presidential hopeful Donald Trump proves otherwise, again. The Washington Post released a 2005 video of presidential candidate Donald Trump using cringe-worthy language...
Twitter

Yet another way to watch television has emerged. More than two million viewers watched some of the Thursday night NFL football game on Twitter each of the last three weeks, and several million more used...
Peter Dizikes

Peter Dizikes | MIT News Office Press Inquiries During an intense U.S. presidential campaign, millions of people are chatting about the election every day on Twitter. MIT is studying them. More precisely, the Laboratory for...
Like us

Businesses seem obsessed these days with getting you to “like” them on Facebook. It’s difficult to browse the internet without being inundated with requests to like a company’s Facebook page or with contests and offers...
tweeys

Protests against the rule of Zimbabwe’s ageing president, Robert Mugabe, have become commonplace in recent months. In one of the latest incidents on August 24, police used tear gas and water cannons to disperse...

How many times a day do you check your smartphone? According to a recent survey, the typical American checks once every six-and-a-half minutes, or approximately 150 times every day. Other research has found that number...

There are still a few days to go until the 2016 Rio Olympics begin. But the games have already been playing out in the news for a while – and for all the wrong...
Facebook

People interact with their family, friends, and coworkers on a daily basis, both through online social networks and in real life. The effects of such social interactions on economic and financial decision making, however,...
Hillary

We live in the age of social media. Indeed, many of us likely saw something about the Republican and Democratic conventions on Facebook, Twitter or even Instagram over the last few weeks. A recent Pew...
women

Many Americans might be surprised to learn that Afghanistan has a larger percentage of women in its national legislative body than the United States does, according to an analysis from the World Bank. In 2015,...
snapchat

Social media has changed. After 10 years of popular use, the information in our Facebook, Instagram or Twitter profiles is no longer just about the current moment or instant connections. Instead of simply broadcasting...