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News Feature: The Genuine Problem of Fake News
Science & Tech  (tags: the science of fake news, critical thinking, social media, influence, deception )

Judy
- 81 days ago - pnas.org
Intentionally deceptive news has co-opted social media to go viral and influence millions. Science and technology can suggest why and how. But can they offer solutions?
Confronting the Great Mass Addiction of Our Era
Science & Tech  (tags: communications, smart phones, Internet, social media )

Freya
- 297 days ago - alternet.org
This examination of today's tech-zombie epidemic is worth putting your phone down for - at least for a while.
How to Protect Yourself Digitally In the Trump Era
Science & Tech  (tags: communication, safety, activism, Internet, social media, security, computers )

Freya
- 391 days ago - alternet.org
We've entered a new era with the election of Donald Trump, and activists, intellectuals and scientists will need to become more aware over the coming months of the safety and security of their electronic communications.
Facebook: Don't Censor Human Rights Documentation
Science & Tech  (tags: social media, human rights, censorship, petitions )

Freya
- 447 days ago - petitions.signforgood.com
Facebook, a platform increasingly used to document human rights abuses, has censored human rights documentation, including content that depicts police violence.
Your Online Avatar May Reveal More About You Than You'd Think
Science & Tech  (tags: psychology, personality, digital media, Internet, social media )

Judy
- 1137 days ago - npr.org
"Who we are in real life does to some extent drive our choices in deciding how to represent ourselves online."
Science Gone Social
Science & Tech  (tags: world, technology, study, society, scientists, science, research, humans, environment, computer, computers, social media, communication, public )

Darren
- 1231 days ago - the-scientist.com
Scientists are beginning to embrace social media as a viable means of communicating with public audiences.
Sherry Turkle Explains Why Social Technologies Are Making Us Less Social
Science & Tech  (tags: world, environment, technology, study, research, humans, history, environment, Sherry Turkle, social media, computers, health )

Darren
- 1261 days ago - scientificamerican.com
For the first time in the history of our species, we are never alone and never bored. Have we lost something fundamental about being human?
Social Media Apps Use Twitter to Track Illness Outbreaks
Science & Tech  (tags: health, illnesses, social media, Twitter, interesting, science, humans, news, society, study, tech )

Carrie
- 1648 days ago - foodsafetynews.com
The opportunity to use social media platforms to report and track foodborne illnesses is becoming increasingly feasible as more and more people use social media to discuss the ins and outs of daily life.
Trayvon Martin, Lawyers and Social Media
Science & Tech  (tags: computers, social media, law, information, legal case, Trayvon Martin case, George Zimmerman, research, discovery )

Nancy
- 1923 days ago - mobiledia.com
The high-profile Trayvon Martin murder case is pushing the limits of social media in our legal system, and how this issue is addressed will have an impact beyond the Miami courtroom.
Is Twitter A Waste of Time?   video
Science & Tech  (tags: facebook, twitter, youtube, myspace, social media )

Russell
- 2220 days ago - youtube.com
Do you like Twitter or Facebook? Are they waste of time? This animated video gives some good insight.
IT Jobs to Pursue or Avoid
Science & Tech  (tags: technology, career planning, social media )

Adrian
- 2235 days ago - blog.modis.com
As technology constantly changes, so will the needs of companies that typically depend on IT to function properly and stay ahead of the curve. That's why new job positions are always sprouting up
The Traffic Social Seeding 'Can' Send
Science & Tech  (tags: technology, internet, business, social media, marketing, writing )

Singleton
- 2256 days ago - brentcsutoras.com
You are probably aware of what social seeding (or social promotion) is, and just how much traffic seeding your content socially can drive.
6 Modern Companies Serving Customers Across Social Media
Science & Tech  (tags: technology, companies, social media )

Maye
- 2403 days ago - browserware.org
According to a recent report from Burson-Martseller, 70% of Fortune 100 companies are using at least one of the four top platforms in social media (Twitter, Facebook, YouTube, and blog). Who can blame them -- as a consumer, it's nice to write on a company'
12 College Students Who Helped Shape Social Media History
Science & Tech  (tags: College Students, Social Media, Social networking sites, Activism )

Nancy
- 2418 days ago - onlinecolleges.net
Who says college students can't make a difference? The Internet has created an excellent outlet for students who want to create, speak out, and take action. These college students made history, influencing the growth and use of social media as we know it.
Social Media: Bridging The Gap
Science & Tech  (tags: social, social media )

Lee
- 2439 days ago - exploringsocialmedia.com
The reason Exploring Social Media exists is to bridge the gap between the few who use and know social media tools for business or marketing purposes and the rest of the world
 

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