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Article ID: 696169

People are Turning to 'Socially Mediated Vigilante Justice' to Right Perceived Wrongs, According to ASU Professor

Arizona State University (ASU)

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14-Jun-2018 7:05 PM EDT
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Article ID: 696167

Net neutrality is central to our freedoms and civil liberties. The effort to block the repeal of rules protecting net neutrality is key to equal access, U of R professor says.

University of Redlands

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14-Jun-2018 5:05 PM EDT
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Article ID: 695754

Will Europe’s Efforts to Protect Consumers’ Privacy in the Social Media Age Work?

American University

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7-Jun-2018 11:05 AM EDT
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Article ID: 695744

Bad News Becomes Hysteria in Crowds, New Research Shows

University of Warwick

News stories about terrorism, disease outbreaks, natural disasters, and other potential threats become increasingly negative, inaccurate and hysterical when passed from person to person, according to new research by the University of Warwick.

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7-Jun-2018 7:05 AM EDT
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Article ID: 695568

Negative Social Media Experiences May Have More Impact than Positive Experiences on Depression

Health Sciences at the University of Pittsburgh

Negative experiences on social media carry more weight than positive interactions when it comes to the likelihood of young adults reporting depressive symptoms, according to a new University of Pittsburgh analysis.

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4-Jun-2018 3:05 PM EDT
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Article ID: 695728

Can a Twitter-Based Reporting Tool Improve Foodborne Illness Tracking?

Washington University in St. Louis

Foodborne illness is a serious and preventable public health problem, affecting one in six Americans and costing an estimated $50 billion annually. As local health departments adopt new tools that monitor Twitter for tweets about food poisoning, a study from Washington University in St. Louis is the first to examine practitioner perceptions of this technology.

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6-Jun-2018 3:30 PM EDT
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Article ID: 695694

RECORDED CALLS BEAT FACEBOOK ADS IN GETTING RESIDENTS TO REQUEST FREE SMOKE ALARM, STUDY SUGGESTS

Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health

A new study from the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health found automated phone calls were far more effective than Facebook ads in getting Baltimore City residents to request a smoke alarm through the city’s free installation program.

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6-Jun-2018 12:05 PM EDT
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Article ID: 695665

The Psychosocial Toll of Our Increasingly Online Lives

University of Nevada, Las Vegas (UNLV)

Technology carries the promise to make our lives easier, but at what price? UNLV sociologist Simon Gottschalk explains his research in a new book.

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5-Jun-2018 6:05 PM EDT
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Article ID: 695487

SU Expert Available to Discuss Celebrities and Social Media in the Current Political Climate

Salisbury University

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1-Jun-2018 3:50 PM EDT
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