Feature Channels:

Social Media

Add to Favorites | Subscribe | Share

Filters:

  • (Press "esc" to clear)

Medicine

Science

Life

Business

Law and Public Policy

Channels:

Rural Health, Healthcare, Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, National 4-H Council, Appalachia, Health Disparities, Racial Disparities, Prevention, Health Policy

Closing the Rural Health Gap: Media Update from RWJF and Partners on Rural Health Disparities

nrhd-logo2017.png

Rural counties continue to rank lowest among counties across the U.S., in terms of health outcomes. A group of national organizations including the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and the National 4-H Council are leading the way to close the rural health gap.

Life

Social and Behavioral Sciences

Channels:

University of Arkansas at Little Rock, Nitin Agarwal, Zachary Stine, opinion poll, opinion formation, opinion manipulation, Public Opinion, computational social science, Social Media, social media behavior, intergroup dynamics

Arkansas Researchers Looking Into How Opinions Are Formed, Manipulated in Artificial Population

Researchers from the University of Arkansas at Little Rock are investigating how opinions are formed and manipulated in an artificial population. They set up a simulation demonstrating how the opinions of the artificial population are driven by intergroup dynamics. In the simulation, the subjects modify their opinions based on whether the person who gives the opinion is a part of the in-group (us) or out-group (them).

Medicine

Channels:

Kicking the Habit, Online

Zhao_KangBUS.jpg

Online social networks designed to help smokers kick the tobacco habit are effective, especially if users are active participants, according to a new study from the University of Iowa and the Truth Initiative, a nonprofit anti-tobacco organization.

Life

Education

Channels:

Webinar, snap-ed, Low Income, social marketing, Social Media, Targeting, geo-fencing, nutrition education, ASNNA, SNEB

Upcoming SNEB Webinar on Geo-fencing Shows Nutrition Educators Cost-Effective Solution to Reaching a Broader Audience

graphicstock-close-up-of-unrecognizable-woman-with-smart-phone-in-cafe-drinking-coffee_HdNmX8SGb.jpg

This webinar, sponsored by ASNNA and the SNEB Communications Division, will cover geo-fencing—the practice of restricting online content to particular geographic regions—by using specific examples on Facebook and Google's advertising platforms to target SNAP-Ed eligible audiences.

Life

Social and Behavioral Sciences

Channels:

Social Media, reddit, 4chan, news, mainstream news, Mainstream Media, Mainstream, alternative news, alternative news medi, Fake news, False, Misinformation, Hoax, internet hoax, Twitter, news ecosystem, Breitbart, infowars, alt-right

Study Finds Fringe Communities on Reddit and 4chan Have High Influence on Flow of Alternative News to Twitter

mainstream_graph.jpg

Researchers at the University of Alabama at Birmingham, Cyprus University of Technology and University College London have conducted the first large-scale measurement of how mainstream and alternative news flows through multiple social media platforms.

Life

Social and Behavioral Sciences

Channels:

Twitter Can Generate Rage, University of Washington Professor Finds

ReneFlores.jpg

Life

Law and Public Policy

Channels:

Tech regulations, Social Media, Congress, congress hearing, Russia, Presidential Campaign, Russian interference, US elections, Fake news, Politics, Facebook, Google, Twitter

Will Russia Hearings Reap Regulations for Social Media Giants?

Medicine

Channels:

Addiction, Emergency Medicine, Trauma, Public Health, Drugs, Social Media, Behavior, Machine Learning, Opioids, Online Pharmacy

Machine Learning Detects Marketing and Sale of Opioids on Twitter

Using advanced machine learning, a cross disciplinary team of University of California San Diego researchers developed technology that mined Twitter to identify entities illegally selling prescription opioids online.

Life

Social and Behavioral Sciences

Channels:

Domestic Violence, APP, Public Health

Professor Charts Digital Plan to Fight Domestic Violence

JillMessingSchoolofSocialWork.JPG

New app myPlan a tool to help with making safety decisions, connecting to resources

Life

Pop Culture

Channels:

Social Media, social media behavior, Fake news, social network research

True or Fake? What Type of Content Are You Resharing on Social Media—and Do You Care if It's Accurate?

This study contributes to theory in Information Systems by addressing the issue of information quality in the context of information re-sharing on social media. This study has important practical implications for SNS users and providers alike. Ensuring that information available on SNS is of high quality is critical to maintaining a healthy user base.







Chat now!