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Article ID: 614681

How Twitter Shapes Public Opinion

American Institute of Physics (AIP)

How exactly does Twitter, with its 241 million users tweeting out 500 million messages daily, shape public opinion? That question was tackled by a group of researchers in China, who investigated how opinions evolve on Twitter by gathering about 6 million messages (tweeted over a six month period), which they ran through algorithms and analyzed. Described in the journal Chaos, the work reveals several surprises about how Twitter shapes public opinion, researchers say.

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Article ID: 614666

Hungry for ‘Likes’: Frequent Facebook Use Linked to Eating Disorder Risk

Florida State University

Frequent Facebook users might be sharing more than party pictures, vacation videos and shameless selfies — they also share a greater risk of eating disorders, according to a new study led by Florida State University researchers.

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Article ID: 614594

Raising an Army of Armchair Activists?

University of California San Diego

Researchers analyzed fundraising and recruitment behavior among members of the Save Darfur Cause on Facebook. They found that the majority gave no money and recruited no one.

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4-Mar-2014 4:00 PM EST
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Article ID: 614575

Research Connects Drug War Violence in Mexico with Desensitization in Social Media

Georgia Institute of Technology

Amid times of crisis, citizens often turn to social media as a method to share information, make observations and vent. But as a Georgia Tech professor’s research into social media use amid the Mexican drug war shows, posts can reveal growing numbness, or desensitization, during times of protracted violence and stress.

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Article ID: 613259

In Age of Social Media/Texting, Communication Studies Professor Teaches Art of Talking to Get to Know Someone

Saint Mary's College

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Article ID: 613209

Iowa State Professor Says Privacy Concerns with New Facial Recognition Apps Like a War on Terror

Iowa State University

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Law and Public Policy

Article ID: 613199

Communication Expert Uses Framework of Digital Promiscuity to Critique Facebook Techniques

National Communication Association

Through his recently published article “Frictionless Sharing and Digital Promiscuity” in the National Communication Association’s journal, Communication and Critical/Cultural Studies, Robert Payne, Ph.D., uses the framework of digital promiscuity to critique two techniques--Timeline and Open Graph— that Facebook is using to enhance content.

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Article ID: 611344

NYU’s LeCun to Lead Facebook’s New Artificial Intelligence Group

New York University

Facebook has named New York University Professor Yann LeCun the director of a new laboratory devoted to research in artificial intelligence and deep learning.

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9-Dec-2013 12:00 PM EST
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Article ID: 611288

Peer-Review Science Is Taking Off on Twitter, but Who Is Tweeting What and Why?

Universite de Montreal

The most tweeted peer-reviewed articles published between 2010 and 2012, and the trends associated with their social media success, have been identified by Stefanie Haustein at the University of Montreal’s School of Library and Information Science.

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Article ID: 611316

Alan Alda’s ‘Flame Challenge’ for 2014 To Be Revealed Dec. 11

Stony Brook University

Each year the Alan Alda Center for Communicating Science at Stony Brook University challenges scientists to answer a thought-provoking question asked by 11-year-olds around the country. This year’s challenge to scientists will be announced on Wednesday, Dec. 11.

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