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Article ID: 691548

Online Tech Is Changing the Dynamics of Gift-Giving

Cornell University

Online gift-giving is spreading in social networks and causing people to give more gifts – online and in person – according to a new study led by René Kizilcec, Cornell University assistant professor of information science. About half of these gifts were unlikely to have occurred offline or via another online channel.

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21-Mar-2018 3:05 PM EDT
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Article ID: 691534

Twitter Users Unaware Their Data Can Be Used for Science

University of Colorado Boulder

A new CU Boulder study found that two-thirds of Twitter users are unaware their data can be used for science. Many think this would be against their terms of service agreement. It's not.

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21-Mar-2018 12:05 PM EDT
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Social and Behavioral Sciences

Article ID: 691506

Blog Tracking Research Tool in Development for Public Use

University of Arkansas at Little Rock

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock is among the very few universities in the country with a team and projects dedicated to researching blogs. Blogtrackers, a tool designed to track and analyze blogs and gain insights from the blogosphere, is being developed for public use.

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21-Mar-2018 10:05 AM EDT
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Article ID: 690993

Poll: Social Media Makes It Both Easier and More Challenging to Parents of Tweens

Michigan Medicine - University of Michigan

As children hit the “tween” stage, parents may struggle balancing the need for independence with appropriate supervision – and social media has changed the ground rules.

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14-Mar-2018 9:05 AM EDT
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Article ID: 691083

From the Mouths of Bots: Saint Joseph's Technology Ethicist Examines Fake News in the Catholic Tradition

Saint Joseph's University

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14-Mar-2018 11:05 AM EDT
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Arts and Humanities

Article ID: 690803

A Combination of Personality Traits Might Make You More Addicted to Social Networks

Binghamton University, State University of New York

As social networking companies feel the heat to create a more socially responsible and positive experience for their millions of users, new research out of Binghamton University, State University of New York explores how the interaction of personality traits can impact the likelihood of developing an addiction to social networking.

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12-Mar-2018 9:00 AM EDT
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Article ID: 690847

Fake News Travels Faster Than Real News on Twitter. How Does Fake News Work, and Why Do People Believe It?

Arizona State University (ASU)

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8-Mar-2018 6:05 PM EST
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Social and Behavioral Sciences

Article ID: 690822

Northwestern Launches Faculty Experts Hub and @NUSources on Twitter

Northwestern University

Today Northwestern University launched two new digital platforms, Faculty Experts Hub and @NUSources, to give reporters and editors easy access to professors who can share quotes and insights on the biggest breaking news topics of the day.

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8-Mar-2018 3:05 PM EST
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    8-Mar-2018 2:00 PM EST

Article ID: 690475

Large-Scale Scientific Investigation Needed to Combat Fake News, Say Researchers

Indiana University

An Indiana University faculty member who studies the spread of misinformation online is joining prominent legal scholars, social scientists and researchers in a global "call to action" in the fight against fake news.

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4-Mar-2018 8:00 PM EST
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Article ID: 690720

Always Connected to Your Phone? ASU Professor Wants to Reassess Our Relationship with Tech

Arizona State University (ASU)

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7-Mar-2018 11:05 AM EST
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