Social networks boosts election turnoutPublished in Nature, the massive-scale experiment confirms that peer pressure helps get out the vote - and demonstrates that online social networks can affect important real-world behavior. "Voter turnout is incredibly important to the democratic process.
Social Networks are Dead: the Business of Google+ as-a-ServiceThe Johnny-come-lately social network is the new kid on the block, but comes from a rich family that's lived for years on that big hill overlooking town.
Kid actors face network, studio retribution over social media commentsYoung actors in Hollywood have a new hurdle to overcome in their budding careers: Roving studio executives who patrol Twitter, Facebook Inc. and other social media sites with the threat of legal action if the young thespians disclose too much.
IBM Boosts Social Network With Feed for Facebook, TwitterThe enhanced product, called Connections, enables streaming from social networks alongside business capabilities, such as document authorization, reporting expenses and reviewing e- mails, IBM said in a statement today.
Small businesses slow to adopt social mediaIn addition to the nearly one-quarter of small businesses that use social media in a structured way, 20 percent use social media in an informal way. An additional 25 percent of small business owners said they have plans to use social media in the next ...
Mapping the social networking of birdsPlotting the social network revealed a highly interconnected population, in which most individuals associated at very close range with non-family members within just a few days.
Who Vets Your Profile Pic?Facebook and other social media sites' guidelines for inappropriate photo content are back in the spotlight after Facebook briefly banned The New Yorker's official page.
E-Invites to the Social Network Events of 2012Over the summer, Google announced that it, too, was jumping into the digital invitation space with the addition of Events to its Google+ social network. Google+ Events offers handsome stationery with picturesque still and animated images. It also has a ...
A Hype Cycle View of Social MediaIn 1995, Gartner introduced its renowned hype cycle to show different stages of introduction of new technologies. Gartner's hype cycle provides a research-backed antidote to what is often a searing level of hype surrounding many new technology and ...
4 Tips to Make Your Social Media Ads CountAlmost every social network or social media platform now offers some kind of advertising feature (Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn), including some you may not have considered advertising on (like Reddit and StumbleUpon).
Mightybell Is Just Another Social Network Inspired By AOL Chat Rooms. Wait ...Today, the number of social networks available to us means there's a surfeit of places to come together online--we share aspirational photos on Pinterest, photos from our lives on Instagram, news on Google+, Internet happenings on Tumblr, and ...
Watch out, Google — Facebook's social search is comingFacebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg says the social network is already handling a billion search queries per day, and that it is interested in launching a social search engine powered by the activity of its users - something that could turn out to be Google ...
Apple details Photo Stream as its own social networkApple first introduced Photo Stream back with the debut of iOS 6 and iCloud but today they showed us a little bit more about this social network in disguise. Yup, we said it. This is their new social network type photo sharing and commenting system ...
Can China's Social Media Break the Chains of Censorship?Social media in China are pushing the envelope of government control, but China's censors are demonstrating that they still have the stuff.
Social Networks and MythologyStudying the structures of social networks has yielded a wide variety of insights, as well as the recognition that, despite the variety of social networks studied, they often have certain properties in common. Of course, many of these network ...
The Social Network: Connections with Americans bring Maiani to AllenThe Social Network: Connections with Americans bring Maiani to Allen. Photo courtesy of College Hockey News. By Kevin Hageland, khageland@starlocalnews.
Social networking 101It is possible that if anyone ever had the desire to become one of those crazy cat ladies that never comes our of their house, they would still know what is going on in the outside world because of what people put on these social network sites. For ...
Fat Cat New Media Now Offers Social Network Set-up And Monthly Maintenance ...THE WOODLANDS, TX/SPRING, TX/CONROE, TX/NORTH HOUSTON, TX - Fat Cat New Media is proud to announce we now offer Social Network Set-Up and Contracted Monthly Maintenance Services for Small Businesses in The Woodlands, Spring, ...
Social Media - What are your privacy risks?"Since no rational person would purposely share self-damaging private information on a social network, users must suffer from either a "false expectancy of privacy" or a lack of understanding concerning the risks they open themselves up to.
Treetle Is An Interest Based Local Social Network [Review]Users on social media these days are facing an information overload. The common problem is that there is too much to consume and the other problem is that they are about generic interests.