Category Archives: Social Media

Distracted: Millennials Addicted to Social Media

eMarketer:  A new study from private software research company Qualtrics and venture capital firm Accel looked at how plugged in to social media internet users in North America, the UK and Australia really are. It found that many millennials haven’t … Continue reading

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13-Year-Old Facebook Dominates Social Media

  Facebook was launched on February 4, 2004 when Thefacebook.com went live. Its home screen read, says David Kirkpatrick in The Facebook Effect, “Thefacebook is an online directory that connects people though social networks at colleges.” Zuckerberg’s classmate Andrew McCollum … Continue reading

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Acquisitions and Investments by Media Companies Since 2010

  Source: Columbia Journalism Review

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Fake News on Social Media: What Difference Does it Make?

Pew Research Center: Among social media users, Democrats – and liberal Democrats in particular – are a bit more likely than Republicans to say they have ever modified their views on a social or political issue, or on a particular … Continue reading

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The internet is living up to its potential as a major source for news about the presidential campaign

Pew Internet: January 11, 2008 The internet is living up to its potential as a major source for news about the presidential campaign. Nearly a quarter of Americans (24%) say they regularly learn something about the campaign from the internet, almost … Continue reading

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Using Social Media at Work

Pew Research Center: A Pew Research Center survey of 2,003 American adults (including 795 who are currently employed on a full- or part-time basis) conducted Sept. 11-14 and 18-21, 2014, finds that social media plays some role in the lives … Continue reading

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The Rise of Social Bots

CACM: …nobody knows exactly how many social bots populate social media, or what share of content can be attributed to bots—estimates vary wildly and we might have observed only the tip of the iceberg. These are important questions for the … Continue reading

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