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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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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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Robots Will Replace You But Not Me

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15% of American adults are ‘cord cutters’

Pew: Some 15% of adults now qualify as “cord cutters” – meaning they once had either cable or satellite TV but no longer do. Another 9% never had either cable or satellite service. Young adults are the most likely cord … Continue reading

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