Social media bias is well-known. The concept of “echo chambers” has been discussed widely in politics, for instance. However, the issue of bias on brand pages is also an issue. New research shows that brands are getting a biased view of their business if they use social media.
The William and Flora Hewlett Foundation announced today that, following a yearlong exploration, it will devote $10 million over the next two years toward grappling with the growing problem that digital disinformation poses for U.S. democracy.
Hashtags are highly popular yet most are, frankly, useless. Some appear to be able to garner huge support, such as #metoo, but others fade into obscurity. Hashtags also polarise and change behaviour. So they might not be as valuable as we think.
Less than 1 in 3 Americans Call Facebook a Responsible Company. 60 percent say That Facebook has Damaged American Politics. 2 in 5 Americans Report that Facebook’s Minimum Age Should be Changed to 18+
Vast amounts of social media are not social, but automated messages. How much automation is too much?
The broadcaster Nick Ferrari has launched a campaign on the radio station LBC to improve the education of children about online bullying. Here’s why you need to support that campaign.
Social media is harmful to children. Numerous studies now point to emotional damage, particularly for younger children. Here’s what you can do about it.
In this wide-ranging interview, Philip Calvert, the presenter of the “Social Media Warriors” podcast, looks at web psychology with Graham Jones, Internet Psychologist
Infographic asking is Facebook addiction affecting our minds?
Transport for London is talking to communications companies so mobile phone coverage can be extended throughout London Underground.
Pope Francis is the Most Followed World Leader on Twitter. Pontiff is Ahead of U.S. President Donald Trump.
Political study shows how to get the most out of social media – and business people won’t like it. You need to do what Donald Trump does.
Research shows that “trolling” is contagious. You can become an online troll if other people around you are negative and you are in a bad mood.
Social media trends are likely to be even more dynamic and expected to change the way social media is being used by businesses
Don’t choose your own profile picture. Science shows you’ll make the wrong choice.
Part II of BarkBox’s Dog Parent Study reveals how dog-obsessed America behaves online
Research shows that self-centred material on social media turns people off from you. You need to get other people talking about you instead.
Infographic showing 115 facts you never knew about social media
Your credibility on social media could be harmed by how you use the network. Retweets, for instance, are bad…!
People tend to share for three reasons and the most common reason for sharing is one that most businesses do not get involved with. Time for a change?