Putting the Chat into Snapchat -
Building Snapchat has taught us a lot about what makes conversation special. When we first started working on an application for sharing disappearing pictures, we had no idea how much we would learn. Our classmates were quick to point out that you could always take a screenshot. That led…
10 Reasons Why We Need Research Literacy, Not Scare Columns
You can’t trick people into sharing things. They have to really like it and be proud to share it. — 12 Things BuzzFeed’s Ben Smith Thinks You Should Know about Journalism (via misterjt)
When Networks Network - TV Gets Social In our... | VIMN Insights -
When Networks Network - TV Gets Social In our quest to understand audiences and their behaviours fully, we have come across a lot of research about social media and how people are using it. However, there didn’t really seem to be anything substantial about how consumers are using social media for TV-related purposes.
With this study we want to shed some light on this activity. Our objective was to understand what drives our audiences to social media, but also to see how their social media activity impacts viewing behaviours.
They Loved Your G.P.A. Then They Saw Your Tweets. -
More colleges are finding the social media posts of their applicants — and sometimes denying admission as a result.
Snapchat Is Mulling Another Huge Round at a $3.5 Billion Valuation
It's Always Sunny on Facebook -
I want to live the life I have on Facebook. That girl has her sh*t together. Her profile photo reveals casually perfected makeup. Her background picture shows a world-traveler, a carefree woman staring into the sunset.
More Cyberbullying Victims Are Reaching Out To Their Parents For Help -
WASHINGTON — WASHINGTON (AP) Sarah Ball was a 15-year-old high school sophomore at Hernando High School in Brooksville, Fla., when a friend posted on Facebook: “I hate Sarah Ball, and I don’t care who knows.” Then there was the Facebook group “Hernando Haters” asking to rate her attractiveness, plus an anonymous email calling her a “waste of space.”