How Targeted Advertising on Social Media Drives People to Extremes
Science

How Targeted Advertising on Social Media Drives People to Extremes

The following essay is available for re-publication in The Conversation. Have you ever seen ads for a product on your social media feed? These
Web3, Silicon Valley’s New Obsession, Looks a Lot Like Its Last One
Business

Web3, Silicon Valley’s New Obsession, Looks a Lot Like Its Last One

If you've been in the tech industry recently, you've probably heard the good news about Web3. The Web 2.0 era was dominated by a few social media
Science

Why ‘pruning’ friends has been so common during the pandemic

The gardening term has been used more recently when sociologists talk about our social lives. People have been getting rid of friends. Experts say
The Days of Calling on a Hotline Are Gone. Social Media is King.
Business

The Days of Calling on a Hotline Are Gone. Social Media is King.

The opinions expressed by contributors are of their own. Consumers and producers depend on each other to survive. A producer is an entity that can
Tech

Nonprofits have the answers to improve social media: Big Tech has the resources to make it happen

The debate around social media's impact on mental health is not new, but the conversation has regained the world's attention in light of reports this
People unknowingly group themselves together online, fueling political polarization across the US
Science

People unknowingly group themselves together online, fueling political polarization across the US

People may be unwilling to sort themselves into different networks as they organize their online news feeds. Credit is given to Egan Jimenez, a
How social dynamics influence the gut microbes of wild lemurs
Science

How social dynamics influence the gut microbes of wild lemurs

The Public Domain is a credit. Humans are not the only species that have social behaviors that affect their health. The University of Texas at
Business

Judge blocks Texas bill aimed at preventing social media companies from deplatforming people based on their 'viewpoint'

A Texas bill that was supposed to stop social media companies from censoring users based on their political views has been blocked by a federal
The Ups and Downs of Travel Advisors Working With Social Media Influencers
Travel

The Ups and Downs of Travel Advisors Working With Social Media Influencers

I've come to the realization that people in my target market are not very interested in tuning into their social media accounts to see a middle-aged
Tech

Alms is a social app focused on real-world impact and positive change

A number of startup are experimenting with a better social app. The answer is a social network that focuses on users' well-being through