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A new report from the University of Edinburgh Business School, has found that the more friends you have on Facebook – ie. Facebook friends – the more stress you are likely to have. The findings are similar to another report from last year, indicating that the more friends, the more stress and the value of [...]

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The 2012 US presidential election is expected to have the highest advertising and marketing budget in history. Most of that money will be directed to advertising on television, but the social media advertising is gaining quite a large share of the budget. Rebecca Bowring and Eric Olander, an Internet specialist describe how powerful social media [...]

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TEDTalks is a video podcast of the best talks and performances from the TED Conference, where the world’s leading thinkers and doers give the talk of their lives in 18 minutes. In this edition, Clay Shirky shows how Facebook, Twitter and texts can “help citizens in repressive regimes to report on real news, bypassing censors [...]

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When it comes to large televised events like the 2012 Olympic Games in London, it is necessary to enforce rules about social media usage. Social media has been so ingrained into the collective consciousness that most people do not think twice about taking a photo with a smartphone or tweeting the current status of an [...]

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For most of us, it is easy to assume that a paperless world does not do much damage to the environment. While using the internet and social media creates less damage rather than paper, it does leave a trail in the form of a carbon footprint, which is the amount of carbon dioxide released into [...]

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Governments around the world have been struggling with how to archive and maintain records of social media. Now that social media has been taken seriously enough for politicians to utilise social media tools, their governments are brainstorming how to record these information. After all, some of these posts, tweets and other postings contain the latest [...]

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While social media site Facebook has allowed same sex couples get married on Facebook for a a while now, they have just created an new update the site where if two men get married, then the marriage icon shows two men. If two women happen to tie the know, then it shows two women next [...]

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According to a CNN article, a new law in Louisiana has been passed that requires sex offenders and child predators to disclose their criminal status to Facebook and other social networking accounts. The law, which will go into effect this August, is interesting in the sense that social networking sites, including Facebook, actively removes sex [...]

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A little group brainstorming session at an American company about the little differences and nuances of social media has gone viral. The whiteboard writings had been snapped up with a Instagram image and fed to the world through Twitter and Facebook. So what is the difference between the many types of social media out there? [...]

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While men dominate the field of IT and software development, it turns out that social media tends to be utilized by more women than men! A recent study by market research leader Nielson has shown that women are more likely to engage in social media! In fact, women are more likely to create or update [...]

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