Recent valuations of social media companies like Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn and others like them have led some to believe they are over-valued. Is this the 1999 dot com bust all over again?
A study published in the current Social Psychological and Personality Science, reveals interesting insights into how breaking rules of social behavior influences perceived power. The study found that those who smiled less, talked louder, and interrupted others were perceived to be more powerful.
A recent study published in the journal Psychological Science finds beliefs in global warming are influenced by daily local temperatures. The findings reveal that on warm days people have stronger beliefs in global warming and on cold days they have weaker beliefs.
Lingering glances may not always be due to attraction, say scientists. According to a study, prolonged gazes may mean you are the subject of nasty gossip.
Pixable is a photo discovery app which analyzed 500,000 profiles to find out some interesting statistics on Facebook profile pictures, which they have complied into this infographic.
As employers increasingly look at Facebook profiles of potential candidates, the use of profanity on their walls plays an important role in the perception of these potential employees. A recent study by social media monitoring service, Reppler, scanned the Facebook walls over 30,000 users and found some surprising statistics.
If you are looking to study organizational behavior, there may be an easy way to do it. This app — available from the Mac’s App Store — provides an in-depth professional-level course which covers human relations theory.
For years now, the London School of Economics (LSE) has been partnering up their graphic design students with social science students at the London College of Communication (LCC) to create visual rhetoric, like infographics, which better communicate their data and research more effectively to the public.
University of Arizona researchers have uncovered evidence in ant colonies that suggests that social networks may function differently than previously assumed.