For businesses looking to put more emphasis on their social media, this infographic and videographic may influence your decision. The data came from SimpliFlying, who researched the social media practices and successes of large airlines.
It’s no surprise that girls are attracted to bad buys, and a new study only reinforces that notion…sorry nice guys. A study focusing on nonverbal communication at the University of British Columbia found happy guys were seen as less attractive than men who were swaggering or brooding.
On May 27, Congressman Anthony Weiner’s lewd photo was leaked on Twitter. He claimed his account was hacked, but could neither confirm nor deny whether the photo was of himself. Later he apologized and admitted the photo was of himself. The controversy became known as Weinergate.
In an effort to create a greater social experience at Harvard, Perry Hewitt — Director of Digital Communications and Communications Services at Harvard University — has been has been using the web and social networks create an online presence for Harvard.
Male and female rappers have two different perspectives about what defines an “independent woman.” While male rappers see this type of woman as one who can pay her own bills and is educated, female rappers see “her” as someone with sexual prowess.
This collection of speeches hosts a wide range of speakers who reach into their own life experiences and lessons to deliver commencement addresses that are eloquent, humorous, and moving. Each speech was chosen for their inspirational nature, because they not only have the power to motivate upcoming and recent graduates, but also those of us who need a reminder of what it feels like to be wide-eyed twenty-something-year-old.
While Facebook has many positive outcomes, such as increased social interaction and proven self-esteem boosts, it also can create potentially negative issues for interpersonal relationships.
Twitter is seen as a major social media tool and cultural influence, but does it play as large of a role as everyone believes? Research by Northwestern University finds that Twitter is mainly used by those who are interested in celebrity and entertainment news, and that only 17.8 percent of college students actually used Twitter in 2010.
Arab television networks, such as Al Jazeera, have been long thought to only be developing anti-American sentiments among viewers, but researchers of a new study at Ohio State University say this thinking is too simplistic.
Professors are adapting the way they educate to keep up with technology’s rapid changes. Social media is not a tool that was always used in the academic world, but as our world embraces sites like Facebook and Twitter more everyday, academia has seen it as an opportunity to grow the ways in which they teach and collaborate.