Social Networking

Social media choices when sharing important personal events

A new study is the first study to examine the use and effects of interpersonal media in social sharing. [More…]

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Social media helps users embrace differences

University of Missouri communication researchers have found that online social media gives users an outlet to embrace their differences and provide emotional support to others while deepening perceived relationships they feel they have with celebrities. [More…]

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Social Media as a Tool in Medicine

Interesting article/review in Circulation (American Heart Association) about Digital Social Networks and Health. Free full text. [More…]

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Gender Differences in Internet Experience

The differences between how men and women use the Internet has become even more significant over the past 10 years. [More…]

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Weight Loss Can Be Contagious

According to a study in the journal Obesity, researchers found that obesity can be socially contagious, and that social networks play a significant role in weight loss, particularly team-based weight loss competitions. [More…]

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