social media

1 in 3 cancer articles on social media contain harmful misinformation

Posted in Medicine, Online, Science on 3rd Aug, 2021
by Alex Muller

The researchers hope their findings will aid the development of tools and behavioral interventions to counter cancer misinformation online.

Pinterest shares rise 28% on first day of trading, worth $13 billion

Posted in Business, Online on 19th Apr, 2019
by Alex Muller

Pinterest’s IPO also marks the end of an era in some regards. It’s likely the last of the previous generation of social media startups to enter the public markets. Founded in 2009, it watched as Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, and Snap all held IPOs.

algorithm can spot depression based on your Instagram posts

Posted in Medicine on 16th Aug, 2017
by Alex Muller

Our social media posts say more about us than we realize, including when we need help.

Britons will get right to delete online past, minister says

Posted in Business on 9th Aug, 2017
by Alex Muller

Individuals will have more control over their data by having 'the right to be forgotten' and ask for their personal data to be erased.

Negative experiences on Facebook linked to increased depression risk in young adults

Posted in Online on 12th Sep, 2016
by Alex Muller

Online social interactions could have important consequences for mental health.