How people feel sharing their life events on social media

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How people feel sharing their life events on social media

A new study has investigated about people who share their life events via media particularly social media and texting and how they feel when they share these events in mediated environments that lack nonverbal cues like hugs or high-fives. The study, run by Catalina Toma, an assistant professor of communication arts at UW-Madisons, said that social sharing was very widespread, and it was almost like the event was not even real until one told somebody. More →
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India records highest social networking growth: Study

By on July 26, 2014 at 10:56 AM.

India records highest social networking growth: Study

More Indians are logging into Facebook and Twitter accounts, as evident from a record growth of 37 percent in social networking during 2013, according to a study by eMarketer. "Indians are increasingly logging into Facebook and Twitter accounts, with the country recording the highest social networking growth of 37.4 percent in 2013," the US-based independent market research firm, which provides insights and trends in digital marketing, media and commerce, said in the study. More →
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Male and white workers dominate jobs at Twitter

By on July 24, 2014 at 10:40 AM.

Male and white workers dominate jobs at Twitter

Male and white workers occupy most of the tech and leadership jobs at Twitter, the microblogging site has acknowledged. Releasing the demographic make-up of its workers Wednesday, Twitter said that men account for 70 percent of employees and 90 percent of its tech staff. More →
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Facebook introduces Save, a read-it-later service

By on July 22, 2014 at 3:19 PM.

Facebook introduces Save, a read-it-later service

Facebook on Monday began letting people squirrel away online tidbits such as links to chew on more thoroughly later. “Now you can save items that you find on Facebook to check out later when you have more time,” Daniel Giambalvo, software engineer, said in a blog post. “You can save items like links, places, movies, TV and music.” More →
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Google apologizes after 3 years, removes requirement to use real names on Google+

By on July 16, 2014 at 12:54 PM.

Google apologizes after 3 years, removes requirement to use real names on Google+

With the launch of Google+, the search giant also introduced a strange policy wherein you could only register on the social networking site using your real name. Three years on, the company has finally realized its folly and killed the real name policy. More →
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