Social Media

  • FACEBOOK, INTERNET PERSONAL PROFILES, & NET NEUTRALITY ISSUES

    Hilbert Morales EL OBSERVADOR An article entitled, “Tech Chiefs Get a Bit Older and Wiser,” (author: Kevin Roose, New York Times Large Print Weekly, March 26, 2018, p 18) presents a perspective which may not be addressed at all by those members of the U.S. Congress who will have...
  • How Selfies and Self-Produced Videos are Changing the Way We Communicate

    StatePoint The way we communicate and relate to one another is rapidly evolving, and new platforms and applications are constantly feeding that change. At the center of it all is the ability for individuals to create their own video, photo and written content that allows them to express opinions...
  • Fake News Not Swaying Elections

    Eric Galatas Public News Service DENVER – Despite claims by some politicians, fake news, social media and search algorithms don’t sway public opinion, according to a study by a group of international researchers. William Dutton, the report’s lead author, says if search engines did help create so-called filter bubbles...
  • Social Media Skewers NASA Scientist for Comet Comments

    Logan Pollard California News Service SAN FRANCISCO – One recent “explosion” on social media is about the potential for an actual explosion. At a meeting of nuclear scientists in San Francisco last week, Dr. Joseph Nuth, the Senior Scientist for Primitive Bodies at NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center, said...
  • Environmentalists are using social media to further their causes

    Roddy Scheer & Doug Moss EarthTalk  Environmental advocates and organizations have embraced the revolution in online networking in no small way to raise awareness about climate change and the need for conservation of wild lands and animals—and to generate support for specific campaigns and the green movement in general. ...
  • Your Comfort Zone May Destroy the World

    Shelly Palmer Here’s what’s going to happen. You are going to read this post up to the point where you agree with me or you don’t. Then, either you will find something else to do or, if I have your attention, you will write a comment or an email...
  • Social Media And Violence

    Arturo Hilario El Observador If Martin Luther King Jr. had access to the tech we have now, how would he use it as a tool to help Civil Rights Movement? How about going back to the 1930’s and the rise of Adolf Hitler? Technology has allowed us to travel...