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Women entrepreneurs have limited chances to lead their new businesses

Women who start new businesses with men have limited opportunities to move into leadership roles, according to sociologists at the University of North Carolina...

‘Ivory Tower’ bucking social media

University scholars are largely resisting the use of social media to circulate their scientific findings and engage their tech-savvy students, a Michigan State University...

‘Cyberasociality’: Sociologists find emerging condition

Not every single user – among the billions collecting friends and followers on Facebook, Twitter, Google+, LinkedIn and other social media platforms – is...

Facebook Feelings Are Contagious, Study Shows

You can’t catch a cold from a friend online. But can you catch a mood? It would seem so, according to new research from...

‘Save Darfur’ an example of ineffective causes led by Facebook’s army...

Study suggests that social-network support for causes might be only a click deep Social media may fuel unprecedented civic engagement. Digital networks might make possible...

Weekend happiness, unemployment blues: Even out of work like their free...

Weekends are the best days of the week, not only for workers, but also for the unemployed because they can spend more time with...

Facebook tells the computer who you love

Even if you’re not shouting it from the housetops, there’s a good chance the structure of your Facebook neighborhood will identify your romantic partner. From...

Can a Dietary Supplement Treat a Concussion? No

Exploiting the public's rising concern about concussions, some companies are offering untested, unproven and possibly dangerous products that claim to prevent, treat or cure...

Crowd-Sourcing the Nation: 25,000 Manmade Map Features Edited

Civilian volunteers are making significant additions to the U.S. Geological Survey's ability to provide accurate mapping information to the public. Using crowd-sourcing techniques, the USGS'...

Fear of being single leads people to settle for less in...

Fear of being single is a meaningful predictor of settling for less in relationships among both men and women, a new University of Toronto...

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