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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...

Where to Get Viagra News? (Really, this isn’t spam)

Do you want information on Viagra or ibuprofen? Check out general social networks such as Twitter and Pinterest. Interested in sleep disorders or depression?...

‘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...

How Twitter shapes public opinion

Dominant, majority viewpoints emerge quickly on Twitter and, once stabilized, become difficult to change How exactly does Twitter, with its 241 million users tweeting out...

Twitter ‘big data’ can be used to monitor HIV and drug-related...

Studying link between HIV, drug use could help prevention, detection efforts Real-time social media like Twitter could be used to track HIV incidence and drug-related...

Suicidal talk on Twitter mirrors suicide rates

Heart-breaking accounts of cyber bullying and suicide seem all too common, but a new study offers hope that social media can become an early...

Excellent scientists that you probably haven’t heard of

There are some scientists that everyone has heard of; Darwin, Newton and Curie all spring to mind. Of course, their scientific discoveries were all...

Twitter predicted to become a big TV screen

New research from scholars at Columbia Business School and the University of Pittsburgh questions the sustainability of Twitter, the social network that has more...

Wealth of words: Tech analyzes social-media conversations about TV

Social-media commentary regarding television shows and commercials contains valuable data that can be used by networks and advertising agencies to improve programming or reach...

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