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Negative Social Media Posts Have Big Impact on Sales

Negative Social Media Posts Have Big Impact on Sales

Negative or neutral likes or comments on a product on social media platforms may influence a buyer as well as impact its sales...

Nov 21 2016, 6:05am CST

eBay Black Friday and Holiday Gift Goals Make Shopping Gifts More Social

eBay Black Friday and Holiday Gift Goals Make Shopping Gifts More Social

eBay’s #GiftGoals guides sends shoppers on a journey via social media to get inspired. See also the eBay Black Friday deals....

Nov 17 2016, 9:04am CST

White House to Hand over Potus and Flotus Social Media to new President

White House to Hand over Potus and Flotus Social Media to new President

The White House and the National Archives and Records Administration (NARA) have unveiled transition plans for handing over US...

Nov 1 2016, 2:22am CDT

Blue-eyed Pakistani Chai Wala Becomes Social Media Star

Blue-eyed Pakistani Chai Wala Becomes Social Media Star

Another unlikely model picked by social media....

Oct 18 2016, 2:01pm CDT

Scientists Mine Social Media Data for Health Research

Scientists Mine Social Media Data for Health Research

Combining the tools of Big Data analysis and visualization with the vast amounts of data generated by social media, a group of...

Oct 14 2016, 11:27am CDT

Using Social Media won't affect Your Concentration

Using Social Media Won't Affect Your Concentration

Frequent use of online social media does not lead to long-term problems with your ability to concentrate, says a new study.Thes...

Oct 9 2016, 8:20am CDT

Genes Responsible for Dog's Social Skills

Genes Responsible for Dog's Social Skills

Ever thought why dogs appear to be more social -- a typical human trait -- than all other animals? It is because the genes tha...

Sep 30 2016, 3:22am CDT

Watching Sad Movies Together Improves Social Bonding

Watching Sad Movies Together Improves Social Bonding

A new research has found watching sad drama movies is a catalyst for stronger bonds and increased pain tolerance....

Sep 21 2016, 10:16am CDT

YouTube Getting Into Social Networking

YouTube Getting Into Social Networking

YouTube has been hit with some negative publicity lately, which might be the reason that it is announced that it will have more...

Sep 14 2016, 11:53am CDT

Facebook Launches Teenagers-only Social Network App Lifestage

Facebook Launches Teenagers-only Social Network App Lifestage

Social media giant Facebook has launched a new iOS app Lifestage -- a sort of video diary where you answer biographical questio...

Aug 20 2016, 1:45pm CDT

How Social Media is Helping Prostitution Thrive Online

How Social Media is Helping Prostitution Thrive Online

With the spurt in social media platforms and the sale of sex shifting online, more and more pimps are avoiding detection by us...

Aug 16 2016, 10:00pm CDT

Company Social Media Success Stories

Company Social Media Success Stories

Owning a business in the current day and age is harder than it ever has before. You might have great deals and useful products,...

Jul 21 2016, 1:48pm CDT

Social Life Depends on Immune System

Social Life Depends on Immune System

Scientists have found that the immune system and personality type may have a deep link with each other....

Jul 18 2016, 5:31am CDT

Immune System Influences Our Personality and Social Behavior, Says Study

Immune System Influences Our Personality and Social Behavior, Says Study

New research suggests that our immune system can play an unexpected yet vital role in our social life....

Jul 16 2016, 7:49am CDT

Zoo Elephants Prefer Social Life to More Space

Zoo Elephants Prefer Social Life to More Space

It has been discovered by the experts that elephants in zoos tend to prefer a social life to an empty cage....

Jul 15 2016, 10:00am CDT

New iPhone 7 CAD Renders Surface on Chinese Social Media

New iPhone 7 CAD Renders Surface on Chinese Social Media

Another set of iPhone 7 CAD renders surfaced, confirming previous CAD designs....

Jul 6 2016, 3:15am CDT

Animals Inherit Social Network From Mothers

Animals Inherit Social Network From Mothers

It has finally been proven that animal species gain their social sense from their maternal side....

Jun 29 2016, 5:35am CDT

Love Hormone Gene Affects Our Social Life

Love Hormone Gene Affects Our Social Life

It has been found that the love hormone may act on a genetic level to bolster a life of social bonding in human beings....

Jun 22 2016, 6:32am CDT

Researchers Use Aggregates To Track ISIS Activities on Social Media

Researchers Use Aggregates To Track ISIS Activities on Social Media

Applying some physics to study how terrorist groups grow online, a team of researchers has developed a model to identify behavi...

Jun 17 2016, 2:23am CDT

Teenagers find social media 'likes' as rewarding as chocolates

Teenagers find social media 'likes' as rewarding as chocolates

New York, June 2 (IANS) The same brain circuits that are activated by eating chocolate and winning money are activated when tee...

Jun 2 2016, 1:06pm CDT

Connecting with people via social media amazing: Astronauts to Zuckerberg

Connecting with people via social media amazing: Astronauts to Zuckerberg

Washington, June 1 (IANS) Discussing the use of social media on board to the impact of zero-gravity on their health, Facebook C...

Jun 2 2016, 12:36am CDT

Teenage Brain on Social Media Shows Signs of Addiction

Teenage Brain on Social Media Shows Signs of Addiction

According to the latest research, the average teenage brain on social media is hooked for good. It shows unmistakable signs of...

Jun 1 2016, 10:07am CDT

The Maximum Number of Friends on Social Media is 132

The Maximum Number of Friends on Social Media is 132

here is a limit to the maximum number of people you can choose to connect with in a social network, and that limit has largely...

May 29 2016, 12:28pm CDT

Social Media Poses Threat to People with Williams Syndrome

Social Media Poses Threat to People with Williams Syndrome

People with intellectual disabilities or those extremely social and trusting are more susceptible to exploitation and abuse on...

May 20 2016, 1:02am CDT

Social Media Use Leads to a Distorted Body Image

Social Media Use Leads to a Distorted Body Image

It has been found that spending too much of one’s leisure time on Facebook may lead to a distorted body image among young adult...

May 12 2016, 5:58am CDT

Social Media Addicted Americans Would Give Up Wine, Sex for WiFi

Social Media Addicted Americans Would Give Up Wine, Sex for WiFi

Apparently there are many people who would gladly forgo such an exciting and pleasurable thing as sex for the sake of a technol...

May 12 2016, 5:42am CDT

Facebook to Develop Social VR

Facebook to Develop Social VR

Facebook is still one of the most popular social media companies out there, and they have been pushing the industry forward for...

Apr 14 2016, 10:14am CDT

Stephen Hawking joins Chinese Social Media Platform Sina Weibo

Stephen Hawking joins Chinese Social Media Platform Sina Weibo

Beijing, April 14 (IANS) Renowned British physicist Stephen Hawking has opened an account on Chinese social media platform Sina...

Apr 14 2016, 4:43am CDT

Humaniod Robots to soon Treat Social Disorders

Humaniod Robots to soon Treat Social Disorders

 Humanoid robotics and computer avatars may help rehabilitate people suffering from social disorders such as schizophrenia...

Apr 12 2016, 2:36am CDT

Researchers Explore Social Context of Ancient Writing, Reveal Connections to Our Modern Alphabets

Researchers Explore Social Context of Ancient Writing, Reveal Connections to Our Modern Alphabets

Cambridge researchers recently found out the social setting of an age-old text....

Apr 6 2016, 5:27am CDT

New Study Links Ritual Human Sacrifice To Social Hierarchies

New Study Links Ancient Human Sacrifice To Social Hierarchies

It may seem unbelievable but apparently some benefits accrued to ancient societies each time they engaged in human sacrifice....

Apr 5 2016, 5:25am CDT

Heavy Pot Use Linked to Lower Social and Economic Status than Parents

Heavy Pot Use Linked to Lower Social and Economic Status than Parents

A study that followed people from birth up to age 38 has found that the ones who smoked cannabis four or more days of the week...

Mar 25 2016, 2:37am CDT

Depressed? Blame it on Social Media

Depressed? Blame it on Social Media

A new study says that more time young adults spend on social media, the more likely they are to be depressed....

Mar 23 2016, 3:23am CDT

Oculus Adds Social to Samsung's Gear VR

Oculus Adds Social to Samsung's Gear VR

The Samsung Gear VR just got better....

Mar 10 2016, 12:47am CST

Octopuses Change Color to Signal to Each Other During Fights

Changing Colors of Fighting Octopuses Reveal Their Social Life

It has been found that octopuses display a panoramic color view as a part of their rich social life....

Jan 29 2016, 4:58am CST

Excessive Social Media Use Can Lead to Sleep Disturbance, Says Study

Extreme Social Media Use Can Lead to Sleep Disturbance, Says Study

Young adults who spend a lot of time on social media can suffer sleep issues....

Jan 27 2016, 8:30am CST

Women Can Get Top Jobs Using Their Social Capital

Women Can Get Top Jobs Using Their Social Capital

Researcher says that women who use their social capital to gain high level positions succeed more than the women who do not....

Jan 6 2016, 8:40am CST

Social, Telepresence Robots Unveiled by NTU Scientists

Social, Telepresence Robots Unveiled by NTU Scientists

The experts at NTU have showcased a new form of robotics that is fast changing the techno-scape. It consists of social and tele...

Dec 30 2015, 12:05pm CST

Associate Professor Sarah Barber

Religion and Politics Created Social Conflicts in the Past and Now, Researchers Find

University of Colorado anthropology Professor Arthur A. Joyce and University of Central Florida Associate Professor Sarah Barbe...

Dec 22 2015, 12:54pm CST

Linguistic Cues Reveals the Social Identity of Speaker

Linguistic Cues Reveals the Social Identity of Speaker

The latest finding points towards linguistic cues that give away the social identity of a communicator....

Dec 15 2015, 7:00am CST