An investigation is now underway after a social media prank that resulted in the suicide and death of an 11-year-old boy. Tysen Benz’s death leaves a dark mark on social media companies' suicide prevention efforts.
Binge on social media for over two hours and face the coldness of social media, says a new study by Brian A. Primack of the University of Pittsburgh’s Center for Research on Media, Technology, and Health. According to Primack, social media may not be forging the connections people initially thought, leading to a state of social isolation in young adults that use it excessively.
Eight people were killed in early April and the violence is intensifying
When you run more, chances are high that your friends will run more, too. A new global study revealed that running is socially contagious and can influence your peers in a social network.
Just two hours of social media use a day can double the risk of young adults feeling "socially isolated," according to a recent study.
Social media has greatly changed how all sorts of companies can interact with their audiences and customers. A new study suggests that even brands dedicated to positive social change tend to use social media as a way to promote the brand more so than activism or social causes.
Box office might be at record levels, but the film industry is going to sustain these levels, it has to learn to turn the booming millennial social media to its advantage. That’s what Disney distribution chief Dave Hollis conveyed this morning to CinemaCon attendees and exhibitors. Disney’s presentation isn’t until tonight, but Hollis kicked off a series of industry speeches this morning prior to STX’s session.
Social media is here to stay. While most of us use it to connect, laugh, stay informed, or escape from work here and there, social media happens to be invaluable to businesses who use it and use it well. Here are a few tips on how to utilize social media for your business, no matter the size. How To Get The Most Out Of Social Media - pg.1
Opinion: Internet culture, paired with the prominence of social media networks, has democratized the talent discovery process. It presents performers with new platforms through which they can showcase their talent and passion, often from the comfort of their living rooms, local grocery stores or wherever WiFi is readily accessible. “Normal” people with myriad skills and talents now have access to countless channels that help them showcase their abilities—beyond traditional concert stages and...