Category Archives: Social Networks

Social Networks and Loneliness

“I share, therefore  I am” Source:

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Do You Reveal Too Much About Yourself on Social Media? [Infographic]

Source: AllTwitter/NextAdvisor

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Big Data in the Age of the Telegraph

Caitlin Rosenthal writes in “Big Data in the Age of the Telegraph,” McKinsey Quarterly, March 2013: “In 1854, Daniel McCallum took charge of the operations of the New York and Erie Railroad. With nearly 500 miles of track, it was one of … Continue reading

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The First Social Network

Today in 1978, the first public dial-up Bulletin Board System, the Computerized Bulletin Board System, or CBBS, went online. It was developed by Ward Christensen and Randy Suess and reportedly connected more than 250,000 callers before it was finally retired with … Continue reading

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How Long Does It Take to Build an App?

How Long Does it Take to Build an App? infographic by Angelina.

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How Professors Use Social Media

  Source: Best Colleges Online

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Nielsen Creates New Twitter Monitor

The Wall Street Journal reports on the expansion of “The National People Meter” to the Twitterverse: Earlier this month, Nielsen published its 2012 Social Media Report, finding that “consumers continue to spend more time on social networks than on any … Continue reading

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