By Peter Sergo | Sun, 12/22/2013 - 13:52
An executive at a prestigious PR firm ignited controversy with a tweet about AIDS in Africa, reflecting how the disease garners stigma.
By Nadia-Elysse Harris | Thu, 10/24/2013 - 16:03
Healthcare.gov got off to a rocky start, and Twitter has something to say about it. Take a look at the top 10 #FailedObamaCareSlogans tweets.
By John Ericson | Thu, 09/26/2013 - 16:14
Social media boosts self-efficacy and success rates among individuals trying to quit smoking, a new study suggests.
By Nadia-Elysse Harris | Wed, 09/25/2013 - 16:00
Twitter announced Wednesday that it has partnered with world organizations and government agencies to effectively get information to those in need.
By Nsikan Akpan | Thu, 08/08/2013 - 20:40
New software program may enhance monitoring of food safety at restaurants by tracking twitter posts.
By Matthew Mientka | Wed, 05/29/2013 - 18:14
Using language published on Twitter, researchers hope to forecast geographic health trends and changes in population factors like happiness.
By Anthony Rivas | Wed, 05/29/2013 - 00:28
Two economic students created a program that would determine whether people sought accuracy or confidence in a pundit. Confidence won.
By Susan Scutti | Fri, 05/03/2013 - 14:20
Microsoft researchers are developing diagnostic tools to analyze new moms' social media posts for signs of behavioral health.
By Ashik Siddique | Wed, 05/01/2013 - 19:02
College students’ Twitter trending patterns reveal where and when they are most likely to use the ADHD medication Adderall, the most commonly abused prescription stimulant. What are they tweeting about the study drug?
By Ashik Siddique | Wed, 04/10/2013 - 00:44
Online social media overuse can damage romantic relationships, suggests new research. Facebook, Twitter, Instagram... how many social networks is too many for keeping the romance alive?
By Makini Brice | Mon, 12/17/2012 - 16:22
New academic research is being undertaken in an effort to establish which tweets are truthful and which ones are lying.
By Christine Hsu | Mon, 08/27/2012 - 13:38
While psychopaths, often described as people who are superficially charming and extremely intelligent, are very hard to spot in the real world, they can easily be found virtually on Twitter, scientists claim.