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  • Will Facebook Alert Users That They Have Read or Shared Fake News?

    … also addressed the impact of fake news on the 2016 U.S. presidential election, according to Dickey, saying: In terms of how much we’ve seen, we actually haven’t seen a ton of increase around the election. The amount of fake news on the platform, actually–and I’m not trying to diminish the importance of the issue–is relatively small. It’s a very small…

    David Cohen/ AllTwitterin Social Facebook- 19 readers -
  • Pac-12 Networks Is the Latest to Ink Twitter Live-Streaming Pact

    … in sports including soccer, volleyball, gymnastics, baseball, ice hockey, swimming, diving, softball, track and field, wrestling, lacrosse, tennis and water polo. The live events will be produced by the Pac-12 universities and they will also be streamed on those universities’ sites and the Pac-12 site. The members of the Pac-12 are: Twitter chief…

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  • Drunk, Sober Colleges on Twitter (Report)

    … Which colleges and universities were the source of the most tweets mentioning alcohol, and which were sober as church mice? CollegeStats.org analyzed geotagged tweets around, um, institutions of higher learning, and it outlined its findings in a report. Far more details are available in the report, but here are the top three and bottom three…

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  • Facebook Catches March Madness

    … Krzyzewski, Duke University, 140,000 Mark Tuergeon, University of Maryland, 4,000 Cuonzo Martin, University of California Berkeley, 2,000 Power conferences, by likes: Southeastern Conference, 625,000 Big Ten Conference, 288,000 Pac-12 Conference: 214,000 Atlantic Coast Conference: 170,000 Big 12 Conference: 88,000 Big East Conference: 11,000 No. 1…

    David Cohen/ AllTwitterin Social Facebook- 31 readers -
  • 2015 Breakthrough Prizes Winners Announced

    … algebra and dynamical systems. Jacob Lurie, Harvard University, for his work on the foundations of higher category theory and derived algebraic geometry; for the classification of fully extended topological quantum field theories; and for providing a moduli-theoretic interpretation of elliptic cohomology. Terence Tao, University of California Los…

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  • REPORT: Facebook To Host Academics-Only Sociology Conference

    … is being organized by State University of New York at Albany Sociology Prof. Peter Brandon and University of Chicago PhD candidate in sociology Michael Corey, adding that Brandon uses Survey of Income and Program Participation data in his research, while Corey uses time-diary data to study into how evening work affects time with family. So I give you…

    David Cohen/ AllFacebookin Social- 6 readers -
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