Category: Social Media

Girls twice more likely to be depressed due to social media use

Teenage girls who spend a lot of time on social media are twice more likely to develop depressive symptoms compared to boys of the same age, a study has found. The study, published in the journal EClinicalMedicine, is the first of its kind to look at associations between social media and depressive symptoms. Researchers from

Lok Sabha polls to be a test of new social media curbs: Oxford study

Curbs imposed by social media companies in India to prevent virality and fake news will be tested during the Lok Sabha elections this year, according to a new research report from the University of Oxford that perceives the elections as “polarising”. Titled ‘Journalism, Media, and Technology Trends and Predictions 2019’, the report by the Reuters

Why You Need To Start Creating More Videos On Social Media

It is strange to think that a number of businesses have yet to appreciate and embrace the vast potential of social media, but to be fair, that number is steadily dwindling. Nevertheless, even companies who heavily invest in social media are missing a trick if they neglect to make video a mainstay of their social

5 Major Social Media Marketing Mistakes And How To Overcome Them

Most modern businesses understand the importance of using social media to promote their brand and interact with consumers. Indeed, social media is at the core of many companies’ digital strategy, often delivering measurable results in terms of sales, leads and customer service. That said, there are many social media mistakes that we see time and

Moving Beyond Social Media Towards News As “Big Data” In The Cloud Era

When we talk today about using “big data” to understand human society, we typically mean using “social media” data. In the social sciences “big data” and “social media” have become increasingly interchangeable due to the widespread availability of large social media datasets and their machine-friendly distribution firehoses and archives. Yet, accessible social media reflects only

5 Social Media Expert Predictions: What You’ll Need To Know In 2019

If one thing is constant it’s that social media is always changing. Algorithms define the future of content distribution and once current trends are invested in, the landscape shifts again. As we go into 2019, many important areas within social media will be addressed: privacy, technological advancements with AI and messaging bots, mental health, political usage,