Beijing’s relative silence may be an attempt to placate both Kim Jong-un of North Korea and President Trump, and to prevent the Chinese public from panicking.
(Human Factors and Ergonomics Society) Mining data from hundreds of thousands of tweets, and using a novel, psychologically inspired metric of lexical choice relative to a normative standard, revealed indications of the most severe disruptions to daily living.
After tipping the news earlier today, New York Post media columnist Keith J. Kelly now has confirmation. Modern Luxury has finalized a deal to acquire GreenGale Publishing. It's a major and long-rumored move in the relatively healthy print media world of luxury glossy magazines. From Kelly's second report: "It took years to do, but we...
For the last several months, Kris Shaffer and I have been working together on tracking news sites, partisan sites, and hate sites, and their relative popularity on social media. We have also been looking at the advertising and tracking technology used on these sites in an effort to understand how these sites generate revenue. Show More Summary
SELLER: Ryan Kavanaugh LOCATION: Los Angeles, CA PRICE: $10,500,000 SIZE: (approx.) 9,100 square feet, 6 bedrooms, 6 full and 4 half bathrooms YOUR MAMA’S NOTES: Once high-flying but now intensely embattled Relativity Media founder Ryan Kavanaugh flipped his Los Angeles mansion back on the market at $10.5 million after he and his third wife, model... Read more »
How did gangbangers kill each other before modern technology? A relative of a man who died after being shot along with five others Friday afternoon in the Austin neighborhood said social media led to his cousin's death."Facebook killed...Show More Summary
Do they use Facebook? Not all, but many of them do:Although it is not widely known, phone ownership and even social media usage are relatively common among homeless people, even if not those living next to Facebook. One Bay Area survey of around 250 homeless people found that 62% had phones. Show More Summary
SEPARATING fact from fiction used to be a relatively straightforward task. Then came “fake news”. In recent years the advent of social media has made it far easier to spread lies about current events online, benefiting both shadowy political actors advancing agendas and unscrupulous entrepreneurs hoping to reap advertising revenues.
South Korean authorities faced a deluge of criticism Wednesday for announcing that human remains had been found from the sunken Sewol ferry, only to correct itself within hours to say they were animal bones. Newspapers said relatives of the missing had been put through "heaven and hell", and accused the maritime ministry of recklessness. Show More Summary
A Utah man has died from his injuries following Wednesday’s terror attack in London, according to relatives and media reports.
It's been six months since news broke that Kim Kardashian was held at gunpoint in a horrifying robbery in Paris. Since then, the reality TV personality has kept a relatively low profile. It took her months to return social media and public appearances. Rightfully so. Show More Summary
If birds are the living relatives of dinosaurs, then this chicken’s practically a T. Rex. A clip of a giant clucker strutting its stuff became a social media sensation over the weekend because it looked like Foghorn Leghorn had comeShow More Summary
Utah Gov. Gary Herbert has signed off on a bill that would allow residents to pass down their social media and email accounts to relatives as easily as they do … Click to Continue »
While Rutte's victory in Holland has the elites and the media proclaiming the populist revolution is dead (despite a surge in Wilders' support relative to mainstream parties), movements driven by Euroskepticism and "anti-establishment"...Show More Summary
Three Indian Americans have been shot in the U.S. in the last few weeks, two fatally. But if most Americans aren't aware of that, they can be forgiven given that press coverage has been relatively muted. In the press in India, on the...Show More Summary
February was a relatively mellow month in the social media world. Facebook only had a few, while smaller players like Pinterest and YouTube had several as well. Snapchat’s IPO also provided a variety of enlightening data for marketers to use. Show More Summary
Nate Silver, editor-and-chief of fivethirtyeight.com, a polling analysis and prediction website, had a rough Election Night, as his final odds favoring a Hillary Clinton victory were wrecked by reality. Yet, Silver was relatively less...Show More Summary
Michelle Obama has led a relatively quiet post-White House life. After taking a break from social media Jan. 20, the former first lady has tweeted only a half-dozen times, including that humble brag about her beach vacation. But in the past week, Mrs. O has gotten her mojo back, starting with a little shade thrown […]
The single-atom bit represents the ultimate limit of the classical approach to high-density magnetic storage media. So far, the smallest individually addressable bistable magnetic bits have consisted of 3–12 atoms. Long magnetic relaxation...Show More Summary
French media say the former brother-in-law of a missing French couple has confessed to killing them and their two adult children