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  • 15 May 2019
    Stephen Pihlaja

    ‘You’re an idiot’: Why people fight online

    People fight about all sorts of things online. Most of you probably don’t spend a lot of time reading comments on YouTube, but you probably know they’re not particularly intellectually stimulating places. I’ve been interested in why this is the case, why there’s so much drama online, for the past ten years. My most recent book ‘Religious Talk Online’ looks at how Christians, […]

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  • 4 Apr 2017
    Carlos Castillo

    Participatory mining of data streams: beyond crisis mapping

    Emergency situations force us to take critical decisions in a very short time. Often, the first place people turn to for information is social media. A combination of human and machine intelligence can help make sense of the immense amount of data that comes from these widely varied perspectives and posts.

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  • 25 Jul 2014
    David A. Schweidel

    Are Social Media Platforms Getting Too Close to the Creepy Line?

    David A. Schweidel, the co-author of Social Media Intelligence, outlines the terms of service we agree to when we search in Google, log in to Facebook, and Tweet, and how today's social media innovators may be invading our privacy and learning more about us than we'd like.

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  • 19 Jul 2012

    Venice on Facebook

    Have you been to La Serenissima? Share your favorite photo on our Facebook page!

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  • 25 Jun 2012

    Last Chance London

    It’s your last chance to show us what the Swinging City looks like to your London Eye. Submit your photo and tell us why you love it before it’s too late to win an advance copy of London: A Social and Cultural History, 1550–1750.      

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