Social Media







OK, it sounds crazy, but sociologist Robert Bartholomew believes that Facebook and other social media platforms can give rise to Mass Psychogenic Illness (MPI), also known as Mass Hysteria. Laura Dimon reports…




We all know that the United States’ National Security Agency (NSA) is monitoring social network and other communications activity, so New York Times music critic Jon Pareles takes issue with Jay-Z’s deal…














Your world is being gamed, reports Nick Wingfield in the New York Times: Congratulations. Reading the first paragraph of this article has earned you a badge. If this made-up award makes you…


Via the The New Inquiry, Huw Lemmey on social media as tools of destruction: By nightfall tonight that explosion which just shook your neighborhood, in one of the most densely populated areas…


The controversey surrounding Mitt Romney’s twitter account continues. According to The Guardian, in July of this year, Mitt commanded around half a million followers compared to Barack’s 18 million. Then suddenly all…