Social media/networking

Social media/networking

This photograph taken on November 7, 2022 shows the logos of social networks Twitter and Mastodon reflected in smartphone screens, in Paris.
Dec 01, 2022
Whether Twitter is destined for a fast, slow or no downfall at all remains to be seen. But some in academe aren’t waiting: they are heading for Mastodon or other platforms.

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December 1, 2022
Whether Twitter is destined for a fast, slow or no downfall at all remains to be seen. But some in academe aren’t waiting: they are heading for Mastodon or other platforms.
July 22, 2022
A community college in Ohio is launching a certificate program to teach students to be media influencers. Will the new offering unleash students’ inner Kim Kardashian?
June 23, 2022
A new service for students flags inappropriate or offensive posts on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram so would-be employers can see them in the best possible light.
June 1, 2022
With Facebook on the decline, some institutions are turning to a third-party app to foster connection among new first-year students. Faculty, administrators and current students are also welcome.
April 8, 2022
A new social media app encourages students to post authentic snapshots of their lives at a random moment every day. There’s a lot of pressure on students to “be real”—but not too real.
March 7, 2022
The social media app that shut down in 2017 amid rampant bullying is back on campus with new “community guardrails” in place to prevent harassment. But some students say that’s not enough.
July 8, 2021
A faculty member quits his job because of the uproar over a Facebook post he insists he didn’t write.
June 30, 2021
Does it always have to be investigated in depth or end a professor’s career? UNC Wilmington doesn’t think so, but a trustee disagrees.
November 23, 2020
Scientists want to know why a major journal published findings that female mentors may be bad for your career, even after reviewers pointed out flaws in the paper’s methodology and analysis. Nature Communications says it’s investigating.
November 16, 2020
University of Miami law professor says he's being fired for his controversial views. Some colleagues have spoken out against him, but some worry about making him a martyr.

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