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Mean Tweets May Be Linked With Heart Disease

Mean Tweets May Be Linked With Heart Disease

Mean tweeters beware: posting mean tweets may be the most recent indicator of heart disease, says a recent study released by researchers at the University of Pennsylvania. The study was headed by Johannes Eichstaedt, a student at Penn State, and published by the journal of Psychological Science. Essentially, what the study revealed is that those […]

Facebook Adds Voice Recognition to Portfolio

Facebook Adds Voice Recognition to Portfolio

Facebook has recently purchased a start-up company involved in Voice recognition. The company called Wit.ai is less than two years old. The start-up provides the ability for developers to combine the use of artificial intelligence and speech recognition in creating what are known as agents with which the user or consumers can interact. It effectively brings […]

Dalhousie Unversity Suspends 13 Students for Inappropriate Facebook Posts

Dalhousie  Unversity Suspends 13 Students for Inappropriate Facebook Posts

Facing a barrage of protests from students, professors, and the licensing agency for dentists in the province of Ontario, Dalhousie University has suspended 13 dentistry students for what has been described as misogynistic comments allegedly  posted on  the social media site, Facebook. The announcement was made by University President, Richard Florizone on Monday Jan 5, as some […]

Social Media Not Representative of Human Behavior

Social Media Not Representative of Human Behavior

Researchers at McGill and Carnegie Mellon Universities have published a study that targets the use of social media to collect data for scientific studies. According to their report, the data collected from social media should not be considered representative of human behavior due to a variety of factors. Things like manipulation of what users see and […]

Bill Cosby: Latest Celebrity Found Guilty by the Internet

Bill Cosby: Latest Celebrity Found Guilty by the Internet

2014 has been a year of celebrity “dirt” being strewn across the Internet and Bill Cosby is the latest to be found guilty by the web. Acting as judge, jury and potential executioner, the death of Cliff Huxtable has taken over the Internet. The 77 year old entertainment icon has had old allegations of sexual […]

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