Tag Archives: Google+

The Problem Isn’t Just Facebook: It’s You Too.

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Lately, news of the Facebook emotional contagion study and Facebook Messenger’s permissions, have flooded feeds and inboxes. The former was a paper published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences in June 2014. The paper described an experiment where the algorithm controlling some users’ news feeds were altered to show more “happy” or “sad” posts. Then, the subsequent […]

Identity Making with Pinterest

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Do you Pinterest? I do. I find it incredibly addicting. I started pinning this fall after a colleague suggested that I might enjoy Pinterest. So, I headed over to the Pinterest.com homepage and requested an invitation. It arrived the next day and I signed in. At first, I was not sure for what I was […]