What Elon Musk’s $44 billion deal to buy Twitter means for the social media platform
SpaceX founder Elon Musk will soon add Twitter to his portfolio of companies. Musk on Monday reached an agreement to buy the social media platform.
Pa. Family Council’s GOP gubernatorial forum video reinstated by YouTube after appeal
YouTube pulled a video of last week’s Pennsylvania Republican gubernatorial candidates’ forum, according to the organization that hosted the event. However the video has since been reinstated and is available on the Pennsylvania Family Council’s YouTube page.
Airbnb’s commercial listings linked to local crime: How self-regulation can help
New research in the INFORMS journal Information Systems Research finds self-regulating is critical to reducing crime linked to Airbnb commercial listings.
“Society can fall apart:” the very real consequences of fake news
The spread of “fake news” in America has been aided and abetted by social media, and the consequences are dire. Dr. Min-Seok Pang (https://twitter.com/minspang), Associate Professor of Management Information Systems at Temple University’s Fox School of Business shares his research on factors that amplify disinformation on social media, and what these platforms should do to […]
Higher education: Why engagement should matter more than location
Universities seeking to differentiate and improve quality at scale should shift to an engagement-centric strategy. But for engagement to become more than a wish list, it must become easier to assess and implement. Here’s how.
Verification Badges May Actually Encourage Users to Post Fake News, Study Finds
A study examining thousands of Weibo users found verifying users’ identities might help fight disinformation, but verified badges are counterproductive.
Study shows verified users are among biggest culprits when it comes to sharing fake news
Temple Management Information Systems Professor Min-Seok Pang has also conducted research revealing that fake news posts that include videos are more likely to be reported.
Got a fake profile? It’s not just you. Cyber scammers have been busy during the pandemic
A friend recently asked me if I’d started a food or perhaps a comedy blog — they couldn’t tell. I hadn’t. Yet, there it was, a link to a website bearing my name that listed the Philly news outlets where my reporting has been published, and, inexplicably, featured blog entries on topics like Philadelphia Art […]