Posts Tagged "facebook"

Thank God for Facebook: When Platforms Proselytize

Thank God for Facebook: When Platforms Proselytize

By on Feb 11, 2013 |

The following is an excerpt from a post by David Talbot that appeared on MIT Technology Review. You can read the article in its entirety here. “Thank God for Facebook,” the liver transplant surgeon Andrew Cameron said earlier this week at a conference about behavioral economics and social media at Harvard Law School. Cameron directs transplants at Johns Hopkins...

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Is Facebook a Fad? Will Our Grandchildren Tweet?

Is Facebook a Fad? Will Our Grandchildren Tweet?

By on Jun 20, 2012 |

In today’s New York Times Room for Debate forum, Morra was asked to respond to the following question. You can read her full response here.  Social media have changed the way people interact: young women in India protect their marriageability by being discreet on Facebook, while in the U.S. family members often feel the sting of learning about estranged loved...

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Face It: Facebook Needs Women on its Board

Face It: Facebook Needs Women on its Board

By on Apr 30, 2012 |

This past February, Facebook put an end to its will-they-or-won’t-they hypothesizing about its initial public offering. Included in its S-1 filing is a list of risk factors investors should beware of before buying stock in the company. A loss of users to other social networking sites like Google+, a loss of advertisers, user privacy breakdowns, and slowed growth...

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