Tag : social media
Barna Study: Women Positively Impacted by Social Media, but Many Report Feeling Negative Emotions of Loneliness and Comparison after Overuse
A new study which sought to examine women’s experience with social media was launched by Barna in collaboration with Proverbs 31 Ministries. It found that women’s excessive interaction with social media added to their feelings of judgement, loneliness, jealousy and comparisons. As Grey's Anatomy season 12 nears its premiere date, Twitter recently announced that the ABC medical drama soared to the top of the most-tweeted shows of fall TV list Garnering 2.2 million tweets between June 1 and Sept. 4, ‘Grey’s Anatomy’ has gained the top spot, all the way from sixth place… Jill Duggar-Dillard’s recent online postings comprised of baby-photos are being deemed as an effort to bring back ‘19 Kids and Counting’ on air, despite the absence of brother Josh Duggar. Twitter users are now free to ramble away as the social media giant has removed the 140-character limit. But, as noted by Twitter, this only applies for Direct Messages. Public posts or tweets, on the other hand, are still confined to the 140-character rule. Only a day after a Twitter feud between Nicki Minaj and Taylor Swift was brought on by the VMA nominations, Katy Perry also took to social media to share her sentiments on the trending rant between the pop stars. Researchers from San Francisco's Lithium Technologies may have found the solution to help users increase their popularity on Facebook. According to their study, timing is the key in maximizing the likes and comments that a post on Facebook will receive. The announcement of ESPN to award the Arthur Ashe Award for Courage to Caitlyn Jenner, the former Olympian then known as Bruce Jenner who transitioned into a woman recently, earned the ire of the public. While people reacted differently from Jenner's decision, it appears that the fans and followers … Kendall and Kylie Jenner might be the queens of social media these days but it appears that the stars of the reality TV series, "Keeping Up With The Kardashians," actually "hate" the platform that hailed them as their rulers. In an interview with The Sunday Times to discuss their upcoming fashion co… Facebook users have caught on with the Oscars fever as predictions for potential winners have been made. These include 'American Sniper' for Best Picture, Bradely Cooper for Best Actor and 'Big Hero 6' for Best Animated Film. The French and German governments have expressed their need for social networking sites such as Facebook, Twitter, and Google to keep watch of terrorism online and remove any content that are related to it or there will be laws against it. Instagram took the world by storm with its photo-centric platform, and today, it has announced that it has reached 300 million users.