Fake News Spreads Fast, But Why?

Fake News Spreads Fast, But Why?

In 1855, Charles Spurgeon quoted what he called an “old proverb” about the truth and falsehoods: “A lie will go round the world while the truth is pulling its boots on.” That has never been more true than it is today in the digital world. A new study published in...
4 Facts About Kids and Their Internet Use

4 Facts About Kids and Their Internet Use

My dad worked for IBM for most of my young life, and I remember playing Astro Grover on a floppy disk on our home computer before I was reading books. The internet invaded most American homes around the mid-to-late 1990s and I remember playing games created in concert...
Understanding Where Social Came From to Understand Where to Go

Understanding Where Social Came From to Understand Where to Go

My colleague Amy Whitfield and I often give talks on social media. We’ve found that it is helpful to give our audience a short history on social in order to catch them up to speed before discussing some its other – perhaps more technical aspects. Grasping the history...