Posts Categorized: Social Media

How comments and “likes” on social media are impacting how we think

Participants were significantly more likely to blame the company for what happened when the online comments blamed the company. By comparison people were significantly more likely to absolve the company of blame if the online comments defended the organization.

The impact social media is having on news media

“A social media misfire resulted in the Stampede inadvertently tweeting that (two time Olympic gold medalist Kaillie) Humphries would be this year’s (parade) marshal, about 20 minutes before the official announcement. Stampede officials quickly deleted that tweet, before republishing it at 10:30am.” Calgary Herald, 10:59am June 3, 2015 Harmless, innocuous, benign – newsworthy. A simple…

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