• Social Media Powered Insurgent Campaign, Says Trump
    Donald Trump said social media sites helped propel him to victory by allowing him to get his message out and respond to unfavorable coverage in the press.
  • Majority Of U.S. Adults Use Facebook
    Facebook is basically everywhere, with a large majority of online U.S. adults (79%) saying they have accounts on the world's largest social network.
  • Zuckerberg Dismisses Claims Facebook Helped Trump Win
    On Thursday, Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg fired back at the notion that Facebook somehow swayed the electorate.
  • Trump Win Credited To Social Media
    Trump's use of social media was undoubtedly part of his success, but news media still seem to fail to understand why it played such a big role: simply put, because it cut them out.
  • Trump Victory Sets Social Records
    Donald Trump's unexpected victory over Hillary Clinton in Tuesday's presidential election set records falling all over social media, including Facebook and Twitter.
  • Social Media Really Does Influence Political Opinions... Sometimes
    Social media really does work to change political opinions, according to a new analysis by Pew Research Center.
  • Social Media Disinformation Aims To Suppress Vote
    There are several voter suppression scams by Trump supporters online, including one attempting to convince would-be Clinton voters that they can "vote from home" by texting.
  • False Health Content More Popular On Social Media
    A study of social media sharing patterns, focusing on content about the Zika virus outbreak, found that reports containing incorrect information were far more likely to be shared online.
  • Facebook Blocks Insurer From Using Data To Set Premiums
    In the UK, Facebook has put the kibosh on plans by Admiral, a British car insurer, to offer lower premiums to new drivers based on their Facebook profiles.
  • Facebook Use Linked With Longevity
    Facebook use is associated with longer lifespans, according to a new study of twelve million people, by researchers at the University of California at San Diego.
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