Category Archives: Social Media

Some People Skills Are Now Graduate-Level Fields of Study

The study of people and their behavior is just as fascinating as learning about technology, processes, systems or the natural world. Some disciplines embrace understanding inner mental workings, such as psychology. Additionally, sociology is one field addressing human behavior in groups. These disciplines have helped inspire more complex fields of study such as conflict resolution… Read More »

Facebook’s Zuckerberg Wades Into Vaccine Debate With Baby Shots Photo

Facebook founder and chief executive Mark Zuckerberg has dropped himself into the riotous social media debate over childhood vaccines after posting photos of himself taking his newborn daughter to get immunization shots at the doctor’s office. His Facebook post on Friday shows a photo of Zuckerberg holding his daughter, Max, alongside the caption “Doctor’s visit… Read More »

Net Neutrality Debate: Trai Gets 80 Percent Replies via Facebook

As Trai gears up to frame the net neutrality rules, telecom operators have favoured differential pricing for data services even as nearly 80 percent replies to the regulator’s consultation process follow theFacebook ‘templates’ for its controversy-ridden Free Basics platform. While net neutrality activists continue to oppose any differential pricing regime, saying it would amount to… Read More »

US Recruits Tech Leaders to Help Disrupt Islamic State Group

With extremists finding fertile ground for recruitment online, the White House is dispatching top national security officials to Silicon Valley to seek the tech industry’s help in disrupting the Islamic State group and other terrorists. At a high-level session Friday, industry leaders and government officials will discuss ways to use technology to stop terrorists from… Read More »