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On SAGE Insight: The impact of motives for Facebook use on Facebook addiction

Article: The impact of motives for Facebook use on Facebook addiction among ordinary users in Jordan From International Journal of Social Psychiatry Facebook has become the most popular social networking site with more than 2.07 billion monthly active users. However, … Continue reading

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On SAGE Insight: Isomorphism through algorithms: Institutional dependencies in the case of Facebook

From Big Data & Society Concerns about the impact of data-driven intermediaries on the news media industry have been growing steadily over the last several years. Major social media and information companies like Facebook, Google, and Twitter play a central … Continue reading

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On SAGE Insight: Doing data differently? Developing personal data tactics and strategies amongst young mobile media users

From Big Data & Society The proliferation of mobile devices and social media platforms has led to rapid growth in the generation of ‘personal data’ relating to individual users. While users consciously volunteer personal data, many forms of data are … Continue reading

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On SAGE Insight: Influenced by Peers: Facebook as an Information Source for Young People

From Social Media + Society Over the last few years, the political information environment has been significantly transformed. The greatest change is related to the rise of social media. Social media is increasingly pervading our everyday life, which is further … Continue reading

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On SAGE Insight: A giant that may eat us: The missing social purpose of Journalism for Facebook

From British Journalism Review Facebook has created and defined an entirely new industry between media, communications and entertainment that we call “social media”, taking full advantage of the vast opportunity of unregulated business with a global audience. Facebook speaks little … Continue reading

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On SAGE Insight: An investigation of strategies used in alcohol brand marketing and alcohol-related health promotion on Facebook

From DIGITAL HEALTH Alcohol, one of the most heavily advertised products in the world, is commonly promoted on social media. Alcohol brands are incorporating social networking sites (SNS) into their marketing programmes. SNS are also being used to reduce alcohol … Continue reading

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Facebook “Likes” a good indicator of quality hospital care

Do Patients “Like” Good Care? Measuring Hospital Quality via Facebook From American Journal of Medical Quality While those active on social media aren’t shy about expressing opinions on their Facebook pages, how much do their “Likes” really reflect the quality … Continue reading

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Do you like free trials, travel grants, and free white papers? Do you like getting tips on how to get published and how to navigate the world of scholarship? Do you like learning about the latest research news from top … Continue reading

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SAGE journal articles on Wallstreet, Facebook getting media attention

In the days of Occupy Wallstreet, it seems appropriate that a new study published in Administrative Science Quarterly about the occupational hazards of investment banking has caught the attention of the news media. Recently the Wall Street Journal featured an … Continue reading

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Relationship Matters Celebrates 1000 Likes

On February 26th 2012, Relationship Matters, the podcast series for the Journal of Social and Personal Relationships received its 1000th “like” on the Facebook page. Congratulations to Déborah Rupert for being that 1000th person! Our latest podcast, the 7th in … Continue reading

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The impact of new media on customer relationships

From Journal of Service Research The ways consumers communicate with each other have been changing dramatically over the last decade.  New media require a shift in marketing thinking – consumers have become highly active partners, serving as customers as well … Continue reading

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What do Facebook and Rembrandt have in common? Everything

Friending the Virgin: some thoughts on the pre-history of Facebook From SAGE Open Facebook and artists like Rembrandt have much in common. The main commonality lies in the act of portraiture, which consists of more than just the realistic depiction … Continue reading

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Ignore Facebook, Twitter, Flickr and the rest, to your detriment: the importance of social media

Be where the conversations are: the critical importance of social media From Business Information Review It has become clear that the website is no longer the most important single online source of information. It is now vital that we pay … Continue reading

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What can Facebook do for professional societies?

I am intrigued by the opportunities offered by Facebook in a professional context.  Perhaps it is a generational thing, but my Facebook activity tends to be confined to posting pictures of my family and sharing domestic news.  But more and … Continue reading

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