April 15, 2014

New Article: “Legal Issues Relating to Online Social Networking”

The following article appears in the February 2013 issue of ILA Reporter from the Illinois Library Association. Title Legal Issues Relating to Online Social Networking Authors Julie Tappendorf Source ILA Reporter February 2013 Vol. XXXI, No. 1 From the Introduction Libraries of all types — public, school, academic, and special — gain advantages in using […]

New Report from Pew Internet & American Life Project: Teens, Kindness and Cruelty on Social Network Sites

A new report from the Pew Internet and American Life Project, Cable in the Classroom, and Family Online Safety Institute. Title: Teens, Kindness and Cruelty on Social Network Sites: How American teens navigate the new world of “digital citizenship” Authors: Amanda Lenhart, Mary Madden, Aaron Smith, Kristen Purcell, Kathryn Zickuhr, Lee Rainie Direct to Complete […]

New Report/Statistics From Nielsen: "Social Media Report: Spending Time, Money and Going Mobile"

From the Highlights: Social media not only connects consumers with each other, but also with just about every place they go and everything they watch and buy. Nielsen’s new Social Media Report looks at trends and consumption patterns across social media platforms in the U.S. and other major markets, exploring the rising influence of social […]

New Tech Report from MSR: "Pedagogy: A Social Networking Approach to Knowledge Discovery"

by Mohammad Raza, a Post-Doctoral Researcher at Microsoft Research Cambridge. Direct to Full Text Report (6 pages; PDF) From the Abstract: The construction of semantically structured, accurate, and comprehensive knowledge bases remains an important but difficult problem. Acquiring the wealth of human knowledge in a machine-readable format would have invaluable benefits for semantic web services […]