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social media

Q+A
On tech and democracy
Published Feb 11, 2019
Technosociologist Zeynep Tufekci joins author, innovator Alec Ross tonight for "Democracy Dialogues"
Substance abuse
Missed opportunities in overdose coverage
Published Jan 14, 2019
Only 216 of the 42,500 news reports about Demi Lovato's alleged overdose included mention of national addiction hotline, 1-800-662-HELP
#lawsocialjustice
History class meets the digital age
Published Nov 7, 2018
JHU historian Martha Jones conducts required class discussions on Twitter, challenging her students to distill their thoughts and engage with subject-matter experts
Public health
Buzzworthy emoji idea
Published Sept 18, 2017
Mosquito symbol for social media would make it easier for health professionals to communicate about risks, research
Media literacy
Confronting the real problem of fake news
Published July 12, 2017
NPR broadcaster, digital media strategist tackle media literacy in Johns Hopkins webinar
Market measures
Stock picks from social media?
Published July 25, 2016
Sentiment of activity on micro-blogging platforms offers clues to stock performance, study shows
A man walks into a bar
Published Summer 2016
For these Johns Hopkins alumni, comedy pays the bills / Johns Hopkins Magazine
Zika virus
Misinformation, amplified
Published May 24, 2016
Social media conspiracy theories could undermine efforts to combat Zika virus, experts caution
Phony philanthropy
Social slacktivism
Published April 7, 2016
Some users share updates about online charitable giving without following through, study shows
Social media butterfly
Published Spring 2015
Dalia Ganz, A&S '05, plays a pivotal role in developing ABC Family's social media strategy / Johns Hopkins Magazine