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Researchers Find Facebook Use May Predict Alcohol Use and Anxiety
2013-04-10 19:16:21

Peter Suciu for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online The world´s largest social network has been the subject of a movie, as well as a nonstop source of news since its IPO last May. Facebook, which has nearly one billion users worldwide and has become a daily activity for hundreds of millions of people, could also allow individuals with high levels of anxiousness, who might be opposed to more social or public settings, to meet and connect with others. This is the findings of a...

2013-04-03 23:03:00

Social network for philanthropy SoRewarding.com launches nationally and shaking up U.S. Concept of Philanthropy. DENVER, April 2, 2013 (PRWEB) April 03, 2013 Denver-based SoRewarding, the premier online social network for philanthropy, is shaking up the way cause-minded individuals across the U.S. think about the process of giving with the national launch of its website. Already successfully bringing nonprofits, merchants and community members in Denver together in creative and fun ways to...

2013-04-02 23:01:45

CBS Money Watch interviewed Ryan Holmes, CEO of HootSuite, on proper social media practice. Internet marketing company fishbat advises social media users to practice safe social networking. Bohemia, NY (PRWEB) April 02, 2013 On April 2, Internet marketing firm fishbat, Inc. offers advice on safe social networking practices to avoid losing social media followers. According to CBS Money Watch, Ryan Holmes, CEO of HootSuite, provided tips on protecting company social media profiles,...

2013-03-27 23:00:07

The DashBurst social network is aimed at providing content creators and publishers robust new tools to share articles, videos, photography, art, infographics, presentations and more. Pittsburgh, PA (PRWEB) March 27, 2013 DashBurst - a social media magazine, design agency and technology startup - has just announced the launch of a new social network and content marketing platform. One of the fastest growing social communities on the web with over 150,000 subscribers, DashBurst is a place to...

Social Networks Were Still Alive 800 Years Ago
2013-03-26 18:16:54

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Researchers wrote in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences about the growth, collapse and change of social networks in the late pre-Hispanic Southwest. The team studied 800,000 painted ceramic and 4,800 obsidian artifacts from AD 1200 to 1450 that were uncovered from over 700 sites in the western Southwest. Their study sheds light on the transformation of social networks in the late pre-Hispanic American Southwest,...

Weather Info Being Added To Facebook Events, Public Places
2013-03-23 05:02:01

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Facebook, the world´s largest social network, is moving one step closer to total Internet domination with the announcement they will be adding weather forecasts to events and public place pages. According to PCMag´s Stephanie Mlot, the new feature comes courtesy of the folks at Weather Underground and will allow users to include general weather information to events that have a designated location and occur within 10...

Memory Tricks Help Us Keep Track Of Vast Social Networks
2013-03-22 05:20:52

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Humans keep track of our vast social networks by using special memory tricks that cheat complexity, rather than using routine memorization, according to a new Cornell University study. These memorization shortcuts effectively simplify rules, the way in which a person might remember a number sequence that always increases by two, according to lead author Matthew Brashears, assistant professor of sociology. People recall social...

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This word was invented in 1926 by H.P. Lovecraft for his short story, 'The Call of Cthulhu.' 'Cthulhu' may be based on the word 'chthonic,' which in Greek mythology refers to the underworld.