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2011-11-14 23:35:08

Study finds social networks promote cooperation, discourage selfishness It turns out nice guys can finish first, and David Rand has the evidence to prove it. Rand, a post-doctoral fellow in Harvard's Department of Psychology and a Lecturer in Human Evolutionary Biology, is the lead author of a new paper, which found that dynamic, complex social networks encourage their members to be friendlier and more cooperative, with the possible payoff coming in an expanded social sphere, while...

2011-11-06 08:00:00

Social networks such as Facebook and Twitter have become so pervasive in daily life that they have become a key source of information for the private investigator. Houston, TX (PRWEB) November 06, 2011 People often put so much of their lives online not realizing that what is on the Internet, stays on the internet. Careful analysis of social networking habits can bring to light the structure of relationships from the casual acquaintance to close bonds. âœStudying...

Study: More Facebook Friends Means Bigger Brain Regions
2011-10-19 10:05:33

New research has found that people with more Facebook friends tend to have bigger brain regions than those with fewer friends, suggesting that using online social networks could be changing our brains. The researchers at University College London (UCL) found that users with the greatest number of friends on the social network had more gray matter in brain regions linked to social skills. The neuroscientists say the finding could mean that either social networking changes these brain...

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Social Networking Service
2013-01-27 09:02:30

A social networking service is an online service provided to the public for social interaction between families, friends, and also for gaining new friends over the internet. These networks often include such services as e-mail and instant messaging. Social networks are found worldwide and used by half of the world’s population in some form or another. In 2011 a survey revealed 47 percent of adults and 73 percent of teens use a social networking service. You can use these services to...

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