The most striking finding concerned the fact that much of the anti-Muslim narrative was driven by a small handful of users, disseminating tweets through throngs of automated bots and sock puppet accounts that concealed the true identity of their owners.
EVERETT, Wash. – Technology and media industry leaders will explore the ethical issues unfolding within emerging social virtual reality platforms at a breakfast and panel discussion titled “Ethics in 3D Spaces,” 8:30 a.m. Tuesday, Oct. 3, in the Tiered Lecture Hall, room 102, at WSU Everett, 915 N. Broadway.
By Eric Sorensen, WSU News PULLMAN, Wash. – The Internal Revenue Service is breaking several laws by mining large data sets and combing through social media posts in its search for people to audit, a Washington State University professor says.
By Linda Weiford, WSU News PULLMAN, Wash. – As social media becomes the catwalk of the fashion industry, a Washington State University researcher is examining how it influences the way consumers interact and the merchandise they buy.
By Richard H. Miller, Academic Outreach & Innovation PULLMAN, Wash. – People under 25 sometimes delete social media posts to prepare for employer scrutiny. Older job-seekers may worry less about deletion and more about addition, such as of posts that show professional accomplishments and capabilities.
By Darin Watkins, Edward R. Murrow College of Communication PULLMAN, Wash. – Last summer’s Ice Bucket Challenge swept the country – a fundraiser to fight amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) that became a social media phenomenon. But why was it so successful?
PULLMAN, Wash. – The power of social media to influence political change – particularly in the Arab world – will be discussed by political science and communication experts 4-5:30 p.m. Wednesday, April 23, in Bryan 305.