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WSU professor leads investigation into Islamophobia online
November 6, 2019

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.

Oct. 3: Murrow College at WSU Everett hosts ‘Ethics in 3D Spaces’ panel
September 25, 2017

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.

Social media, regular folks are reshaping fashion industry
October 13, 2016

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.

April 6, 20: WSU offers free branding webinars for job-seekers
April 4, 2016

By Richard H. Miller, Academic Outreach & Innovation

Brand-YouPULLMAN, 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.

WSU research analyzes social media’s Ice Bucket Challenge
August 13, 2015

By Darin Watkins, Edward R. Murrow College of Communication

als-ice-bucketPULLMAN, 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?

WSU Valentine’s stories shared on Facebook
February 16, 2015

WSUNewsVdayPreviewWSUNewsVdayPreviewPULLMAN, Wash. – For Valentine’s Day, Facebook fans of Washington State University were asked to submit photos and stories of their WSU loves, and there were some great ones.

April 23: Social media’s impact on political change
April 17, 2014

Arab-social-media-160PULLMAN, 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.