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Pregnancy Loss Awareness - Sharing Stories of Loss on Social Media

School of Information Professor Nazanin Andalibi talks about how social media can be a comforting resource to those who have faced miscarriage by allowing people to share and hear other people's stories. October 14, 2019. # #Information #video #SchoolofInformation #Society #Technology #SocialMedia #Parenting #NazaninAndalibi ​​​​​​​​​


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How New Fathers Use Social Media to Make Sense of Their Roles

Tawfiq Ammari, a PhD candidate in The School of Information, details the impact of shifting gender roles in parenting though his research on social media use of new fathers to find support and legitimize their role as the definition of fatherhood changes. August 9, 2018. #5-15mins #universityofmichigan-other #web-article #TheConversation #Society #Technology #SocialMedia #TawfiqAmmari ​


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When ‘What’s On Your Mind’ is Tragic, Not Happy – Sharing Sad News on Social Media

School of Information assistant professor Nazanin Andalibi discusses her findings about why and how people post sad or tragic news on social media, with the norm being posting happy news. October 3, 2018. #5-15mins #universityofmichigan-other #web-article #TheConversation #HealthandWellness #Technology #SocialMedia #NazaninAndalibi ​​​​​​​​


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Climate Change: Simple Guidelines Can Slow the Spread of Fake News on Facebook

School for Environment and Sustainability Professor Joe Árvai and doctoral student Lauren Lutzke find that distributing guidelines for fake news spotting can help people avoid false content about climate change. August 19, 2019. # #universityofmichigan-other #web-article #MichiganNews #EnvironmentandSustainability #Technology #ClimateChange #SocialMedia


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U-M’s Iffy Quotient Shows Steady Drop of Questionable Information on Social Media, Partners with NewsGuard for Better Data

U-M Center for Social Media Responsibility Director Paul Resnick finds a significant drop in "iffy" content on social media, either due to better policing by sites like Facebook and Twitter or smarter sharing by users. July 23, 2019. # #universityofmichigan-other #web-article #MichiganNews #Society #Technology #SocialMedia #InformationScience #ComputerScience #PaulResnick ​​​​​​​​​​


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LinkedIn Learning Day

U-M Organizational Learning and LinkedIn Learning collaborate on this interactive workshop, teaching participants how to best utilize LinkedIn to reach their goals. Multiple sessions are available at different locations. #60+mins #workshop #Career #Business #Leadership #Management #SocialMedia #Development

 08-08-2019 08:30 AM - 08-10-2019 05:00 PM ET


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Genes for Good: Harnessing the Power of Facebook to Study a Large, Diverse Genetic Pool

School of Public Health professor Gonçalo Abecasis conducts research using Facebook's vast user base to make genetic predictions and gather genetic information. June 13, 2019. # #PublicHealth #webarticle #SchoolofPublicHealth #Society #HealthandWellness #SocialMedia #Genetics


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Amateur Radio Continues to Connect the World

U-M EECS Departmental Computing Organization Coordinator Don Winsor discusses the Amateur Radio Club's opportunities for individuals to familiarize themselves with the concepts, techniques, and applications of practical radio communications. May 23, 2019. #15-30-mins #Engineering #web-article #MichiganEngineerNewsCenter #Technology #ElectricalEngineering #SocialMedia #Communication #Radio #HayleyHanway #DonWinsor ​​​​​​​​​​​


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Tracking Tweets to Map Networks of Influence in Congress

School of Information researchers study common themes of tweets and retweets of political figures to predict outcomes in congressional runnings. February 22, 2019. # #Information #webarticle #SchoolofInformation #Technology #GovernmentandPolitics #SocialMedia #InformationScience #Congress


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Brand Modi: Decoding Social Media Engagement with Celebrities

School of Information Professor Joyojeet Pal conducts research studying Narendra Modi’s engagement with Indian public figures pre- and post-elections. March 25, 2019. # #Information #web-article #SchoolofInformation #Technology #SocialMedia #InformationScience #India #JoyojeetPal ​​​​​​​​​