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Jul 5, 2014 04:00 AM ET
Facebook recently manipulated users' news feeds to mess with their emotions, as part of a study. How upset should the Facebook crowd be?
Jun 26, 2014 06:00 AM ET // Benjamin Radford
The story of an injured young girl being asked to leave a fast-food restaurant has been called a hoax. But its viral spread says a lot about folklore and internet activism. Continue reading →
Jun 3, 2014 01:21 PM ET
A recent study found a possible link between depression and the amount of extremely personal information some Facebook users regularly post. Tara Long has the details.
May 22, 2014 11:25 AM ET // Richard Farrell
Which state is most curious about ferrets? A real-estate site has found the answer.
Apr 16, 2014 09:00 AM ET // Emily Sohn
People who spend more time on social networking sites report more conflict in their relationships and are more likely to break up.
Mar 20, 2014 09:05 AM ET
Many of us spend hours a day on the Internet, and whenever we have a question, it's easy to go to Google for instant answers. Is this changing the way our memory works? Anthony explains how living in a world of constant information is affecting us.
Mar 3, 2014 02:03 PM ET
Does the way we take selfies differ from city to city? Trace reports on an interesting new study that analyzes selfies from around the world, and discovers how people in each city prefer different ways to take a selfie!
Oct 28, 2013 01:35 PM ET
Should a doctor use information you've posted to social media sites to determine whether you're worthy of care? As Anthony shows us, this is not just a theoretical question.
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