Internet

Concerns about cybersecurity increase during COVID-19

Cyber criminals are taking advantage of the COVID-19 crisis, as cybersecurity experts have tracked a rise in online scams related to the novel coronavirus. Using concerns about the novel coronavirus, cyber criminals have ...

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Fact or fake? The role of knowledge neglect in misinformation

At this point we've all heard about the problems posed by misinformation in our society. From accusations that we're living in a post-truth world, to deep fakes that can make former President Obama say "Killmonger was right," ...

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People's perception of media messages personalized in real-time

Techniques that personalize media messages in real-time have become increasingly sophisticated. This enables new personalization strategies, such as when people receive an ad on their mobile device that is simultaneously ...

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Social media used to spread, create COVID-19 falsehoods

When a disease outbreak grabs the public's attention, formal recommendations from medical experts are often muffled by a barrage of half-baked advice, sketchy remedies, and misguided theories that circulate as anxious people ...

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Social media

Social media is online content created by people using highly accessible and scalable publishing technologies. Social media is a shift in how people discover, read and share news, information and content; it's a fusion of sociology and technology, transforming monologues (one to many) into dialogues (many to many) and is the democratization of information, transforming people from content readers into publishers. Social media has become extremely popular because it allows people to connect in the online world to form relationships for personal, political and business use. Businesses also refer to social media as user-generated content (UGC) or consumer-generated media (CGM).

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