4 Ways to Use Social Media to Spread Positivity

The dangers of social media are real — overusing it can lead to symptoms of depression, falling into a comparison trap, and feeling more isolated, among other negative outcomes. There’s good reason to be aware of these negative effects (and be prepared to take action in case we start to experience them ourselves). But it’s also important to … Read more 4 Ways to Use Social Media to Spread Positivity

Algeria protests: how disinformation spread on social media

Amidst months of anti-government demonstrations, an online information battle is happening in Algeria. Protesters are trying to swat away annoying trolls – dubbed “electronic flies”. The interim president of the north African country recently announced that elections will take place in December. It’s the latest twist in a year of political drama which began in February … Read more Algeria protests: how disinformation spread on social media

How butterfly spread can be a much easier solution than options trade

With a great deal of ease and convenience, Options do bring with themselves a certain set of difficulties. These difficulties may make options unattractive as an instrument to trade in certain situations. However, in such times I have always found shelter in an option strategy called Butterfly. Let us discuss how certain peculiar situations can … Read more How butterfly spread can be a much easier solution than options trade

Twitter India, White Swan Foundation Join Hands to Spread Information About Suicide Prevention

In a bid to raise awareness on suicide prevention in India, Twitter India on Monday announced a partnership with non-profit organisation White Swan Foundation in which, the company will provide them with #adsforgood grants to help them reach more people. Twitter, in partnership with the International Association for Suicide Prevention, also launched a special emoji for the … Read more Twitter India, White Swan Foundation Join Hands to Spread Information About Suicide Prevention

90% of ‘Active’ Twitter Users Spread Falsehoods During Disasters: Study

Nearly 90 percent of Twitter’s ‘active’ users tend to spread falsehoods in the case of public emergencies or disasters, a study of more than 20,000 tweets has found. The researchers found that 86-91 percent of the users spread false news, either by retweeting or liking the original post. Five to 9 percent sought to confirm the … Read more 90% of ‘Active’ Twitter Users Spread Falsehoods During Disasters: Study

Predicting the spread of the Zika virus

a brand new tool by way of Japan-based researchers predicts the threat of Zika virus importation andneighborhood transmission for 189 countries. international locations which can be properly related to/from Brazil were at specially high chance of importation, in line with the analysis via a group of researchers from the college of Tokyo, Hokkaidouniversity, and the … Read more Predicting the spread of the Zika virus