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On the bright side, “nothing stimulates technological development like war.”
How “bridging elites” help on Twitter, perceptions of news by a skeptical public, and Wikipedia pages as newsmaking destinations: all that and more in this month’s roundup of the academic literature.
A survey across 10 countries find some things in common (Facebook’s everywhere) and some divergence (Finns dig Google Plus).
Do comment sections build a bias against expertise? Do people remember Facebook posts? How much does news drive search, and vice versa? These are some of the most noteworthy findings in academic research in 2013.
The rise and fall of a narcotweeter, how to build an online community, and when fact-checking backfires: all that and more in this month’s roundup of the academic literature.
Brazilians and Americans like to talk about the news online, apparently. Germans and Brits keep to themselves.