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Articles tagged emotion (8)

“Highly emotionally provocative information stands a stronger chance of lingering in our minds and being incorporated into long-term memory banks.”
When journalists factcheck politicians (or don’t), how to flag bad behavior on social media, and getting past slactivism: all that and more in this month’s roundup of the academic literature.
Or at least explain what Upworthy means for the future of online content.
What drives sharing? It’s a mix of attention, emotion, and reaction. Here’s hard data on which news stories took off and which didn’t on social.
“This kind of repurposing of media not for consumption but for communication is, I think, the underpinning of this social age.”
News.me asks: Can the way people characterize the news they share tell us about why they share in the first place? Adrienne LaFrance
February 28, 2011
April 8, 2010