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Articles tagged sharing (47)

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.
An NPR Digital Services analysis of news stories at public radio stations found that fun and serious stories were shared on Facebook at roughly the same rate.
Whether it’s the growth of mobile, the shifting user base of Twitter, or something else, those sharing buttons appear to be generating a shrinking share of tweets linking to news stories.
“This kind of repurposing of media not for consumption but for communication is, I think, the underpinning of this social age.”
The Engaging News Project want to know if that and other small cues and prompts can encourage people to seek points of view different from their own.
Journalist’s Resource sifts through the academic journals so you don’t have to. Here are 10 of the studies about social and digital media they found most interesting in 2012.
As the pro-sharing license celebrates its 10th birthday, the nonprofit outlet says encouraging republication has meant more than 4 million extra pageviews on its stories so far this year. Richard Tofel and Scott Klein
Also new in media and tech this week: The British press’ self-regulation agreement, the ethics of a haunting photo of impending death, and the Instagram/Twitter war.