Topic: Facebook

A Cutting-Edge Way for LGBTQ to “Come Out”

May 19, 2017
Social Media

Shawn Barber’s Facebook disclosure represents a larger phenomenon at play: How we share important information about ourselves is evolving, especially for LGBT people who are coming out online.

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Facebook More Effective at Mobilizing Voters

Oct. 11, 2016
Facebook, facebook voting, facebook vote, Moody College of Communication, social media, facebook studies

In a new study, researchers found that individuals are significantly more likely to vote if they receive reminders through Facebook that voting records are public by messages of encouragement or shame to vote. 

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Facebook, Twitter and Youtube: What Role do Social Media Companies Have in Stopping Speech?

Sept. 9, 2014
Facebook, Twitter and Youtube: What Role do Social Media Companies Have in Stopping Speech?

After the extremist group ISIS posted a YouTube video of American journalist James Foley's execution, Google-owned YouTube took the video down, and Twitter's CEO said in a tweet, "We have been and are actively suspending accounts as we discover them related to this graphic imagery."

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23 Facebook Cover Photos, iPhone Wallpapers and More

Aug. 30, 2013
23 Facebook Cover Photos, iPhone Wallpapers and More

Download 23 UT Austin social media profile and mobile device background images. View them all.

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Tweetocracy

June 29, 2012
Tweetocracy