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Facebook Use May Increase Eating Disorders In College Women


Facebook use has been found to increase eating disorders in college-aged women. A new study published in the Journal of Adolescent Health has discovered that when frequent Facebook users compare their bodies to their friends’ bodies, they were more prone to engage in risky dieting behaviors. The study surveyed 128 college-aged women and measured their… Read more »

Kim Kardashian Twitter: Reality Star Requests Major Change, CEO Responds

Kim Kardashian Twitter

Reality star Kim Kardashian may have taken the first step towards changing Twitter forever! The 35-year-old Keeping up with the Kardashians star is apparently frustrated with the social media platform for its lack of editing capabilities. Instead of simply complaining about it, Kim decided to take action by sending an email to the people working… Read more »

Crime Stoppers Incredibly Successful In Using Social Media To Solve Crimes

Crime Stoppers Using Social Media

Crime Stoppers is incredibly successful in using social media to identify suspects and solve crimes. The tools, strategies, and effort used to track down and capture criminals have evolved substantially when compared to past endeavors. The use of police sketches has been instrumental in identifying suspects in previous years; however, surveillance photographs and video makes… Read more »

Notification Icon: Woman Has More Prominent Status On Facebook Notifications

Notification Icon

Facebook’s female notification icon will be featured more prominently in a way that promotes the idea of “ladies first.” Facebook’s notification icon features the woman more distinctively, The Boston Globe reports. As the report notes, it’s a “subtle nod to gender equality.” The social media network has modified the woman silhouette to appear larger than… Read more »

Facebook Rainbow Filter: Another Psychological Test?

Facebook Experiment

Facebook’s rainbow filter tool allows users to add some color to their profile photo, and display their support for LGBT rights. Although more than 26 million people have used the filter, some sources suggest the “Celebrate Pride” tool is part of a social experiment. It is unclear whether Facebook offered the feature in an attempt… Read more »

Denny’s Turns Hit Rap Song Into Effective Marketing Tool

Denny's flicka da wrist

Denny’s Restaurants might be striving to set a new standard for social media marketing – especially based on the high response rate of one of the company’s most recent tweets. On Tuesday, the South Carolina-based family restaurant chain used a popular rap song as an effective social media marketing tool by slightly tweaking the song’s… Read more »