The study appeared in Online Information Review.
To examine the extent to which people consume inaccurate news on social media, researchers analyzed a two-year span of posts from 750 adult users on Facebook and Twitter.
A recent study claims that dozens of white supremacist groups are still using Facebook as a safe haven to spread extremist content.
In the findings, as published in Journalism and Mass Communication Quarterly, researchers found that the ads were considerably effective at its intended outcome of eliciting more social engagements from users.
Posts depicting depressive feelings on Facebook are less likely to attract the encouragement necessary from peers, a new study suggests.
New research, available in the journal Information Systems Research, examines vanity metrics and user engagements on the social networking site Facebook.
A study has found that internet users who consume political information after reading short article previews on their Facebook News Feed may know more than they actually do. “We argue that Facebook’s