Tag: social media
The University of Rochester will be asking the Monroe County District Attorney’s Office to subpoena information from a social media site to identify UR students believed to have been responsible for posting racially offensive and threatening language.
University senior counsel Richard S. Crummins sent a letter Thursday to Yik Yak, a popular social networking app, making the demand for information, along with screenshots of the posts the university wants to have identified.
While social media, especially Twitter, can benefit a television show in real-time, offline word-of-mouth is more influential to get a new viewer to watch a new program, according to a new study from the Simon Business School.
Researchers at the University of Rochester are focusing on how social media messages can affect mental health. A new program using the camera on a smartphone or laptop can gauge stress levels for people as they use social media.
During a political campaign voters will often share their views through pictures posted on social media. A human could recognize one as being a positive portrait of the candidate and the other one negative. Professor Jiebo Luo and his collaborators are training computers to make the same assessments.