Sociology of Social Media
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Likes remain the most prevalent form of engagement on Facebook, but comments have more pull — more than four times as much.
L ast Wednesday marked the end of the Fall semester for my course at the University of Miami. Together with 19 students and invited lecturers, we explored the workings of social media from multiple perspectives, including identity, community, branding, PR, and journalism. The class developed on three levels, covering the practice of publishing and sharing; online culture, behavior, and sociology; and, relevant case studies about PR and journalism online.
Influence scores, as we know them today, are all based upon algorithms. Algorithms are commonly confused with formulae, but they are surely two different things.
[ Editor's Note : The how-to screencast on creating linked videos with YouTube annotations has been delayed.