'likes'

Facebook draws out our desire to impress people, even if it means making a spectacle of ourselves, says Aditya Mukherjee

Facebook draws out our desire to impress people, even if it means making a spectacle of ourselves, says Aditya Mukherjee

The other day, a friend posted some photographs of his marriage anniversary on Facebook. It garnered ‘likes’ of seismic proportions. A mi...Read More

Study finds 'Liking' an article online may mean less time spent reading it

Study finds 'Liking' an article online may mean less time spent reading it

In a lab experiment, researchers found that people spent about 7 per cent less time reading articles on controversial topics when they ha...Read More

Men more likely to lie and show-off on social media

Men more likely to lie and show-off on social media

Moscow : Men are more likely to lie on social media, or even post naked photos of themselves in order to gather more ‘likes’ as compared ...Read More

Over 9.3 mn Indians generated 40 mn US poll-related posts on Facebook

Over 9.3 mn Indians generated 40 mn US poll-related posts on Facebook

New York: Over 9.3 million Indians have since March 23 last year generated over 40 million likes, posts, comments and shares related to t...Read More

Facebook posts may offer insight into mental illness

Facebook posts may offer insight into mental illness

London: Your Facebook status updates, ‘likes’ and even photos could help researchers better understand mental health disorders, a new stu...Read More

Facebook ‘likes’ may not affect people with purpose

Facebook ‘likes’ may not affect people with purpose

New York: People with a sense of purpose do not rely on Facebook ‘likes’ and other positive social media feedbacks to feel good about the...Read More

Teens find social media ‘likes’ as rewarding as chocolates

Teens find social media ‘likes’ as rewarding as chocolates

Los Angeles: The same brain circuits that are activated by eating chocolate and winning money are triggered when teenagers see a large nu...Read More

Free Press Journal

www.freepressjournal.in