Summary: Information Sharing On Social Media Sites

SP16: INFO-200 Sec 10 – Inf. Comm – Blog Post #4 The article “Information Sharing on Social Media Sites” in Computers In Human Behavior is a study of how different types of information are shared and how social media users judge credibility of social media sites. The author, Babajide Osatuyi, is a social media researcher and Associate […]

Information-seeking behavior of Instagram users

SP16: INFO-200 Sec 10 – Inf. Comm – Blog Post #3 Instagram Users (Instagrammers) are an active and varied community, though they skew to the younger side. Over half (55%) of all internet users in the 18-29 range are registered for the service, according to Pew Research.  Still a large chunk, 28% of internet users in […]

Instagrammers as Information Community

SP16: INFO-200 Sec 10 – Inf. Comm – Blog Post #2   In 1945, Vannevar Bush describes an advanced form of photography and note taking: One can now picture a future investigator in his laboratory. His hands are free, and he is not anchored. As he moves about and observes, he photographs and comments. Time is automatically […]