social media

  1. January 13, 2022

    News beats social, alternative media for accurate health information

    Accuracy and truth, according to a new study involving three countries, including the United States, has been found by individuals who rely more on mainstream news.

  2. April 1, 2020

    Publicly shaming harassers may be popular but doesn’t bring justice

    U-M researchers seeking to understand what people who are harassed on social media want sites to do found most wanted some action that felt just but a one-size-fits-all approach will not work.

  3. January 20, 2020

    Campus briefs

    Short news items from around the university.

  4. October 17, 2018

    Social media buffers depression among older adults with pain

    With a few finger strokes or swipes on a computer or cell phone, seniors with pain can reduce the risk of depression when visiting social media sites, according to a newly published U-M study.

  5. June 30, 2018

    New U-M website aims to help public navigate social media

    U-M has launched Social Integrity, a new website to help people navigate the social media landscape. It’s a partnership of U-M Social and the School of Information Center for Social Media Responsibility.

  6. March 21, 2018

    Social media makes it both easier, challenging to parent tweens

    As children hit the “tween” stage, parents may struggle balancing the need for independence with appropriate supervision, a new national poll suggests.

  7. March 6, 2018

    New center at UMSI will promote social media responsibility

    The School of Information is launching the Center for Social Media Responsibility to address issues related to the credibility of news on social media.

  8. March 5, 2018

    Tips for clicks

    Faculty and staff share their advice for how to build a social media presence.

  9. March 5, 2018

    #SocialScholars: Professors show power of public engagement

    For some faculty members, using social media is a valuable way to share their knowledge, and one that aligns with the university’s public engagement initiative.

  10. May 11, 2017

    Study shows kids want input before parents share about them online

    Research from the School of Information offers insights into what children think is and is not OK for their parents to share on social media.