social media

Research by U of O prof to produce new detection algorithms Social media could soon be put to good use when it comes to detecting possible mental illness, according to research by University of Ottawa Engineering and Computer Science professor Diana Inkpen and her team. The project will use data collected from social media websites …

Illustration: Jennifer Vo Scroll down your newsfeed on Facebook and chances are you’ll see political news, a new pumpkin cheesecake recipe, and maybe a meme or two. Social media sites represent some of the largest variety of content from around the web, and along with all the articles come opinions.  With the sheer amount of conflicting …

Stunt videos needed to keep ownership of user content Photo: CC-Ed  Gregory, Edits by Kim Wiens This week Facebook announced its decision to collect user photos, videos and information beginning early next year to steal users data for their own use.  This move has lead to a high volume of legal declarations on Facebook feeds, …

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