Is social media getting a bad reputation? Is it a community-building tool that unites the world, or the biggest sinkhole for productivity known to mankind?
Roy stopped by Bloomberg TV Wednesday night to chat about "the brave new world" of journalism in the age of social media. Twitter, Facebook and other social media platforms impact the way news breaks and as Roy noted, it's not always a positive impact.
By and large, social media services have focused on providing us with the tools to spread our successes, make funny videos go viral and share OMG moments, while essentially ignoring the messy, depressing stuff that can't be "heart"-ed or given the thumbs-up.
How has the application influenced teen culture? How has a 14.4 megabyte program changed our perspective as young people?
Tonight that was supposed to be a great night turned into a horrible nightmare. I saw that shadow of evil and literally had
We'll take a trip down Internet memory lane in this week's "60 Seconds of Social Media" to see how it all began.
Although social networking sites have primarily been seen as social tools connecting friends and family, news organizations and candidates alike have discovered the value of these sites to make stories go "viral" and get more traffic to their own sites.
It's that time again, so let's get you caught up with your '60 Seconds of Social Media.' This week, we take a look at whether we're sharing a little too much.
Pundits and politicians have created quite the commotion about social media's role in the #OccupyWallStreet demonstrations
The economy may be troubled, but one area is thriving: social media. They begin with Facebook and extend through a dizzying