How Gender Influences Health Searches
Now proven beyond a reasonable doubt: Women are more likely than men to look for health information online.
Dr. Google and Dr. Microsoft
Keeping an eye on the Dr. Google vs. Dr. Microsoft horserace.
Will Comedians Take Stand-Up to Stand?
In what’s promising to be one of the more entertaining intellectual property court hearings to date, comedians Stephen Colbert and Jon Stewart have been requested as witnesses in the Viacom vs. YouTube case.
Facebook Your Future Roommate
Remember the anticipation you felt on your first day of college? Showing up to your dorm and wondering what your freshman year roommate would be like? You might have even spoken with your assigned roommate on the phone, and maybe you were wonder…
Cyber Opinion in China
Reports on monitoring and censorship of Chinese internet content, particularly news and blogs, are familiar to westerners. We are less familiar with editorials praising a Party official’s meeting with a “netizen,” wishing for a day when it was les…
New Research From JCMC
A new issue of the Journal of Computer-Mediated Communication was recently published online, with articles on topics ranging from Facebook to online fantasy sports.
Search Privacy Practices
What if your search queries for the last 18 months were archived along with your IP address? Would anything embarrassing come up, like how many times you searched for your own name or the name of your ex?
YouTube Suit Gets Backup Band
The National Music Publisher’s Association recently joined the YouTube class action copyright infringement suit, along with the likes of Viacom and those who started the Zidane-style retaliatory headbutting in the first place (none other than the …
This is Library 2.0
I must admit, when I think about the cutting-edge institutions that are leading us into the future, Topeka, Kansas is not usually the first thing that comes to mind.
Poor and Elderly E-patients
This just in: “The Internet appears to be a double-edged sword, assisting in the search for health care information for the poor and elderly while magnifying existing gaps based on other factors.”