Vaccination decisions strongly influenced by social networks
April 15, 2013, 11:39 a.m. by Melissa Breyer
A new study finds that the decision to vaccinate a child is as much social and cultural as it is science-based.
Survey shows no one wants a Facebook phone
April 4, 2013, 12:32 p.m. by Molly Klinefelter, LAPTOP
Despite its immense popularity, a survey shows that a phone with Facebook-based OS and phone service would probably tank in the market.
Facebook's next frontier: A phone?
April 4, 2013, 9:47 a.m.
Video: The social media giant is reportedly announcing a new android OS product today. CEO Mark Zuckerberg has long denied the launch of a Facebook phone, telling Matt Lauer in October that that option was off the table.
Facebook user gets kidney donor wish in 90 minutes
March 29, 2013, 9:59 a.m.
Video: Eddie Beatrice used social media to bypass multi-year waiting list for a kidney.
Researchers use Facebook to map tornado paths
March 26, 2013, 9:48 a.m.
Video: Researchers at the University of Georgia now have a better understanding of how far items sucked into a tornado can travel, all thanks to Facebook. It's the first study of its kind.
Why Facebook improves self-esteem
March 22, 2013, 11:29 a.m. by David Mielach, BusinessNewsDaily
The social networking site gives people a boost by displaying characteristics and values they value the most, and can help remind users of personal goals.
How to earn money through likes on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram
March 18, 2013, 4:22 p.m. by Molly Klinefelter, LAPTOP
The start-up Flattr allows you to give a little tip to people whose social media work you enjoy when you like or favorite something.
Photographer sets out to meet his Facebook friends -- in person
March 15, 2013, 11:18 a.m. by Jaymi Heimbuch
Ty Morin asked for a crowdfunding boost to help him meet almost 800 people. In the process, he kickstarted a conversation about the real meaning of 'friends.'
Facebook reinvents its News Feed: Bigger photos, customized feeds
March 7, 2013, 3:06 p.m. by Michael S. Lasky, LAPTOP
The redesign emphasizes different feeds for photos, videos and the like.
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