Facebook http://wkms.org en Quit Social Media, Save Your Marriage? http://wkms.org/post/quit-social-media-save-your-marriage Your wife comes to bed late — again — after spending hours on Facebook. Maybe you feel like your husband is more focused on Twitter than you. Here's a pro tip: You may not imagining it. Sat, 05 Jul 2014 19:39:19 +0000 editor 41846 at http://wkms.org Quit Social Media, Save Your Marriage? Facebook Makes Us Sadder And Less Satisfied, Study Finds http://wkms.org/post/facebook-makes-us-sadder-and-less-satisfied-study-finds Facebook's mission "to make the world more open and connected" is a familiar refrain among company leaders. But the latest research shows connecting 1.1 billion users around the world may come at a psychological cost.<p>A new <a href="http://www.plosone.org/article/info%3Adoi%2F10.1371%2Fjournal.pone.0069841#s3">University of Michigan study</a> on college-aged adults finds that the more they used Facebook, the worse they felt. Tue, 20 Aug 2013 16:34:07 +0000 Elise Hu 34155 at http://wkms.org Facebook Makes Us Sadder And Less Satisfied, Study Finds Fake Facebook Profile Causes Confusion for Hopkins County Parents http://wkms.org/post/fake-facebook-profile-causes-confusion-hopkins-county-parents <p>A fake account on the Hopkins County School System Facebook page confused some parents trying to get information about school closings Tuesday night. Community Engagement Specialist Lori Harrison is the administrator for the school’s page. Harrison says another account that looked similar to the official one posted inappropriate comments on the site. Thu, 17 Jan 2013 20:22:34 +0000 Shelly Baskin 26913 at http://wkms.org Fake Facebook Profile Causes Confusion for Hopkins County Parents Elizabeth Thomas: on Facebook privacy http://wkms.org/post/elizabeth-thomas-facebook-privacy <p>Studies have shown that the human brain, for all of its intelligence and reasoning, prefers efficiency.&nbsp; Or, as a psychology professor of mine once said, "The brain likes it easy."&nbsp; That could be why we only tend to scan, at best, things like website privacy policies.&nbsp; And when that involves the world's most ubiquitous social media site, that ignorance can be dangerous.&nbsp; To find out to improve that state of affairs, Todd Hatton spoke with Murray State University journalism professor Elizabeth Thomas.&nbsp; She teaches and blogs on the subject of social media.</p> Fri, 28 Sep 2012 19:24:53 +0000 Todd Hatton 22641 at http://wkms.org Elizabeth Thomas: on Facebook privacy the morning cram [now those are some golden arches edition] http://wkms.org/post/morning-cram-now-those-are-some-golden-arches-edition <p>I hope I look that good when I&#39;m 75. (I know, it&#39;s a suspension bridge)</p><p><strong>NPR reports</strong> the <a href="http://www.npr.org/2012/05/25/153205217/walk-this-way-crossing-the-golden-gate-bridge">Golden Gate Bridge</a> turns 75 this weekend.</p> Fri, 25 May 2012 14:29:57 +0000 Gary Pitts 18122 at http://wkms.org the morning cram [now those are some golden arches edition] the morning cram [the rich friends edition] http://wkms.org/post/morning-cram-rich-friends-edition <div class="card-content"><div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden "><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even"><p>&quot;...the bull has sent you a friend request.&quot;</p><p><strong>NPR reports</strong> <a href="http://www.npr.org/blogs/thetwo-way/2012/05/18/152984841/like-it-or-not-its-facebooks-day-on-wall-street">Facebook </a>is only moments away from being publicly traded.</p> Fri, 18 May 2012 14:58:18 +0000 Drew Adams 18029 at http://wkms.org the morning cram [the rich friends edition] Afternoon Round-Up 5/16/12 http://wkms.org/post/afternoon-round-51612 <p><strong>Today on NPR:</strong><a href="http://www.npr.org/blogs/money/2012/05/16/152736671/this-guy-will-sell-you-sell-you-1-000-facebook-likes">For $75, This Guy Will Sell You 1,000 Facebook &#39;Likes&#39;</a></p><p><strong>Around the Commonwealth:</strong></p><p>Kentucky Senate President David Williams says he had <a href="http://wkms.drupal.publicbroadcasting.net/post/david-williams-says-he-had-no-idea-richie-farmers-alleged-state-resource-abuses">no idea</a> what trouble his former gubernatorial running mate Richie Farmer was causing as agriculture commissioner.</p> Wed, 16 May 2012 21:17:50 +0000 Rose Krzton-Presson 18004 at http://wkms.org Afternoon Round-Up 5/16/12 Afternoon Round-Up 5/15/12 http://wkms.org/post/afternoon-round-51512 <p><strong>Today on NPR: </strong><a href="http://www.npr.org/blogs/money/2012/05/15/152736516/is-facebook-worth-100-billion">When Facebook goes public this week, the company will be valued at roughly $100 billion. It will be the highest valuation ever for an initial public offering of a tech company. Is Facebook really worth this much money?</a></p><p><strong>Jackson Purchase:</strong></p> Tue, 15 May 2012 21:23:56 +0000 Drew Adams 17989 at http://wkms.org Afternoon Round-Up 5/15/12 Illinois House Passes Password Snooping Ban http://wkms.org/post/illinois-house-passes-password-snooping-ban <p>The Illinois House wants to bar employers from asking workers and job applicants for access to social media like Facebook.&nbsp; The legislation passed Thursday and now goes to the Senate.&nbsp; Some employers, particularly law enforcement, have begun asking for passwords so they can review the online activities of job applicants.&nbsp; Under the legislation, workers could file lawsuits if pressured to open up private accounts if they&#39;re denied a job for refusing. Employers could still ask for usernames to view public information online, and they can monitor work-owned computers.</p> Fri, 30 Mar 2012 12:13:24 +0000 Todd Hatton 17458 at http://wkms.org