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Until recently, using Twitter or Facebook at work looked like goofing off; now, plying the social media is work, especially if your job involves marketing, networking or advocating a cause. Here's how to do it right.

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9 Book
Geoffrey R. Stone and Lee C. Bollinger
Oxford UP, 2022
8 Article

Why Social Media Makes People Unhappy – And Simple Ways to Fix It

Research suggests platform designs make us lose track of time spent on them and can heighten conflicts, and then we feel upset with ourselves
Daisy Yuhas
Scientific American, 2022
9 Book

The Disconnect

A Personal Journey Through the Internet
Roisin Kiberd
Profile Books, 2022
10 Article

Can Gettr Become the Online Gathering Place for Trump’s G.O.P.?

With Big Tech cracking down on COVID-19 and election misinformation, sites with more permissive posting rules are courting prominent figures on the right.
Clare Malone
The New Yorker, 2022
7 Article

Elon Musk's money wingman, Jared Birchall, is a Mormon ex-Morgan Stanley banker who's never even tweeted

Elon Musk entrusts his affairs to the secretive and straightlaced ex-banker Jard Birchall
Haley Cuccinello
Business Insider UK, 2022
9 Article
Jonathan Haidt
The Atlantic, 2022
9 Book

No Filter

The Inside Story of Instagram
Sarah Frier
Simon & Schuster, 2020
8 Book

Everybody Wants to Rule the World

Surviving and Thriving in a World of Digital Giants
R "Ray" Wang
HarperCollins Leadership, 2021
8 Video

Sarah Frier and Anna Wiener: US National Book Festival 2021

Sarah Frier, author of “No Filter: The Inside Story of Instagram” (Simon & Schuster) and Anna Wiener, author of “Uncanny Valley” (MCD), discuss their new books with CBS News’ “60 Minutes +” correspondent Laurie Segall.
Sarah Frier et al.
US Government, 2021
Book

Behind the Screen

Content Moderation in the Shadows of Social Media
Sarah Roberts
Yale UP, 2019