Researchers develop new method for understanding network connections
August 2, 2013Technique could be applied to the study of disease, social networks and other diverse fields.
Diversifying your online world
June 17, 2013In a new book, MIT’s Ethan Zuckerman asserts that we need to overcome the Internet’s sorting tendencies and create tools to make ourselves ‘digital cosmopolitans.’
New online learning tool brings 'the crowd' into homework assignments
December 14, 2012
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MIT Connect: explore the world of MIT through social media
December 3, 2012Want to know what’s up at MIT? Check out MIT Connect, an innovative social media portal recently launched by MIT’s Communication Production Services in collaboration with the News Office.
Predicting what topics will trend on Twitter
October 31, 2012A new algorithm predicts which Twitter topics will trend hours in advance and offers a new technique for analyzing data that fluctuate over time.
Questions about social media or email marketing? MIT specialist has answers
January 9, 2012Stephanie Hatch is MIT’s first social media and email marketing specialist. As the Institute’s central resource for digital strategies, she can advise those new to social media as well as those who want to take it to the next level.
Many man-made and natural networks have same underlying architecture
November 3, 2011In first DES4, Albert-László Barabási explains the concept of scale-free networks using the Web.
MIT and Cornell face off in real battle over fake alumni
October 13, 2011MIT and Cornell alumni are battling over which TV, movie, or game characters with fictional degrees from their institutions have the 'potential to offer the greatest contributions to society.'
How wise are crowds?
November 16, 2010By melding economics and engineering, researchers show that as social networks get larger, they usually get better at sorting fact from fiction.
Catch the tweet stream: Alumni Leadership Conference
October 25, 2010See the tweets from this weekend's Alumni Leadership Conference, where presentations covered topics such as social media, the 150th-anniversary celebration, the Sloan Engagement Study, and more.