Wednesday, May 30, 2012
In the Internet era, both companies and scientists are well aware that more and more of our daily activities have moved to cyberspace. And they know the value of understanding the meaning and trends behind the countless links we follow ever day. Facebook scientists use data to study users’ ethnicities, improve geolocation and even to predict election results. At universities all over the country, schools of information study the effects of people’s attentions shifting to screens.