Topic : Media & Society

  • Men are silhouetted against a video screen with a Twitter logo as he poses with a Samsung S4 smartphone in this photo illustration taken in the central Bosnian town of Zenica Technology Pioneers Article

    How Twitter took over the world

    “Twitter is a free social networking and microblogging service that enables its users to send and read others’… more

  • A production control room in Digital Center 2, a new 194,000 sq. ft building on the ESPN campus in Bristol Forum Article

    Can we measure media power?

    The potential for political influence is what most people think of when they talk about the power of the media. A new… more

  • A visitor waves in front of the sensor that triggers the joints of a dummy that is part of “PWM1″, an art creation by Taiwan artist Huang Zan-lun, during the Art Taipei 2010 Forum Article

    18 must-read stories for the weekend

    1. Two characters matter on Twitter. Why the World Economic Forum switched to @wef from @davos. 2. What happens… more

  • The Google logo is spelled out in heliostats during a tour of the Ivanpah Solar Electric Generating System in the Mojave Desert near the California-Nevada border Technology Pioneers Article

    Google: from the garage to the moon

    A few years ago, Google temporarily made available for public search a web archive from back in 2001. It showed how… more

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    18 must-read stories for the weekend

    1. When is sustainability good for profit as well as people? Michael Posner, professor at NYU Stern School of Business… more

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    Twenty-four must-read stories for the weekend

    A quarter of the world’s young people are unemployed. Judith Rodin on the best and most innovative ideas helping… more

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    How to get the most out of conferences

    Summer is conference season – a critical time for building brands, making connections and shaping industries. Indeed… more

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    25 must-read stories for the weekend

    “Nigerians don’t need pity, or outrage.” The country is on track to be a global economic powerhouse in 15 years… more

  • Global Agenda Councils Article

    What would you pay to read?

    What does it take to get users to pay for online news? Ask Jessica Lessin. Once a technology reporter for the Wall… more

  • Forum Article

    This week’s 22 must-read stories

    1. Four things not to do in an economic crisis. And one idea that could speed up the recovery. 2. Inequality is… more

  • Forum Article

    What can we do about climate sceptics?

    “Climate change is nonsense.” When De Telegraaf – the largest newspaper of the Netherlands – asked its… more

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    Is social media good or bad for young people?

    If the million-dollar question is whether social media is good or bad, the more fraught, scientifically researched… more

  • Global Agenda Councils Article

    Who’s gatecrashing the social media party?

    The explosion of social networking continues, and the question of whether the market is becoming more consolidated or… more

  • Forum Article

    Who are the most followed world leaders on Twitter?

    “I am a firm believer in the power of technology and social media to communicate with people across the world,”… more

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    How images took over the internet

    In a social media landscape seemingly overloaded with content, often consumed on our phones or tablets, images are… more

  • Global Agenda Councils Article

    It’s not what you read, it’s how long you read it for

    There’s a shift afoot in digital media, one that is reshaping approaches to content publishing, advertising and… more

  • Global Agenda Councils Article

    Is a Tweet worth more than 1000 words?

    When Twitter was only just beginning to enter the public consciousness in 2009, it sparked a sardonic trend to… more

  • Forum Article

    This week at the World Economic Forum: June 20

    Welcome to this week’s update from the World Economic Forum. Most shared this week Top ten trends in social… more