Tweet or Go Home: Social Media’s Image Factor

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May 14, 2012
Tweet or Go Home: Social Media’s Image Factor

Nothing is private on the internet and people using social media networks should know that when they tweet or upload images on Facebook, you are publishing, says a panel of experts at today’s New Media Conference at HKU. “If you are not paying for it, you are the product being sold,” said Dan Gillmor,...
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How to Go Viral in Three Steps – It’s Science

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May 13, 2012
How to Go Viral in Three Steps – It’s Science

“Our future communication networks will not only be by using a smartphone, but actually, people will acquire and physically share information via human mobility networks,” said James She, director of the HKUST NIE Social Media Lab and a visiting professor of engineering at HKU. Living in such a hi-tech world, the sharing of data...
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Instagram Makes ‘Life Way More Awesome’

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May 13, 2012
Instagram Makes ‘Life Way More Awesome’

Tyson Wheatley, senior editor at CNN.com, started using Instagram because he want to share his everyday life in Hong Kong with his wife and kids who are in the US. It turns out his snaps bring him more than 60,000 followers. His shared his insights on the use of Instagram at the New Media...
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Video: Engineering the Tipping Point

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May 13, 2012
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Did you know Asia’s first social media laboratory was founded right here in Hong Kong? James She, HKUST professor and director of the university’s NIE Social Media Lab, shows us the “science behind the social” at the NIE Social Media Laboratory located at Hong Kong University of Science & Technology
 (HKUST). He will speak...
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Video: The Nexus of News & Public Relations

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May 13, 2012
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Ever felt used or abused? Hear from public relations experts and journalists on how we can best cultivate beneficial relationships – and not get spammed or hounded every day. You don’t want to miss this panel with Thomas Crampton, Asia-Pacific Social Media Director at Ogilvy & Mather and former University of Hong Kong professor;...
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Video: Peeling Back the Apple’s Skin

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May 13, 2012
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We get the freshest juice on Apple, the world’s most valuable company, with Marketplace’s China correspondent. Rob Schmitzforced a rare retraction on a recent episode of the popular radio show This American Life. He visits us from Shanghai and sits down for a one-on-one 30-minute lightning round to share his story and the latest...
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Video: Will the Dragon Lead the Way?

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May 13, 2012
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Experts on the Middle Kingdom’s politics, economy and human rights in 2012 kick off this year’s AAJA-JMSC conference. Beijing prepares for a rare leadership succession next year – who are China’s next chosen leaders and what change could they bring? What’s the latest on the surprise escape of blind human rights activist Chen Guangcheng...
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