Political bots are driving the conversations across social media

Nearly 50 million accounts on Twitter are actually automatically run by bot software. On Facebook, social bots—accounts run by automated software that mimic real users or work to communicate particular information streams—can be used to automate group pages and spread political advertisements. The term ‘fake news’ began with these political bots, yet now the definition…

Did you know? you have access to LinkedIn Learning (Lynda.com) courses through SHU

Advance your career with LinkedIn Learning (previously Lynda.com). Discover the most in-demand business, tech and creative skills with personalised recommendations and courses taught by industry experts. Whether you want to learn leadership skills, build a mobile app, or how to use software, LinkedIn Learning has something for you. Take marketing classes, get management training, learn…

Practical tips to stay focused while studying

Make the most of your work or study time with these suggestions. De-clutter your work-space Our lives are filled with constant distractions. When you arrive at your desk, clear your work space to eliminate any distractions that may be present. Notes that aren’t relevant to the task at hand, snacks, scrap paper, garbage, whatever it…