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A Chat With The Researcher Who Found Online Bystanders Won’t Stop Bullying

Kelly Dillon, a Doctoral Candidate at the Ohio State University School of Communication, found that people generally won't act when they see someone bullied online. This news, while not surprising to

Facebook And The Ethics Of User Manipulation [Updated]

[This post has been updated to include comments from Adam Kramer, the Facebook employee who coauthored the study, and new information from Cornell indicating that the study was funded internally. ] A

Study: Copycatting, Diverse Teams, And Transparency Are Keys To Innovation

A fascinating new study explores, in exquisite detail, the hidden secrets of innovation. Rampant copycats, the authors find, are a surprising key to discovering creative solutions. Imitators must, how

Study Finds That We Still Believe Untruths Even After Instant Online Corrections

If you've ever wondered why birthers, inside jobbers, and other conspiracy theorists won't simply take the truth at face value, two researchers at OSU have found that we tend to ignore - and reject -

Ecommerce Study Finds Mobile Safari To Be Fastest Growing Web Browser

Much of the time when you talk about browser market share, it's in the context of <a href="https://beta.techcrunch.com/2012/05/31/chrome-svp-sundar-pichai-confirms-chrome-is-mostly-beating-ie/">IE vs.

Mobile Network Revenues To Push $1 Trillion By 2016, But Facing ‘Nightmare’ Scenario

<img src="https://beta.techcrunch.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/06/mobile-operators.jpg" /> <a href="http://juniperresearch.com/">Juniper Research</a> <a href="http://www.juniperresearch.com/reports/Mob

Shock Study: Women Spend More Time Talking And Texting

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/03/female-cell-phone-620x438.jpg" />Wireless provider Mobistar recently announced the results of their survey which sought out cell phone us

New Study: "Obama Phones" Could Actually Generate $4 Billion In Income

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/02/A_Barack_Obama_Branded_Mobile_Phone_1.jpg" />There's a new study out that says having tax dollars go towards free <a href="http://www.cru

Shock Study: Kids Now Feel More Comfortable Online Than Offline

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/02/kidsonline.jpg" />This is just what Alone Together predicted: people, particularly young people, feeling more comfortable with themselves

Study: Gamers Aren't Better Drivers Than Non-Gamers (And May Even Be Worse!)

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/02/gt5.jpg" />Bad news for people who think they’re great drivers because they play games like <a HREF="http://www.crunchgear.com/tag/gran

Study: Use Facebook Heavily? Then You're A Vainglorious Malcontent.

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/09/facebookn.jpg" />A new study, from York University, finds that Facebook users are basically a bunch of narcissists. What better way to ta

Pew Internet report reveals what everyone already knows: Teens like to text

<img src="http://www.mobilecrunch.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/04/teen-texting.jpg" />If you've seen a teenager in the last two years, then you've seen a teenager texting. Seriously, I can't think of a

Breaking: Online social network use isn't detrimental to your actual social network

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/11/twitter.png" />A Pew Internet & American Life study has refuted the idea that use of the Internet necessarily leads to decreased soci

Silly study looks at iPhone users' dating habits. Yeah.

<img src="http://www.mobilecrunch.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/11/iphonestudy.jpg" />There's a silly study, conducted by Retrevo, making the rounds that purports to analyze how iPhone users fare in the

J.D. Power calls Apple best in consumer/business smartphones, LG best in feature phones

According to a J.D. Power study, Apple has been named number one in consumer satisfaction in the consumer and business smartphone market while LG is number one in the traditional feature phone market.

World ranking: New Yorkers pay lowest cell phone charges

<img src="http://www.mobilecrunch.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/08/usa_cell_phone.jpg" /> I'm aware studies comparing cell phone charges generally have to be taken with a grain of salt (especially cros

Study: Illegal music downloaders buy 10 times as much legal music as non-illegal downloaders

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/04/ipodgingerman.jpg" />Stop the presses! New data suggests that people who illegally download music are <i>more likely</i> to buy music fro

Holy Smokes Study: More than 97% of all e-mail is spam

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/04/spamspamspam.jpg" />This may come as no surprise to you, but don't think that spam is going away anytime soon. In fact, according to a re

Oh boy, a study says gaming is linked to anti-social behavior

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/01/spaceinv.jpg">We've all read the stories about kids playing games like <i>World of Warcraft</i> till they keel over, but did you know tha

Study: DVRs actually improve relationships

Flickr’d DVRs aren’t just good for watching Conan O’Brien at a decent hour. Nope, it turns out that they can also improve your relationship. That’s what a new study claims, at
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