January 2, 2019 •
Research, Specialist Journalism •
by Joëlle Swart, Chris Peters and Marcel Broersma
People are increasingly moving from open platforms like Facebook towards more private social media such as WhatsApp. But what goes on inside these “black boxes”? And how does it affect news engagement? A new study tried to find out....
September 12, 2018 •
Digital News, Research •
by Felix Simon
As users turn away from Facebook for sharing and discussing news, other social media platforms such as instant messaging apps and Instagram are becoming more relevant, a new study has found. But is this bad news for Facebook? Not...
November 8, 2017 •
Digital News, Recent •
by Alice Antheaume
Push notifications, messages sent to a mobile device from a previously downloaded app, are good, but push notifications without apps are even better. These are now possible on: 1. Android smartphones, but not iPhones; 2. on websites...