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Social networks, social media, online communities, etc.

The No-Spin World of Gini Dietrich

Ask who created the field of public relations, and the most common answer you'll get is Edward Bernays, the spin doctor of the 20th century. Bernays was famous for both stunts and spin - he's credited with, among other things, with making…

Brilliant Social Proof Display by Mashable

Many, if not most, content sites today show how many social media shares each page or article has earned. This is a classic use of social proof, i.e., building credibility and earning additional shares by showing that others are doing it…