In honor of International Cat Day we researched a few questions about the people who like cats and those like dogs: Who has more friends, cat people or dog people? Who's more likely to be single? What TV shows do we curl up to watch together? [ Facebook.com Link ]
Data Science + AI + HCI = A more accessible world! We conducted a qualitative study with Cornell University last year to understand blind people's experience online, especially the challenges they have and the strategies they take for interacting with visual content. These findings informed how we designed automatic alternative (alt) text technology that we are releasing today!
Our latest study at CSCW shows that when people share more difficult feelings on Facebook using the feeling annotation tool, like "feeling upset" or "feeling frustrated" they get far longer and more supportive comments.
Where do friends of Broncos and Panthers fans live? Which team's fans have the most fan friendships? We looked at patterns in the three billion friendships shared by 35 million NFL fans. Happy #FriendsDay and #SuperBowl week!
The Internet's effect on your well-being depends on how you use it. In a new paper, we compare two sets of longitudinal studies fifteen years apart on the effects of Internet use on well-being. In these two very different contexts the results are the same: Talking with close friends online is linked to improvements in well-being while talking to strangers is not. We also discuss some... View details ⇨