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Social Media Students with President Worthen

Thanks to its passionate student body, faculty, alumni and friends, BYU finds itself ranked No. 8 in the nation among universities for social media engagement.

four kinds of Facebook users

BYU researchers asked people why they Facebook, then identified four categories of users.

Parents may not be as savvy with social media as their teenage children, but new research shows they shouldn’t shy away from sending their teen a friend request on Facebook or engaging them on Twitter, Instagram and other social platforms.

A new study from BYU finds that while most of us go online regularly for help in diagnosing health issues, very few of us actually post information, including questions or our experiences, on health topics.

Many people already know the joy of discovering their ancestors, and now a new app by BYU students takes it to the next level - finding which of your Facebook friends are also family.

Facebook Founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg joined U.S. Sen. Orrin Hatch at BYU’s Marriott Center for a special technology forum. Zuckerberg spoke about technology and education as Hatch asked a few questions from BYU’s Facebook page.

Mark Zuckerberg

Mark Zuckerberg, founder and CEO of Facebook, will be featured in a technology forum discussion Friday, March 25. U.S. Senator Orrin Hatch will also participate in the event, which will be held at 11 a.m. in the Marriott Center.

As an RA at Wyview Park, Wade Jacobsen wondered whether the students he supervised spent more time with friends on Facebook than they did in-person.