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How Facebook is designing for an incoming avalanche of dead users

A new study finds that by 2050, the dead will outnumber the living on Facebook. Here’s how the company is designing user experiences to face the billions of dead users to come. By 2050, the dead will outnumber the living on Facebook. That’s a conservative estimate, according to a study... Continue reading at 'Fast Company'

[ Fast Company | 2019-05-03 00:00:00 UTC ]
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More than 2 million U.S. middle and high school students have vaped marijuana, study finds

Japanese author Haruki Murakami has said said he doesn't want to be considered for the New Academy Prize, a Swedish literary award established as an alternative to the Nobel Prize for literature. Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Times'

[ Los Angeles Times | 2018-09-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Timely International Publication Credited as Part of Romania’s Stronger Market

A new study finds that Romanian publishers have increased book sales by releasing Romanian translations of foreign books parallel to launches in other key markets. The post Timely International Publication Credited as Part of Romania’s Stronger Market appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-07-26 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Books by women priced 45% lower, study finds

Analysis of more than 2m titles shows that on average, male authors’ work is strikingly better valuedA study of more than 2m books has revealed that titles by female authors are on average sold at just over half the price of those written by men. The research, by sociologist Dana Beth Weinberg... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2018-05-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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How do you win the Man Booker prize? Move to New York or London | Lucy Diver

The prize used to champion unknowns and outsiders. But a 2014 rule change has cemented the neo-colonial cultural dominance of the US and the UKThe upstairs room of an indie bookstore. A book launch for a local author. Crisps and wine are being handed out, a buzz is in the air, congratulations... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2017-10-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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What's behind the dramatic spike in swearing in books?

A new study finds a 'dramatic' increase in swear words in American literature over the last 60 years. Continue reading at 'The Christian Science Monitor'

[ The Christian Science Monitor | 2017-08-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Cloud Atlas 'astonishingly different' in US and UK editions, study finds

Academic discovers dramatically altered stretches of narrative while researching a paper on David Mitchell’s bestselling novelDavid Mitchell’s Cloud Atlas is a popular choice for book groups around the world. But it turns out that American readers may be enjoying a rather different experience to... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2016-08-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Children who grow up with books earn more, study finds

Children who grow up with a large number of books in the house earn more money later in life, according to a new study published in the Economic Journal. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2016-06-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Marketers Still Eager to Increase Spending on Facebook and Google, Study Finds

A record 57% of marketers and agencies are allocating 20% or more of budgets to digital advertising, including 23% who earmark more than half of their spending for digital, according to the most recent in a series of studies published by RBC Capital Markets in partnership with Ad Age. Two... Continue reading at 'Advertising Age'

[ Advertising Age | 2016-03-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Publishing industry is overwhelmingly white and female, US study finds

Survey of workforce at 34 book publishers and eight review journals in US reveals 79% of staff are white and 78% female – with UK numbers still unmonitoredMan Booker winner Marlon James: ‘Writers of colour pander to the white woman’A survey of American publishing has found that it is blindingly... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2016-01-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Airbnb Hosts Discriminate Against Black Renters, Study Finds

Airbnb hosts were less inclined to book renters with stereotypically African-American names, Harvard Business School researchers found.A new study from Harvard Business School finds that Airbnb hosts are more likely to book reservations with users who have "distinctly white" names, according to... Continue reading at 'Fast Company'

[ Fast Company | 2015-12-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Books about women less likely to win prizes, study finds

Study of six major awards in the last 15 years shows male subjects the predominant focus of winning novels• How well do you know fiction’s female protagonists - quizAnalysis of the last 15 years of winners of six major literary awards by the critically acclaimed author Nicola Griffith has found... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2015-06-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Facebook algorithms no match for users' own decisions on feeds, study finds

Facebook study considered the political leanings of news posts by US users before determining which posts were reached via the site’s social algorithmsThe algorithms used by Facebook to filter news posts have an effect on the information seen by users – but not nearly as much as the choices made... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2015-05-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Does Reading Literary Fiction Makes You a Better Person?

A new study finds that reading literary fiction “leads people to perform better on tests that measure empathy, social perception and emotional intelligence." Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2013-10-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
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