Facebook has persuasive powers, but can the social network curtail bad behaviors such as smoking? That’s what researchers want to find out. A study in the most recent issue of Science magazine tries to figure out whether or not Facebook has the kind of power to help people change for the better.
Who really has the most influence on Facebook: Men or women? Married people or singles? That’s what two New York University scholars wanted to find out. Their study, published in Science Magazine, revealed some interesting data points.