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Information re-sharing on social media in the age of fake news
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Thu, Oct 26, 2017 - 12:41pm

Recent research, Information Re-Sharing on Social Network Sites in the Age of Fake News, conducted by Dr. Mehrdad Koohikamali, assistant professor in the School of Business at the University of Redlands, and Dr. Anna Sidorova, associate professor of information technology and decision sciences at University of North Texas, looks at resharing behavior on social network sites (SNS) and how the perception of the three dimensions of information quality--reliability, relevance, and enjoyment--could influence users' intention to re-share the content they see on SNSs.

"During extreme events such as shootings, social crisis, and...

UNT's online psychology program declared one of the nation's best
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Mon, Jan 25, 2016 - 7:05am

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The University of North Texas is located in the city of Denton, part of the Dallas-Fort Worth metroplex. The university is one of Texas’ largest universities. With 12 schools and colleges, the institution serves over 6,700 graduate students and is one of three members of the University of North Texas System. The student-to-faculty ratio is 23 to 1. The University of North Texas has obtained regional accreditation through the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools.

Program Details: The University of North Texas offers three...

UNT College of Music students, alumnus create premier online resource for contemporary composers
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Tue, Jan 19, 2016 - 3:11pm

University of North Texas College of Music doctoral students of music composition Zach Thomas, Ermir Bejo, Mike Smith and Seth Shafer, along with alumnus Dan Tramte, have joined forces with a team of experts in music, video, fundraising and copyright law to create a cutting edge online resource for composers and performers to discover new music.

University of North Texas College of Music doctoral students of music composition Zach Thomas, Ermir Bejo, Mike Smith and Seth Shafer, along with alumnus Dan Tramte, have joined forces with a team of experts in music, video,...

D-FW was one of the top spending markets in the country on Cyber Monday
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Tue, Dec 1, 2015 - 9:23am

By Maria Halkias

Online sales set a new single-day record Monday, hitting an estimated $2.98 billion. That’s up 12 percent from last year’s Cyber Monday, according to Adobe Digital Index.

And for the long Thanksgiving holiday weekend, Dallas-Fort Worth, Chicago and Los Angeles had the highest online sales growth among major markets, said Tamara Gaffney, principal analyst at Adobe.

Those cities also ranked highest for mobile shopping, with 44 percent of Dallas-Fort Worth’s online traffic coming from smartphones and tablets, she said.

Dallas-Fort Worth’s online sales increased 43 percent, followed by Los...