Facebook Experiment Found to Boost U.S. Voter Turnout A study shows that the influence of close friends on the mass social-network site raises participationPosted: September 16, 2012
Scientific American Daily Digest, 13 September 2012:
Much as this goes against my instinct, it begins to look as though Facebook may actually have some true social value. Who’d have thought it? Certainly not I; I’ve always thought of it as pure spam.