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Elle: Is our pursuit of happiness getting in the way of our long term wellbeing?

Natasha Bird looks at the concept of happiness and what makes us happier. A study on happiness co-authored by Joe Gladstone and David Stillwell from Cambridge Judge and Sandra Matz from the University of Cambridge’s Psychology Department is mentioned in…

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Mail Online: Why not to mind your language

A study co-authored by David Stillwell, University Lecturer in Big Data Analytics & Quantitative Social Science at Cambridge Judge, found that people who swear more are least likely to lie. Says David: “There are two ways of looking at it.…

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Cambridge Business Magazine: Prepare for a lengthy debate on use of social media data

The recent attempt by Admiral to tap Facebook users’ data in order to help set car insurance premiums is just the start of a long debate on social media data issues, says Dr David Stillwell, University Lecturer in Big Data…

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Facebook updates could provide a window to understanding – and treating – mental health disorders

Our Facebook status updates, 'likes' and even photos could help researchers better understand mental health disorders with the right ethical safeguards, argue researchers from the University of Cambridge, who suggest that social networks may even be used in future to…

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There really is a link between your Facebook posts and your personality

by Dr David Stillwell, University Lecturer in Big Data Analytics & Quantitative Social Science, Cambridge Judge Business School Privacy campaigners this week applauded Facebook’s decision to block big UK insurance firm Admiral from using young people’s social media data to…

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The Conversation: There really is a link between your Facebook posts and your personality

Dr David Stillwell, University Lecturer in Big Data Analytics & Quantitative Social Science at Cambridge Judge, discusses how social media data such as Facebook “Likes” could be used for good causes, so long as privacy issues are considered carefully. “There…

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BBC Radio 5: Drive

Dr David Stillwell, University Lecturer in Big Data Analytics & Quantitative Social Science at Cambridge Judge, comments on plans by Admiral insurance, blocked by Facebook, to allow social media "Likes" and other activities to be used to set young people's…

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‘Data’ and popcorn

New exhibit at the Science Museum in London features research about our Big Data by Dr David Stillwell of Cambridge Judge Business School. A new exhibit at the Science Museum called Our Lives in Data features much-cited research on social…

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The Guardian: What could Facebook target next? Our mental health data

Our Facebook status updates, “likes” and even photos could help researchers better understand mental health disorders with the right ethical safeguards, says a new study from the University of Cambridge. The data collected from social media could help improve researchers’…

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Medical Express: Facebook updates could help to understand mental health disorders

Our Facebook status updates, “likes” and even photos could help researchers better understand mental health disorders with the right ethical safeguards, says a new study from the University of Cambridge. The data collected from social media could help improve researchers’…

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