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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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The Wall Street Journal: The more cash people have, the happier they are

WSJ interview with Joe Gladstone, a PhD researcher at Cambridge Judge Business School, about research into money and happiness. Joe co-authored a study that found having more money in their bank account makes people happy. Another study shows that spending…

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Cambridge News: From Cambridge University to Broadway with Daniel Radcliffe

Dr David Stillwell is an academic at University of Cambridge Judge Business School, so how did he end up on a New York stage? “David Stillwell" is a character in the dramatic play “Privacy" in which he describes his groundbreaking…

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From academia to (off)-Broadway

David Stillwell is a big data academic at Cambridge Judge Business School. So why does he feature in a hit play at New York's Public Theater, starring Daniel Radcliffe? Dr David Stillwell is an academic through and through. Bespectacled, earnest,…

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