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The Benefit of Being Second: An Event Study of Social Media Adoption

Jeff Cummings, Alan Dennis, Wooje Cho, Kevin Cooney
2018 ACM SIGMIS Database the DATABASE for Advances in Information Systems  
Our study uses event study analysis to investigate the impact on firm value of adopting two social media technologies: Facebook and Twitter.  ...  Interestingly, it was the second wave of adopters (i.e., those that quickly followed the initial adopters) that benefited more than first movers or later adopters.  ...  Dennis is Professor of Information Systems and holds the John T. Chambers Chair of Internet Systems in the Kelley School of Business at Indiana University.  ... 
doi:10.1145/3229335.3229340 fatcat:ble2iyuomzarvlhmdpyx3kayp4

Communication Strategies Must Be Tailored to a Medication's Targeted Population: Lessons from the Case of BiDil

Chamika Hawkins-Taylor, Angeline M Carlson
2013 American health & drug benefits  
Of the 11 interviewees, 10 were interviewed once and 1 was interviewed once early in the process and then had a second interview by the end of the study.  ...  The case of BiDil demonstrates that a marketing strategy for a population with unique health issues requires an understanding of underlying cultural, social, and economic underpinnings.  ...  One interviewee, however, was interviewed early in the process and then submitted to a second interview to offer clarifications toward the end of the study.  ... 
pmid:24991371 pmcid:PMC4031729 fatcat:i3y3lf2fsvafpjms3anpq4suhy

Are there benefits to being naked? The returns and diversification impact of capital structure arbitrage

Giovanni Calice, Jing Chen, Julian M. Williams
2013 European Journal of Finance  
Overall, we find significant excess returns of over 28% per annum against an optimised benchmark, we speculate that it is these characteristics that could be driving a bubble in the CDS market.  ...  In a naked credit default swap (CDS) position a party pays an income stream to a seller of protection to swap away default risk on an underlying defaultable security without actually holding this reference  ...  of CDS contracts for speculative investors, whereas the social benefits are evidently questionable.  ... 
doi:10.1080/1351847x.2011.637115 fatcat:vbs6dhbhzjbynid6sxrvvatb3i

D3.1.4: Second Dissemination Report

Tiina Leiponen
2013 Zenodo  
The total number of PRACE related online articles and news items from the beginning of September 2012 until the end of August 2013 was 938.  ...  During the project months M12–M24, from the beginning of August till the end of August 18 press releases and three newsletters were published.  ...  The activity is slowly increasing. The activity focuses on Twitter use mainly during the major HPC events. Social media activities will be continued in 3IP project.  ... 
doi:10.5281/zenodo.6572401 fatcat:nuo36xqqwba4fpifsgvlc7ekf4

Second Thoughts on the Second Wave

Deborah Rosenfelt, Judith Stacey
1987 Feminist Review  
Notes This article is reprinted from Feminist Studies Vol. 13 This paper and its authors have benefited far more than is customary from challenging and thoughtful responses to an early draft.  ...  Based on an unpublished demographic study by social scientists at Yale and Harvard, the story forecasts a drastic decrease in the odds of marriage among college-educated women of the baby boom generation  ...  are bearing or adopting children on their own, and that women in this group are benefiting from both an economic and sexual independence that makes them far less dependent on marriage than were their predecessors  ... 
doi:10.1057/fr.1987.37 fatcat:bmetja72qjajhbypzfsizon2v4

'Second-class citizens' [chapter]

Hilary Pilkington
2016 Loud and proud  
She had spent almost a year trying to access social housing and her memory of being 'always second' in the priority list for any house is extrapolated to an understanding of her status as 'second-class  ...  rents and higher social benefit payments.  ... 
doi:10.7765/9781526114013.00015 fatcat:42mmgd4u4vdapia5wjgnbswbtq

Second Intermediate Report

Antonella Trezzani, Anna Rizzo, Edwin Morley-Fletcher
2018 Zenodo  
of the Second Milestone.  ...  This Deliverable provides an account of the work carried out by WhoLoDancE during months 13 to 24 covering Phase II (M13-M24).  ...  itself has the potential of 'social attraction' and there could be some more work done on the dissemination process and popularizing of the results via social media tools and mainstream media, not only  ... 
doi:10.5281/zenodo.1146254 fatcat:f2r7nlrfcvegxhhxtgnzmrq3he

Communication strategy and Plan – Second version

Martin Dirnwöber, Nikoletta Karitsioti, Panagiotis Lytrivis, J. Vicent Pastor, David Quesada, Francesc Rosinés
2018 Zenodo  
This is the second update of the communication strategy and plan for INFRAMIX project.  ...  As described in the DoA, in order to keep the alignment of the communication strategy with the findings and results of the project as well as the impact of the previous dissemination actions, this deliverable  ...  Second phase activities During the second part of the project, some results will already be available.  ... 
doi:10.5281/zenodo.3778937 fatcat:bctf2cqkhvbnpbruvlye7v2l4e

Second issue of the OActive newsletter

Ioanna Katsavou
2019 Zenodo  
This newsletter summarises the clinical trials performed during the project, the project's Progress, the publications deriving for the project's results, a summary of the events the consortium attended  ...  The VISION of the OActive consortium is to improve radically the healthcare of people with osteoarthritis of the knee.  ...  In WP10 the OActive Website is functioning and the Social media platforms (facebook, twitter and Linkedin) are regularly updated.  ... 
doi:10.5281/zenodo.2790067 fatcat:qvzh27kfzvg5dcqnlz43daj57u

Second Shifts and Political Awakenings

Breanne Fahs
2007 Journal of Divorce and Remarriage  
This study examined a longitudinal sample of 98 female graduates from the University of Michigan class of 1967. Participants were divided into two groups: divorced (N = 27) and married (N = 71).  ...  Links between personal life events (e.g., divorce) and political socialization have been understudied, particularly in midlife populations.  ...  Politicizing Effects of Personal Life Events After considering the impact of social identities on political behavior, it logically follows that personal events can be politicizing, and political events  ... 
doi:10.1300/j087v47n03_03 fatcat:fszglq5njfbtvitzm5ltuexiiu

Acquiring a professional "second life"

Katherine Bessière, Jason B. Ellis, Wendy A. Kellogg
2009 Proceedings of the 27th international conference extended abstracts on Human factors in computing systems - CHI EA '09  
The current surge of interest in virtual worlds suggests they are poised to make an evolutionary leap to the workplace, as instant messaging did a decade ago.  ...  In recent work we have introduced dozens of new users to teambuilding activities in the Second Life ® environment, meeting both enthusiasm and skepticism.  ...  This experience includes everything from exploring new areas of the world to attending events to hosting events to running subjects in controlled studies.  ... 
doi:10.1145/1520340.1520416 dblp:conf/chi/BessiereEK09 fatcat:kbo6ntqhjrconjgltk2vqhqjgq

Second-wave Feminism [chapter]

Rosalyn Baxandall, Linda Gordon
2007 A Companion to American Women's History  
took for granted and benefited from the achievements of feminism, but did not consider themselves part of an ongoing social movement.  ...  From postcolonial studies to social indicator surveys, from film studies to evaluations of small loan programs, researchers in all fields increasingly focus their studies through international and comparative  ... 
doi:10.1002/9780470998595.ch24 fatcat:pwzs42cb65d4jjtbdflerunf3e

Social Television Viewing with Second Screen Platforms: Antecedents and Consequences

Miao Guo
2019 Media and Communication  
This study investigates the causal relationship between antecedents and consequences of social television viewing combining the television screen and concurrent use of a mobile, "second screen" media platform  ...  The results indicate that social television viewing is a complex process driven by the viewers' program affinity, motives, interpersonal interaction, and the perceived media characteristics of alternative  ...  associated with the adoption of an innovation.  ... 
doi:10.17645/mac.v7i1.1745 fatcat:g5lrnbkuabhihiekuku52an6mi

D1.6 - Second Intermediate Project Report

2018 Figshare  
Description All content of the website, social networks and dissemination events will be translated to all languages of the consortium (English, French, German, Italian and Spanish).  ...  In a next step the benefits of a label for the lighting industry will be discussed with stakeholders.  ...  The new calibration should be based on the 'sky value' or a composite RGB value obtained as combinations of R, G and B channels.  ... 
doi:10.6084/m9.figshare.6736610 fatcat:ci6usxdk7rc2db6pe6jfhxu5lq

Virtual Education: Teaching Media Studies in Second Life

David Kurt Herold
2009 Journal of Virtual Worlds Research  
Following the adoption of the virtual world Second Life by tertiary educational institutions worldwide, a limited study was conducted at the Hong Kong Polytechnic University to test the feasibility and  ...  desirability of employing a virtual environment to conduct classes. 30 tutorials were held in Second Life over a period of five weeks in support of a course on Media Studies with 60 students.  ...  For the Media Studies course, students were able to visit the sites of Reuters, CNN, and Sky News in Second Life to study the way these media organizations presented themselves in the virtual world.  ... 
doi:10.4101/jvwr.v2i1.380 fatcat:o5r3w3odu5f37djsod2eew4t3m
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