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Jan 19, 2022

Study IDs Visual Characteristics That Make People ‘Like’ Images on Instagram

The visual complexity of images has a significant effect on whether viewers engage with a social media post. 

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Dec 10, 2020

Study Finds Strong Links Between Trust and Social Media Use

The study also looked at what contributed to user trust in Facebook. 

Shadow, a wolf at the San Diego Zoo, when he was a pup in 2014.

Jun 22, 2020

Positive YouTube Videos of Wolves Linked to Greater Tolerance

NC State researchers saw in a new study that people showed increased tolerance for wolves after watching positive videos of them. 

Oct 7, 2019

NC State on Social Media

Stay in touch with us as you continue to follow your own journey. 

Katie Mack and Laura Bottomley answer questions about outer space.

Aug 29, 2019

What Does the Universe Look Like?

We asked NC State Sciences professor Katie Mack and NC State Engineering professor Laura Bottomley to answer some popular out-of-this-world questions. 

Mar 7, 2017

Crowdfunding Innovation: It’s Backers – Not Money Raised – That Predicts Market Success

Research finds that the number of backers a new product attracts during crowdfunding predicts the financial success of the product when it reaches the marketplace – but the amount of money raised during crowdfunding does not. 

Oct 31, 2016

Social Media Photos Priceless for Natural Resources Research

Instagram, Flickr and Panoramio reveal the most valued features of European landscapes. 

Mar 28, 2016

GLBT Center Sponsors ‘Week of Action’

Students get hands-on training in some of the tools for advancing social justice, including public art and social media. 

Oct 24, 2014

Trick or Treat or Barf: Researchers Use Social Media to Raise Awareness of Norovirus Season

NC State researchers are trying to raise awareness of norovirus safety through a novel (and cute) social media campaign. 

Mar 11, 2013

Short and Sweet Twitter Tips

Social media is a great way to spread the word about NC State, if you use it correctly. Follow these easy tips for tweeting at work. 

Camera on tripod.

Feb 21, 2013

Get the News, Share the News

From Forbes to Fox, NC State is in the news every day. Sign up to get a daily email with links to some of the top media hits. Then share the news on social media to help build NC State's reputation. 

Nov 30, 2010

Homeless for a Week

After taking time to talk with a homeless man downtown, alum Will Langley wondered what he could do to help the growing number of people living on the street. For the next seven days, the graphic designer will share their stories as he lives out of his car. 

Nov 29, 2010

Hitting the Road

For the next seven days, NC State alum and Raleigh-based graphic designer Will Langley, armed with only a $20 bill and a full tank of gas, is taking to the streets to raise the profile of the growing number of unsheltered homeless residents facing daily, harsh realities in our local community. 

Aug 25, 2010

Guerrilla PR

What does a boxing match have to do with a press release? Absolutely nothing. Maybe that's why University Housing finds it easy to keep students informed and engaged. Check out their new guerrilla marketing campaign promoting a sustainability contest. 

Apr 8, 2010

Test Drive

NCSU Libraries has long been a technology incubator for the university, helping students with budgets based around Ramen Noodles to have free access to the latest computing platforms, ebooks and multimedia gear. This week, we put iPads in the hands of five students, who agreed to blog about the gadget as they head to class, do their work, and surf the Web.