As science publishers, we hear a lot about the potential for new technologies. Often this comes in the form of a pitch from someone looking to sell you on either the technology they’re offering or on their expertise. In trying to see through the salesmanship, it’s important to have some general rules of thumb for approaching the integration of social media as tools for the research science community.
A Kaiser Foundation study finds that kids are consuming electronic media more than ever. But there are suprises in the data and potentially important caveats for scholarly publishers with an eye to the future.