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This blog contains links to 7 recent UCR MBA student class project blogs with news about these social media applications: Foursquare | GetGlue | Instagram | Pinterest | Shopkick | Tumblr  |Yelp .

The Sloan Center for Internet Retailing at the University of California, Riverside in the A. Gary Anderson Graduate School of Management performs cutting edge research about why people like you use these types of social media applications.

To participate in our research (and for the chance to earn prizes), click the button below to join the UCR eLab Global Panel today!

Why do people use social media? Help us find out!

As social media continue to proliferate, the way that people communicate with others and make everyday decisions is changing rapidly. But why do people use social media, and how are social media and other novel technologies changing the reality in which we live? Here at the UCR Sloan Center, we are at the cutting edge of researching these topics, but we need your help. By joining our online panel, you can be contacted about opportunities to participate in our latest studies. We welcome people from all locations and all walks of life. Thank you for your support!

Join the UCR eLab Global Research Panel!

Sign up today and join other people like you from all over the world who participate a few times a year in our exciting and thought-provoking online experiments and surveys conducted by faculty at the University of California about how people behave in the digital world.

Your participation is vital. As an eLab panel member, you will not only contribute to the creation of new knowledge, but can also directly influence how companies actually do business with you. To show you how much we value your participation, we have special drawings for every eLab experiment and survey we conduct with cash prizes ranging from $50 to $100.

How can I earn a chance to win cash prizes?

By joining the panel today you earn a chance to win cash prizes ranging from $50 to $100 by participating in our special invitation-only research studies. We send out individual invitations for these studies a few times in a year.

I’m ready! How do I get started?

Becoming a UCR eLab Global Research Panel member is easy. To get started, simply fill in your information in the form you’ll see when you click the button.

Once you join, you will receive email invitations to participate in our invitation-only studies throughout the year, or, if you prefer, opt-out. Please note that we respect your privacy and will not sell or trade your email address (check out our privacy policy).