What ordinary Chinese people post on social media after the Tianjin Blast
Mon, 24 Aug 2015 10:55:46 +0000
“For two days, my WeChat news feeds has been awash with all kinds of articles and images about the Tianjin blast. But after merely two days, the routine on social media came back, food photos, holiday photos, kids photos, articles teaching you how to deal with the relationship between you and your mother-in-law all came […]Read more...
Global Social Media Impact Study
A research project dedicated to understanding the implications of social media for humankind. Read more
Global in scope…
Nine researchers conducting simultaneous ethnographies on social media use in countries across the world. Read more
Engaging both academics and the public…
Live updates and conversation from the fieldsites on the project blog. Read more
The Global Social Media Impact Study based at the UCL Department of Anthropology is dedicated to understanding the implications of social networking sites for global humankind and society, and explaining their significance for the future of the social sciences.
Grant number: ERC Project 2011-AdG-295486 SocNet
Project title: Social Network Sites and Social Science