Questions I get asked everyday…
Sun, 20 Jul 2014 11:31:21 +0000
For the past 14 months I’ve been living in this rural town in north China, conducting ethnographic research on how social media is affecting life here. However, many people in the town have never had a foreign friend before, let alone one that can speak Chinese. People are extremely inquisitive about me and life in [...]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.
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Grant number: ERC Project 2011-AdG-295486 SocNet
Project title: Social Network Sites and Social Science