Why is Facebook so important for highly-educated unemployed people?
Thu, 18 Dec 2014 17:04:37 +0000
According to official data, the unemployment rate in South Italy drops dramatically with age and less dramatically with level of education. In 2013, unemployment was 51% for 15-24 year olds, 30% for 25-34 year olds, and then 16% for 35-44 year olds. In the same year, unemployment among 15-24 year olds was 56% for people with elementary […]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
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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