Global Social Media Impact Study
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Events

Panel: Social Media and Inequality

A special panel exploring the relationship between the everyday use of social media and the concept of inequality at the ASA Conference. More...

Starts: Apr 15, 2015 9:15:00 AM

Panel: Global social media – 9 ethnographic studies

The Global Social Media Impact Study team present their research at the Anthropology in London conference. More...

Starts: Jun 15, 2015 9:30:00 AM

Project blog

Social media and the shifting boundaries between private and public in a Muslim town

Thu, 26 Mar 2015 09:17:33 +0000

  Facebook is designed to encourage people to reveal information about themselves, and the market model of Facebook’s founder Mark Zuckerberg is based on sharing and radical transparency (Kirkpatrick, D. 2010).  Also, scholars have largely focused on the “disclosure effect” of Facebook, and have studied the ways this social media has led people to publicly […]

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Contact Us

Individual members of our research team can be contacted directly via the email addresses on their profile pages.

General enquiries
For enquiries regarding the project, please contact d.miller@ucl.ac.uk.

Website
Enquiries relating to this website should be directed to tom.mcdonald@ucl.ac.uk.

Getting involved
We are always interested in working with committed individuals with interests and previous expertise in areas such as anthropology, ethnography, social media, film or dissemination who are willing to donate their time to contribute to this exciting project. If you are interested in getting involved, please contact r.nicolescu@ucl.ac.uk.

Writing to us
Global Social Media Impact Study
UCL Department of Anthropology
14 Taviton Street
London
WC1H 0BW


European Research CouncilEuropean UnionUCL Department of Anthropology

Grant number: ERC Project 2011-AdG-295486 SocNet
Project title: Social Network Sites and Social Science