Global Social Media Impact Study

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Taking Why We Post to China

Tue, 11 Oct 2016 14:33:01 +0000

Although the Why We Post project is primarily an attempt to study the use and consequences of social media, there were other broader aims. Particularly, the hope that the project would show that while the discipline of anthropology might have originally developed for the study of tribal peoples or ethnic minorities, it is also the most […]


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Global Social Media Impact Study
UCL Department of Anthropology
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European Research CouncilEuropean UnionUCL Department of Anthropology

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