Between walls: methodology for comparing Chinese and non-Chinese social media
Sun, 27 Jul 2014 11:58:07 +0000
Recently our team has been doing a statistical analysis of our particpants’ social networking use in our different fieldsites around the world. In the future this data will be one of the key ways we will compare between the fieldsites. For most of the fieldsites, the analysis takes place on Facebook using clever computer programs [...]Read more...
This is an ambitious anthropological research project, and one that aims to be truly comparative in the sense of nine simultaneous ethnographies taking place in eight different countries around the world in order to grasp the implications of social networking sites and social media for mankind.
|China (North)||Tom McDonald|
|China (South)||Xinyuan Wang|
|United Kingdom||Daniel Miller|
World map image adapted from Wikimedia Commons.
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Grant number: ERC Project 2011-AdG-295486 SocNet
Project title: Social Network Sites and Social Science