Global Social Media Impact Study
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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 […]

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The Global Social Media Impact Study is a research project is funded by the European Research Council (ERC Project 2011-AdG-295486 Social Network Sites and Social Science).

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