Global Social Media Impact Study
What are the consequences of social media on education around the world? At what age do people feel it is acceptable for a child to start using social media? Is social media increasing or decreasing the quality of education? This workshop will discuss a variety of responses to these and other questions about social media and explore some general conclusions that derive from them. More...
Starts: May 7, 2015 10:00:00 AM
In this talk, Nell Haynes describes her research on social media in Alto Hospicio, Chile. This research looks at the ways the normativities of daily life are at times reflected in, shifted by, and contradicted in online sociality. More...
Starts: May 7, 2015 5:30:00 PM
Women Entrepreneurs and WhatsApp
Fri, 17 Apr 2015 15:36:19 +0000
A few educated young mothers (aged 35 years or below) at Panchagrami terminate their well paying corporate careers to cater to the needs of their families. These family needs mostly fall under two major categories, namely children and/or in-law issues (specifically mother-in-law). Only a few quote other reasons, such as genuinely wanting to take […]Read more...
The Global Social Media Impact Study is a research project funded by the European Research Council (ERC Project 2011-AdG-295486 Social Network Sites and Social Science).
About the ERC
The ERC's mission is to encourage the highest quality research in Europe through competitive funding and to support investigator-initiated frontier research across all fields of research, on the basis of scientific excellence.
Grant number: ERC Project 2011-AdG-295486 SocNet
Project title: Social Network Sites and Social Science