Global Social Media Impact Study

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Seminar: Circles and Strangers: the challenge of contextualising Chinese social media use

Tom McDonald, from the Global Social Media Impact Study discusses the findings of his research. More...

Starts: Oct 20, 2015 1:00:00 PM

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Surveying Social Relationships

Fri, 02 Oct 2015 10:54:21 +0000

One of the chapters of our forthcoming book How the World Changed Social Media, which will be published as an Open Access book by UCL Press in February 2016, describes a survey consisting of 43 questions we asked 1199 respondents (mainly around 100 per fieldsite). Just occasionally this survey produced results which were commensurate with […]


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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).

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