Global Social Media Impact Study
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Events

Panel: Social Media and Inequality

A special panel exploring the relationship between the everyday use of social media and the concept of inequality at the ASA Conference. More...

Starts: Apr 15, 2015 9:15:00 AM

Panel: Global social media – 9 ethnographic studies

The Global Social Media Impact Study team present their research at the Anthropology in London conference. More...

Starts: Jun 15, 2015 9:30:00 AM

Project blog

Social media and the shifting boundaries between private and public in a Muslim town

Thu, 26 Mar 2015 09:17:33 +0000

  Facebook is designed to encourage people to reveal information about themselves, and the market model of Facebook’s founder Mark Zuckerberg is based on sharing and radical transparency (Kirkpatrick, D. 2010).  Also, scholars have largely focused on the “disclosure effect” of Facebook, and have studied the ways this social media has led people to publicly […]

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Project Funding

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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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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.


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