Global Social Media Impact Study
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Project blog

Regulating the body in Chilean cyberspace

Mon, 22 Sep 2014 09:28:52 +0000

  Last week, a friend here in Northern Chile posted on his Facebook wall a stylized drawing of a woman’s body with the words: “Don’t show your naked body on social networking sites. Gain the admiration and respect of your contacts and friends by showing your qualities as a person. What makes you sexy and […]

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Project Timeline

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The UCL Global Social Media Impact Study is a five-year project running from 2012 until 2017. However, it is intended that the project will leave a lasting impact that far exceeds its duration. The project has is currently preparing its final findings and publications. Preliminary reports and theories from our fieldwork can be seen in our project blog

Start date Activity
May 2012 Project starts
Sep 2012 Project planning at UCL Department of Anthropology
Apr 2013 Ethnographic fieldwork starts in fieldsites around the world
May 2014 Researchers return to UCL Department of Anthropology to undertake mid-project data analysis
June 2014 Final three months of ethnographic fieldwork in fieldsites around the world
Sep 2014 Return to UCL Department of Anthropology to analyse research data and produce publications
May 2017 Project ends

 All dates are provisional and may be subject to change

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European Research CouncilEuropean UnionUCL Department of Anthropology

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