Facebook, tribes and internal migration in Turkey
Thu, 12 Dec 2013 02:59:45 +0000
In my field-site in south-east Turkey, Facebook is a very important communication tool for keeping alive extended family relationships. On Facebook, people communicate with first, second, and third degree relatives living in different regions of Turkey. The number of relatives that a person has on social media varies between 20 and 300. While parenting and [...]Read more...
UCL Social Networking Sites & Social Science Research Project
A research project dedicated to understanding the implications of social media for humankind. Read more
Global in scope…
Nine researchers conducting simultaneous ethnographies on social media use in countries across the world. Read more
Engaging both academics and the public…
Live updates and conversation from the fieldsites on the project blog. Read more
The UCL Social Networking Sites & Social Science Research Project based at the UCL Department of Anthropology is dedicated to understanding the implications of social media use for global humankind and society, and explaining their significance for the future of the social sciences.
Global Social Media Impact Study
We aim to make the findings of our research as relevant and accesible to the public as it will be to academics and researchers.
Page last modified on 14 sep 13 15:45