Digital public, publics, publicness
Thu, 05 Dec 2013 15:48:09 +0000
Doing what is essentially two simultaneous ethnographies is no simple task (‘Simple’ as in ‘straightforward’, not ‘easy’. Conducting ethnography is generally not easy, but analysing the ‘online’ component can be mistaken for being easy. In the last two weeks, doing ethnography entailed sitting on Facebook for a few hours a day, staring at hundreds of [...]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.
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