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Discovery 1

Discovery 1

Social media is not making us more individualistic

Discovery 2

Discovery 2

For some people social media does not detract from education – it is education.

Discovery 3

Discovery 3

There are many different genres of selfie.

Discovery 4

Discovery 4

Equality online doesn't mean equality offline.

Discovery 5

Discovery 5

It's the people who use social media who create it, not the developers of platforms.

Discovery 6

Discovery 6

Public social media is conservative.

Discovery 7

Discovery 7

We used to just talk now we talk photos.

Discovery 8

Discovery 8

Social media is not making the world more homogenous

Discovery 9

Discovery 9

Social media promotes social commerce not all commerce.

Discovery 10

Discovery 10

Social media has created new spaces for groups between the public and private.

Discovery 11

Discovery 11

People feel social media is now somewhere they live as well as a means for communication.

Discovery 12

Discovery 12

Social media can have a profound impact on gender relations sometimes through using fake accounts.

Discovery 13

Discovery 13

Each social media platform only makes sense in relation to alternative platforms and the media.

Discovery 14

Discovery 14

Memes have become the moral police of online life.

Discovery 15

Discovery 15

We tend to assume social media is a threat to privacy but sometimes is can increase privacy.