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See you later, from the Why We Post team

Fri, 28 Apr 2017 10:21:45 +0000

This is our end-of-project blogpost, after five years of our ERC-funded project Why We Post. So, what has been achieved? 1) In the light of a comparative study of nine fieldsites and our eleven books of evidence, we hope people will fully appreciate that social media is always content, and content is always the local […]

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Workshop: Social media and education

Start: May 07, 2015 10:00 AM
End: May 07, 2015 05:00 PM

Location: Daryll Forde Seminar Room, UCL Department of Anthropology, 14 Taviton Street, London WC1H 0BW

What are the consequences of social media on education around the world? At what age do people feel it is acceptable for a child to start using social media? Is social media increasing or decreasing the quality of education? This workshop will discuss a variety of responses to these and other questions about social media and explore some general conclusions that derive from them.

All welcome.


European Research CouncilEuropean UnionUCL Department of Anthropology

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