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Anthropology of Social Networking Research Projects Directory. This page aims to provide a resource to researchers by listing research related to the Anthropology of Social Networking around the world, regardless of institution. Please contact us if you wish to add your research to the listing.

The Anthropology of social networking website is a directory dedicated to bringing together researchers, regardless of institution, with an interest in anthropological studies of social networking sites, and their impact on our knowledge and understanding of society, humankind, and social science theory.

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    Please note, the above map is only broadly indicative of the location of research sites. In many cases to protect the anonymity of research participants, a nearby large city has instead been shown as the location of the research.

    (A-Z) by title:

    A New Public Order: Network Politics and the Tea Party MovementCharles PearsonUSA Ongoing
    Being an actor in political decision-making processesJulia TiemannIceland/GermanyOngoing
    Doing social network sites: the case of CibervalleHeike Mónika Greschke ParaguayComplete
    Facebook in TrinidadDaniel Miller, Jolynna SinananTrindidad Complete
    Islamic (Inter)Faces of the Internet: Emerging Socialities and Forms of Piety in IndonesiaMartin SlamaIndonesia Ongoing
    Mobile Berlin: Social Media and the New EuropeJordan KraemerGermany, Netherlands Ongoing 
    Tales from the Golden Age: Narrating Communist Childhoods in RomaniaCodruta PohribRomaniaOngoing
    Occupying Cyberspace: Indonesian Cyberactivism and Occupy Wall StreetMichael Oman-Reagan Jakarta, IndonesiaOngoing
    'Online togetherness' of Brazilian migrants on social network sitesMieke SchrootenBrazilOngoing
    Secret communication systems in FacebookGiustina TrevisiColombiaComplete
    Social networking and social science research projectDaniel MillerMultipleOngoing
    Shifting Fields: Social Media, Religion and Popular Culture in Brazil and the DiasporaMartijn OosterbaanBrazilOngoing
    The social experience of ageing in a technologically connected worldDi ShawAustraliaOngoing
    Welcome to Kampoeng Cyber: Community 2.0 in IndonesiaJessika TremblayCanadaOngoing
    What 'friends' on the screen may mean: social networking shaping the Filipino diasporaDeirdre McKayPhilippines (diaspora)Ongoing
    Why do Argentine politicians use social media?Raquel TarulloArgentiniaComplete
    Use of mobiles and social media in the Republic of Benin and their implications for cultural identity construction in a collectivistic West-African societyMartina KainzCotonou (Republic of Benin, West Africa) Ongoing