Social Media Research: When Epistemic Cultures Collide

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On June 17th the Proceedings of the National Academy of Science (PNAS) published a paper, Experimental evidence of massive-scale emotional contagion through social networks, describing a large-scale experiment on Facebook carried out in 2012. The first…

Online Campaigning:  the Public Sphere and Eschatalogical Abuse

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I was asked last Summer to give a short presentation on my research into the use of social media in the Scottish referendum to the University’s Social Informatics group. The presentation last summer was postponed due…

Decluttering Online Presence

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At the conference at York University last week on Co-production of Knowledge: Social Media, STS and … was inspired during presentation by Yimei Zhu on Should we use Social Media for our Research? to come home…