Social media has been around for a little over a decade now. Through the years, new networks have come up and recently, mentions on top social media networks is considered by search engines when determining ranking. Need… Learn more.
“Speak your mind” and “post your mind” are not the same thing. A study that investigated how messages containing different emotions spread across social networks found that “anger is more influential than oth… Learn more.
You might think it’s cute to snap a photo of your toddler running around in a playground or having a temper tantrum, and then posting it on social media. But did you ever think it might be a mistake, or even illegal?… Learn more.
It has given a voice to a generation, and helped unite people and communities far and wide. But social media is not always used as a force for good. In recent years, the misuse of social media has resulted in children … Learn more.
A couple of weeks ago, the Guardian article “I’m a serious academic, not a professional instagrammer” caused a bit of a stir in my online community. The basic thrust of the piece was that those who engage in soc… Learn more.
How many friends have you got, and how many people do you know? If you use social media such as Facebook and Twitter you can probably quantify these things quite readily, but the answers will be wildly inaccurate as we… Learn more.
Keeping up with social media has become a full-time job. Nearly every week, something new pops up promising to revolutionise how we connect with our students, develop our research profiles or achieve a bigger impact … Learn more.
“This resource accompanies the Social Media News email list for academics and university support staff, sharing info about the latest platforms for use by academics in their professional lives. It will update peri… Learn more.
A workshop on social media for doctoral researchers. A question. “I’m teaching undergraduate students. I’m part of a team. The only (young) woman in the group. I’m on twitter, and lots of the students have… Learn more.
In a bid to fight escalating anti-migrant propaganda, the European Commission this month released a blueprint for regulating online hate, which requires social media companies to take down racist material within 24 h… Learn more.