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The Wealth of Humans: Work, Power, and Status in the Twenty-first Century

None of us has ever lived through a genuine industrial revolution. Until now. Digital technology is transforming every corner of the economy, fundamentally altering the way things are done, who does them, and what they earn for their efforts. InThe … Continue reading

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Open, Social and Participatory Media

The emergence of open, social and participatory media in recent years is changing thelandscape of technology practices. They are changing the ways in which users interact,communicate and participate with technologies. These technologies includesocial networking sites such as Facebook, LinkedIn, and … Continue reading

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Social Media Tools in Experiential Internship Learning

Theoretical foundations and empirical findings on the potential value of using social media to assist internship program management have been discussed in previous chapters. Indeed, existing literature has demonstrated that social media platforms (e.g., SNS and blogs) can serve as … Continue reading

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Emotions, Technology, and Social Media

Book – Emotions, Technology, and Social Media discuss the ways the social media sphere uses emotion and technology, and how each of these has become part of the digital culture. The book explores this expression within a psychological theoretical framework, … Continue reading

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Social Media, Television And Children

This report outlines the key findings of a co-produced study,  developed in collaboration between academics from the University of Sheffield’s School of Education, BBC Children’s and Dubit. The project was co-produced in that all project partners contributed to the development of the … Continue reading

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Social media’s enduring effect on adolescent life satisfaction

In this study, we used large-scale representative panel data to disentangle the between-person and within-person relations linking adolescent social media use and well-being. We found that social media use is not, in and of itself, a strong predictor of life … Continue reading

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Activism in the Social Media Age

As the #BlackLivesMatter hashtag turns 5 years old, a look at its evolution on Twitter and how Americans view social media’s impact on political and civic engagement. This month marks the fifth anniversary of the #BlackLivesMatter hashtag, which was first … Continue reading

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Six or seven things Social Media can do for democracy

Social media often goes very wrong. Making it right requires a vision for how social media can help, not harm, society. Social media doesn’t work the way we think it should. That’s the conclusion many people have come to in … Continue reading

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Social Media for Academics

Social media is an increasingly important part of academic life that can be a fantastic medium for promoting your work, networking with colleagues and for demonstrating impact. However, alongside the opportunities it also poses challenging questions about how to engage … Continue reading

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Twitter: Expanding tweets to 10,000? Not nearly radical enough

Twitter’s economic crisis reflects the crisis in our public sphere. New technologies are often accompanied by a certain fetishism, that either celebrates it as a technological fix to all society’s ills, or demonises it as bringing about the end of … Continue reading

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