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Dhiraj Murthy talking about Twitter

I’ve previously posted a link to a review of Dhiraj Murthy’s recent book on Twitter (as well as a link to his blog and to his recent article on the same topic). Dhiraj has been interviewed about Twitter for BBC … Continue reading

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Social media and the circulation of academic knowledge

I was asked to write a blog post on social media and the circulation of academic knowledge for the LSE Impact of Social Sciences Blog. The post has now been published here. The piece looks at the way the social media are … Continue reading

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A review of Twitter: Social Communication in the Twitter Age

Deborah Lupton has reviewed Dhiraj Murthy’s new book Twitter: Social Communication in the Twitter Age for Information, Communication & Society.

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Is the use of social media becoming mainstream in sociology?

In a recent post on his blog, Mark Carrigan has asked if the use of social media is becoming mainstream in UK sociology. He suggests that he has seen a significant increase in sociologists using social media over the last … Continue reading

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A return to ‘Can academics manage without Twitter?’

A couple of months ago I posted a short blog entry under the heading ‘Can academics manage without Twitter?’. It was only a short post, of around 400 words, but it attracted attention in a way that I’ve not experienced … Continue reading

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An article on the value of Twitter

Following on from the last couple of posts on the subject of joining Twitter, which I’m hoping to write a more substantial post soon, here is an article offering some reflections on the value of Twitter for academics. Thanks to … Continue reading

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Can academics manage without Twitter?

Following David Hill’s post about joining Twitter, I’ve been thinking again about joining Twitter. A few months I posted about Twitter. In that post I spoke about my concerns of constant connection and the work it seemed to require, amongst … Continue reading

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