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Dhiraj Murthy’s new book on Twitter

Dhiraj Murthy’s new book on Twitter: Social Communication in the Twitter Age has just been published. I’ve just got a review copy through for ICS. Here’s part of the outline of the contents: In this timely and comprehensive introduction, Murthy … Continue reading

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Academics on Twitter and reflecting back on Web 2.0

Sogiologicalimagination.org have some advice for academics using Twitter. Maybe some of these points apply more generally to Twitter use. I have to admit that I’ve never started up a Twitter account. I’ve observed what’s been going on on there for … Continue reading

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Sociology at York blog and Twitter feed

The Department of Sociology at the University of York, which is where I work, now has its own blog. It also has its own Twitter feed. My colleague Michaela Benson has set it up. We are going to use it … Continue reading

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Friends and followers on Facebook and Twitter…and the problems of leaving them

There is a long piece in the Guardian about the problems of unfriending or unfollowing people on Facebook and Twitter. Or removing the clutter as it is described here. It seems that these new types of social connections are creating … Continue reading

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