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A First Draft of the Present: Why We Must Preserve Social Media Content

History, they say, is written by the winners – but more concretely, it is written on the basis of the records that survive and are accessible to historians. For most of....

Our Presentations at the Association of Internet Researchers Conference 2014

Another year is almost over, which must mean that conference season is upon us. This means, in particular, our annual pilgrimage to the wonderful annual conference of the....

Big Brother’s Radar, Social Media and Public Votes

Big Brother is undoubtedly one of the most popular Australian shows on Social Media. Outside of ABC’s weekly hit Q&A, our 2013 study of Australian TV found Big Brother....

Creative Citizenship and Social Media

I’ve had a wonderful time in an unseasonably sunny London this week, which has included a keynote presentation at the Creative Citizens conference at the Royal College....

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The dark art of Facebook fiddling with your news feed

Facebook’s news feed is probably the most-used feature of the social network. It organises posts, photos, links and advertisements from your friends and the pages you follow....

‘What’s on your mind?’ Writing on Facebook as a tool for self-formation

My new publication on writing on Facebook as a tool for self-formation in New Media & Society develops non-technologically deterministic and historically aware ways of....

QUT Short Course “Introduction to Social Media”: Sign Up Now

Examine the most effective ways of using social media tools for your organisation or business. This introductory short course offers an overview of social media tools and....