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A New Map of the Australian Twittersphere

Researchers from the QUT Digital Media Research Centre have released a new, detailed analysis of the structure of the Australian Twittersphere. Covering some 3.72 million....

The Library of Congress Twitter Archive: A Failure of Historic Proportions

It’s dead: the U.S. Library of Congress has officially pulled the plug on its project to create a full, complete archive of all of Twitter — past, present, and future.....

A Handful of Presentations from ANZCA 2017

A number of us presented our recent research at the Australia New Zealand Communication Association conference at the University of Sydney last week. Here are some of the....

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....

Now Out: The Routledge Companion to Social Media and Politics

The first new SMRG publication for 2016 has arrived: we’re delighted to announce that a major collection edited by Axel Bruns and colleagues Gunn Enli, Eli Skogerbø, Anders....

Crisis Communication: Saving Time and Lives in Disasters through Smarter Social Media

By Terry Flew and Axel Bruns (crossposted from The Conversation) As the worst bushfires seen for generations in New South Wales raged across the Blue Mountains, Southern Highlands....

Special Issue of Social Media + Society – Call for Papers

Special Issue of Social Media and Society: Making Digital Cultures of Gender and Sexuality with Social Media Jean Burgess, Elija Cassidy, Stefanie Duguay, and Ben Light Digital....

Another Month, Another Election: Tracking the UK General Election

Over the past few months we have already provided some live analysis of the social media activities around the Queensland and New South Wales state elections, using our Election....

Postdoc Position Available: Public Sphere Theory and Social Media Analytics

In addition to the PhD position I advertised last week, I am now also offering a two-year, full-time postdoc position on the same project at Queensland University of Technology....

Call for PhD Applications: Social Media and Public Communication

We’re now looking for the second PhD student associated with my current ARC Future Fellowship project. The PhD student will receive an annual stipend of A$25,849 over the....