Tag: China (North)

Talking to the BBC about social media in China

Tom McDonald , March 14th, 2017


Earlier this month, I was very fortunate to be interviewed by the BBC on my research onto the use of technology in China. The article that was published…


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Taking Why We Post to China

Daniel Miller , October 11th, 2016


Although the Why We Post project is primarily an attempt to study the use and consequences of social media, there were other broader aims. Particularly, the hope that…


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Why We Post Tour of Chinese Universities

Xin Yuan Wang , September 12th, 2016


Between 12th-24th September 2016, Professor Daniel Miller and two researchers on the Why We Post project, Tom McDonald and Xinyuan Wang, will give a series of talks about…


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What’s our conclusion? Introducing ‘scalable sociality’

Daniel Miller , June 16th, 2015


Scalable Sociality Right now we are finishing the last of our eleven volumes from this project, a book which will be called How the World Changed Social Media….


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Opening doors: Rural Chinese business promotion on social media

Tom McDonald , May 28th, 2015


A typical shopfront in the North China fieldsite (Photo: Gillian Bolsover) One surprising feature of QQ – the most popular social media platform in the rural Chinese town where…


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Is Weibo on the way out? For some in China, it was never in.

Tom McDonald , May 11th, 2015


Weibo: share your thoughts with the world (assuming, of course, you actually want to). Photo: bfishadow (CC BY 2.0) I read with interest Celia Hatton’s BBC News article published…


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