Sara Custer, ‘Social media: the good, the bad and the ugly’, Times Higher Education

Sara Custer, ‘Social media: the good, the bad and the ugly‘, Times Higher Education – may require registration, but should be free to read.

With about one-third of Earth’s 7 billion inhabitants on a social network, it is an inevitable part of scholars’ lives. While many academics find Twitter and Facebook useful means of disseminating their research, Sara Custer finds that the addictive seeking of ‘likes’ has its perils.

I was one of the academics interviewed, and while my comments quoted are all about avoiding social media and blocking sites, I do of course think there are positives too!

 

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