Monthly Archives for September 2015

More people are killed by tourist brochures than by sharks

  I study selfies, so that Mashable story has been all over my social media. You know, the one that says that More people have died from selfies than shark attacks this year. A few weeks ago a student from … Continue reading

23. September 2015 by Jill
Categories: social media | 3 comments

To look into a refugee’s eyes

Social media give us access to other peoples’ realities. If we want to look. (A slightly different version of this piece was published yesterday in Norwegian in Bergens Tidende, where I write a column every fifth Sunday.) Over the last few … Continue reading

21. September 2015 by Jill
Categories: social media | 1 comment

How do Syrian refugees use social media and technology?

Does anyone know of research on or other writings about the use of social media and other technology by Syrian refugees? It’s clear many refugees are using their smartphones and social media to survive, communicate and plan their journey. This article … Continue reading

07. September 2015 by Jill
Categories: social media | 17 comments