[LONDON] OUT OF CONTROL #metoo #churchtoo #ustoo?

A one-day conference for Christians about male violence with a focus on domestic abuse and wider themes of #metoo and #churchtoo. This event also celebrates the launch of "Out Of Control", a new book by Gender Justice Specialist, Natalie Collins. Natalie says: "We have so many brilliant contributors!  The plan for the day is to have TED style talks, which distill speakers' ideas into 15 or 20 minutes slots, with a panel for each set of speakers. …

[MEDIA] Talking Shortform Text with @PetrieHosken on @BBCRadioLondon

It was a loooooong journey back from Suffolk yesterday, so I was still asleep when my phone rang at 9.15am (I'd missed the earlier text as my phone doesn't give any notifications between 11pm and 9am), from BBC London, asking if I could respond to the story that David Attenborough says he doesn't understand textspeak (or emojis). You can hear the interview here: You can listen to the full programme here - I'm on just after…

[EVENT] What can social media tell us about society? by @NatCen at @TwitterUK #ESRCFestival

Social media data is of great value to researchers. What people say on platforms such as Twitter can tell us a great deal about society's attitudes. It can also allow us to capture reactions to political events in the moment. However, since the Cambridge Analytica scandal – which involved data from millions of Facebook users being mined and used for political ads to sway the 2016 US presidential election – people are more sceptical of…

[EVENT] New Perspectives in the Digital Society @DigiCultureKCL

The blending of offline and online interaction has had many talk about a “digital society” within which human and nonhuman actors coexist, and social media become batttlefields for culture wars. The contours of this “digital society”, however, are still to be questioned. In this workshop we will discuss some of the most interesting, cutting-edge research on the emergent “digital society”. How do we interpret key events and issues concerning the “digital society”? What are the…

[MANCHESTER] Honest Talks: Social media in the workplace with @FourthDayPR

Honest Talks is an event series which gathers professionals from all sectors and backgrounds to debate topics that might make us feel uncomfortable, are difficult to solve, or which have the potential to go undiscussed. You’re invited to attend Honest Talks: Social media in the workplace – a panel discussion which looks at what people, businesses and brands can get out of today’s social media channels. With Wetherspoons closing its accounts, and mistrust still ripe following the…
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