Category Archives: Social media

Revise Sociology on Facebook, Twitter and the Rest…

Below are some links to the main social media sites I use. If you like this sort of sociology thang, then you might like to follow me by clicking on any, or all of the icons below…. Blog Twitter – … Continue reading

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How Many Likes Does it Take?

I just typed in ‘how many likes does it take to be satisfied’ into Google and got the responses below (second picture) – although just as interesting are the auto-complete options which cropped up. I guess we live in a virtual … Continue reading

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Twitter Users by Occupation and Social Class

The middle classes and especially those in creative industries are more likely to be on twitter, but finding this out is more difficult than you might think, at least according to some recent research: Who Tweets?: Deriving the Demographic Characteristics … Continue reading

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How Old are Twitter Users?

‘Who Tweets’ is an interesting piece of recent research which attempts to determine some basic demographic characteristics of Twitter users, relying on nothing but the data provided by the users themselves in their twitter profiles. Based on a sample of 1470 … Continue reading

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