About social media

Literacy is often considered a cornerstone of education that empowers people to participate in economic, social and cultural life. But what does it mean “to be literate”? Educational researchers, policy…

Government should stimulate a stronger focus on social media in teacher training programmes. Teachers and parents should let young people help and advise them in using social media. Employers should…

Sociocultural institutions like schools have an important role in formulating and operationalizing society’s hopes and expectations regarding media use, cultural participation and social integration. Scientific research is set up to…

In their article “Rhetorical Analysis of Literary Culture in Social Reading Platforms” Joachim Vlieghe and Kris Rutten present a case study of the discourse surrounding literary phenomena that are emerging…

The aim of this deliverable was to identify a number of regulatory trends which may be of interest for the regulation of social media. General conclusions can be made on…