Stanford University

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29 Oct 2010

It is unwise to make assumptions about the liberating potential of the Internet in China or in other repressive regimes, argues this discussion paper.

In late January 2010, Secretary of State Hillary Clinton – who two months before had stood at the Berlin Gate...

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3 May 2013

This paper combines survey and large-scale log data to examine how well users’ perceptions of their audience match their actual audience on Facebook.


When you share content in an online social network, who is listening? Users have scarce information about who...


26 Mar 2010

Librarians expect significant growth in e-book acquisitions, according to this survey of 138 librarians from 13 countries.

The survey data was analysed by Michael Newman, Stanford University’s head biology librarian. He also concluded that: simplicity and ease of use seem more important than sophisticated...

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