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Research and Guest Blog Posts

Blog post, To  Work or Play: A case of the boos: what digital media professionals can learn from the booing of SA President Jacob Zuma? — Blog post, Talkwalker blog: 13 Social Media Marketing Trends in 2014 from the Experts  — Profile, To Work or Play: Musings from a workmate — Panel Host, Social Media Marketing 2013...
Trust Markers

Trust Markers

A trusted search engine starts the search journey but once users have typed their search query into Google, the focus then shifts to the individual’s bias toward certain markers and the selection process begins. The search and selection process is essential to analyse if we want to understand how and when trust markers are used...
... customise the chrome extension for researchers

… customise the chrome extension for researchers

The Google Chrome extension for researchers, is a hack of an existing Google extension whereby an individual can email a URL to a friend. My hack of the extension hopefully provides researchers with a new way of collecting data from research participants on the Internet. Read more and see the extension in action here. Before you can...
Chrome extension: For Researchers

Chrome extension: For Researchers

The second extension I developed was borne out of an idea I had once I had completed the search diary process and became reflexive on how I could have made this easier for myself as a researcher as well as the participants. Upon hindsight, I would have found it really interesting if each search diary...

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