INFO 325 · Social Media and Global Change

3 credit hours
Same as EPS 325, AFST 325, ASST 325, EURO 325, LAST 325, REES 325, and SAME 325.


Social media is a new frontier of politics, religion, commerce, courtship, and education. It has altered an array of social relations from statecraft to sex.

The course draws on case studies from across the globe to explore the wide-ranging transformation taking place, from how people organize mass uprisings, to ways the mange the most intimate details of their lives. Examples will be taken from the Middle East, East Asia, Africa, Latin America, the US and Europe.


Course catalog link:
https://courses.illinois.edu/cisapp/dispatcher/catalog/2016/spring/INFO/325