Social media and dating apps raise ethical concerns for research

Students and academics identify ethical problems with using social media for academic research.

In a recent article in the Times Higher Education Supplement, academics highlighted the difficulties of using social media for academic research.

Gill Mooney, a PhD student researching the ways in which individuals may perform social class identities through the use of social media services, said "I want to use screenshots in my research, PhD and possible in publications" however this means obtaining consent from anyone featuring a post.

Read more about Gill's research