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Social Media Technologies, 7,5 poäng

Current course, P2 2012: socmed12.


The aim of the course is to introduce, experiment with and further develop technologies that underlie social media content and services. After the course you will be able to...

  • be competent in the use of social media,
  • analyze and find success factors of social media sites and services,
  • apply social media technologies to conceptualize and document new implementable services,
  • discuss trust, reputation, attention, privacy and quality of communication in relation to social media.


The students will within the course analyze, evaluate and conceptually design social media technologies. Analysis and evaluation consists of using and collecting data from actual social media sites and services. Conceptual design involves group assignments and creations where the students envision new platform features, sites or services using mock-ups, scenario documents etc. The results of assignments will be presented at the end of the course.



The course is only available for students at the programme in Media Management and assumes knowledge according to courses equivalent to the first three years of a technical university education.


Will be announced at least 4 weeks before course start at course web page.


  • TEN1 - Examination, 5.0 credits, grade scale: A, B, C, D, E, FX, F
  • ÖVR1 - Other, 2.5 credits, grade scale: A, B, C, D, E, FX, F

In this course all the regulations of the code of honor at the School of Computer science and Communication apply, see:

Offered by

CSC/Media Technology and Graphic Arts


Daniel Pargman, telefon: 790 8280, e-post:


Ordinarie examinator är Daniel Pargman.

Add-on studies

DM2517 XML for Publishing and DH2416 Computer Support for Cooperative Work.


Course plan valid from: Autumn 09.

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Uppdaterad 2012-10-26