Stefano
Epifani

He has taught for many years in the Master degree course in Business Communication at the Faculty of Political Science, Sociology and Communication at the Sapienza University of Rome, where he runs the course in Social Media Management. For some years, he has also dealt with the same issues in the similar course that he runs in the Faculty of Sociology at the Carlo Bo University of Urbino. In the past he has taught Economics of Innovation in Italy and abroad.

He has worked and still works for public administrations and institutions as well as with private companies and research institutes.

   
SOCIETY | May 22, 2018

Back2basics: Social Network

The meaning of the words "Social Network"
Social Network. No, it is not synonymous with Facebook. The concept of Social Network came into being long before the Internet: in the 1930s, Romanian psychologist Jacob Levy Moreno conceived sociometry, that branch of the social sciences which describes and measures the relationships between individuals and groups within complex social contexts. In the 1950s it was realized that the concept of "network" worked better than those of "group", "community" or "family" to describe the complexity of social relations in increasingly complex contexts, in which elements such[…]