The reward and risk of social media for academics

  title={The reward and risk of social media for academics},
  author={B Britton and Chris J. Jackson and Jessica Wade},
  journal={Nature Reviews Chemistry},
We are three academics who are active on social media. We explore the motivations for and benefits of engaging with social media, as well as its costs and risks. Overall, we believe this engagement to be a net benefit for us, our employers and for wider society.Three academics who are active on social media explore the motivations for and benefits of engaging with social media, as well as its costs and risks. Overall, they conclude there is a net benefit for themselves, their employers and… 

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