Facebook Shuts the Gate after the Horse Has Bolted, and Hurts Real Research in the Process

Axel Bruns
Apr 25, 2018 · 19 min read
Mark Zuckerberg appears before the US Congress, 10 Apr. 2018. (Image: Prachatai on Flickr, CC-BY-NC-ND)

Collateral Damage

Providing API Access for Scholarly Research

A Different Approach to Granting API Access

Straightforward Scholarly Data Access Policies

Custom APIs for Research Purposes

Accept the Use of Research Data Repositories

Open and Transparent Engagement with the Research Community

Time for a Rethink

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Axel Bruns

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ARC Future Fellow and Professor in the Digital Media Research Centre at Queensland University of Technology, Brisbane, Australia. http://snurb.info/

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