Bekti Mulatiningsih is a PhD candidate at Queensland University of Technology (QUT). Her research focus lies within the domain of social media applications and the implications they can have on individuals and communities. Bekti is the recipient of the 2012 Australia Library and Information Association Student Award for her Master of Information Technology (Advanced) at QUT. This award recognises the highest achieving graduating student in all ALIA-accredited librarianship and library technician courses as a means of recognising students for excellence in their studies. Prior to the study, she has worked as an LIS professional for over five years in a variety of library settings in Australia and Indonesia, including in academic and medical library sectors.