Pedro Rodrigues Costa holds a doctorate in Communication Sciences (Sociology of Communication and Information), from the University of Minho, with the thesis Between the See and the look: echoes of life in screens (2013). He also holds a master’s degree in Sociology (specialization in Sociology of Organizations and Work) and a degree in Sociology. Among his areas of research are issues surrounding Cyberculture, Technology and social networking.

He is a researcher at CECS, where he is part of the Cultural Studies Group and Virtual Museum of Lusophony. In his various research skills are data analysis in SPSS and content analysis in NVIVO.

Among his areas of research are issues surrounding Cyberculture, Technology and social networking. He is a researcher at CECS, where he is part of the Cultural Studies Group and Virtual Museum of Lusophony. In his various research skills are data analysis in SPSS and content analysis in NVIVO. The list of the most recent research works includes the following topics: The presence of archetypes in youtubers: ways and strategies of influence (Costa, 2019); The fear of solitary consumption: comments on children’s and youth YouTube channels in Brazil and Portugal (Costa & Capoano, 2020); Suicide and social networks: approximations in Portuguese on Facebook, instagram and YouTube (Costa & Araújo, 2020) and Give “views” to the network screen: problems, challenges and consequences of the digital age (Costa, 2020).