Mehmet Emin Babacan was born in Malatya. Graduated from Gazi University, Faculty of Communication in 2005. Between 2007-2009, Canakkale Onsekiz Mart University prepared the master thesis titled “Birikim Magazine and Relevant Religion Developments around the Journal” in Institute of Social Sciences. He completed his PhD in 2012 under the name of “Social Capital Practices in Social Sharing Networks” at Sakarya University, Social Sciences Institute. Babacan, who has been a guest researcher at the University of Wisconsin-Madison in the USA for 1 year in 2014-2015, is currently Ass.Prof. at Ibn Khaldun University, Faculty of Communication. Assoc.