Pilar Lacasa is the Professor of Audiovisual Communication. Researcher at the Faculty of Humanities, University of Alcalá, Spain. She coordinates the Images, Words & Ideas Research Group since 1998. She loves video games, new emerging communication technologies and classic European and American movies. Her research work has been developed from a socio-cultural approach. She has been a visiting researcher at the Comparative Media Studies program (MIT) and at the University of Southern California, Annenberg Innovation Lab. Pilar is the author of Learning in virtual and real worlds (2013) edited by Palgrave, and very recently Adolescents and Social Networks. Create and Participate, an Interactive & Creative Commons iBook.