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Product Description: First person accounts by pioneers in the field, classic essays, and new scholarship document the collaborative and creative practices of early social media.Focusing on early social media in the arts and humanities and on the core role of creative computer scientists, artists, and scholars in shaping the pre-Web social media landscape, Social Media Archeology and Poetics documents social media lineage, beginning in the 1970s with collaborative ARPANET research, Community Memory, PLATO, Minitel, and ARTEX and continuing into the 1980s and beyond with the Electronic Café, Art Com Electronic Network, Arts Wire, The THING, and many more...read more
By Judy Malloy (editor)

Hardcover:

9780262034654 | Mit Pr, August 12, 2016, cover price $45.00 | About this edition: First person accounts by pioneers in the field, classic essays, and new scholarship document the collaborative and creative practices of early social media.

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Product Description: Social media is anything but a new phenomenon From the papyrus letters that Cicero and other Roman statesmen used to exchange news to the hand printed tracts of the Reformation and the pamphlets that spread propaganda during the American and French revolutions the ways people shared information with their peers in the past are echoed in the present After decades of newspapers radio and television dominating in dissemination of information the Internet has spawned a reemergence of social media as a powerful new way for individuals to share information with their friends driving public discourse in new ways Standage reminds us how historical social networks have much in common with modern social media The Catholic Church s dilemmas in responding to Martin Luther s attacks are similar to those of today s large institutions in responding to criticism on the Internet for example and seventeenth century complaints about the distractions of coffeehouses mirror modern concerns about social media Invoking figures from Thomas Paine to Vinton Cerf co inventor of the Internet Standage explores themes that have long been debated from the tension between freedom of expression and censorship to social media s role in spurring innovation and fomenting revolution Writing on the Wall draws on history to cast provocative new light on today s social media and encourages debate and discussion about how we ll communicate in the futur...read more

Hardcover:

9781620402832 | Bloomsbury Pub Plc USA, October 15, 2013, cover price $26.00 | About this edition: Book by Standage, Tom

Paperback:

9781620402856 | Reprint edition (Bloomsbury Pub Plc USA, September 16, 2014), cover price $16.00 | About this edition: Social media is anything but a new phenomenon From the papyrus letters that Cicero and other Roman statesmen used to exchange news to the hand printed tracts of the Reformation and the pamphlets that spread propaganda during the American and French revolutions the ways people shared information with their peers in the past are echoed in the present After decades of newspapers radio and television dominating in dissemination of information the Internet has spawned a reemergence of social media as a powerful new way for individuals to share information with their friends driving public discourse in new ways Standage reminds us how historical social networks have much in common with modern social media The Catholic Church s dilemmas in responding to Martin Luther s attacks are similar to those of today s large institutions in responding to criticism on the Internet for example and seventeenth century complaints about the distractions of coffeehouses mirror modern concerns about social media Invoking figures from Thomas Paine to Vinton Cerf co inventor of the Internet Standage explores themes that have long been debated from the tension between freedom of expression and censorship to social media s role in spurring innovation and fomenting revolution Writing on the Wall draws on history to cast provocative new light on today s social media and encourages debate and discussion about how we ll communicate in the future

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9781452663333 | Mp3 una edition (Tantor Media Inc, October 15, 2013), cover price $29.99 | About this edition: Papyrus rolls and Twitter have much in common, as each was their generation's signature means of "instant" communication.

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By Tom Standage and Simon Vance (narrator)

CD/Spoken Word:

9781452643335 | Unabridged edition (Tantor Media Inc, October 15, 2013), cover price $83.99

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By Tom Standage and Simon Vance (narrator)

CD/Spoken Word:

9781452613338 | Unabridged edition (Tantor Media Inc, October 15, 2013), cover price $39.99

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Product Description: Social media penetrate our lives: Facebook, YouTube, Twitter and many other platforms define daily habits of communication and creative production. This book studies the rise of social media, providing both a historical and a critical analysis of the emergence of major platforms in the context of a rapidly changing ecosystem of connective media...read more

Hardcover:

9780199970773 | Oxford Univ Pr on Demand, January 30, 2013, cover price $115.00 | About this edition: Social media penetrate our lives: Facebook, YouTube, Twitter and many other platforms define daily habits of communication and creative production.

Paperback:

9780199970780 | Oxford Univ Pr, January 30, 2013, cover price $24.95 | About this edition: Social media penetrate our lives: Facebook, YouTube, Twitter and many other platforms define daily habits of communication and creative production.

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