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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...read more

Hardcover:

9781620402832 | Bloomsbury Pub Plc USA, October 15, 2013, cover price $26.00 | About this edition: Papyrus rolls and Twitter have much in common as each was their generations signature means of instant communication Indeed as Tom Standage reveals in his scintillating new book social media is anything but a new phenomenon From the papyrus letters that Roman statesmen used to exchange news across the Empire to the advent of hand-printed tracts of the Reformation to the pamphlets that spread propaganda during the American and French revolutions Standage chronicles the increasingly sophisticated ways people shared information with each other spontaneously and organically down the centuries With the rise of newspapers in the nineteenth century then radio and television mass media consolidated control of information in the hands of a few moguls However the Internet has brought information sharing full circle and the spreading of news along social networks has reemerged in powerful new ways A fresh provocative exploration of social media over two millennia Writing on the Wall reminds us how modern behavior echoes that of prior centuriesthe Catholic Church for example faced similar dilemmas in deciding whether or how to respond to Martin Luthers attacks in the early sixteenth century to those that large institutions confront today in responding to public criticism on the Internet Invoking the likes of Thomas Paine and Vinton Cerf co-inventor of the Internet Standage explores themes that have long been debated the tension between freedom of expression and censorship whether social media trivializes coarsens or enhances public discourse and its role in spurring innovation enabling self-promotion and fomenting revolution As engaging as it is visionary Writing on the Wall draws on history to cast new light on todays social media and encourages debate and discussion about how well communicate in the future

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.

CD/Spoken Word:

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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