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Author: D E Wittkower
Publisher: Chicago : Open Court, ©2010.
Series: Popular culture and philosophy, v. 50.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This volume is an entertaining, multi-faceted exploration of what Facebook means for us and for our relationships. Facebook is a social networking service and website that launched in 2004. Users may create a personal profile, add other users as friends, and exchange messages, including automatic notifications when they update their profile. Additionally, users may join common interest user groups, organized by  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: D E Wittkower
ISBN: 9780812696752 0812696751
OCLC Number: 460054495
Description: xxxvii, 285 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm.
Contents: A reply to Facebook critics / D.E. Wittkower --
Who uses Facebook and why? / Homero Gil de Zúñiga and Sebastián Valenzuela --
The privacy virus / James Grimmelmann --
It's like talking to a wall / Graham Meikle --
Ian became a fan of Marshal McLuhan on Facebook and suggested you become a fan too / Ian Bogost --
With friends like these, who needs enemies? / Elizabeth Losh --
Profile picture, right here, right now / Jeremy Sarachan --
You can't front on Facebook / Mimi Marinucci --
Why I am not a friend / Mariam Thalos --
Playing around with identity / Tamara Wandel and Anthony Beavers --
Spectacle 2.0? / Rune Vejby and D.E. Wittkower --
Why can't we be virtual friends? / Craig Condella --
The friendship that makes no demands / Matthew Tedesco --
Care ethics, friendship, and Facebook / Maurice Hamington --
What are friends for? / Chris Bloor --
Dear Facebook / Adam Briggle --
Gossip and the evolution of Facebook / Margaret A. Cuonzo --
Facebook as an excess of seeing / M. Deanya Lattimore --
Do status updates have any value? / Abrol Fairweather and Jodi Halpern --
Gatekeeper, moderator, synthesizer / Michael V. Butera --
Facebook, surveillance, and power / Waddick Doyle and Matthew Fraser --
Wall to wall or face to face / Asaf Bar-Tura --
Facebook as playground and factory / Trebor Scholz --
The proles and cons of Facebook / Richard Morgan and John Clulow --
Faking it on Facebook / Sara Louise Muhr and Michael Pedersen.
Series Title: Popular culture and philosophy, v. 50.
Responsibility: edited by D.E. Wittkower.

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Explores what Facebook means for us and for our relationships. This title discusses issues ranging from the nature of friendship and its relationship to 'friending', to the efficacy of 'online  Read more...
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