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Friend me! : six hundred years of social networking in America

Author: Francesca DiPiazza
Publisher: Minneapolis, MN : Twenty-First Century Books, ©2012.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Examines the history of social networking in America over the last six centuries, and discusses how social media such as wampum belts, newspapers, and telephones transformed into text messaging and Facebook. Explains why humans need to network, and theorizes as to what the future of human networking may look like.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
History
Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
DiPiazza, Francesca, 1961-
Friend me!
Minneapolis, MN : Twenty-First Century Books, ©2012
(DLC) 2011021268
(OCoLC)729225419
Material Type: Document, Juvenile audience, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Francesca DiPiazza
ISBN: 9780761388500 0761388508
OCLC Number: 777566339
Description: 1 online resource (112 pages) : illustrations
Contents: Social networks : the ties that bind --
A string of beads : uniting native nations --
The knitted city : puritan New England --
Coffee and conversation : a notion of freedom --
People skills : creating community in slavery --
A very social time : networking in a new nation --
Wired! : love, death, and the telegraph --
Small world : connecting the dots --
Hardwired : from earth to the stars --
Source notes --
Selected bibliography --
Further reading and websites.
Responsibility: by Francesca Davis DiPiazza.

Abstract:

Examines the history of social networking in America over the last six centuries, and discusses how social media such as wampum belts, newspapers, and telephones transformed into text messaging and Facebook. Explains why humans need to network, and theorizes as to what the future of human networking may look like.
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