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The culture of connectivity : a critical history of social media

Author: José van Dijck
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, ©2013.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"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. Author José van Dijck offers an analytical prism that can be used to  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: José van Dijck
ISBN: 9780199970773 0199970777 9780199970780 0199970785
OCLC Number: 803472498
Description: ix, 228 pages ; 25 cm
Contents: Engineering sociality in a culture of connectivity --
Disassembling platforms, reassembling sociality --
Facebook and the imperative of sharing --
Twitter and the paradox of following and trending --
Flickr between communities and commerce --
YouTube: the intimate connection between television and video sharing --
Wikipedia and the neutrality principle --
The ecosystem of connective media: lock in, fence off, opt out?
Responsibility: José van Dijck.
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The Culture of Connectivity tells the full story of the rise of social media in the first decade of the twenty-first century up to the present, providing both a historical and a critical analysis of  Read more...

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The Culture of Connectivity perhaps stands out most for the ways it attends to microhistorical changes that are often difficult to track given our increasing embeddedness in social media networks and Read more...

 
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