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Social Warming: The Dangerous and Polarising Effects of Social Media

Social Warming: The Dangerous and Polarising Effects of Social Media (Hardback)

By Arthur, Charles

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Nobody meant for this to happen. Facebook didn't mean to facilitate a genocide. Twitter didn't want to be used to harass women. YouTube never planned to radicalise young men. But with billions of users, every time these platforms tweak their algorithms to generate more 'engagemen...t', they bring unrest to previously settled communities and erode our relationships. After all, anger keeps you engaged. It has been hard to address climate change precisely because it has been happening slowly and in plain sight. In the same way, we urgently need to address this social crisis before we reach an irreversible tipping point.
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ISBN 9781786079978
Publisher Oneworld Publications
Format Hardback
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ISBN-13 9781786079978
Stock Available
Status Reprinting locally, In Stock Internationally
Publisher Oneworld Publications
Imprint Oneworld Publications
Publication Country United Kingdom United Kingdom
Format Hardback
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Author(s) By Arthur, Charles
Category Media Studies
Political Structures: Democracy
Political Control & Freedoms
Political Activism
Impact Of Science & Technology On Society
Technology: General Issues
Number of Pages 352
Dimensions Width: 146mm
Height: 225mm
Spine: 30mm
Dewey Code 302.231
Weight Not specified - defaults to 1,000g
Interest Age General Audience
Reading Age General Audience
Library of Congress Social media and society, Technology and civilization
NBS Text Popular Culture & Media: General Interest
ONIX Text General/trade