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Identity Problems in the Facebook Era
     

Identity Problems in the Facebook Era

by Daniel Trottier
 

How have new social media altered how individuals present themselves? What dilemmas have they introduced? In the age of Facebook, Twitter and other forms of instant communication, individuals are losing (or relinquishing) control over their personal information! Trottier provides a trenchant analysis of the paradoxes of privacy and the presentation of self in the

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How have new social media altered how individuals present themselves? What dilemmas have they introduced? In the age of Facebook, Twitter and other forms of instant communication, individuals are losing (or relinquishing) control over their personal information! Trottier provides a trenchant analysis of the paradoxes of privacy and the presentation of self in the early 21st century. This book is ideal for courses in Sociology, Media Studies and Communication.

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"I am sure that students in the area of media communication will find much of value in the pages of Trottier’s book." —Joe Sinclair, New Nurturing Potential

"The author succeeds in conceptualising in an interesting fashion this relatively new situation."— Yves Laberge, Ph.D., Recherches sociologiques et anthropologiques, 45-1 | 2014

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781135089962
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
11/12/2013
Series:
Framing 21st Century Social Issues
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
76
File size:
3 MB

Meet the Author

Daniel Trottier is a Postdoctoral Fellow in Social and Digital Media at the Communication and Media Research Institute (CAMRI), University of Westminster. His research considers the social consequences of digital media, with an emphasis on surveillance and policing.

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