Tales from Facebook / Edition 1

Tales from Facebook / Edition 1

by Daniel Miller
     
 

ISBN-10: 0745652093

ISBN-13: 9780745652092

Pub. Date: 04/05/2011

Publisher: Wiley

Facebook is now used by nearly 500 million people throughout the world, many of whom spend several hours a day on this site. This book examines in detail how Facebook transforms the lives of particular individuals, but it also presents a general theory of Facebook as culture and considers the likely consequences of social networking in the future.  See more details below

Overview

Facebook is now used by nearly 500 million people throughout the world, many of whom spend several hours a day on this site. This book examines in detail how Facebook transforms the lives of particular individuals, but it also presents a general theory of Facebook as culture and considers the likely consequences of social networking in the future.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780745652092
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
04/05/2011
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
220
Product dimensions:
6.20(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.80(d)

Table of Contents

Preface PART ONE - PORTRAITS
1) Marriage Dun Mash Up
2) Avatar
3) For Whom the Bell Doesn't Toll
4) The Book of Truth
5) It's Who You Know
6) Community
7) Time Suck
8) Cultivating FarmVille
9) It Was Just Sex
10) Getting the Word Out
11) Picking BlackBerrys
12) The History Woman Lagniappe The Philosophy of Doubles PART TWO - The Anthropology of Facebook A) The Invention of Fasbook.
B) The Fame of Facebook.
C) 15 theses on what Facebook might just be.
Glossary and Acknowledgements

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