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Tales from Facebook / Daniel Miller.

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Pike Co PL - Petersburg Main Library 302.3 MILL (Text) 38650833369398 Adult Non-Fiction Available -

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  • ISBN: 0745652107 (pbk.)
  • ISBN: 9780745652108 (pbk.)
  • ISBN: 9780745652092
  • ISBN: 0745652093
  • Physical Description: xx, 218 p. ; 23 cm.
  • Publisher: Cambridge, UK ; Polity Press, 2011.

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Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references.
Formatted Contents Note: Pt. 1. Twelve portraits -- 1. Marriage Dun Mash Up -- 2. Community -- 3. For Whom the Bell Doesn't Toll -- 4. The Book of Truth -- 5. Cultivating FarmVille -- 6. Avatar -- 7. Time Suck -- 8. Getting the Word Out -- 9. It Was Just Sex -- 10. It's Who You Know -- 11. Picking BlackBerrys -- 12. The History Woman -- Lagniappe -- 13. The Philosophy of Doubles -- pt. 2. The Anthropology of Facebook -- A. The Invention of Fasbook -- B. Fifteen Theses on What Facebook Might Be -- C. The Fame of Facebook.
Summary, etc.: Facebook is used by nearly 500 million people throughout the world. Once the preserve of youth, the largest increase in usage today is amongst the older sections of the population. This book examines 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.
Subject: Facebook (Electronic resource)
Online social networks
Information technology > Social aspects

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