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Writing on the Wall

Social Media, the First Two Thousand Years
Standage, Tom (Book - 2013)
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Chronicles social media over two millennia, from papyrus letters that Cicero used to exchange news across the Empire to today, reminding us how modern behavior echoes that of prior centuries and encouraging debate and discussion about how we'll communicate in the future.
Authors: Standage, Tom
Title: Writing on the wall
social media, the first two thousand years
Publisher: New York, NY :, Bloomsbury,, 2013
Edition: First U.S. edition
Characteristics: viii, 278 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Content Type: text
Media Type: unmediated
Carrier Type: volume
Contents: Cicero's web
The ancient foundations of social media : why humans are wired for sharing
The Roman media : the first social=media ecosystem
How Luther went viral : the role of social media in revolutions (1)
Poetry in motion : social media for self-expression and self-promotion
Let truth and falsehood grapple : the challenges of regulating social media
And so to the coffeehouse : how social media promotes innovation
The liberty of printing : the role of social media in revolutions (2)
The sentinel of the people : tyranny, optimism, and social media
The rise of mass media : the centralization begins
The opposite of social media : media in the broadcast era
The rebirth of social media : from ARPANET to Facebook
History retweets itself
Summary: Chronicles social media over two millennia, from papyrus letters that Cicero used to exchange news across the Empire to today, reminding us how modern behavior echoes that of prior centuries and encouraging debate and discussion about how we'll communicate in the future.
ISBN: 1620402831
9781620402832
Statement of Responsibility: Tom Standage
Bibliography: Includes bibliographical references (pages [253]-267) and index
Subject Headings: Social networks Mass media Communication Social media History
Topical Term: Social networks
Mass media
Communication
Social media
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