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Humans R Social Media - Open Textbook Edition

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Diana Daly, University of Arizona

Copyright Year: 2021

Publisher: The University of Arizona

Language: English

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Table of Contents

  • I. Main Body
    • 1. Identity
    • 2. Old to New Media
    • 3. Privacy and Publics
    • 4. Algorithms
    • 5. Equity
    • 6. Activism
    • 7. Memes
    • 8. Information
    • 9. Relationships
    • 10. Our Transformed Selves
  • II. Guest Contributions
    • Private: Facial Recognition: A Series by EDRi
    • VR and AR: Bringing Closeness to Learning
    • Social Networks and Online Communities
    • Online Activism in Indigenous Languages
    • #metoo and Twitter: The Feminist Movement on Social Media

About the Book

Social media and humans exist in a world of mutual influence, and humans play central roles in how this influence is mediated and transferred. Originally created by University of Arizona Information scholar Diana Daly, this Third Edition of the book Humans are Social Media uses plain language and features contributions by students to help readers understand how we as humans shape social media, and how social media shapes our world in turn.

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Diana Daly, Assistant Professor of Information, University of Arizona