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Record Nr.

UCHICAGO11088743

Autore

[Lee, Newton, author]

Titolo

Facebook nation : total information awareness / Newton Lee.

Pubbl/distr/stampa

New York, N.Y. : Springer, 2014

ISBN

9781493917402

1493917404

1493917390

9781493917396

Edizione

[Second edition.]

Descrizione fisica

1 online resource (xv, 412 pages) : illustrations

Lingua di pubblicazione

Inglese

Formato

Materiale a stampa

Livello bibliografico

Monografia

Nota di bibliografia

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Nota di contenuto

From 1984 to Total Information Awareness -- Social Networks and Privacy -- Smartphones and Privacy -- Privacy Breaches -- Business Intelligence -- Facebook Analytics, Advertising, and Marketing -- Consumer Privacy in the Age of Big Data -- Twitter- a World of Immediacy -- Misinformation and Disinformation -- Wikipedia and the New Web -- E-Government and E-Activism -- Generation C in the Age of Big Data -- Living in Facebook Nation -- Personal Privacy and Information Management -- Personal Total Information Awareness -- From Total Information Awareness to 1984.

Sommario/riassunto

Facebook's psychological experiments and Edward Snowden's NSA leaks epitomize a world of increasing information awareness in the social media ecosystem. With over a billion monthly active users, Facebook as a nation is overtaking China as the largest country in the world. President Barack Obama, in his 2011 State of the Union Address, called America "the nation of Edison and the Wright brothers" and "of Google and Facebook." U.S. Chief Information Officer Steven VanRoekel opines that America has become a "Facebook nation" that demands increased transparency and interactivity from the federal.