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Facebook Nation [electronic resource] : Total Information Awareness / by Newton Lee.



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Creatore: Lee, Newton Visualizza persona
Titolo: Facebook Nation [electronic resource] : Total Information Awareness / by Newton Lee.
Link to work: Facebook nation Visualizza cluster
Pubblicazione: New York, NY : Springer New York : Imprint : Springer, 2013
Estensione: 1 online resource (XIV, 238 p.)
Tipo formato: computer
Tipo contenuto: text
Tipo supporto: online resource
Disciplina: 005.7
Classificazione LOC: QA76.76.A65
Accesso ente: SpringerLink (Online service)
Nota di contenuto: From 1984 to Total Information Awareness -- Social Networks and Privacy -- Smartphones and Privacy -- Consumer Privacy in the Age of Big Data -- Twitter – a World of Immediacy -- Generation C in the Age of Big Data -- Privacy Breaches -- Business Intelligence -- Misinformation and Disinformation -- E-Government and E-Activism -- Living in Facebook Nation -- Personal Information Management -- Total Information Awareness -- From Total Information Awareness to 1984 -- Facebook Timeline -- Index.
Restrizioni accesso: Access restricted by licensing agreement.
Sommario/riassunto: 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, said that America has become a "Facebook nation" that demands increased transparency and interactivity from the federal government. Facebook as a nation in 2012 would be the third largest country in the world with over 900 million citizens, after China and India. This book portrays the social media ecosystem as a world of increasing Total Information Awareness, which is essentially a civilian version of the controversial Total Information Awareness program unveiled in 2002 by the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) at the U.S. Department of Defense. Back in the 60's, DARPA initiated and funded the research and development of Advanced Research Projects Agency Network (ARPANET) that went online in 1969. The success of ARPANET gave rise to the global commercial Internet in the 90's and the new generation of Fortune 500 companies today including Amazon.com, Google, eBay, and Yahoo!. As if life comes full circle in the 21st century, private businesses and the ubiquity of social networks such as Facebook, Google+, Twitter, and YouTube are creating the technologies and infrastructures necessary for the DARPA-proposed Total Information Awareness program. WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange called Facebook "the most appalling spying machine that has ever been invented." Indeed, military and civilian technologies have interwoven into every fabric of our society, as Facebook co-founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg said, "We exist at the intersection of technology and social issues." This book offers discourse and practical advice on the privacy issue in the age of big data, the rise of Facebook nation, and Total Information Awareness. Opening with President Ronald Reagan's 1984 National Security Decision Directive and ending with George Orwell's novel 1984, the author takes us on a roller-coaster ride through Facebook's botched IPO, Carrier IQ, Kony 2012, SOPA/PIPA blackout, cyber bullying, crime fighting, and a host of other timely issues facing our Facebook nation. Social media strategists, information architects, social scientists, policymakers, and academic scholars in the Program in Science, Technology, and Society (STS) will find this book a valuable asset.
Opere correlate: Springer ENIN
ISBN: 9781461453086
Formato: Materiale a stampa
Livello bibliografico Monografia
Lingua di pubblicazione: Inglese
Record Nr.: 13760429
Localizzazioni e accesso elettronico https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4614-5308-6
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Altra ed. diverso supporto: Printed edition: 9781461453093 Printed edition: 9781493902095 Printed edition: 9781461453079 Fa parte di: Springer eBooks