Bloggerati, Twitterati: How Blogs and Twitter Are Transforming Popular Culture

Bloggerati, Twitterati: How Blogs and Twitter Are Transforming Popular Culture

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Bloggerati, Twitterati: How Blogs and Twitter Are Transforming Popular Culture explores the ongoing digital revolution and examines the way it is changinga€”and will changea€”the way people live and communicate. Starting from the proposition that the Internet is now the center of popular culture, the book offers descriptions of blogs and Twitter and the online behavior they foster. It looks at the demographics of users and the impact of the Internet on knowledge, thinking, writing, politics, and journalism. A primary focus is on the way blogs and tweets are opening up communication to the people, free from gatekeepers and sanctioned rhetoric. The other side of the coin is the online hijacking of the news and its potential for spreading misinformation and fomenting polarization, topics that are analyzed even as the situation continues to evolve. Finally, the book gathers predictions from cultural critics about the future of digital popular culture and makes a few predictions of its own.But as the world moves to the web, print media are struggling to get there with it, setting up auxiliary websites to post the daily ... Applea#39;s iPad arrived in the spring of 2010, selling over three million tablets in short order and opening the door foranbsp;...


Title:Bloggerati, Twitterati: How Blogs and Twitter Are Transforming Popular Culture
Author: Mary Cross
Publisher:ABC-CLIO - 2011-06-07
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