Bloggerati, Twitterati: How Blogs and Twitter are Transforming Popular Culture (Google eBook)
Bloggerati, Twitterati: How Blogs and Twitter are Transforming Popular Culture explores the ongoing digital revolution and examines the way it is changing—and will change—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.
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Review: Bloggerati, Twitterati: How Blogs and Twitter Are Transforming Popular CultureUser Review - Harish Puvvula - Goodreads
Unimpressive. Dry. No take aways. Lot of numbers about percentage of bloggers, twitter users, demographics, nationalities. most of the content is repetitive Read full review
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