Social Communication in the Twitter Age
|Series title:||Digital Media and Society Ser.|
|Publication Date:||Sep 2013|
| Publisher:||Polity Press|
| Book Format:||Ebook|
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| Book Description: |
Twitter has become a household name, discussed both for its role in prominent national elections, natural disasters, and political movements, as well as for what some malign as narcissistic "chatter." This book takes a critical step back from popular discourse and media coverage of Twitter, to present the first balanced, scholarly engagement of this popular medium.
In this timely and comprehensive introduction, Murthy not only discusses Twitter's role in our political,...