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Author Miller, Daniel, 1954-
Title Tales from Facebook [electronic resource] / Daniel Miller.
Publication Info. Cambridge, UK ; Malden, MA : Polity Press, 2011.
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 Libraries Electronic Books  ELECTRONIC BOOKS-DDA    AVAIL. ONLINE
Description 1 online resource.
Note Description based on print version record.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references.
Contents Part 1. Twelve portraits. Marriage dun mash up: We watch a man's marriage break up. Why he blames Facebook -- Community: A woman in a village compares her community with that of being on Facebook -- For whom the bell doesn't toll: A previously very active man, now in his sixties and housebound, is gifted his life back by Facebook -- The book of truth: A woman explains why what you see on Facebook is closer to the truth of a person than meeting them face to face -- Cultivating FarmVille: A rather unsuccessful young man finds friends through FarmVille -- Avatar: A woman reveals how being extremely public on Facebook is her means to remaining extremely private otherwise -- Time suck: What do teenagers who spend six hours a day on Facebook actually do? -- Getting the word out: The contrast between male and female usage within a church. Media as God's instrument for spreading the word -- It was just sex: A sex video which features the lead singer of a band is leaked onto the internet: the consequences -- It's who you know: How in business and private life we need to understand that all individuals are social networking sites -- Picking BlackBerrys: A BlackBerry helps a man find a new role for Facebook, after it had first assisted and then betrayed his primary relationship -- The history woman: A woman links her personal history to the history of Facebook -- Lagniappe: The philosophy of doubles: Quick thoughts from a fast food ---- Part 2. The anthropology of Facebook. The invention of Fasbook: what makes Facebook Trinidadian -- Fifteen theses on what Facebook might be: what makes Facebook important -- The fame of Facebook: what makes Facebook Melanesian.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Perth, W.A. Available via World Wide Web.
Note Description based on print version record.
Subject Facebook (Electronic resource)
Online social networks.
Information technology -- Social aspects.
Added Author Ebooks Corporation
Related To Original 0745652107 9780745652108 9780745652092 0745652093
ISBN 0745673112 (electronic bk.)
9780745673110 (electronic bk.)
0745652107 (pbk.)
9780745652108 (pbk.)
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