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Title Social networking / Noah Berlatsky, book editor.

Imprint Detroit : Greenhaven Press, ©2013.


Location Call No. Status
 Portland Public Library - Teen  TEEN 302.3 SOC    Check Shelf
Description 177 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm.
Series Global viewpoints
Global viewpoints.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 162-164) and index.
Contents ch. 1. The popularity of social networking. The Philippines leads the world in social networking / Jon Russell -- Indonesian society is enamored with social networking / Sarah Mishkin -- Africa is beginning to experience a boom in social networking using mobile phones / André-Michel Essoungou -- The Japanese tsunami may spur more widespread use of social media / Eric Johnston -- Facebook's popularity may have peaked in the United Kingdom and other Western nations / Charles Arthur -- ch. 2. Uses of social networking. In Western Europe, journalists make increasing use of social networks in their reporting / Cision -- In the United States, social networking is helping military veterans recover from trauma / Matthew M. Burke -- In Canada, social media is being explored as a disaster warning device / Janet Davison -- When Chávez tweets, Venezuelans listen / Ezequiel Minaya and Kejal Vyas -- ch. 3. Social Networking and democratic movements. Worldwide, social networking may help authoritarian regimes more than it helps democratic movements / The Economist -- Social networking was important in, though not solely responsible for, Tunisia's revolution / Ethan Zuckerman -- Social networking has opened Singapore to democracy / Raymond Tham -- The Web that failed: how opposition politics and independent initiatives are failing on the Internet in Russia / Floriana Fossato and John Lloyd with Alexander Verkhovsky -- ch. 4. Social networking and access to information. Social media privacy issues must be addressed / David Lindsay and Ian Brown, as told to Damien Carrick -- The German government is demanding that Facebook address privacy concerns / Christopher Williams -- Britain's Internet crackdown could herald more censorship of the Internet / Peter Apps -- In Mexico, criminal gangs police social media / Samuel Logan -- India is contemplating censoring social media / Sujoy Dhar -- Cuba's young people have little access to social media / Franco Ordoñez.
Subject Online social networks -- Juvenile literature.
Social networks -- Juvenile literature.
Online social networks. (OCoLC)fst01741311
Social networks. (OCoLC)fst01122678
Genre/Form Juvenile works. (OCoLC)fst01411637
Added Author Berlatsky, Noah.
ISBN 9780737762709 (hbk.)
0737762705 (hbk.)
9780737764468 (pbk.)
0737764465 (pbk.)
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