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Social networking

See below for a selection of the latest books from Social networking category. Presented with a red border are the Social networking books that have been lovingly read and reviewed by the experts at Lovereading. With expert reading recommendations made by people with a passion for books and some unique features Lovereading will help you find great Social networking books and those from many more genres to read that will keep you inspired and entertained. And it's all free!

Snapchat and Forgettable Media

Snapchat and Forgettable Media

Author: Andrew (University of Glasgow, UK) Hoskins Format: Hardback Release Date: 01/01/2021

Snapchat's apparent guarantor of ephemerality for its users reflects a key theme of digital media and everyday life, namely privacy as a central concern and pursuit of those active in using digital and social media. Snapchat is also indicative of the compulsion of connectivity and an example of the reciprocal, or rather the obligatory, nature of retweeting, following, linking and liking required to establish and sustain digital presence and value. Covering topics such as Snapchat's Spectacles, sexting, cyber bullying and privacy, this short student-friendly book will explore the history, business model, cultural impact, and future of the 'snap.' Discussion questions and further resources help students to engage critically with the way Snapchat impacts everyday life.

Irl

Irl

Author: Chris Stedman Format: Hardback Release Date: 22/12/2020

It's easy and reflexive to view our online presence as fake, to see the internet as a space we enter when we aren't living our real, offline lives. And yet, so much of who we are and what we do now happens online. Social media is becoming less somewhere we go and more a place in which we are simply always present. All of it makes it hard to know which parts of our lives are real. IRL, Chris Stedman's personal and searing exploration of authenticity in the digital age, shines a light on how age-old notions of realness can be freshly understood in our new online lives. Stedman argues for a different way of seeing the supposed split between our online and offline selves: far from being unnatural, the internet is simply one more tool for understanding and expressing ourselves, and the way we use it can reveal new insights into far older human behaviors and desires. IRL invites readers to consider the ways they edit or curate themselves for digital audiences, and in the end makes a bold case for authenticity, even when it feels risky.

The TikTok Challenge

The TikTok Challenge

Author: Will Eagle Format: Cards Release Date: 03/12/2020

100 UNIQUE CARDS: A unique set of 100 cards with over 200 challenges for you to shoot and upload, from lip synchs, dances and dares to ridiculous pranks. SOLO OUR IN GROUPS: Use the cards for solo TikTok inspiration or assemble your friends and family and play them competitively to determine the best TikToker. RANGE OF LEVELS: Different levels of challenge included on each card. SIMPLE SET-UP: Grab your phone, draw a card, and get shooting! THE CHALLENGE IS ON! Want to determine who shoots the best videos among your friends? Then take on the TikTok challenge!

A Tumblr Book

A Tumblr Book

Author: Allison McCracken, Alexander Cho, Louisa Stein, Indira Neill Hoch Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 16/10/2020

This is the first book to take an extensive look at the many different types of users and cultures that comprise the popular social media platform Tumblr. Though it does not receive nearly as much attention as other social media such as Twitter or Facebook, Tumblr and its users have been hugely influential in creating and shifting popular culture, especially progressive youth culture, with the New York Times referring to 2014 as the dawning of the age of Tumblr activism. Perfect for those unfamiliar with the platform as well as those who grew up on it, this volume contains essays and artwork that span many different topics: fandom; platform structure and design; race, gender and sexuality, including queer and trans identities; aesthetics; disability and mental health; and social media privacy and ethics. It contains work from over 60 contributors and includes more than 80 illustrations and three full-color galleries, honoring Tumblr's identity as a heavily image-based social network. An entire generation of young people that is now beginning to influence mass culture and politics came of age on Tumblr, and this volume is an indispensable guide to the many ways this platform works.

A Tumblr Book

A Tumblr Book

Author: Allison McCracken, Alexander Cho, Louisa Stein, Indira Neill Hoch Format: Hardback Release Date: 16/10/2020

This is the first book to take an extensive look at the many different types of users and cultures that comprise the popular social media platform Tumblr. Though it does not receive nearly as much attention as other social media such as Twitter or Facebook, Tumblr and its users have been hugely influential in creating and shifting popular culture, especially progressive youth culture, with the New York Times referring to 2014 as the dawning of the age of Tumblr activism. Perfect for those unfamiliar with the platform as well as those who grew up on it, this volume contains essays and artwork that span many different topics: fandom; platform structure and design; race, gender and sexuality, including queer and trans identities; aesthetics; disability and mental health; and social media privacy and ethics. It contains work from over 60 contributors and includes more than 80 illustrations and three full-color galleries, honoring Tumblr's identity as a heavily image-based social network. An entire generation of young people that is now beginning to influence mass culture and politics came of age on Tumblr, and this volume is an indispensable guide to the many ways this platform works.

Instagram Marketing

Instagram Marketing

Author: Daniel Parker Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 30/09/2020

Social Media Marketing

Social Media Marketing

Author: Jason Miller Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 19/09/2020

Social Media Marketing

Social Media Marketing

Author: Jason Miller Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 19/09/2020

La Guia del Pickup Artist en Espanol

La Guia del Pickup Artist en Espanol

Author: Alexandro Mayer Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 08/09/2020

La Guia del Pickup Artist en Espanol

La Guia del Pickup Artist en Espanol

Author: Alexandro Mayer Format: Hardback Release Date: 08/09/2020

Seduccion con texting

Seduccion con texting

Author: Alexandro Mayer Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 03/09/2020

Seduccion con texting

Seduccion con texting

Author: Alexandro Mayer Format: Hardback Release Date: 03/09/2020