Facebook nation : total information awareness /

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Author / Creator:Lee, Newton, author.
Edition:Second edition.
Imprint:New York, N.Y. : Springer, 2014.
Description:1 online resource (xv, 412 pages) : illustrations
Language:English
Subject:Facebook (Firm)
Facebook (Firm)
Facebook (Firm)
Facebook (Electronic resource)
Facebook (Electronic resource)
Multimedia systems.
Data protection.
Online social networks.
Internet -- Security measures.
Online social networks -- Social aspects.
Big data -- Social aspects.
Privacy, Right of.
COMPUTERS -- General.
Engineering & Applied Sciences.
Computer Science.
Big data -- Social aspects.
Data protection.
Internet -- Security measures.
Multimedia systems.
Online social networks.
Online social networks -- Social aspects.
Privacy, Right of.
Electronic books.
Electronic books.
Format: E-Resource Book
URL for this record:http://pi.lib.uchicago.edu/1001/cat/bib/11088743
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ISBN:9781493917402
1493917404
1493917390
9781493917396
9781493917396
Notes:Includes bibliographical references and index.
English.
Online resource; title from PDF title page (SpringerLink, viewed Oct. 29, 2014).
Summary:Facebook's psychological experiments and Edward Snowden's NSA leaks epitomize a world of increasing information awareness in the social media ecosystem. With over a billion monthly active users, Facebook as a nation is overtaking China as the largest country in the world. President Barack Obama, in his 2011 State of the Union Address, called America "the nation of Edison and the Wright brothers" and "of Google and Facebook." U.S. Chief Information Officer Steven VanRoekel opines that America has become a "Facebook nation" that demands increased transparency and interactivity from the federal.
Other form:Printed edition: 9781493917396
Standard no.:10.1007/978-1-4939-1740-2