Google and the digital divide : the bias of online knowledge /

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Author / Creator:Segev, Elad.
Imprint:Oxford, U.K. : Chandos Pub., 2010.
Description:1 online resource (1 volume) : illustrations
Series:Chandos internet series
Chandos internet series.
Subject:Google (Firm)
Google (Firm)
Digital divide.
Search engines.
Internet searching.
LANGUAGE ARTS & DISCIPLINES -- Library & Information Science -- General.
Digital divide.
Internet searching.
Search engines.
Electronic books.
Electronic books.
Format: E-Resource Book
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Notes:Includes bibliographical references and index.
Print version record.
Summary:Beneficial to scholars and students in the fields of media and communication, politics and technology, this book outlines the significant role of search engines in general and Google in particular in widening the digital divide between individuals, organisations and states. It uses innovative methods and research approaches to assess and illustrate the digital divide by comparing the popular search queries in Google and Yahoo in different countries as well as analysing the various biases in Google News and Google Earth. The different studies developed and presented in this book provide various.
Other form:Print version: Segev, Elad. Google and the digital divide. Oxford : Chandos Pub., 2010 184334565X