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Search engine society

Author: Alexander M Campbell Halavais
Publisher: Cambridge, UK ; Malden, MA : Polity Press, 2017.
Series: Digital media and society series.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Second editionView all editions and formats
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Search engines have become a key part of our everyday lives. Yet there is growing concern with how algorithms, which run just beneath the surface of our interactions online, are affecting society.

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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Halavais, Alexander M. Campbell.
Search engine society.
Cambridge, UK ; Medford, MA : Polity Press, [2017]
(DLC) 2017037380
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Alexander M Campbell Halavais
ISBN: 9781509516827 1509516824 9781509516834 1509516832
OCLC Number: 999673633
Description: v, 290 pages ; 22 cm.
Contents: Introduction --
The engines --
Searching --
Sociable search --
Attention --
Knowledge and democracy --
Control --
Privacy --
Future finding.
Series Title: Digital media and society series.
Responsibility: Alexander Halavais.
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"Alex Halavais has done us a great favour with this book. He explains lucidly what is at stake in the emerging 'Search Engine Society'. This book is destined to be a central work in the field of Read more...

 
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