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Twitter : social communication in the Twitter age

Author: Dhiraj Murthy
Publisher: Cambridge, UK ; Medford, MA : Polity Press, 2018.
Series: Digital media and society series.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Second editionView all editions and formats
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"Twitter is a household name, discussed for its role in national elections, natural disasters, and political movements, as well as for what some malign as narcissistic 'chatter.' The first edition of Murthy's balanced and incisive book pioneered the study of this medium as a serious platform worthy of scholarly attention. Much has changed since Twitter's infancy, although it is more relevant than ever to our social,  Read more...
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Murthy, Dhiraj.
Twitter.
Medford, MA : Polity Press, [2017]
(DLC) 2017031887
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Dhiraj Murthy
ISBN: 9781509512492 1509512497 9781509512508 1509512500
OCLC Number: 992561789
Notes: Revised edition of the author's Twitter, 2013.
Description: xvii, 259 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm.
Contents: Preface and acknowledgments --
What is Twitter? --
Contextualizing Twitter --
Theorizing Twitter --
Twitter and journalism --
Twitter and disasters --
Twitter and activism --
Twitter and health --
Celebrities and branding --
Conclusion.
Series Title: Digital media and society series.
Responsibility: Dhiraj Murthy.

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Twitter is a household name, discussed for its role in prominent national elections, natural disasters, and political movements, as well as for what some malign as narcissistic chatter .  Read more...
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"Dhiraj Murthy is one of the foremost experts in social media and Twitter as a platform. His new edition of Twitter treats the platform as a firm, as a mode communication, and as a culture of Read more...

 
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