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  1. ANNOUNCEMENT 1 item
    1. READING IS LIST IS BEING UPDATED.

       

  2. General Resources 2 items
    There isn't a core text for this module. Though resources below are useful for general reading
    1. Sideways Dictionary

      Website Recommended reading Look up terms for understanding Social Media

    2. It's complicated: the social lives of networked teens - danah boyd 2014

      Book  This book covers some issues studied on the module

  3. [Session-1: 14-Jan] Introduction: The Internet & the Web 11 items
    1. Key Reading 1 item
      1. Everything you need to know about the internet | Technology | The Observer - John Naughton 20/06/2010

        Webpage Essential reading A quick & useful guide

    2. Other Readings 10 items
      1. History Of The Internet 2009

        Audio-visual document 

      2. Protocol: how control exists after decentralization - Alexander R. Galloway 2004

        Book  Advanced text: try reading Chapter 1 (for technical aspect of internet) and Chapter 4 for how power operates via protocols

      3. A Hacker Manifesto [Version 4.0] - McKenzie Wark Accessed 26/08/2011

        Webpage 

  4. [Session-2: 21-Jan] Social Networks & the rise of Social Media 9 items
    1. Key Reading 1 item
      1. Sociality through Social Network Sites - Nicole Ellison, danah boyd 2013

        Chapter Essential reading

    2. Other Readings 8 items
      1. The Strength of Weak Ties - Mark S. Granovetter 1973

        Article 

  5. [Session-3: 28-Jan] Online Sociality - Being Connected: Key Concepts 13 items
    1. Key Reading 1 item
      1. Facebook and the engineering of connectivity - José van Dijck 05/2013

        Article Essential reading

    2. Recommended Readings 3 items
      1. Personal Connections in the Digital Age - Nancy K. Baym 2015

        Chapter Essential reading

      2. The culture of connectivity: a critical history of social media - Josâe van Dijck c2013

        Book  Read Chapter 2

    3. Other Readings 9 items
      1. Six Provocations for Big Data - danah boyd, Kate Crawford 21/09/2011

        Article 

  6. [Session 4: 4-Feb] Online Identity and SELF(IES) 15 items
    1. Key Reading 1 item
    2. Other Readings 14 items
  7. [Session-5: 11-FEB] READING WEEK - NO LECTURE 0 items
  8. [Session-6: 18-Feb] Know your Meme! 20 items
    1. Key Reading 1 item
    2. Other Readings 19 items
      1. Memes versus virals - Limor Shifman 2013

        Chapter  Read Chapter 5 Memes versus Virals, pages 55-63

      2. Unleashing the Ideavirus - Seth Godin, Malcolm Gladwell September 2000 (Hardcover)

        Book 

      3. Investigating the Influence of "Clickbait" News Headlines - Joshua M. Scacco, Ashley Muddiman 2016

        Document 

  9. [Session-7: 25-Feb] Internet addiction? No, it's the Attention Economy 20 items
    1. Key Readings 2 items
    2. Other Readings 18 items
      1. The inner history of devices - Sherry Turkle September 30, 2011

        Book 

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  11. Surveillance & the End of Privacy? 18 items
    1. Key Reading 1 item
      1. Big Data Surveillance: Introduction - Mark Andrejevic, Kelly Gates 2014/05/09

        Article Essential reading

    2. Other Readings 17 items
      1. Facebook privacy settings: Who cares? - danah boyd boyd, Ester Hargattai 2010

        Article 

  12. Online Harassment: “Haters gonna hate”? 1 item
    1. Key Reading 1 item
      1. Histories of Hating - Tamara Shepherd, Alison Harvey, Tim Jordan, Sam Srauy 22/09/2015

        Article Essential reading

  13. Dis-information...it's not just Fake News 3 items
    1. Key Reading 1 item
      1. Mark Zuckerberg Is in Denial - Tufekci Zeynap 2016

        Webpage Essential reading

    2. Other Readings 2 items
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