Category Archives: Social Media Research

A new, modified blurb for A Sleepwalker’s Guide to Social Media

Social media has taken a dark turn, encompassing both economic and political expropriation of the user experience. Users not only give away ownership of their community relations to big platforms, but the potential for positive change through revolutionary contagion is … Continue reading

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A Sleepwalker’s Guide to Social Media is now in production with Polity, due July 2020

A Sleepwalker’s Guide to Social Media A Sleepwalker’s Guide to Social Media is now in production with Polity. It will be published in the UK in early July 2020 and in the US in August. Below is the blurb, contents … Continue reading

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Blurb for A Sleepwalker’s Guide to Social Media

The blurb for the new book, A Sleepwalker’s Guide to Social Media – in production with Polity due in spring 2020 has been decided on… Positing online users as ‘sleepwalkers’, Tony Sampson offers an original and compelling approach for understanding … Continue reading

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Gadget Consciousness: Collective Thought, Will and Action in the Age of Social Media

On my list… Published today – a new book in the Pluto Press Digital Barricades series – Gadget Consciousness: Collective Thought, Will and Action in the Age of Social Media by Joss Hands Description:  What impact does our relentless fixation … Continue reading

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