A chair displayed in such a room would be good enough to sit in. Free speech encourages debate whereas hate speech incites violence. Chapter 2 is interesting because it covers social networks and privacy. Facebook Nation is the most thoroughly researched book I have seen about Facebook. The wealth of facts contained in the book make it worth buying, and anyone active in the social space should be aware of the privacy considerations related to what they are building. The minimum age to get a Facebook is apparently 13, which I didn't know before reading this book.
A just and lasting peace calls for economic reforms. Standing up to difficult life circumstances and oppressive regimes is bravery. Arguably, this is a work of tech This book is a detriment to the field of information studies. It is not to discredit the work that probably went into writing this, but it is clear that the message was biased from the beginning and ultimately means that this fails profusely as a work of discourse on topics in information and society. Why should learning stop being fun? This is the future that awaits us. From a macroscopic point of view, Facebook offers insights into public sentiments and national trends.
Everyone should be free to express their opinions, voice their concerns, and become better informed. Indeed, at many moments he uses slippery slope fallacies to scare readers into assuming that this is all bad, while barely every noting the ways in which such interconnectivity is a benefit. This obviously people can view your profile, photos, age, birthday, workplace, or whatever else you choose to share on your public profile. Facebook Nation is a must have for the social media expert's bookshelf. Religious experiences are, by nature, emotional and subject to interpretations by clergy and believers throughout history. Chapter 6, written by Dennis Yu and Alex Hong, is either a blog post or an article written to generate buzz for their marketing service think Hubspot white paper. Theres also a good amount of interesting conversational story writing which makes it easier to read.
The chapters on facial-recognition technology, ambient social apps collecting data on you constantly, and other insights about your digital footprint will give you plenty to think about. In a microscopic view, Facebook allows people to reach out and connect on a very personal level. An all-out alien invasion or imminent mass extinction? The causes of conflict can be eliminated only through the advancement of both. Birthright citizenship is like being baptized into a religion as an infant. This book serve as a warning for some or it may just be conspiracy for others.
This book is a detriment to the field of information studies. . Parents in particular would be well advised to make this book compulsory reading for their teenage children before allowing them to go online. Drones kill terrorists, but not the idea of terrorism in the long term. We cannot stand aside and let God do it. Although the book is named after Facebook, its scope goes far beyond just Facebook.
If scientists had not challenged the status quo, we would not have enjoyed modern medicine and technological innovations today. It discusses the misinformation that is passed around in Facebook as well as Twitter and YouTube. They can be stalked, messaged, scammed, and many other possible threats. We know what peace is. Messaging, socializing, studying, and learning are all done through the web, conversely it leaves us vulnerable to false information and gives others a chance to hurt our identity. A false sense of security is like the calm before the storm. WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange called Facebook the most appalling spying machine that has ever been invented.
Peace is not a mystery. Lee graduated Summa Cum Laude from Virginia Tech with a B. Feeling safe in school is a prerequisite for a conducive learning environment. We may not achieve an immediate unalloyed success without a few bumps along the way, but the successful Moon landing was preceded by many failures. It talks about things actually relevant to each every one of us living today. Even Buddhist monks who are widely regarded as pacifists have taken up arms in strife-torn regions.
They are storytellers of the past and forewarners of the future. Any reader, technical or nontechnical, will benefit from it. Facebook Nation is full of facts, stories, and quotes that will give you plenty to talk about with clients and co-workers. If we take the cue from Netflix which has successfully produced original content, it will not be long before Apple and Google will sign new artists and rival the record labels. Besides being morally wrong, unsanctioned or extracurricular spying activities risk the unnecessary exposure of technological apparatus and the potential compromise of the espionage network. Imagine what else we can accomplish if America and the whole world is determined to eradicate wars, diseases, pollutions, global warming, poverty, homelessness, world hunger, and other human sufferings. Not to mention all the hurtful comments people post in the youtube comments section.
In fact, knowledge without wisdom can be outright dangerous. This book allows the user to contemplate the benefits and scams of social media. President Barack Obama, in his 2011 State of the Union Address, called America the nation of Edison and the Wright brothers and of Google and Facebook. Some chapters are also just personal anecdotes, with a pastiche of newspaper articles thrown in. A brave person stands in front of freedom and defends it for others.