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The rise of social media  Cover Image Book Book

The rise of social media / by Jim Whiting.

Whiting, Jim, 1943- (author.).


"A historical account of the social media boom, including the technological advancements that enabled widespread Internet use, the people involved, how companies such as Facebook and Twitter capitalized on it, and the lingering aftermath"--Publisher's website.

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781640261761
  • ISBN: 1640261761
  • Physical Description: 48 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 27 cm.
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: Mankato, Minnesota : Creative Education : [2020]

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 46-47) and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Getting social -- Pointing out: Off with his hand! -- Pointing out: I take thee... -- Networking media -- Pointing out: Six degrees of Kevin Bacon -- Pointing out: Fact- or fiction? -- Birth of the giants -- Pointing out: Lighting the Olympic tweet -- Pointing out: The Arab Spring -- Pleasures and perils -- Pointing out: Rapping for recruits -- Pointing out: Fake news.
Target Audience Note:
1030L Lexile.
Subject: Social media > Juvenile literature.
Online social networks > Juvenile literature.

Available copies

  • 1 of 1 copy available at Missouri Evergreen. (Show)
  • 1 of 1 copy available at Rolla Public.


  • 0 current holds with 1 total copy.
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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Rolla Public Library JNF 302.231 WHI (Text) 38256101711210 Juvenile Nonfiction Available -

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