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The Rise of Social Media

Odysseys in Recent Events: The Rise of Social Media
Jim Whiting
Creative Paperbacks
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Glossary of key words; Index; Informative sidebars; Sources for further research; Suggested websites; Table of contents; photo captionTeens explore the history of the social media boom from a jou...
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Glossary of key words; Index; Informative sidebars; Sources for further research; Suggested websites; Table of contents; photo caption

Teens explore the history of the social media boom from a journalistic viewpoint to understand how it is affecting the world.

Take a deep dive into the media platforms that are part of our everyday lives. This historical perspective explains the technological advancements that enabled widespread Internet use, the people involved, how companies such as Facebook and Twitter capitalized on it, and the impact they have on the spread of information. Striking photos and multiple sidebars provide relevant and modern examples, touching on cyberbullying and fake news.

Part of Creative Paperbacks' Odysseys series, this title takes advanced readers on a journey of discovery that promotes critical thinking and awareness of global issues. Includes table of contents, sidebars, captions, bibliography, glossary, websites, and an index.
Format: Paperback
Publication Date: 01/17/2023
ISBN: 9781682772706