Facebook Nation

Facebook Nation

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Facebooka€™s psychological experiments and Edward Snowdena€™s NSA leaks epitomize a world of increasing information awareness in the social media ecosystem. With over a billion monthly active users, Facebook as a nation is overtaking China as the largest country in the world. President Barack Obama, in his 2011 State of the Union Address, called America a€œthe nation of Edison and the Wright brothersa€ and a€œof Google and Facebook.a€ U.S. Chief Information Officer Steven VanRoekel opines that America has become a a€œFacebook nationa€ that demands increased transparency and interactivity from the federal government. Ubiquitous social networks such as Facebook, Google+, Twitter, and YouTube are creating the technologies, infrastructures, and big data necessary for Total Information Awareness a€“ a controversial surveillance program proposed by DARPA after the 9/11 attacks. NSAa€™s secret PRISM program has reinvigorated WikiLeaks founder Julian Assangea€™s accusation that a€œFacebook is the most appalling spying machine that has ever been invented.a€ Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg once said, a€œWe exist at the intersection of technology and social issues.a€ This book offers discourse and practical advice on the privacy issue in the age of big data, business intelligence in social media, e-government and e-activism, as well as personal total information awareness. This expanded edition also includes insights from Wikipedian Emily Temple-Wood and Facebook ROI experts Dennis Yu and Alex Houg.Applea#39;s iOS problem: Contacts uploading is just the tip of the iceberg. ... Android Apps Can Also Secretly Copy Photos. [Online] The New York Times, March 1, 2012. http://bits.blogs.nytimes. com/2012/03/01/android-photos/?pagewanted=all anbsp;...

Title:Facebook Nation
Author:Newton Lee
Publisher:Springer - 2014-10-16


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