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McNamee, Roger

Summary: "If you had told Roger McNamee even three years ago that he would soon be devoting himself to stopping Facebook from destroying our democracy, he would have howled with laughter. He had mentored many tech leaders in his illustrious career as an investor,but few things had made him prouder, or been better for his fund's bottom line, than his early service to Mark Zuckerberg. Still a large...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Press 2019

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Adult, Call number: 302.3 MCN

Patrikarakos, David

Summary: "War in 140 Characters examines the role of social media and other forms of 'new media' in changing the face of modern warfare. War is, more than ever, a clash of narratives--with each state/party fighting to control the spread of information and project their narrative to the outside world. Social media has shattered traditional hierarchies between the state and its citizens, enabling the...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Basic Books 2017

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 355 PAT