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Ten Arguments for Deleting Your Social Media Accounts Right Now

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Lanier, Jaron (Author)
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Publication Date: 29 May 2018

A timely call-to-arms from a Silicon Valley pioneer.

You might have trouble imagining life without your social media accounts, but virtual reality pioneer Jaron Lanier insists that we're better off without them. In Ten Arguments for Deleting Your Social Media Accounts Right Now, Lanier, who participates in no social media, offers powerful and personal reasons for all of us to leave these dangerous online platforms.

Lanier's reasons for freeing ourselves from social media's poisonous grip include its tendency to bring out the worst in us, to make politics terrifying, to trick us with illusions of popularity and success, to twist our relationship with the truth, to disconnect us from other people even as we are more "connected" than ever, to rob us of our free will with relentless targeted ads. How can we remain autonomous in a world where we are under continual surveillance and are constantly being prodded by algorithms run by some of the richest corporations in history that have no way of making money other than being paid to manipulate our behavior? How could the benefits of social media possibly outweigh the catastrophic losses to our personal dignity, happiness, and freedom? Lanier remains a tech optimist, so while demonstrating the evil that rules social media business models today, he also envisions a humanistic setting for social networking that can direct us toward a richer and fuller way of living and connecting with our world.

Product Details

ISBN-10: 125019668X

ISBN-13: 9781250196682

Publisher: Henry Holt & Company       

Language: English

Age Range: NA - NA years

Grade Level: NA - NA

Hardcover: 160 Pages

Product Dimension (L x W x H): 21.59 x 14.48 x 1.27 CM

Shipping Weight: 0.25 Kg

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