Social Media: A Critical Introduction 2edby Christian Fuchs Sage Publications Ltd
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What is a Critical Introduction to Social Media?
What are Social Media and Big Data?
Social Media as Participatory Culture
Social Media and Communication Power
The Power and Political Economy of Social Media
Google: Good or Evil Search Engine?
Facebook: Surveillance in the Age of Edward Snowden
Twitter and Democracy: A New Public Sphere?
Weibo and Chinese Capitalism
The Political Economy of Online Sharing Platforms in the Age of Airbnb and Uber
WikiLeaks: Can We Make Power Transparent?
Wikipedia: A New Democratic Form of Collaborative Work and Production?
Conclusion: Social Media and its Alternatives – Towards a Truly Social Media
"Timely new chapters on China and on the “sharing economy” of Uber and Airbnb strengthen an already vital contribution to communication studies. Through the lens of critical theory, Fuchs provides the essential text for students of our new media world."