By Geert Lovink
Geert Lovink strides into the frenzied social media debate with Social Media Abyss - the 5th quantity of his ongoing research into severe net tradition. He examines the symbiotic but challenging relation among networks and social routine, and extra develops the concept of geared up networks. Lovink does not simply undergo the empty soul of 24/7 conversation yet particularly offers the reader with radical alternatives.
Selfie tradition is one of the Lovink's issues, besides the net obsession of yank author Jonathan Franzen, the web in Uganda, the aesthetics of nameless and an anatomy of the Bitcoin faith. Will monetization via cybercurrencies and crowdfunding give a contribution to a redistribution of wealth or additional widen the distance among wealthy and negative? during this age of the unfastened, how a profit version of the ninety nine% be jointly designed? Welcome again to the Social Question.