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Ten arguments for deleting your social media accounts right now

Author: Jaron Lanier
Publisher: London : The Bodley Head, 2018
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jaron Lanier
ISBN: 9781847925398 1847925391
OCLC Number: 1066116810
Description: viii, 146 p. ; 23 cm
Contents: Introduction, with cats --
You are losing your free will --
Quitting social media is the most finely targeted way to resist the insanity of our times --
Social media is making you into an asshole --
Social media is undermining truth --
Social media is making what you say meaningless --
Social media is destroying your capacity for empathy --
Social media is making you unhappy --
Social media doesn't want you to have economic dignity --
Social media is making politics impossible --
Social media hates your soul --
Conclusion: Cats have nine lives.
Responsibility: Jaron Lanier
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"One of the most optimistic books about the Internet I've ever read because it dares to hope for better ... A blisteringly good, urgent, essential read" -- Zadie Smith "In every chapter there is a Read more...

 
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