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Bloggerati, Twitterati: How Blogs and Twitter Are Transforming Popular Culture
by Mary Cross
"Bloggerati, Twitterati: How Blogs and Twitter Are Transforming Popular Culture" explores the ongoing digital revolution and examines the way it is changing--and will change--the way people live and communicate. Starting from the proposition that the Internet is now the center of popular culture, the book offers descriptions of blogs and Twitter and the online behavior ...more
Hardcover, 190 pages
Published June 7th 2011 by Praeger
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How many hours a day do you spend online? I’m sure at least part of that time is spent doing work or family related activities, but how much of it is spent perusing Facebook, sending out Tweets, and reading or updating a blog? If you’re anything like the millions of people online everyday I’m sure it’s more than you realize. In “bloggerati, twitterati: How Blogs and Twitter Are Transforming Popular Culture”, Mary Cross delves into the world of social media and the Internet in general, to show ...more
In this book the author gives many different statistics and social media advice as well as individuals opinions. The subject matter of the book was mainly statistics and data revolving around Twitter, blogging and the internet as a way for people to receive information. The author describes when the internet becomes more predominate and how people search for their information and how it has changed. The author also acknowledges that because of the internet people are more socially connected than ...more
I read this for my thesis. It compared traditional blogging with micro-blogging (twitter), and discussed how these two forms of communication are changing popular culture. I found a lot of the book to be common knowledge or information I already knew, and since it was written in 2010, a lot of the information that it is touting as "new", is quite out of date already. However, the most valuable resource from this book are all of the studies that the author cites throughout in the footnotes. These ...more