Breaking the Social Media Prism: How to Make Our Platforms Less Polarizing

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Price
$24.95  $22.95
Publisher
Princeton University Press
Publish Date
Pages
240
Dimensions
5.7 X 8.6 X 1.0 inches | 1.0 pounds
Language
English
Type
Hardcover
EAN/UPC
9780691203423

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About the Author

Chris Bail is professor of sociology and public policy at Duke University, where he directs the Polarization Lab. He is the author of Terrified: How Anti-Muslim Fringe Organizations Became Mainstream (Princeton). Website chrisbail.net Twitter @chris_bail

Reviews

Provides useful pointers for understanding online (mis)behavior.-- "Kirkus Reviews"
[Bail] draws on extensive interviews with social media users to explore the profound differences between people's online and real-life personas, and lucidly details his own efforts to develop a new social media platform that cultivates more civil discourse. This is a persuasive and well-informed look at one of today's most pressing social issues.-- "Publishers Weekly"
[A] brilliant case . . . for social science research.-- "Library Journal"
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