Likewar : the weaponization of social media / P.W. Singer and Emerson T. Brooking.

By: Singer, P. W. (Peter Warren) [author.]
Contributor(s): Brooking, Emerson T [author.]
Material type: TextTextPublisher: Boston : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2018Copyright date: �2018Description: 405 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (some color) ; 24 cmContent type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9781328695741; 1328695743Other title: Like warSubject(s): Social media -- Political aspects | Internet -- Political aspects | Mass media and propaganda | Cyberterrorism | Hacking -- Political aspectsGenre/Form: Nonfiction.Additional physical formats: Online version:: Likewar.DDC classification: 302.23/1 LOC classification: HM742 | .S5745 2018
Contents:
The war begins : an introduction to LikeWar -- Every wire a nerve : how the Internet changed the world -- The truth is out there : social media and the end of secrets -- The empires strike back : censorship, disinformation, and the burial of truth -- The unreality machine : the business of veracity vs. virality -- Win the net, win the day : the new wars for attention ... and power -- LikeWar : the conflicts that drive the Web and the world -- Masters of the universe : the new rules and rulers of LikeWar -- Conclusion: What do we know, what can we do?
Summary: "Social media has been weaponized, as state hackers and rogue terrorists have seized upon Twitter and Facebook to create chaos and destruction. This urgent report is required reading, from defense expert P.W. Singer and Council on Foreign Relations fellow Emerson Brooking"-- Provided by publisher.
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"An Eamon Dolan Book."

Includes bibliographical references (pages 277-384) and index.

"Social media has been weaponized, as state hackers and rogue terrorists have seized upon Twitter and Facebook to create chaos and destruction. This urgent report is required reading, from defense expert P.W. Singer and Council on Foreign Relations fellow Emerson Brooking"-- Provided by publisher.

The war begins : an introduction to LikeWar -- Every wire a nerve : how the Internet changed the world -- The truth is out there : social media and the end of secrets -- The empires strike back : censorship, disinformation, and the burial of truth -- The unreality machine : the business of veracity vs. virality -- Win the net, win the day : the new wars for attention ... and power -- LikeWar : the conflicts that drive the Web and the world -- Masters of the universe : the new rules and rulers of LikeWar -- Conclusion: What do we know, what can we do?

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