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

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Record details

  • ISBN: 9781328695741
  • ISBN: 1328695743
  • Physical Description: 405 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (some color) ; 24 cm
  • Publisher: Boston : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2018.

Content descriptions

General Note:
"An Eamon Dolan Book."
Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 277-384) and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
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, etc.:
"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.
Subject: Social media > Political aspects.
Internet > Political aspects.
Mass media and propaganda.
Cyberterrorism.
Hacking > Political aspects.
Cyberterrorism.
Internet > Political aspects.
Mass media and propaganda.
Social media > Political aspects.
POLITICAL SCIENCE > Government > International.
SOCIAL SCIENCE > Future Studies.
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING > General.
Genre: Nonfiction.