Oversharing.

By: Agger, BenMaterial type: TextTextSeries: eBooks on DemandFraming 21st Century Social Issues: Publisher: Hoboken : Taylor and Francis, 2015Edition: 2nd edDescription: 1 online resource (89 p.)ISBN: 9781317554523Subject(s): Discretion | Identity (Psychology) | Information society | Internet -- Social aspects | Online identities | Self-presentationGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Oversharing: Presentations of Self in the Internet AgeDDC classification: 302.23/1 | 302.231 LOC classification: HM851 .A335 2015Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
Contents:
Cover; Title; Copyright; Contents; Series Foreword; Preface; I. Thanks for Sharing; II. Texting, Tweeting, and Blogging; III. Social Media; IV. Online Dating; V. Internet Pornography; VI. Is Privacy Possible?; VII. A Non-Pornographic Public Sphere; References; Glossary/Index
Summary: People 'overshare' when they interact with others through the screens of computers and smartphones. Oversharing means to divulge more of their inner feelings, opinions and sexuality than they would in person, or even over the phone. Text messaging, Facebooking, tweeting, camming, blogging, online dating, and internet porn are vehicles of this oversharing, which blurs the boundary between public and private life. This book examines these 'presentations of self', acknowledging that we are now much more public about what used to be private. With this second edition, Agger adds a new chapter on wh
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Cover; Title; Copyright; Contents; Series Foreword; Preface; I. Thanks for Sharing; II. Texting, Tweeting, and Blogging; III. Social Media; IV. Online Dating; V. Internet Pornography; VI. Is Privacy Possible?; VII. A Non-Pornographic Public Sphere; References; Glossary/Index

People 'overshare' when they interact with others through the screens of computers and smartphones. Oversharing means to divulge more of their inner feelings, opinions and sexuality than they would in person, or even over the phone. Text messaging, Facebooking, tweeting, camming, blogging, online dating, and internet porn are vehicles of this oversharing, which blurs the boundary between public and private life. This book examines these 'presentations of self', acknowledging that we are now much more public about what used to be private. With this second edition, Agger adds a new chapter on wh

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Ben Agger works in critical theory, cultural /media/Internet studies, and critical food and exercise studies at University of Texas-Arlington,where he also directs the Center for Theory. He edits Fast Capitalism,which can be found at www.fastcapitalism.com. Among his recent books are Texting toward Utopia and Body Problems, and he is working on Age of Opinion, a study of message boards, tweeting and cyberdemocracy.

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