Search engines have become a key part of our everyday lives. Yet while much has been written about how to use search engines and how they can be. Search engines have become a key part of our everyday lives. Alexander Halavais is a social architect, interested in ways of helping form a culture of creativity. This timely new edition of Search Engine Society enlightens readers on the Alexander Halavais is Associate Professor of Social Technologies at Arizona State.
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This timely new edition of Search Engine Society enlightens readers on the forms of bias that algorithms introduce into our knowledge and social spaces, drawing on recent changes to technology, industries, policies, and research. It provides an introduction to the social place of the search engine and addresses crucial questions such as: How have search engines changed the way we organize our thoughts about the world, and how we work?
To what extent do politics shape search, and does search shape politics? This book is a must-read for those who wish to understand the future of the social internet and how search shapes it.
Search Engine Society
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Blogging Jill Walker Rettberg. Media Work Mark Deuze. Mobile Communication Rich Ling. Digital War Reporting Donald Matheson. Search Engine Society Alexander Halavais. Table of contents Introduction Chapter 1: The Engines Ssociety 2: Sociable Search Chapter 4: Knowledge and Democracy Chapter 6: Review Text “Alex Halavais’ Search Engine Society instantly became essential reading for all of us who cared how Google was shaping our minds and lives. It’s clear, well organized, accessible, and deep.
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I’m excited to see this new and updated edition. I will assign it in classes and cite it for many years. Review quote “Alex Halavais has done us a great favour with this book. He explains lucidly what is at stake in the emerging ‘Search Engine Sexrch.
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