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Video Full Clip - Browse - Big Ideas - ABC TV

Video Full Clip - Browse - Big Ideas - ABC TV | Social media and surveillance studies | Scoop.it
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Surveillance studies scholar David Lyon on the culture of surveillance - pay attention to the section of his speech where he talks about how social media may have had an impact on 'democratizing' surveillance.

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Social Media as Surveillance by Daniel Trottier

Social Media as Surveillance by Daniel Trottier | Social media and surveillance studies | Scoop.it
This book develops a surveillance studies approach to social media by presenting first hand ethnographic research with a variety of personal and professional social media users.
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A game-changer of a book about the impact of social media that goes beyond the function of surveillance to the mutation of its aesthetics and ultimately its underlying rationale

 

 

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All-seeing eye: the future of surveillance and social media

All-seeing eye: the future of surveillance and social media | Social media and surveillance studies | Scoop.it
Advanced surveillance and social media might seem like strange bedfellows.
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'Surveillance will eventually merge into a virtually seamless multimedia network embracing social media, location services, mobile devices, maps, and 3D models'

 

An arguably broad statement from 2011? to what extent is this confirmed by contemporary practices two years later?

 

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Surveillance and spectacle: eighty-four observations on citizen journalism, social media, mobile devices and mobs

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A very interesting article about privacy in the age of social media from Canada

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Wajeehah Aayeshah's comment, January 22, 2013 2:04 AM
Thanks Nash. This is so going into my thesis! :)
Nash Petropoulos's comment, January 23, 2013 9:01 PM
Thanks Amanda and Wajeehah! social media's reconfiguring evidence that gets admitted in a court of law as well as journalistic 'rules of engagement'.
Sumangala Bandara's comment, January 24, 2013 5:39 AM
Hi Nash,iwas never able to think social media can be a very powerful surveillance instrument, and can also be used without the notice of the other party?