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Psychological profiling and forensic analysis — in social media?

Ever since Fritz Lang’s “M,” featuring a maniacal performance by Peter Lorre in the role of a marked man (literally – ! ) furtively evading a public stirred by published reports of a child molester on the loose, we’ve had … Continue reading

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Some sociology on the coupling of social media and mass media

Reading Notes: Social Media, Mass Media PDF, 45 pages The Reality of the Mass Media, by Niklas Luhmann, and Anthony Giddens’ Modernity and Self Identity together provide a rich basis for unpacking how online media, and social media (user generated … Continue reading

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YouTube: videos are signs, watching is social

Marshall McLuhan, in Understanding Media, writes: “What we are considering here, however, are the psychic and social consequences of the designs or patterns as they amplify or accelerate existing processes. For the ‘message’ of any medium or technology is the … Continue reading

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