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The use of social media such as Facebook and Twitter in the recent riots has brought into new focus something that has rapidly become a major part of our lives. They've become a rallying point for campaigners, an invaluable marketing tool for business and a convenient way of keeping in touch with friends and family. We've put together the most insightful books on this remarkable phenomenon, from those for the obsessive tweeter to those simply wondering why so many of us are now glued to our smartphones.

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You are Not a Gadget: A Manifesto
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Jaron Lanier
Reveals how the internet is deadening personal interaction, stifling genuine inventiveness and even changing us as people. Showing us the way to a future where individuals mean more than machines...
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Connected: The Amazing Power of ...
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Nicholas A. Christakis; James H. Fowler
 
Is happiness catching? Are your friends making you fat? Can your sibling make you smart? Is wealth contagious? Where is true love found? Does free will exist?
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The Shallows: How the Internet is...
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Nicholas Carr
Is the Internet making us stupid? In this new book, as incendiary as it is important, Nicholas Carr argues that the Internet is changing dramatically how we think, remember and...
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How to Leave Twitter: My Time as ...
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Grace Dent
 
Three years ago columnist and author Grace Dent joined new social network site Twitter, mainly as a place to dump her surplus jokes, rant about garbage TV and post...
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The Facebook Effect: The Real Inside...
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David Kirkpatrick
 
Today - six years after it was created in a Harvard dorm room - over 500 million people use Facebook regularly, in just about every country on earth. That a...
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Making is Connecting
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David Gauntlett
 
* Sets out a compelling argument for the importance of making things and creativity for social wellbeing. * Argues that both online and offline, making things can foster deeper connections...
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