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Author Tiidenberg, Katrin, author.

Title Selfies : why we love (and hate) them / by Katrin Tiidenberg.

Published Bingley : Emerald Publishing Limited, [2018]


Location Call No. Status
Edition First edition.
Physical description 1 online resource
polychrome rdacc
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Intro; Selfies: Why We Love (and Hate) Them; Contents; Acknowledgements; About the Author; Introduction: What's The Big Deal, It's Just Selfies?; Why Write a Book About Selfies?; Key Terms; Affordances; Discourse and Rhetoric; Interaction; Performativity; Selfie Culture; Social Cues; Virality; Visibility; Visuality; Visual Culture; Organization of the Book; 1: What Are Selfies?; A Brief Explanation of Visual Self-Representation in Art History; Self-Representation in Photography: Another Brief History; Going Digital; Camera on Your Phone; Shareable; Selfie as a Networked Self-Representation.
So What Are Selfies?2: How Do We Selfie?; Activities; Things and Their Use; Contexts; So How Do We Selfie?; But What Are We Doing, When We Are Doing Selfies?; Selfie Practices as a Performance; Selfie Practices as Tools to Think With; Selfie Practices as Interaction; Selfie Practices as a Way to Feel; Selfie Practices as a Way to Express; Selfie Practices as Work; 3: (Why) Do Selfies Matter?; When Selfies Make Us Feel Bad; Narcissism; Authenticity; Quality; Moral Panics and Shaming; When Selfies Make Us Feel Good; Empowerment; Why Don't All Selfie Experiences Create a Sense of Control?
4: Post Selfie?I'm the Root of All That's Evil, But You Can Call Me Selfie; elfie-Worth; Peak-Selfie; The Future is Now; The Future is Tomorrow; Now What?; Critical Literacy as a Way to Form Opinions and Filter Information; Critical Literacy as a Way of Engaging with Networked Technologies; Critical Literacy as a Form of Personal Ethics; Conclusion; Key Takeaways; Keep Calm and Selfie On; References; References for Texts Included in the Analysis of Selfie as a Metaphor in Chapter 4; Recommended Readings on Selfies (Not Referenced in Text)
To Understand the Media Discourse that Links Selfies to NarcissismTo Understand the Linguistic Productivity of the Selfie Word; Recommended Other Readings (Not Referenced in Text); To Understand Social Media; To Understand Social Media Affordances; To Understand Networked Visuality and Its History; To Understand Machine Vision; To Understand Post-Digital; If You're Interested in Practice Theory; Index.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI Available via World Wide Web.
Notes Vendor-supplied metadata.
Other author ProQuest (Firm)
Subject Online social networks.
Social media -- Research.
Digital images -- Social aspects.
Self-portraits -- Social aspects.
Local series Proquest Ebook Central
ISBN 9781787543577 (electronic bk.)
1787543579 (electronic bk.)