United States of Google

Salam, Reihan
August 2011
National Review;8/15/2011, Vol. 63 Issue 15, p24
The article focuses on the author's views on online social networking websites such as Google+ and Facebook from a political perspective. The idea that social media's virtual communities are similar to the virtual community of a nation-state is discussed. Topics include so-called print-capitalism, solidarity in light of linguistic unification, and the complex ecology of Google+'s open system that overlaps communities.


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