Social Media and Social Life
0.5 Credit - Fall/Winter

Hours per week:
  • Lecture/Discussion: 3

Explores how "social media" create new forms of sociality in everyday life. Topics include: digital networks and communicative power; the internet and the emergence of social media platforms; broadcast vs. social media modes of communication and production; social media and media convergence; social media and politics; social media practices as labour and capital; and the big data of social media.

Additional Course Information
CS203 and CS235.