The Digital Mystique: How The Culture Of Connectivity Can Empower Your Life?online And Off

Paperback | August 26, 2014

bySarah Granger

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In The Digital Mystique, Sarah Granger-a nationally recognized expert on online culture and social technology-shows us how digital media is shaping our lives in real time. Whether it's how we raise our children, communicate in love and partnerships, support causes, or establish friendships and trust, Granger pinpoints the best ways to seize digital opportunities to make our lives richer and fuller.While the Internet era is one that is frequently criticized as undermining our health, privacy, concentration, and ability to sustain real-world relationships, Granger takes a more optimistic and empowering view. She shares real-life stories and surprising facts about our lives-both online and off-to shed new and fascinating light on the positive effects of the digital media revolution, showing us how we can personally learn, grow, and thrive by engaging in our digitized world. The Digital Mystique includes the following chapters:Connecting Is Just the Beginning.YOUFriending Is TrendingLove in the Time of MessagingThe Kids Are OnlineThe Senior MomentThe Passion of the WebThere's No Business Like E-BusinessCommunity Is the KeyThe Difference a Tweet MakesWhat We Leave BehindA Stitch in Digital Time

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In The Digital Mystique, Sarah Granger-a nationally recognized expert on online culture and social technology-shows us how digital media is shaping our lives in real time. Whether it's how we raise our children, communicate in love and partnerships, support causes, or establish friendships and trust, Granger pinpoints the best ways to ...

Sarah Granger is an award-winning digital media innovator who writes and speaks on how information technology impacts our lives and our world. A first-generation digital native, Granger has spent more than 25 years launching, building, and advising Internet and social media ventures, starting with a bulletin board system she published...

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:256 pages, 8.98 × 6.08 × 0.71 inPublished:August 26, 2014Publisher:Da Capo PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1580055141

ISBN - 13:9781580055147

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'A much-needed, comprehensive guide to defining our lives in the context of today's digital age. With personal anecdotes and detailed tips, Sarah Granger sheds a beautiful light on many of the issues that have been on my mind, both personally and professionally.'- Randi Zuckerberg , New York Times bestselling author of Dot Complicated Sarah Granger knows what works on the Internet, and how it can be used in genuine and effective ways. The Digital Mystique articulates that know-how in ways useful both for people new to social media, and for those who are experienced and looking for a new perspective."- Craig Newmark , founder of Craigslist'There are many thinkers contemplating how to bring balance and serenity to our overstimulated lives, but few as profound and practical as Sarah Granger. Put her advice to practice. The quality of your life, both online and off, will depend upon it.'- Amanda Enayati , CNN contributor and author of Seeking Serenity 'The online world can open up doors: You can make an impact, get connected, even find love. But most of us have no idea how to navigate these new lands. Here's Sarah Granger to show us the way.'- Nilofer Merchant , bestselling author of 11 Rules for Creating Value in #SocialEra 'Sarah Granger is a terrific guide to help us let technology empower instead of overwhelm. She is signal in the noise.'- Tiffany Shlain , founder of The Webby Awards'Sarah Granger is the quintessential digital maven with her finger on the pulse of digital life. She has written a smart, funny, and invaluable book packed with rich stories and great ideas for anyone who wants to 'get' the Internet and understand how it can help them in their daily lives.'- Denise Brosseau , author of Ready to Be a Thought Leader? "