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The Resource The attention merchants : from the daily newspaper to social media, how our time and attention is harvested and sold, Tim Wu

The attention merchants : from the daily newspaper to social media, how our time and attention is harvested and sold, Tim Wu

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The attention merchants : from the daily newspaper to social media, how our time and attention is harvested and sold
Title
The attention merchants
Title remainder
from the daily newspaper to social media, how our time and attention is harvested and sold
Statement of responsibility
Tim Wu
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
In nearly every moment of our waking lives, we face a barrage of advertising enticements, branding efforts, sponsored social media, commercials and other efforts to harvest our attention. Over the last century, few times or spaces have remained uncultivated by the 'attention merchants', contributing to the distracted, unfocused tenor of our times. Tim Wu argues that this is not simply the byproduct of recent inventions but the end result of more than a century's growth and expansion in the industries that feed on human attention. From the pre-Madison Avenue birth of advertising to TV's golden age to our present age of radically individualised choices, the business model of 'attention merchants' has always been the same
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StDuBDS
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Wu, Tim
Dewey number
  • 659.1'042
  • 659.1'042
  • 659.1042
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Advertising
  • Advertising
  • Marketing
  • Consumer behavior
  • Business and Management
Label
The attention merchants : from the daily newspaper to social media, how our time and attention is harvested and sold, Tim Wu
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Originally published: United States: Alfred A. Knopf, 2016
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
9781782394822
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
viii, 403 pages
Isbn
9781782394822
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Label
The attention merchants : from the daily newspaper to social media, how our time and attention is harvested and sold, Tim Wu
Publication
Note
Originally published: United States: Alfred A. Knopf, 2016
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
9781782394822
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
viii, 403 pages
Isbn
9781782394822
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia

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