Assignment 3 Gladwell _ Bremmer

Assignment 3 Gladwell _ Bremmer - 100 Basic Composition...

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100 Basic Composition Section 65 Assignment 3- Thursday, Sep 21 st Prof. Baldino Readings: “Democracy in Cyberspace: What Technology Can and Cannot Do for Us” by Ian Bremmer pp 41-49 and “Small Change: Why the Revolution Will Not Be Tweeted” by Malcolm Gladwell pp 133-144 in Points of Departure Rough Draft Due: Wednesday, October 19th Final Draft Due: Wednesday, October 26th Assignment: “The evangelists of social media don’t understand this distinction; they seem to believe that a Facebook friend is the same as a real friend and that signing up for a donor registry in Silicon Valley today is activism in the same sense as sitting at a segregated lunch counter in Greensboro in 1960. ‘Social Networks are particularly effective at increasing motivations,’ Aaker and Smith write. But that’s not true. Social networks are effective at increasing participation—“ (Gladwell 138).
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