Electronic/World Wide Web>Internet Article:  Derakhshan, Hossein (2017-10-19), How Social Media Endangers Knowledge, Retrieved on 2017-10-25
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    25 OCT 2017

     Knowledge Replaced with Social Media

    When it emerged towards the end of the 80s as a purely text-based medium, [the internet] was seen as a tool to pursue knowledge, not pleasure. Reason and thought were most valued in this garden—all derived from the project of Enlightenment. Universities around the world were among the first to connect to this new medium, which hosted discussion groups, informative personal or group blogs, electronic magazines, and academic mailing lists and forums. It was an intellectual project, not about ...
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