Dot Complicated: Untangling Our Wired Lives
|Rating||:||4.16 (904 Votes)|
|Number of Pages||:||256 Pages|
Randi Zuckerberg is the CEO and founder of Zuckerberg Media, a tech savvy production company, and editor-in-chief of Dot Complicated, a modern lifestyle community and blog. She lives with her husband, Brent, and son, Asher, in Silicon Valley.. Zuckerberg is the author of Dot., an illustrated children's book about a spunky little girl obsesse
With Dot Complicated: Untangling Our Wired Lives, new media pioneer Randi Zuckerberg offers an entertaining and essential guide to understanding how technology and social media influence and inform our lives online and off.Zuckerberg has been on the frontline of the social media movement since Facebook’s early days and her following six years as a marketing executive for the company. Her part memoir, part how-to manual addresses issues of privacy, online presence, networking, etiquette, and the future of social change.
Robert Duke said A superficial book about a non-issue. I think this book got published because of the Zuckerberg connection. I would have been interested in the author's perspective if she had something serious to say, but it came across to this reader as me, me, me. There was a failed attempt to wrap "all about me" in a respectable and socially useful guise of advice about living in the dot com world. It fell flat with me even though I persisted too long in trying to find something redemptive about the story.. Insightful, Relevant, but Somehow Kind of Self-Centered If I could give 3 1/2 stars, that'd be a more accurate rating!Mark Zuckerberg's sister is an author and media mogul in her own right. This is her first adult book (she's also published a children's book called Dot). The introductory (and mostly autobiographical) part of Dot Complicated was a little bland (and sometimes melodramatic), but as Zuckerberg moves onto Internet etiquette and commentary on our digital age, the book picks up speed. It's easy to read a. All about you! From an educational standpoint regarding the use of "social media," the author offers common sense statements as to how to use each type media. I would think most people have enough common sense as to how they should abide. What I feel what is wrong with the social media is, often times their misleading statements to their "customers" state one thing, and when the customers buys into it (meaning clicking on a vague label,) it's brings them to something differ
Randi’s experience and perspective provide the perfect guide to socially navigating the digital age.” (Kathleen Kennedy, President, Lucasfilm)“Randi has had a front row seat to the shift of a social culture. It’s high time to take charge of our technology devices before they take charge of us.” (Leslie Blodgett, Executive Chairman of Bare Escentuals and creator of bareMinerals). Before you send one more text, you MUST read this book. “For all that current technology has done to improve and simplify our lives, it has undeniably complicated the way we communicate and relate to those around us. Dot Complicated is a great roa