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How Less Alienation Creates More Exploitation? Audience Labour on Social Network Sites

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Fisher, E. (2017). How Less Alienation Creates More Exploitation? Audience Labour on Social Network Sites. In Fuchs, C. and Mosco, V. (eds) Marx in the Age of Digital Capitalism. Haymarket, pp. 180-203

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SNS offer a transcendence of these limitations, allowing the extension and intensification of exploitation to go beyond the limits that the mass media set. The extension of exploitation is achieved by having users spend more time on SNS. [...]

—p.194 by Eran Fisher 1 year, 9 months ago

SNS offer a transcendence of these limitations, allowing the extension and intensification of exploitation to go beyond the limits that the mass media set. The extension of exploitation is achieved by having users spend more time on SNS. [...]

—p.194 by Eran Fisher 1 year, 9 months ago
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[...] surveillance becomes a means of commodifying the information that users produce. [...] Such surveillance [...] is rooted in a capitalist desire to commodify information. [...] While capitalism is conditioned by the requirement for privacy (for ex., of bank accounts and holdings) to legitimate wealth inequality, it also promotes surveillance of workers in order to tighten control over them and render the accumulation process more efficient.

not super novel or anything but the last part is intriguing

—p.198 by Eran Fisher 1 year, 2 months ago

[...] surveillance becomes a means of commodifying the information that users produce. [...] Such surveillance [...] is rooted in a capitalist desire to commodify information. [...] While capitalism is conditioned by the requirement for privacy (for ex., of bank accounts and holdings) to legitimate wealth inequality, it also promotes surveillance of workers in order to tighten control over them and render the accumulation process more efficient.

not super novel or anything but the last part is intriguing

—p.198 by Eran Fisher 1 year, 2 months ago