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Talk: "Writing on the Wall: Social Media"

Fri 22 Nov 2013, 7.30pm

"Writing on the Wall: Social Media – The First 2,000 Years" by Tom Standage is a compelling look at the history of social networking, from Cicero and Luther to Facebook and Twitter. Throughout history, information has been spread through social networks, with far-reaching social and political effects. Tom Standage is editor-in-chief of the Economist website and the author of six history books.In collaboration with University of Sheffield Students' Union, in association with MADE: The Entrepreneur Festival. Prices £8/£6.50 (concessions). Tickets are available from The Arena Ticket Shop, Sheffield Theatres Box Office and the City Hall Box Office. Part of Off the Shelf, Sheffield's 22nd annual festival of words

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