Email. Cell phones. MySpace. Pinterest. Tumblr. Twitter. The list goes on and on…Our world is woven with technology and social media is a huge part. The Baby Boomers,NetGens, and Millennials all had an impact on the way our society works, communicates, and relaxes today. From the Photophone in 1880 to the ipad in 2001; from the Facebook phenomenon to Google+ becoming a new edition!
To find out more, stop by the new display located next to the Book Bistro Café on the main floor of the Rod Library. There you can see a brief timeline that shows the developments that led to social media, and some of the materials available in the Rod Library’s collection, and learn more about our technological world and what it means to live in a networked society. “Media and Social Media: a Networked Society”. UNI’s Reaching for Higher Ground, 2014- 2015 theme selection for the Common Read.