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Zero [electronic resource]

Elsberg, Marc2018
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A GUARDIAN THRILLER OF THE MONTH'[Exposes] the dark underbelly of social media giants' societal control via the manipulation of data. Elsberg is nothing if not prescient; this is all pre-Cambridge Analytica.' Barry Forshaw, Guardian************************Welcome to the Freemee lifestyle app:They can give you confidence, power, fame and all the friends in the world. But what will they take in return? When a teenager is shot dead after chasing a criminal in the street, investigating journalist Cynthia Bonsant is led to the popular social media platform Freemee, a competitor to Facebook whose lifestyle app claims to give you everything you need to succeed in life.But there is someone who warns against its evils: Zero, the world’s most-wanted activist, known for exposing the toxic truths behind social media giants and their pursuit of total control. As Cynthia gets closer to unravelling the evil mastermind behind the Freemee site, she herself becomes a target. But in this world of hidden cameras, data glasses and hyper-smart phones there is nowhere to hide . . .
Imprint:
[Place of publication not identified] : Transworld Digital, 2018
Collation:
1 online resource (1 text file)
ISBN:
9781473555273
Language:
English
BRN:
3066429
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