Monday, 28 September 2015

Sneak A Peek At The Facebook Of 400 Years Ago

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Social media may be the poster child of the 21st century, but the ideas behind LinkedIn and Facebook go back a long, long way. Dutch PhD scholar Sophie Reinders is currently exploring how personal books from many centuries ago known as alba amicorum - Latin for 'friend books' - functioned as a sort of pre-dated version of our modern social media.

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