Shame Nation: The Global Epidemic of Online Hate

By Sue Scheff , with  Melissa Schorr
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7.81 Hours 10/03/2017 unabridged
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In today’s digitally driven world, disaster is only a click away. A rogue tweet can bring down a business; an army of trolls can run a celebrity off-line; and virtual harassment might cause real psychological damage. Shame Nation is the first book to both explore the fascinating phenomenon of online shaming and offer practical guidance and inspiring advice on how to prevent and protect against cyber blunders and faceless bullies. Author and acclaimed Internet safety expert Sue Scheff unveils all sides of an issue that is only becoming more relevant day by day while drawing from the expertise of other top professionals spanning fields including law, psychology, and reputation management. From damning screenshots to revenge porn, Shame Nation shines a light on the rising trend of online shame culture and empowers readers to take charge of their digital lives.

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Summary

Summary

A New York Times Bestseller

In today’s digitally driven world, disaster is only a click away.

A rogue tweet can bring down a business; an army of trolls can run a celebrity off-line; and virtual harassment might cause real psychological damage.

Shame Nation is the first book to both explore the fascinating phenomenon of online shaming and offer practical guidance and inspiring advice on how to prevent and protect against cyber blunders and faceless bullies. Author and acclaimed Internet safety expert Sue Scheff unveils all sides of an issue that is only becoming more relevant day by day while drawing from the expertise of other top professionals spanning fields including law, psychology, and reputation management.

From damning screenshots to revenge porn, Shame Nation shines a light on the rising trend of online shame culture and empowers readers to take charge of their digital lives.

Editorial Reviews

Editorial Reviews

Shame Nation holds that elusive key to stopping the trend of online hate so kindness and compassion can prevail.” Rachel Macy Stafford, New York Times bestselling author
"May well make the reader paranoid about the reach and power of Internet culture, but the tales are shamefully fascinating. The book does not dwell on the psychological or sociological aspects of trolling or shaming, emphasizing practical advice instead.” Library Journal
“This is a welcome and timely guide…Scheff details many of the organizations and companies that have been created to combat the scourge of shame online while providing many case studies, stories of survival, and campaigns of support.” Booklist
“There is no one better than Sue Scheff to share how to prevent…digital shaming. Her own battle…riveted the world and changed the way we use the Internet.” Michele Borba, EdD, author of Unselfie
“Public shaming is sweeping our world. Sue Scheff knows digital shaming better than anyone…A must read for anyone who is online.” Ross Ellis, founder and CEO of STOMP Out Bullying
“Engaging, sharp, and important, Shame Nation will inspire you to open your eyes and be better in society’s growing cyber culture.” Theresa Payton, CEO of Fortalice Solutions and deputy director of intelligence on CBS’s Hunted
“We all have the power to create the inclusive Internet reality that we so desperately need. Scheff recognizes that participating in that creation can be overwhelming and intimidating, especially given the personal risks we face as women who want to join a public discourse, and provides in Shame Nation a clear-eyed, approachable guide to facing a hostile online environment while maintaining our dignity and sanity.” Emily Lindin, founder and director of The UnSlut Project

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Author

Author Bio: Sue Scheff

Sue Scheff is a parent advocate who founded Parents’ Universal Resources Experts in 2001. She has been featured on 20/20, The Rachel Ray Show, ABC News, BBC Radio, and NPR, discussing Internet defamation as well as her work helping troubled teens and their families through her organization.

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Available Formats : Digital Download, Digital Rental, CD, MP3 CD
Category: Nonfiction/Social Science
Runtime: 7.81
Audience: Adult
Language: English