TED Talks: Tom Standage – Lessons From Ancient Social Media

TED Talks

Social media isn’t the just sign of modern times but, Tom Standage explains, of ancient ones, too. At TEDxOxbridge, he takes us on a tour of the history of how news and ideas were spread and discussed — from the letters of Cicero to the coffee houses of Elizabethan England — and shows that social media is not that new after all.