YouTube:  An Emerged technology Prepared by J Ocon for COM 300
Historical account of the genius of YouTube <ul><li>Created in mid-February 2005 </li></ul><ul><li>Based in San Bruno, CA ...
 
Anyone can get on YouTube <ul><li>Unregistered users: </li></ul><ul><li>Most videos online </li></ul><ul><li>Registered Us...
Effective social media tool? <ul><li>August 2006, YouTube was hosting ~ 6.1 million videos </li></ul><ul><li>500,000 user ...
YouTube as a political campaigning tool
Beware the negative exposure, hosted by YouTube! <ul><li>http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lj3iNxZ8Dww   </li></ul><ul><li>Mi...
Bibliography <ul><li>Strickland, Jonathan.  “How YouTube Works.”  Found at  http://computer.howstuffworks.com/youtube.htm ...
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  1. 1. YouTube: An Emerged technology Prepared by J Ocon for COM 300
  2. 2. Historical account of the genius of YouTube <ul><li>Created in mid-February 2005 </li></ul><ul><li>Based in San Bruno, CA </li></ul><ul><li>Use of Adobe Flash to show clips, etc. </li></ul><ul><li>In 2006, the almighty Google acquired company for $1.65B </li></ul><ul><li>November 13, 2006 </li></ul>
  3. 4. Anyone can get on YouTube <ul><li>Unregistered users: </li></ul><ul><li>Most videos online </li></ul><ul><li>Registered Users: </li></ul><ul><li>Download unlimited number of videos </li></ul><ul><li>Post video responses on clips, post comments on clips </li></ul>
  4. 5. Effective social media tool? <ul><li>August 2006, YouTube was hosting ~ 6.1 million videos </li></ul><ul><li>500,000 user accounts </li></ul><ul><li>March 2008, YouTube search showed 75,900,000 videos, 2,850,000 user channels </li></ul>
  5. 6. YouTube as a political campaigning tool
  6. 7. Beware the negative exposure, hosted by YouTube! <ul><li>http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lj3iNxZ8Dww </li></ul><ul><li>Miss South Carolina, fumbling and bumbling </li></ul>
  7. 8. Bibliography <ul><li>Strickland, Jonathan. “How YouTube Works.” Found at http://computer.howstuffworks.com/youtube.htm </li></ul><ul><li>“ Beauty queen’s blonde moment.” The Daily Telegraph , August 27, 2007. </li></ul><ul><li>“ Miss Teen USA 2007 – South Carolina answers a question.” YouTube media clip. Found at http://youtube.com/watch?v=lj3iNxZ8Dww </li></ul><ul><li>“ YouTube.” Wikipedia, found at http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/YouTube </li></ul>

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