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Assignment1 rebekahho35412113visa110l08
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Assignment1 rebekahho35412113visa110l08
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  • 1. Youtube<br />Rebekah Ho, 35412113<br />
  • 2. What is Youtube?<br />Social media is a technology that affects the way our society interacts <br />Youtube is a social media that uses the medium of videos to communicate<br />Main features:<br />Upload videos, post response videos, comment on/rate/like/favorite videos, subscribe to channels, private message users<br />
  • 3. Things that are popular on Youtube<br />Every so often, videos will go viral on Youtube<br />http://youtu.be/he5fpsmH_2g<br />But there’s more to Youtube than talking animals, cute babies, Rick Rolling, lip-syncing, and 13-year-old pop stars<br />
  • 4. Youtube Celebrities <br />Youtube has introduced the <br />world to a new form of celebrity <br />status<br />Vloggers, comedians and <br />musicians getting more hits than <br />Hollywood music videos <br />(http://www.news.com.au/technology/meet-youtubes-224-million-girl-natalie-tran/story-e6frfro0-1225843291213)<br />Famous for raw talent and people like them for who they are<br />Natalie Tran (communitychannel)<br />
  • 5. Youtube Celebrities continued..<br />Comfortable fame<br />Able to showcase their art, different sides of themselves<br />Ex. David So, Mitchell Davis<br />Make a living<br />
  • 6. The Youtube Community<br />Millions people interacting everyday<br />Many Youtube celebrities based in LA<br />Often collaborate with one another, form friendships<br />ISA/Vidcon(http://articles.latimes.com/2010/jul/10/business/la-fi-ct-youtube-20100710)<br />“Youtube Mecca”<br />“We meet, talk, share ideas. We’re all friends” -iJustine<br />Not only community of video-makers but viewers are also involved<br />Video responses, interactive videos, meet-and-greets<br />
  • 7. Pros and Cons of Youtube<br />Pros <br />Resource for learning, you can find almost anything!<br />Youtube celebrities more real, allows people to follow passion<br />Communicating and connecting people in ways not possible before, more than just videos on a site<br />Better form of communication than just text<br />Cons<br />Youtube negativity, trolling etc.<br />Not a real community, in the end, still through a screen<br />Allowing people to “edit themselves”<br />Time consuming and not always productive<br />Have to filter through what you watch<br />
  • 8. Opinion/Conclusion?<br />Like everything else, there’s a lot of good on Youtube but it comes with bad things too<br />Good way to get away from glamourized media but also easy to get caught up in it<br />Youtube’s grown from a simple video website to something people can make money off of<br />Advertising on the site now<br />We’ll see what it grows into in the future<br />

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