Lakshan Senanayake   BIT/09/C1/022Sachini Dias         BIT/09/C1/048Aruna De Silva       BIT/09/C1/077Dasun Eranthika     ...
•   What is user generated content?•   What is modern media?•   Examples for UGC•   Modern media Categories•   Blogs     –...
• any material• created and uploaded to the Internet by non-  media professionals• One of the fastest growing forms of con...
• eMarketer projects says number of US User-  Generated Content creators in,  EMarketer, “User-Generated Content: In Pursu...
EMarketer, “User-Generated Content: In Pursuit of Ad Dollars” April 2008                                                  ...
• User comments on Amazon• Professional-quality video uploaded to  YouTube• Student’s profile on facebook                 ...
• “Modern” tools which use to store and  deliver information or data among people.                                        ...
Blogs                Wikis                Social Network       Photosharing      Huffingtonpost.com Wikipedia             ...
• Blogs are create by users• Content about their ideas and through they  give some message to the society.• Followers can ...
www.huffingtonpost.com• American based news blog• Provide news about political, entrainment,  comedy etc.• Users can read ...
Mashable.com• Tech blog• Focus on Social media news, mobile,  entertainment, technology & gadgets etc.• 2+ millions twitte...
• Users provides articles & they modify it.• Can write/modify any number of articles• Powered by wiki software• Knowledge ...
www.wikipedia.org•   Multilingual web-based encyclopedia•   19.8+ million articles•   Anyone can edit any article•   90,00...
• Internet based knowledge exchange• User can create an account• Ask Questions & Give to other users  questions• If you as...
www.wikia.com• Free web hosting service for wikis• Read & edit• Profitable Organization                                   ...
• Social structures• Connect with other one or more people• Friendship, common interest & knowledge  etc.Old days• Interco...
www.facebook.com•   Most famous social network•   800+ million active users- July,2011•   Users can create a personal prof...
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www.twitter.com• Social network and micro-blogging• Enable to send and read text-based post Upto  140 characters (Tweets)•...
Plus.google.com• Newest Social Network operated by Google  Inc.• Users should be 18+• Hit 10 million after launching 2 wee...
• Share User’s images online• Publically or Privately• Others can comment it.Old days• Watch the image in web can’t upload...
www.flickr.com•   Popular for Image hosting•   6+ billion images hosts-August, 2011•   Most of bloggers use this•   Users ...
www.youtube.com• Most famous Video sharing site• Users can share videos, like/dislike it &  comment it.                   ...
• Host magnet link & torrent file• Users allows to share any electronic files via  bit torrent• 5+ million users & 3.5+ mi...
• Users can upload slides privately or publically   • Power point, PDF, keynote & open office   • 16+ million registered u...
•   Increases “rich media content”•   Increase Page Ranking of Search Engines•   Provide trustworthy•   Increase browsing ...
•   Copy rights violation(torrents, videos,images) •   Add images to insult, harm someone •   Some blogs insult races, rel...
•     http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2011/10/05/quarry-shooting_n_996041.html•     http://mashable.com/2011/10/05/samsung-i...
“This Revolution has both good & bad sides,   Make sure to choose the correct side”                                       ...
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How user generated content has revolutionized modern media

  1. 1. Lakshan Senanayake BIT/09/C1/022Sachini Dias BIT/09/C1/048Aruna De Silva BIT/09/C1/077Dasun Eranthika BIT/09/C1/099Malith Wanasinghe BIT/09/C1/122
  2. 2. • What is user generated content?• What is modern media?• Examples for UGC• Modern media Categories• Blogs – The huffington post – Mashable• Wikis – Wikipedia – Answers.com – Wikia• Social Networks – Facebook – Twitter – Google plus• Photo & Video Sharing – Flickr – You tube• The Pirate Bay• Slide share• Benefits of UGC• Bad side of the UGC 2
  3. 3. • any material• created and uploaded to the Internet by non- media professionals• One of the fastest growing forms of content on the Internet.• Web 2.0 3
  4. 4. • eMarketer projects says number of US User- Generated Content creators in, EMarketer, “User-Generated Content: In Pursuit of Ad Dollars” April 2008 4
  5. 5. EMarketer, “User-Generated Content: In Pursuit of Ad Dollars” April 2008 5
  6. 6. • User comments on Amazon• Professional-quality video uploaded to YouTube• Student’s profile on facebook 6
  7. 7. • “Modern” tools which use to store and deliver information or data among people. 7
  8. 8. Blogs Wikis Social Network Photosharing Huffingtonpost.com Wikipedia Facebook Flickr Mushable! Wikia Twitter Imgur Tech Crunch Wikiversity Google+ Twitpic My space Tublr Video-Sharing Other You Tube Amazon Dailymotion The Pirate Bay Vimeo Slideshare Gamespot*There are more modern media categories. But we insert must UGC enrolling categories only 8
  9. 9. • Blogs are create by users• Content about their ideas and through they give some message to the society.• Followers can give comments for the post• Need a platform to create a blog(blogger, wordpress etc.) 9
  10. 10. www.huffingtonpost.com• American based news blog• Provide news about political, entrainment, comedy etc.• Users can read posts• Now its like a news site Ariana Huffington 10
  11. 11. Mashable.com• Tech blog• Focus on Social media news, mobile, entertainment, technology & gadgets etc.• 2+ millions twitter followers & 425000+ fb fans-February, 2011• Users can read post, give comments & share with social networks. Pete Cashmore 11
  12. 12. • Users provides articles & they modify it.• Can write/modify any number of articles• Powered by wiki software• Knowledge management systemOld days• Old days users have to read professionals articles• Can’t modify• Accept true or false 12
  13. 13. www.wikipedia.org• Multilingual web-based encyclopedia• 19.8+ million articles• Anyone can edit any article• 90,000 regular active contributors• Rank articles 13
  14. 14. • Internet based knowledge exchange• User can create an account• Ask Questions & Give to other users questions• If you ask a question it tries to give answers using their articles Bob Rosenschein 14
  15. 15. www.wikia.com• Free web hosting service for wikis• Read & edit• Profitable Organization Gil Penchina 15
  16. 16. • Social structures• Connect with other one or more people• Friendship, common interest & knowledge etc.Old days• Interconnected network among office, universities• Others can’t access it 16
  17. 17. www.facebook.com• Most famous social network• 800+ million active users- July,2011• Users can create a personal profile• Add other users as Friends• Update profile, status, images and videos etc.• Can join groups if you like Mark Zuckerberg 17
  18. 18. 18
  19. 19. www.twitter.com• Social network and micro-blogging• Enable to send and read text-based post Upto 140 characters (Tweets)• 200+ million users• Allow users to create profiles• Update, tweets, follows etc. Jack Dorsey 19
  20. 20. Plus.google.com• Newest Social Network operated by Google Inc.• Users should be 18+• Hit 10 million after launching 2 weeks• Circles, Hangout and Sparks etc. 20
  21. 21. • Share User’s images online• Publically or Privately• Others can comment it.Old days• Watch the image in web can’t upload or comment• No proper way to watch videos 21
  22. 22. www.flickr.com• Popular for Image hosting• 6+ billion images hosts-August, 2011• Most of bloggers use this• Users can create account and share images• Without an account anyone can view images 22
  23. 23. www.youtube.com• Most famous Video sharing site• Users can share videos, like/dislike it & comment it. Steve Chen, Chad Hurley, Jawed Karim 23
  24. 24. • Host magnet link & torrent file• Users allows to share any electronic files via bit torrent• 5+ million users & 3.5+ million torrent files- August, 2011• “One of the worlds largest facilitators of illegal downloading”-Los Angeles Times 24
  25. 25. • Users can upload slides privately or publically • Power point, PDF, keynote & open office • 16+ million registered users-August,2011http://www.slideshare.net/misteroo/apple-study-8-easy-steps-to-beat-microsoft-and-google 25
  26. 26. • Increases “rich media content”• Increase Page Ranking of Search Engines• Provide trustworthy• Increase browsing time• Share Knowledge 26
  27. 27. • Copy rights violation(torrents, videos,images) • Add images to insult, harm someone • Some blogs insult races, religions • Contain porn (images,videos) • Give negative comments to cheathttp://www.facebook.com/media/set/?set=a.113634596935.97722.109181601935&type=3 27
  28. 28. • http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2011/10/05/quarry-shooting_n_996041.html• http://mashable.com/2011/10/05/samsung-iphone-4s-france-italy/• http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Albert_Einstin• http://batman.wikia.com/wiki/The_Dark_Knight• http://www.facebook.com/gayeshaMSL• http://twitter.com/#!/SrBachchan• https://plus.google.com/106249732534012792360/posts?hl=en• http://www.flickr.com/photos/dhanushka26/• http://www.flickr.com/photos/dhanushka26/sets/72157624057528442/• http://www.flickr.com/photos/doug88888/5942514494/• http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_OBlgSz8sSM• http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jNQXAC9IVRw• http://thepiratebay.org/torrent/6647873/Avatar.3D.2009.PANASONIC.EXCLUSIVE.1080p.BluRay.ISO• http://www.slideshare.net/misteroo/apple-study-8-easy-steps-to-beat-microsoft-and-google• http://www.facebook.com/media/set/?set=a.113634596935.97722.109181601935&type=3• http://www.alexa.com/• http://www.penn-olson.com/2010/05/16/understanding-the-modern-media-consumer-infographic/ * All the references appears in this page are working correctly until last we checked at 4.00am on 6th October, 2011 28
  29. 29. “This Revolution has both good & bad sides, Make sure to choose the correct side” 29 6th October, 2011

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