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  1. 1. User-Generated Content<br />As seen through YouTube<br />
  2. 2. A (very) Brief history<br />YouTube<br />
  3. 3. Beginnings<br />YouTube was founded by these guys:<br />Originally employees of Paypal, the three founded YouTube in 2005 as a way to share videos easily via the internet. The company began in a garage.<br />Chad Hurley<br />Steven Chen<br />Jawed Karim<br />
  4. 4. YouTube’s Growth<br />The very first YouTube video was uploaded by Jawed Karim in April of 2005, and can still be viewed today. <br />In May of 2005, the site was opened up to the public.<br />By July of 2006 YouTube was ranked the 5th most popular website, with over 65,000 new videos uploaded, and over 100 million views daily.<br />
  5. 5. Still Expanding<br />YouTube is only growing more and more every day.<br />It is estimated that around 20 hours of video are uploaded every minute. That’s almost a day’s worth of videos!<br />As of right this minute there are approximately NUMBER videos on Youtube right now, and counting.<br />
  6. 6. Ask yourself this question…<br />
  7. 7. Internet: Not Just for Intertainement?<br />
  8. 8. Responses:<br />“[It is] really powerful, and it really brings the country to the presidential candidates in a very visual and contextual way.”<br />–Steve Grove, Head of PR for Youtube<br />the new world order has hijacked our country, wake up if u value freedom and liberty!! <br />- DirtyMill08<br />
  9. 9. Smashing the Walls of Corporate America?<br />It reads like a scene in Empire Records. The big guys are going down. The little guys, cool and hip, are winning.<br />Comedians<br />Filmmakers<br />Musicians<br />Through the grassroots movement, we are seeing fans respond and requesting more from small, unrepresented artists.<br />Example:<br />
  10. 10. The playing field, so to speak, has been leveled. <br /><br />
  11. 11. Humanity and the Internet<br />Ze Frank had “King of the Comments” and “FabulosoFriday”<br />Molls does Q & A with her followers<br />Youtubereaction videos are vastly popular<br />People are engaging in public dialogues.<br />
  12. 12. Like Socrates or Aristotle…<br />
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  14. 14. Popular Categories of User-Generated Content<br />On Youtube<br />
  15. 15. FMVs<br />Fan Made Videos!<br />Essentially a rehash of popular segments of TV shows, Celebrities, or Video Games<br />Often set to an unrelated song<br /><br />
  16. 16. Fan Reviews<br />Users become fans or critics by using Youtube to broadcast their opinions<br />Simplest fan reviews shot on webcams with no editing whatsoever<br />Elaborate reviews produced by actual companies with their own websites<br /><br />
  17. 17. Mashups/Remixes<br />Mashups refer to videos created by users that splice together different videos for a cool or comical effect<br />Remixes refer to Mashups that focus mostly on the audio mashing, often turning regular speech into singing or rapping<br /><br /><br />
  18. 18. Memes<br />Rhymes with “creams”<br />Internet Memes are any form of media that quickly gain high levels of popularity and recognition<br />Many of the most well-known memes were spawned or distributed through Youtube<br />
  19. 19. How Does this Relate<br />To The Book of Jer3miah?<br />
  20. 20. Fan Contest<br />A Fan Contest would give the fans of Jer3miah a chance to show their love of the show through YouTube. They could be allowed to make any kind of video they’d like, as long as it incorporates the show.<br />In order to create more hype, we can have a minimum “views” requirement, so that they’ll be sure to share it with their friends<br />For a prize we could give them merchandise (because there should be) and/or a chance to make a small appearance on the show.<br />
  21. 21. Examples of Jer3miah Fan Videos<br />A Remix:<br />An FMV:<br />A Fan review:<br />And some Fan Fiction:<br />