PUBLICLY PRIVATE AND PRIVATELY PUBLIC: SOCIAL NETWORKING ON YOUTUBE (Lit Review, Watzke)

Article Reviewed: Publicly Private and Privately Public: Social Networking on YouTube     Abstract YouTube is a social medium that allows viewers to navigate through many genres of videos. Exploring YouTube and the use of private verse public videos this article examines aspects of being publicly private and privately public. Sharing material on YouTube can beContinue reading “PUBLICLY PRIVATE AND PRIVATELY PUBLIC: SOCIAL NETWORKING ON YOUTUBE (Lit Review, Watzke)”

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Monetizing a Meme (Lit Review, Booze)

Article Reviewed: Monetizing a Meme: YouTube, Content ID, and the Harlem Shake Abstract Using as a case study the 2013 “Harlem Shake” meme phenomenon that produced what the authors call an Internet dance craze, this article examines the “digital sharecropping” practices, specifically by YouTube, that they claim hinders cultural expression, threatens to close the openContinue reading “Monetizing a Meme (Lit Review, Booze)”