Found this in my inbox sent by email from Dr Strangelove who has a blog called ‘Watching YouTube’ on which he has collated over 270 academic articles on the video-sharing website. Included in this bibliography is a list of articles on tagging and taxonomy subjects related to YouTube. From the bibliography list: Taxonomy/Search/Tagging Crane, Riley, Read more about Watching YouTube tagging[…]
From the Modern History home page: Modern History is a series of collages assembled exclusively from screen grabs of Youtube videos. This is a work in progress and the site will be updated as I finish new pieces.
Users like you? Theorizing agency in user-generated content Media, Culture & Society, Vol. 31, No. 1, 41-58 (2009) DOI: 10.1177/0163443708098245 José van Dijck from the essay: To illustrate the complexity of user agency, the recent development of YouTube serves as a case of inquiry. Started as a video-sharing site in 2005 and run by three Read more about YouTube users[…]
YouTube opens up downloads, He’s not even president yet and Obama is changing YouTube YouTube has announced downloadable videos on their site. That means if you like a video, you can click a button and it’s yours to keep. “La de da,” say tech enthusiasts who figured out how to rip copies of YouTube videos Read more about YouTube downloads[…]
The Forums on YouTube are superficial at best and filled with hate speech at worst, meaning that anyone who tries to do work beyond the mainstream (however narrowly this is defined) is apt to face ridicule and harrasment.
…Jenkins – My vision of the future it would be on where everyone had the the power to participate, where diversity is valued as central to the enterprise – it is no that we build and they will come it is not that we construct YouTube and we are automatically a democracy there is still a struggle to be fort around democracy, there is still a struggle around education in terms of teaching media literacies for kids
The video website Big Think was developed to publish interviews from intellectuals. Interesting to look at the interface design and other included facebook functions etc.
Geert interviewed for video vortex the Paper Tiger TV video activist DeeDee HallecK on YouTube and online video. The iv is titled Video Surfdom–Three Questions for DeeDee Halleck.
Magazine OPEN release appeared on the vv list. The article, The Rise of the Informal Media How Search Engines, Weblogs and YouTube Change Public Opinion I need to follow up on.
Video Addiction: A confession by Seth Keen, written for the Video Vortex conference (January 18-19-2008). “I don’t use YouTube much…” Video Vortex happened for me as a researcher and collaborator through my PhD research into online video practice that I started at RMIT University in Melbourne at the beginning of 2006. I was interested in Read more about Video Addiction[…]