Tag Archives: YouTube

Ranking tactics on the formation of online ‘communities’

While discussing YouTube, José van Dijck argues that the site’s interface influences the popularity of videos through ranking tactics that promote popular favorites (Reader, page 94). How do ranking tactics impact on the formation online ‘communities’? Some rights reserved by … Continue reading

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Social Networks and Online Privacy

Analyze critically the following statement by Mark Zuckerberg while comparing it to privacy issues raised by online social networking collaborative practices: Mark Zuckerberg’s statement (YouTube, 2010) about more control with more sharing can correspond to a freer and accessible Web … Continue reading

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Produsage

Produsage is a hybrid process carried out by the users who are also the producers (Bruns,2008, 3). For example, Facebook allows individuals to renew status, upload photo Albums and read their friend’s status or look through their photos. Individuals play the … Continue reading

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