Viral videos: financial reality trumps ethics? Paid Members Public
What happens when you have a video go seriously viral [http://www.bbc.com/news/blogs-trending-37222375]? > A media frenzy ensued and ultimately Kim’s video was seen by tens of millions of people around the world. A slew of news organisations sought Kim’s permission to use the footage, many
How journalists behave when your video goes viral Paid Members Public
How journalists behave when your video goes viral [http://www.bbc.co.uk/blogs/collegeofjournalism/entries/c9b6250d-6557-4968-b0ce-e6eef3e04dfb] Journalist Marc Settle found his video suddenly of great interest to a wider new media than just his employer, the BBC: > Broadly, their behaviour fell in to one of three categories: a) Journalists
Influence and power in the age of the YouTube celebrity Paid Members Public
YouTube celebrities – like comicbookgirl19 [http://www.comicbookgirl19.com] above – are the fastest growing media stars of our age, yet a group much of the mainstream media seems utterly unaware of. There’s an interesting piece arguing that female YouTube celebrities have greater influence [http://adage.com/article/digital/female-youtube-stars-carry-clout-mainstream-celebs/301119/
The company that makes money from everyone's viral videos Paid Members Public
A day at work watching YouTube videos [http://www.wired.com/2015/08/jukin-media/]: > A guy in a hamster suit falling over at a children’s birthday party also gets the nod. It reminds him of a video his company approved a few weeks ago—Bugs Bunny and Daffy Duck
TED Talk from the year 2023 Paid Members Public
This is marvellous: It’s a piece of marketing for Ridley Scott’s forthcoming Prometheus (a prequel, of sorts, to the Alien movies). I do hope that TED talks are this cool in 11 years…
Why Videos Go Viral Paid Members Public
Bear this in mind next time someone tries to sell you viral video production services: [via Lee Smallwood [https://plus.google.com/100034828195835575273/posts/KUFkkoArQu6]]
Tweeting a Mountain out of a Molehill Paid Members Public
Oh, oh so that’s what the whole Friday / Rebecca Black twitter [http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/socialtimes/~3/NcwehRdJgww/] business is about. There are times when Twitter completely embodies the phrase “making a mountain out of a molehill”.
OK Gone Paid Members Public
Love this: OK Go ditches record label [http://www.fastcompany.com/1578965/ok-go-ditches-record-label-after-very-public-tussles-over-youtube-embedding-rights] because they won’t allow embedding of music videos. If you publisher won’t promote you properly, why should you stay?
Insights by email
Join the newsletter to receive the latest posts in your inbox.