Category Archives: Community

What I like about this section of the class is that it really ties in with the other material and concepts we’ve learned thus far including, but not limited to, privacy, publicity, and performance of identities. Performance is a particularly … Continue reading

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Collaborative Community

In The Social Media Reader’s section on collaboration, the authors introduce a YouTube sensation known as Kutiman. Taking user uploaded videos of amateur musicians playing stand-alone works, Kutiman mashes the videos together into an entirely different composition. He calls these … Continue reading

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Everyone is a Fan of Something

When I think of collaboration, I think of multiple people coming together to accomplish one common goal. As Michael Mandiberg states in his book “Information technology informs and structures the language of networked collaboration”(pg. 53). “”Collaboration” is employed so widely … Continue reading

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The People Have Spoken! How A Fan Base (Sort Of) Saved a Series

Outrage has always been one of the most successful ways for the public to get what they want, even if they do sound like a giant collective toddler throwing a temper-tantrum (see: The public’s reaction to the NFL Replacement Ref … Continue reading

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