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Youtuber-rich

1.4 million subscribers. 4 years. 140+ videos. $17,000 minus equipment, split between 4 people. (Youtube) They make it work by selling tickets and merchandise.

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Youtube and creators

For some time now it has been clear that being a “Youtuber” is hard work with little reward, except for the very few. Due to a vacation to a country with bad connectivity, I missed Penny Arcade’s graphic and precise … Continue reading

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Newsfeed from Twitter and Youtube

I have mentioned that I use Feedly for my newsfeeds, but that only works if the site supplies an RSS or Atom feed. Twitter does not but someone made a website that can work as a portal to that, twitrss.me, so … Continue reading

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Engagement algorithms

There is no doubt that engagement algorithms of social networks have driven a wedge between humans, pushing ever more extreme content on us. The reason is simple. Since engagement is the important metric, the algorithms are optimized to give us … Continue reading

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The creepiness factor

I just bought a rather specific piece of clothing. I didn’t search for it, I knew exactly which website I needed to go to order it, went there and purchased it. The day after, Youtube started recommending me videos of … Continue reading

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Google’s sociale netværk

Er det ikke sjovt at Google (eller rettere, Alphabet) først for nylig opdagede at de allerede havde et socialt netværk og at det faktisk er en succes? Ja, naturligvis ikke Google+, men Youtube.

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Opdragelse

Ryan Sohmer, “Smashing All The Screens“: I will gladly put my kid into acting lessons, have him learn video production and see how youtube works through my friends and colleagues, but I will not let him post himself on youtube. … Continue reading

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Youtube er ikke nogen babysitter

Ovenstående er indlysende. For mit eget vedkommende er jeg rimelig opmærksom på hvad min dreng ser på Youtube og det synes jeg der er rigtig mange grunde til. Samtidig er jeg påpasselig med ikke at hoppe på den ene eller … Continue reading

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Youtube’s Content ID

Jim Sterling’s Jimquisition på Youtube har fundet en smart måde at komme uden om Youtube’s ophavsretlige og misbrugsvenlige Content ID system. Videoerne er spilanmeldelser og Nintendo er berømt for at benytte sig af Content ID til at overtage alle kontrollen med alle … Continue reading

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I’m good at tennis

Michael Dubin fik en ide til en virksomhed: Sælg barberblade billigt, på abonnement. Så manglede han bare en reklamekampagne og havde hvad der skulle til: En smule talent (lidt skuespilerfaring), adgang til teknologi (HD kameraer er blevet billige) og gratis … Continue reading

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