Readings 1.11.16
James Chae

In response to portion about commodification destroying the statue film through undermining its infrastructure:

What are the ramifications to content when youtube removes someone’s video post?

How does the ruling elite of YouTube (aka Google) interact with the immense and diverse user culture of the platform? Google continues to give privileges to the wealthy at the expense of intended users through their “marketing packages” while expecting to expand viewership by the billions in developing nations.

How would the infrastructure of internet react to YouTube suddenly disappearing?

This is a video of the history of youtube that provides a systematic view to these questions: