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So you want to be a YouTuber, but your videos only get a handful of views and your fan base just doesn't seem to grow? How come you haven't made it big yet? Read This If You Want To Be YouTube Famous gives you everything you need to make videos that will net you millions of subscribers and the money to match. With advice from some of the world's biggest YouTubers, inside interviews with the experts, and technical information, this book is the only thing that stands between you and YouTube fame.
The book provides up-to-date research on the role of digital technologies in children's, adolescent's, and young adult's lives, and how they navigate developmental tasks and issues utilizing these technologies. The book synthesizes the research on digital technology use and how these technologies contribute to addiction, information processing for fake news, hinder or help identity development and formation, contribute to aggressive behaviors, explore sexuality, and benefit or harm relationships with parents, teachers, friends, and romantic partners. Topics include cyberbullying and prevention, cyberbystanding, internet and social media addiction, suicide, fake news, proanorexia, and identity.
The problem of online disinformation is only getting worse. Social media may well play a role in the the US 2020 presidential election and other major political events. But that doesn't even begin to describe what future propaganda will look like. As Samuel Woolley shows, we will soon be navigating new technologies such as human-like automated voice systems, machine learning, 'deep-fake' AI-edited videos and images, interactive memes, virtual reality and augmented reality. In stories both deeply researched and compellingly written, Woolley describes this future, and explains how the technology can be manipulated, who might control it and its impact on political strategy. Finally, Woolley proposes strategic responses to this threat with the ultimate goal of empowering activists and pushing technology builders to design for democracy. We may not be able to alter how the internet was used to challenge democracy in years past but we can follow the signals to prevent manipulation in the future - and to use these powerful new tools not to control people but to empower them.
Fitness trends and attitudes towards male and female body image are now driven by social media Indeed, Instagram personalities such as Joe Wicks and Kayla Itsines have millions of followers and are regarded as authorities on topics ranging from ageing and exercise, nutrition and bodybuilding to Cross Fit, fitspiration and paleo fitness. In the first book of its kind, Shaping Gym Culture provides both a landmark overview and pioneering analysis of the gym as a popular cultural phenomenon. It draws on recent theoretical developments in art history, gender studies, sports studies and transgender studies as a means to critically investigate ways in which gym culture and fitness-oriented social media platforms celebrate specific body ideas and promote particular lifestyles as healthy, whilst also being essential reading for students.
Die Themen 'Flucht und Asyl' dominieren seit dem langen Sommer der Migration 2015 die Nachrichtenagenda. Neben den stereotypisierten entmenschlichenden Massendarstellungen der fruhen visuellen Berichterstattungen ist von besonderem Interesse, inwiefern Gefluchtete im Zuge der Arbeitsmarktintegration 2015 bis 2018 dargestellt werden. Anhand eines Mixed Methods Designs, einer visuellen Diskursanalyse und einem Online-Experiment, sollen idealtypische Reprasentationen extrahiert und die emotionalen Wirkungen auf die Mediennutzer*innen untersucht werden. Es wird deutlich, dass vor allem anzugtragende, weisse und mannliche Politiker den Diskurs dominieren. Soziodemografische Aspekte haben keinen signifikanten Einfluss auf die Wahrnehmung von Integrationsmassnahmen auf dem Arbeitsmarkt, wohingegen der Kontakt mit Fluchtlingen eine negative Wirkung hat.
The culture we consume is increasingly delivered to us via various digital on-demand platforms. The last decade has seen platforms like Facebook, Amazon, Netflix, Spotify, Google and the like become massive players in shaping cultural consumption. But how can we understand culture once it moves on to big tech platforms? How can we make sense of the changes this brings to our lives? These platforms have the power to shape our cultural landscape and to use data, algorithms and other technological means to shape our experiences, from what we remember through to what we know and even the speed and accessibility of culture. This book asks how can we understand the chaos and messiness of on-demand culture? Beer suggests that we focus on the quirks and use these as openings to see inside patterns and dynamics of these new cultural formations. By exploring the strange quirks that typify our new on-demand culture, this book seeks to answer these questions. The Quirks of Digital Culture is a guide to understanding the complex and unsettling cultural present, whilst also casting an eye on how our consumption and cultural experiences may unfold in what seems like an unpredictable future.