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YouthTube: Youth Video Authorship on YouTube and Vine

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YouthTube: Youth Video Authorship on YouTube and Vine
What kinds of content do children and teenagers author and share on public video platforms? We approached this question through a qualitative directed content analysis of over 250 youth-authored videos filtered by crowdworkers from public videos on YouTube and Vine. We found differences between YouTube and Vine platforms in terms of the age of the youth authors, the type of collaborations witnessed in the videos, and the significantly greater amount of violent, sexual, and obscene content on Vine. We also highlight possible differences in how adults and youths approach online video sharing. Specifically, we consider that adults may view online video as an archive to keep precious memories of everyday life with their family, friends, and pets, humorous moments, and special events, while children and teenagers treat online video as a stage to perform, tell stories, and express their opinions and identities in a performative way. Author Keywords Child; teenager; authorship; online video;...
Svetlana Yarosh, Elizabeth M. Bonsignore, Sarah Mc
Added 01 Apr 2016
Updated 01 Apr 2016
Type Journal
Year 2016
Where CSCW
Authors Svetlana Yarosh, Elizabeth M. Bonsignore, Sarah McRoberts, Tamara Peyton
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