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YouTube: Attention Economy OnDemand

YouTube: not just financial profit “Our mission is to give everyone a voice and to show them the world.” That’s what you find as you open YouTube’s “about” page. Its values are based on four fundamental kinds of freedom: Freedom of Expression; Freedom of Information; Freedom of Opportunity; Freedom to Belong. These four elements are what YouTube believes in to build a strong and supportive community. YouTube: a brief history Chad Hurley, Steve Chen, and Jawed...

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One Takes All: How Attention is Successful in Our Economy

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There are reasons why the economy of attention works, but it’s not as obvious as it seems. A constant fight against loneliness and the illusory belief that celebrities deeply care about us individually are among the causes behind the success of the attention economy. Newspapers, TV, Radio – The Economy of Information In the past, education and knowledge were reserved to a few chosen ones. Even academic settings were restricted, so many people relied on media such as Newspapers, TV,...

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