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Thanks for watching: an anthropological study of video sharing on YouTube

dc.contributor.authorLange, Patricia G., author
dc.contributor.authorUniversity Press of Colorado, publisher
dc.descriptionIncludes bibliographical references and index.
dc.description.abstractYouTube hosts one billion visitors monthly and sees more than 400 hours of video uploaded every minute. An anthropological perspective on this mediated social environment, demonstrating how core concepts from anthropology-participant-observation, reciprocity, and community-apply to sociality and how to reconceptualize and update these concepts.--Provided by publisher.
dc.description.tableofcontentsYouTube initiation: participating through a camera -- Growing closer: sharing time and space -- Synching up through reciprocity -- What defines a community? -- Portals to the posthuman -- Living with arrhythmia: prospects for renewal.
dc.format.mediumborn digital
dc.publisherColorado State University. Libraries
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dc.rights.accessAccess is limited to the Adams State University, Colorado State University, Colorado State University Pueblo, Community College of Denver, Fort Lewis College, Metropolitan State University of Denver, Regis University, University of Alaska Fairbanks, University of Colorado Boulder, University of Colorado Colorado Springs, University of Colorado Denver, University of Denver, University of Northern Colorado, University of Wyoming, Utah State University and Western Colorado University communities only.
dc.subject.lcshYouTube (Electronic resource)
dc.subject.lcshOnline social networks -- Social aspects
dc.subject.lcshInternet videos -- Social aspects
dc.subject.lcshMass media and anthropology
dc.subject.lcshMass media and culture
dc.titleThanks for watching: an anthropological study of video sharing on YouTube


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