In addition to the implications earlier described, YouTube clips have succeeded in coining certain expressions, characters, behaviors that were copied by the audience. For example, the Hong Kong Bus uncle case in which a middle-aged man - Chan Yuet Tung reacted furiously to a young passenger's request to lower his voice while traveling by bus, had a tremendous effect. Hong Kong teenagers borrowed Chan's expressions, radio programs and commercials drew analogies between their content and his behavior, video games were purchased because of the similarities existing between their characters and the protagonists of the bus quarrel (http://encyclopedia.thefreedictionary.com/YouTube). Yet, the possibility of freely expressing opinions and contradicting an imposed perspective is essential. Probably, if YouTube had existed during the World War II, Hitler couldn't have manipulated the media for making Germans back up the Nazi party's policy.
To conclude with, one could say that YouTube has both negative and positive effects. On one hand, it reveals undiscovered talents of ordinary people, offers freedom of ...
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Yet, the possibility of freely expressing opinions and contradicting an imposed perspective is essential. Probably, if YouTube had existed during the World War II, Hitler couldn't have manipulated the media for making Germans back up the Nazi party's policy.
With YouTube, though, users can watch movies, TV programs, documentaries, sports events, home movies made in the far-flung regions of the world at any time they wish. In addition, users can join and converse with communities of people who are interested in the same category material as the filmmaker. One of the most attractive draws for YouTube is the price involved. YouTube is absolutely free to anyone with access
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The governments of China clearly believe that if they do not ban shows where the premise is based on the voting then it could lead their citizens to want the right to vote in the government on their own opinions. The influence that television has, in this case by indirectly helping Chinese citizens move in the direction of being slightly more "democratic," is seen as a threat- it is
Technology, a very familiar phenomenon of modern world, is continuously enhancing its ways towards comforts and luxuries. New thoughts and ideas are coming with every passing second, and what started as only a blurred vision, now became a necessity for all mankind. These have become a need of today's society making the society very much involved in these technological reforms. Several debates have been made on the topic that
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