Art Threat: KONY 2012 and the mischievous media habits of slacktivists

Video still from Kony 2012. I was swamped at work last week, when I took a little Twitter break to see what was going on in the world. My feed was bombarded with what appeared to be a video gone viral, called Kony 2012. Even celebrities like Rihanna, Taylor Swift, and Kim Kardshian, you know, ...

mark a rayner | scribblings, squibs & sundry monkey joys: Not totally worthless: why videos go viral (on YouTube)

Factoids that stuck out for me: more than 48 hours of video uploaded to YouTube every minute the speaker, Kevin Allocca, is paid to watch this crap cats watching cats watching a cartoon cat: hilarious. Via The High Definite. Alltop … Continue reading →