Media in the Online Age- Key Terms

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Web 2.0
It is a shared online media system of sharing, collaborating and trading.
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User Generated Content
Content created by individuals e.g. people on Facebook, Youtube etc. This content can then be used elsewhere, for example in the news.
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Prosumers
Consumers are also producers now.
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Gatekeepers
Those who control the media that we have access to.
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Technological Determinism
It is a technology led theory of social change.
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Crowd Sourcing
Creating/gaining content from ordinary people.
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Internet Meme
It is an activity, concept, catchphrase or piece of media which spreads, often as mimicry, from person to person via the Internet.
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Content created by individuals e.g. people on Facebook, Youtube etc. This content can then be used elsewhere, for example in the news.

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