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User Generated Content: Web 2.0 Taking the Video Sector by Storm

David Mabillot

MPRA Paper from University Library of Munich, Germany

Abstract: This article examines the communities involved in the distribution and sharing of videos on the internet. Firstly, we study the practices connected with user generated content and describe the appearance of new players (YouTube, Dailymotion, Google Video, Zudeo, etc.) in the audiovisual landscape. We then discuss regulation of the new community model of digital content distribution before moving on to underline the need for the film and audiovisual industries to socially construct new cultural and commercial experiences with film fans.

Keywords: user generated content; information good; communities; markets; audiovisual; film; common good; regulation and intellectual property (search for similar items in EconPapers)
JEL-codes: K21 K23 K41 L41 L90 L96 (search for similar items in EconPapers)
Date: 2007-03
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Published in International Journal of Digital Economics 65 (2007): pp. 39-49

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