POC 12 Networks, digital media apps, and social media

Points of Consideration 12: Media and Globalization

What is the wikipedia effect?

How does a social network like Facebook or tethered apps contrast with the open Internet and world wide web?

How do eBay and Craigslist take advantage on the large network of users to succeed? How do they differ?

What is long-tail marketing and why can Amazon or Netflix succeed where retail stores cannot?

How did “technologies of freedom” empower users in the Soviet Union?

Why did Google work with Chinese censors in 2006? Why did they stop doing so in 2010?

What did the 1980 report, Many Voices, One World, recommend to create a New World Information and Communication Order?

Why did advocates for international communication argue that ICANN should be placed under international administration?

  • Air B’n’B
  • Charlie Hebbdo, “Where Moslems Come From, 2015”
  • Craigslist
  • eBay
  • Facebook
  • Great Firewall of China
  • Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers
  • Reporters without Borders
  • sharing economy
  • Twitter
  • UN Declaration of Human Rights
  • wiki
  • Wikileaks
  • Wikipedia
  • PDF
  • Adobe Systems
  • NVidia
  • Amazon
  • Texas Instruments
  • virtual reality
  • drones with cameras