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The Science and Dangers of YouTube Celebrity

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Published on Mar 13, 2014

In light of recent revelations concerning some high-level YouTubers abusing their status to be predatory towards fans, I thought I'd make a video about celebrity culture and the science of how we connect with the mad-boss internet famous.

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http://projectvidem.us is an independent study project where I compile and curate academic literature and multimedia concerning the formal study of web video.

Twitter: http://twiter.com/adangeloiii

Material on Para-Social Interaction
http://www.participations.org/volume%...
http://people.wcsu.edu/mccarneyh/acad...
http://www.acrwebsite.org/volumes/v32...

Reading on Person Perception
http://faculty.wcas.northwestern.edu/...
http://www.wisegeek.com/what-is-perso...

Thanks to Pilot and Eden for looking this script over!

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