Highway 61 Re-Revisited

if you’re romanian… watch this

This is not only extremely interesting to anyone that wonders about the growth of the web and the youtube phenomenon… but the example used by the speaker is O-zone. Yup, Dragostea din tei people, used to exemplify the power of new media channels, and the titan that is youtube… by an anthropologist, at the… Library of Congress, in 2008. 

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  1. […] Ioana Hreninciuc a descoperit un film cu o prezentare a lui Michael Wesch (autorul celebrului clip despre Web 2.0) despre You Tube, din perspectiva antropologica. Wesch tine un curs de antropologie digitala, iar in film povesteste, intre altele, despre succesul pe care l-a avut pe YouTube melodia “Dragostea din tei”, pentru a arata modul fara precedent in care se propaga mesajele in mediul online (pentru cei care se plictisesc repede: filmul are vreo 55 de minute, dar cantecul celor de la O-Zone e vedeta pe la inceput – si pe la sfarsit). […]

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