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How the Social Media Is Shaping Online Celebrities
A platform that is being used by many as a way of breeding online celebrities the social media is. The social media sites that are used are YouTube, twitter, among others. Able to access the internet are many people both adults and teenagers. To follow their favorite celebrity this makes it possible. By doing online gaming many people are internet celebrities. Playing games about videos they upload and criticizing them in front of a camera by a person is what online gaming is all about. Usually it is up to the personal taste and preference of a person whether they find it entertaining but this sees many online celebrities getting thousands and thousands of followers. For a person to get many followers or subscribers it means that their content is loved and enjoyed all over the world.
Some form of responsibility however comes with this popularity. The content can have a lot of influence and responsibility is in such a way that it is watched by teenagers and young adults even if it is watched by adults themselves. Out of the influence a celebrity has on their viewers, whatever they say however stupid it might be or maybe even educating will get into their minds. There is the aspect of freedom of speech when it comes to saying anything on the media and everyone is entitled to their opinions. Out of the advantage of anonymity people can actually use racial slurs or scream offensive comments with no repercussions at all hence people are able to speak their minds.
Known as online disinhibition effect is the feeling that when one is using the internet they can forget all about the social norms that are applied in the real world. The effect can be seen when a person visits a site online such as Reddit where people can say anything using fake identity or fake names to conceal their identity. Actually they can converse about and say things that might not be accepted in the real world. More and more popular online celebrities are becoming with the advance of technology that we are seeing as of recent. Whereby one can record themselves and say anything and upload it on facebook or YouTube the essence of this is seen. Also some services are there that will help a person promote an design layouts that will make their upload of a higher quality. Just anyone who has access to fast internet can upload anything and get viewers in just a mere matter of minutes. Usually as long as someone is having something trendy and have a great personality they will definitely get followers.
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