DIALOGUES: You Tube: Its Own Parallel Universe
18 December 2019

The Stavros Niarchos Foundation (SNF) DIALOGUES discussed YouTube and how it became the largest video platform in the world.

Views. Creators. Subscribers. Vlogs. The SNF Dialogues discussed YouTube, and its transformation into the largest video platform in the world. What is the current state of affairs for content creators and viewers? How do changes to the platform affect the content that users upload, and how do YouTube’s algorithms drive its evolution?

Participants:

Ilias Sousis, Head of Domestic Market and YouTube at Google Greece, Bulgaria, Cyprus & Malta

and the YouTubers:

Jeremy

Kathimerini Fysiki

Madame Ginger

Skrap

Souzana's Beauty Secrets

TechItSerious

The Carrot Tards

Panos Louridas, Head of Development at GRNET, Associate Professor at the Department of Management Science and Technology, Athens University of Economics and Business, talked about the algorithm and how the content recommended to users is determined.

The DIALOGUES are curated and moderated by Anna-Kynthia Bousdoukou.

*The opinions expressed by DIALOGUES participants are solely their own and do not necessarily represent the views of the Stavros Niarchos Foundation (SNF) or the SNF DAILOGUES team. Speakers’ remarks are made freely, without prior guidance or intervention from the team.

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