How Online Celebrities are Shaped by the Social Media
As a way of breeding online celebrities, the social media is a platform that is being used by many. Youtube, twitter and facebook are the social media sites that are being used among others. To access the internet many people are able both adults and teenagers. To follow their favorite celebrity this makes it possible. Many people are internet celebrities by doing online gaming. Playing games about videos they upload and criticizing them in front of a camera by a person is what online gaming is all about. This sees many online celebrities getting thousands and thousands of followers but whether a person finds it entertaining is usually up to their personal tastes and preferences. To get many followers and subscribers of a person it means that their content is loved and enjoyed all over the world.
However, with this popularity comes some form of responsibility. Even if it is watched by adults themselves the content can have a lot of influence and thus the responsibility is in such a way that it is watched by teenagers and young adults. Into the minds of a celebrity’s viewers will get anything the celebrity says however stupid or educating it might be out of the influence. When it comes to saying anything on the media there is the aspect of freedom of speech and everyone is entitled to their opinions. People are able to speak their minds and out of the advantage of anonymity they can actually say anything and use racial slurs or scream offensive comments with no repercussions at all.
The feeling that when one is using the internet they can forget all about the social norms that are applied in the real world is known as online disinhibition effect. Seen the effect can be 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. They can converse about and say things that might not be accepted in the real world actually. Online celebrities are becoming more and more popular with the advance of technology that we are seeing as of recent. The essence in this is seen whereby one can record themselves and say anything and just upload it on facebook or YouTube. Also some services are there that will help a person promote an design layouts that will make their upload of a higher quality. In just a mere matter of minutes just anyone who has access to fast internet can upload anything and get viewers. Usually as long as someone is having something trendy and have a great personality they will definitely get followers.