Convergence Special Issue

Convergence: The International Journal of Research into New Media Technologies, Sage

YouTube Special Issue: Volume 24, Issue 1, February 2018

1. Introduction: Researching YouTube.

Jane Arthurs, Sophia Drakopoulou, Alessandro Gandini

2. YouTube Channels, Uploads and Views.

Mathias Baertle

3. On the User’s Side: YouTube and distant witnessing in the age of technology-enhanced mediability.

Michele Martini

4. From Ranking Algorithms to ‘Ranking Cultures’: Investigating the modulation of visibility in YouTube search results.

Bernhard Rieder. Ariadna Matamoros, Oscar Coromina

5. Self-optimisation, Inequality and the YouTube Algorithm.

Sophie Bishop

6. Crying on YouTube. Vlogs, self-exposure and the productivity of negative affect.

Rachel Berryman and Misha Kavka

7. Capitalising Intimacy: New subcultural forms of micro-celebrity strategies and affective labour on YouTube.

Tobias Raun