"The case of lonelygirl15 tells us a few things.Frank Ahrens - The Lessons of 'Lonelygirl': We Can Be Fooled, And We Probably Don't Care - washingtonpost.com
Chiefly, people hunger for stories. Unlike Emmalina, a summer YouTube phenom who had tons of fans but no point, Bree's vlogs have a story. What will happen to Bree? Will she get to the party?
Also, the power to create popular content is shifting from the entertainment industry to anybody with a digital camera, high-speed Internet and a story idea."
Monday, September 18, 2006
The Lessons of "Lonelygirl"
Good summary of the Lonely Girl 15 phenomenon on YouTube.