You Tube: a Parallel Universe

Curated & Moderated by:
Anna-Kynthia Bousdoukou
The SNF Dialogues discussed YouTube and how it became the largest video platform in the world.
Wednesday 18 December 2019, at 19:00
Fuzz Club, 209 Pireos Street and 1 Patriarchou Ioakim Street, Tavros

Views. Creators. Subscribers. Vlogs. The SNF Dialogues discuss 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? 



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

Ilias Sousis on Youtube's chaotic nature

and owners of YouTube channels:

Jeremy |

Jeremy on Youtube

Kathimerini Fysiki |

Stefanos Vamvakos on Youtube

Madame Ginger |

Madame Ginger on Youtube

Skrap |

Skrap on Youtube

Souzana's Beauty Secrets |

Souzana on Youtube

TechItSerious |

TechItSerious on YouΤube

The Carrot Tards |

Carrot Tards on YouΤube

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

Panos Louridas on YouTube's Algorithm

Immediately following the discussion, the SNF Dialogues series celebrated two years of successful events with a party dedicated to all, with Nikko Patrelakis, producer and DJ, having prepared a very special DJ set.

The SNF Dialogues are curated and moderated by Anna-Kynthia Bousdoukou.

*The opinions expressed by Dialogues participants, whether officially representing institutions and organizations or themselves alone, at events, in articles, or in other audiovisual media are solely their own and do not necessarily represent the views of the Stavros Niarchos Foundation (SNF) or iMEdD. Speakers' remarks are made freely, without prior guidance or intervention from the team.