publication . Article . 2017

Streamer Motives and User-Generated Content on Social Live-Streaming Services

Friedlander, Mathilde B.;
Open Access English
  • Published: 01 Mar 2017 Journal: Journal of Information Science Theory and Practice, volume 5, issue 1, pages 65-84 (issn: 2287-9099, eissn: 2287-4577, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: Korea Institute of Science and Technology Information
Abstract
Three most popular information services, Periscope, Ustream, and YouNow, vicarious for all Social Live-Streaming Services (SLSSs), are investigated to analyze their streamers' motivations and the user-generated content. Additionally, we collected demographic data (gender and age). More than 7,500 streams by users from the U.S., Germany, and Japan were observed. Main streamer motivations on SLSSs are boredom, socializing, the need to reach a specific group, the need to communicate, and fun. Important content categories on all three SLSSs are chatting, sharing information, 24/7, and 'slice of life.' We were able to identify differences between users from the U.S.,...
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free text keywords: Social Live-Streaming Services (SLSSs), Social Media, YouNow, Periscope, Ustream, Motivation, Content Analysis, lcsh:Bibliography. Library science. Information resources, lcsh:Z
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Ainslie, A. (2015). The burden of protecting live sports telecasts: eTh real time problem of live streaming and app-based technology. Los Angeles, CA: Southwestern Law School.

Alamiri, D., & Blustein, J. (2016). Privacy awareness and design for live video broadcasting apps. In HCI International - Posters' Extended Abstracts, Toronto, Canada, 17-22 July, Proceedings, Part I (pp. 459- 464). Cham, Switzerland: Springer International.

Alohari, A., Kunze, K., & Earle, R. (2016). Run with me: Designing storytelling for runners. In Proceedings of the 2016 ACM International Joint Conference on Pervasive and Ubiquitous Computing: Adjunct, Heidelberg, Germany, 12-16 September (pp. 5-8). New York, NY: ACM.

Beldad, A. D., & Koehorst, R. (2015). It's not about the risks, I'm just used to doing it: Disclosure of personal information on Facebook among adolescent Dutch users. In G. Meiselwitz (Ed.), Social Computing and Social Media. 7th International Conference, SCSM 2015 Held as Part of HCI International 2015 Los Angeles, CA, 2-7 August, Proceedings (pp. 185- 195). Cham, Switzerland: Springer International. [OpenAIRE]

Brandtzaeg, P. B., & Heim, J. (2009). Why people use social networking sites. In A. A. Ozok & P. Zaphiris (Eds.), Online Communities and Social Computing. Third International Conference, OCSC 2009, Held as Part of HCI International 2009, San Diego, CA, 19-24 July, Proceedings (pp.143-152). Berlin, Germany: Springer.

Brosdahl, D. J., & Carpenter, J. M. (2011). Shopping orientations of US males: A generational cohort comparison. Journal of Retailing and Consumer Services, 13, 548-554. [OpenAIRE]

Brouwer, B. (2015). What live streaming means for content publishers. EContent, 38(9), 11.

Cheung, C. M. K., Chiu, P.Y., & Lee, M. K. O. (2011). Online social networks: Why do students use Facebook? Computers in Human Behavior, 27, 1337- 1343.

Correa, T., Hinsley, A. W., & de Zúñiga, H. G. (2009). Who interacts on the Web? eTh intersection of us - ers' personality and social media use. Computers in Human Behavior, 26(2), 247-253.

Dowell, C. T., & Duncan, D. F. (2016). Periscoping economics through someone else's eyes: A real world (Twitter) app. International Journal of Economics Education, 23, 34-39.

Edelmann, M. (2016). From Meerkat to Periscope: Does intellectual property law prohibit the live streaming of commercial sporting events? Columbia Journal of Law & the Arts, 39(4), 469-495.

Faklaris, C., Cafaro, F., Hook, S. A., Blevins, A, O'Haver, M., & Singhal, N. (2016). Legal and ethical implications of mobile live-streaming video apps. In MobileHCI'16, Florence, Italy, 6-9 September (pp. 722-729). New York, NY: ACM. [OpenAIRE]

Favario, L., Siekkinen, M., & Masala, E. (2016). Mobile live streaming: Insights from the Periscope service. In IEEE Workshop on Multimedia Signal Processing, Montréal, Canada (6 pp.). Washington, DC: IEEE Computer Society. [OpenAIRE]

Fietkiewicz, K. J., Lins, E., Baran, K. S., & Stock, W. G. (2016a). Inter-generational comparison of social media use: Investigating the online behavior of diefrent generational cohorts. In Proceedings of the 49th Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences (pp. 3829-3838). Washington, DC: IEEE Computer Society.

Fietkiewicz, K. J., Lins, E., Baran, K. S., & Stock, W. G. (2016b). Other times, other manners: How do different generations use social media? In Arts, Humanities, Social Sciences & Education, Honolulu, Hawaii, 8-11 January (pp. 1-17). Honolulu, HI: Hawaii University International Conferences.

49 references, page 1 of 4
Abstract
Three most popular information services, Periscope, Ustream, and YouNow, vicarious for all Social Live-Streaming Services (SLSSs), are investigated to analyze their streamers' motivations and the user-generated content. Additionally, we collected demographic data (gender and age). More than 7,500 streams by users from the U.S., Germany, and Japan were observed. Main streamer motivations on SLSSs are boredom, socializing, the need to reach a specific group, the need to communicate, and fun. Important content categories on all three SLSSs are chatting, sharing information, 24/7, and 'slice of life.' We were able to identify differences between users from the U.S.,...
Persistent Identifiers
Subjects
free text keywords: Social Live-Streaming Services (SLSSs), Social Media, YouNow, Periscope, Ustream, Motivation, Content Analysis, lcsh:Bibliography. Library science. Information resources, lcsh:Z
49 references, page 1 of 4

Ainslie, A. (2015). The burden of protecting live sports telecasts: eTh real time problem of live streaming and app-based technology. Los Angeles, CA: Southwestern Law School.

Alamiri, D., & Blustein, J. (2016). Privacy awareness and design for live video broadcasting apps. In HCI International - Posters' Extended Abstracts, Toronto, Canada, 17-22 July, Proceedings, Part I (pp. 459- 464). Cham, Switzerland: Springer International.

Alohari, A., Kunze, K., & Earle, R. (2016). Run with me: Designing storytelling for runners. In Proceedings of the 2016 ACM International Joint Conference on Pervasive and Ubiquitous Computing: Adjunct, Heidelberg, Germany, 12-16 September (pp. 5-8). New York, NY: ACM.

Beldad, A. D., & Koehorst, R. (2015). It's not about the risks, I'm just used to doing it: Disclosure of personal information on Facebook among adolescent Dutch users. In G. Meiselwitz (Ed.), Social Computing and Social Media. 7th International Conference, SCSM 2015 Held as Part of HCI International 2015 Los Angeles, CA, 2-7 August, Proceedings (pp. 185- 195). Cham, Switzerland: Springer International. [OpenAIRE]

Brandtzaeg, P. B., & Heim, J. (2009). Why people use social networking sites. In A. A. Ozok & P. Zaphiris (Eds.), Online Communities and Social Computing. Third International Conference, OCSC 2009, Held as Part of HCI International 2009, San Diego, CA, 19-24 July, Proceedings (pp.143-152). Berlin, Germany: Springer.

Brosdahl, D. J., & Carpenter, J. M. (2011). Shopping orientations of US males: A generational cohort comparison. Journal of Retailing and Consumer Services, 13, 548-554. [OpenAIRE]

Brouwer, B. (2015). What live streaming means for content publishers. EContent, 38(9), 11.

Cheung, C. M. K., Chiu, P.Y., & Lee, M. K. O. (2011). Online social networks: Why do students use Facebook? Computers in Human Behavior, 27, 1337- 1343.

Correa, T., Hinsley, A. W., & de Zúñiga, H. G. (2009). Who interacts on the Web? eTh intersection of us - ers' personality and social media use. Computers in Human Behavior, 26(2), 247-253.

Dowell, C. T., & Duncan, D. F. (2016). Periscoping economics through someone else's eyes: A real world (Twitter) app. International Journal of Economics Education, 23, 34-39.

Edelmann, M. (2016). From Meerkat to Periscope: Does intellectual property law prohibit the live streaming of commercial sporting events? Columbia Journal of Law & the Arts, 39(4), 469-495.

Faklaris, C., Cafaro, F., Hook, S. A., Blevins, A, O'Haver, M., & Singhal, N. (2016). Legal and ethical implications of mobile live-streaming video apps. In MobileHCI'16, Florence, Italy, 6-9 September (pp. 722-729). New York, NY: ACM. [OpenAIRE]

Favario, L., Siekkinen, M., & Masala, E. (2016). Mobile live streaming: Insights from the Periscope service. In IEEE Workshop on Multimedia Signal Processing, Montréal, Canada (6 pp.). Washington, DC: IEEE Computer Society. [OpenAIRE]

Fietkiewicz, K. J., Lins, E., Baran, K. S., & Stock, W. G. (2016a). Inter-generational comparison of social media use: Investigating the online behavior of diefrent generational cohorts. In Proceedings of the 49th Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences (pp. 3829-3838). Washington, DC: IEEE Computer Society.

Fietkiewicz, K. J., Lins, E., Baran, K. S., & Stock, W. G. (2016b). Other times, other manners: How do different generations use social media? In Arts, Humanities, Social Sciences & Education, Honolulu, Hawaii, 8-11 January (pp. 1-17). Honolulu, HI: Hawaii University International Conferences.

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