Helbig, G. (2016). EMOJI CHALLENGE w/ MAMRIE HART & HANNAH HART // Grace Helbig. [online] YouTube. Available at: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZWdA6m3uByo [Accessed 20 Apr. 2016].
Hannah, Grace and Mamrie, all have over one million subscribers each and have years of experience on YouTube between them. Due to this looking at the way they craft their videos was very helpful when creating DareRoyale’s first video. I looked at this video in particular to see how the Emoji Challenge is carried out and how it would work with more than two people, as in other videos its only a collaboration between two different people. By looking at Hannah, Grace and Mamrie’s collaborations it can show us how to make videos more humorous as well.
YouTube. (2016). BEAN BOOZLED CHALLENGE. [online] Available at: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ng_45hg2XsQ [Accessed 20 Apr. 2016].
This high-profile Youtuber has over five million subscribers and is a good example of how to conduct the Bean boozled challenge. By looking at someone who has a high subscriber count is gives DareRoyale an example of what videos that many people enjoy look like. It would help us for how to structure our videos and make them easy to understand and make them ‘flow’ correctly. Although this video only contains two people doing the challenge, it will be helpful when making the video with Second Hand Life as we will know what to do.
Wistia.com. (2016). [online] Available at: http://wistia.com/blog/imovie-editing-tips [Accessed 20 Apr. 2016].
This article is helpful to gain some more understanding about how to edit videos in IMovie. As we are planning on taking turns editing our videos this article will help all of DareRoyale. By looking at this it has been helpful to understand how to edit our videos and what to do to make them coherent and eventually get to a higher quality by the end of our Digital Artefact. By using the advice of the author it will help us to gain an understanding of the program and the many different uses that we have all yet to discover.
SZULMAN, J. (2016). [online] Nydailynews.com. Available at: http://www.nydailynews.com/news/national/crazy-challenges-viral-internet-article-1.2475150 [Accessed 20 Apr. 2016].
By looking at this article, I was able to understand different challenges on the internet and ways to go about them. It shows the dangers and social issues with each different challenge featured. This will be very helpful to DareRoyale as it will not only give us some more challenges to feature on our channel but will also help us to determine what ones will be the most popular with the viewers. DareRoyale will also be able to understand what is involved with each challenge and what risks we will need to be aware of when completing them.
Putnam, J. (2016). 5 Viral Marketing Lessons from the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge |. [online] Blog.ispionage.com. Available at: http://blog.ispionage.com/viral-marketing-lessons-ice-bucket-challenge.html [Accessed 20 Apr. 2016].
This article, although not completely helpful to the creation of DareRoyale, it is very helpful to gain an understanding of the power that some Youtube videos and especially challenge videos can have towards greater society. By looking at ALS ice bucket challenge, and not only its effects but how quickly it spread over the internet it will allow us to understand what makes people want to watch challenge videos and give us examples of how we can cater our videos in that direction so that a wider audience can enjoy it.
List Challenges. (2016). YouTube Challenges – How many have you attempted?. [online] Available at: http://www.listchallenges.com/youtube-challenges [Accessed 20 Apr. 2016].
This article lists the many different challenges that are being done on the internet currently and shows the order of popularity. This will be extremely helpful for DareRoyale when deciding what to put on the polls on twitter. As there are so many different challenges on the internet it can be hard to think on the spot of different ones to choose, and this article can gives us a list of what to do, although it does not tell you what the challenge entails. So to combat this, we would need to look up what it entails.
Thompson, C. (2015). Awesome YouTube Challenges You’ve Never Heard Of. [online] Rantgizmo.com. Available at: http://www.rantgizmo.com/2015/06/11/awesome-youtube-challenges-youve-never-heard-of/ [Accessed 20 Apr. 2016].
This article is very similar to the pervious one as it is a list of popular Youtube challenges. This article, however is more helpful due to the fact that it has examples of people doing the challenges and a quick explanation of what the challenge entails. This will be helpful to DareRoyale as it will give us examples of how certain videos play out and what to do in each challenge. DareRoyale will be able to understand what works about certain challenges and what doesn’t fit very well with larger groups of people
Gutelle, S. (2015). YouTube Stars Phil Lester, Dan Howell Turn “7 Second Challenge” Into An App. [online] Tubefilter. Available at: http://www.tubefilter.com/2015/08/11/phil-lester-dan-howell-7-second-challenge-app/ [Accessed 20 Apr. 2016].
This article shows what can happen when a challenge goes viral. After creating the “7 second challenge”, Phil Lester saw its popularity and decided to make an app featuring the challenge. The challenge and App are a great example to DareRoyale of what to do if we wanted to create our own challenge and how we could go about explaining the new concept to our viewers, and allow anyone else to emulate it. However, it does not help with how to create a new challenge, it does give an insight on how to participate in the challenge which could help the group if it is chosen by a twitter poll.
Alfaro, L. (2015). The ALS bucket challenge raised $220 million and made a huge difference. [online] Business Insider Australia. Available at: http://www.businessinsider.com.au/your-220-million-to-the-als-bucket-challenge-made-a-difference-2015-8 [Accessed 20 Apr. 2016].
This article shows what a difference some challenges can make when they are being done for social change and not just ‘for the views’. By looking at the things the ASL ice bucket challenge has accomplished as outlined in the infographic in the article, DareRoyale can gain an understanding of what challenges can do beyond entrainment for the duration of the video. Although it does not give any direct insight onto how to conduct this challenge or any others, this can allow the group to think deeper about what we are trying to accomplish with our project.
DICKSON, S. (2016). Another viral video challenge is sending teenagers to the hospital.. [online] Mamamia. Available at: http://www.mamamia.com.au/duct-tape-challenge/ [Accessed 20 Apr. 2016].
This article shows the dangers of some newer challenge videos on the internet. By showing what can happen when something goes wrong, it can show what, as a group, we need to be careful about when creating our videos. DareRoyale will need to look at making sure nothing like this happens when we are filming some of the riskier challenges such as the one pointed out in the article or the condom challenge. This article helps us to understand the dangers of challenges videos rather than just the entertainment factors that is associated with most of the different videos.