Contemporary Issues in New Media
Presenter: Ben Grosser
- A lot of coding and technology involved
- He created something called a “demetricator” which is a Facebook plugin that removes numbers of likes and comments.
- While some disagree with it, he says it is still art because it takes away things that society obsesses over, like likes and popularity, and removes them so the viewer can focus solely on the content.
- Also created something that measures the amount of people viewing a page, but only he has access to the numbers.