Privacy & Identity Analysis
1. YouTube is enabling because it allows it's user to post videos that you've created and through a creative process your shaping the identity that you want other individuals to see you as. Based on the looking glass reading it allows other people to subscribe to our pages and watch our videos and leave comments on them. This process allows us to go back and edit the content we create because we learn what we need to work on and adjust to create a better base of content. We self-monitor ourselves so if our content is not getting the likes or positive reaction we want, we change our content to fit the likes of our followers. YouTube is taking our self-identities by creating a culture of the followers creating the identity of the people making these videos and controlling them based on a system of positive reinforcement. It limits our ability to show our true identity because we base our content on previous responses, even though what we created is what we enjoy we change it for other people. YouTube itself limits itself what we can or cannot post, so if we post something that we identify with but YouTube can take it down if they feel it is not appropriate. YouTube encourages people to post what they want because the more people that post the more advertisement space other companies are going to want to have.