THE AGE OF VIDEO EMPATHY
Hunter Walk, the director of product management at YouTube recently wrote a piece for Fast Company and their Co. Exist division that asks Can Online VIdeo Usher In A New Age Of Empathy? According to him, yes! He points out several examples in his article, including one about a a boston woman who started teaching English via her kitchen and now has over 30 million students that watch her lessons from across the globe! Peep the entire piece here.
The power of the moving image to bring people together is having a global effect that’s never been seen before. Now that we all have access to the same media, can it connect us more strongly?