Are we more likely to produce more creative work in the era of Web 2.0 enabled participatory culture?

Due to the nature of web 2.0 and the rise of quasi-professionals we are more likely to produce more creative works, however this is perhaps limited to works such as blogs, photographs and v-log types of videos.  Social Media based applications such as Instagram allow us to take photographs, add filters, upload them and share them to our friends in a matter of seconds. Blogging sites such as Tumblr and Word Press allow us to share our opinions, thoughts and feelings online.

A secondary factor in the rise of creative output in Web 2.0 is the influence of celebrity, it allows people to have hundreds, thousands or even millions of followers without seemingly needing to be talented. From a naive prospective is that it allows regular people to be famous and followed by the rest of the world without relying on bigger traditional media formats, such as television that maybe difficult to gain a start in.

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