Melody Oliveria

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Born (1988-08-07) August 7, 1988 (age 29)
United States
Years active February 6, 2006 - Present
Known for Videoblogging
Internet information
Web alias(es) bowiechick
Web hosting service(s) YouTube, LiveVideo

Melody Oliveria, also known by her handle bowiechick, is a video blog contributor, most popularly to YouTube. She was listed as a notable contributor to YouTube in 2006.[1]

"My Webcam" video and Logitech[edit]

In 2006, Bowiechick posted a video titled The Breakup, in which she discusses her personal life while experimenting with web cam effects. After receiving many comments about the effects, she produced a video titled My Webcam, explaining how the effects were achieved using a Logitech Quickcam Orbit MP.[2]

The My Webcam video is credited as doubling sales for Logitech at, rousing the interest of other businesses that wished to duplicate this result.[3] Apparently, the viewer reaction was in response to the use of Logitech Video Effects in her video. Despite garnering publicity for the manufacturer, Bowiechick did not participate in a paid promotion.[4]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ Sandoval, Greg. "Year in Review, Internet Videos 2006". CNET. Retrieved 2007-03-28. 
  2. ^ Sandoval, Greg (April 2006). "Teenage auteur ignites buzz about video graphics". ZDNet. Archived from the original on 2007-02-13. Retrieved 2007-03-28. 
  3. ^ CBS Evening News (August 4, 2006). "The Ultimate Word Of Mouth". CBS Interactive. Retrieved 2007-03-28. 
  4. ^ Sandoval, Greg (April 2006). "YouTube's 'Bowiechick' and the spiders from marketing". ZDNet. Archived from the original on 2007-03-11. Retrieved 2007-03-28. 

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