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Makers of online video have been knocking on the door of movie stardom lately.
The disconnect between internet fame and financial security is hard to comprehend for both creators and fans.
The attention-grabbing tricks of "YouTube voice"
A family is gathered around the dinner table: Dad and the kids have spaghetti on their plates, Mom is standing, serving spoon in hand. She cocks her head to the side and with a broad smile...
Richard Lawson goes to the annual gathering of YouTube stars and the fans who created them.
First YouTube subverted the institutions of mainstream pop culture. Then, somehow, it became one of them.
The Washington Post
The suggestion that citizens should withhold political criticism for fear of offense is far more embarrassing to Singapore than any videos by Amos Yee could be.
The New Yorker
The Kloons are not rolling in money, living the high life of the YouTube elite. Not yet, anyway. These emerging YouTube stars are almost ready.
YouTube has quietly put down the clamps on video creators who work directly with brands, nudging them instead to rely on Google's sales team for deals.
Welcome to hell: Apple vs. Google vs. Facebook and the slow death of the web
What Happens Next Will Amaze You
A blow for mobile advertising: The next version of Safari will let users block ads on iPhones and iPads
How Doug Ellin Turned Entourage Into the New Paragon of Product Placement
Tinder Users at SXSW Are Falling for This Woman, but She's Not What She Appears