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Some students pick up the camera instead of pursuing other hobbies, such as dance and other sports.

Students use YouTube as a means of self-expression

May 28, 2019

A creative outlet is something many students seek as a way to express their feelings. Commonly, students do this by taking a dance class, piano lessons, or drawing. More young...

Opinion: Steve1989MREInfo is the best

October 29, 2018

Joseph Gomez ran out of ideas and was too exhausted to do a scandalous video on politics or social issues. So, he decided to give attention to something that legitimately makes...

When Markiplier, one of the most popular YouTubers, reached six million subscribers his fans made a video showing their appreciation for all of his hard work. This gesture, and the emotional impact it had (with Markiplier quickly ending up in tears), shows the uniqueness of YouTube's audience-creator relationship.

YouTube is more than just cheap entertainment

February 21, 2017

After being awake since 4 a.m., going through six hours of school, and doing homework till 10 p.m., there’s not much else I want to do at the end of the day apart from curl up...

YouTube policy limits freedom of speech

September 11, 2016

YouTube, one of the world's largest entertainment websites, has started censoring videos. In the past five years, YouTube has served as more than just entertainment. It became...

The rise of YouTube celebrities

Marco Sevilla, ScotCenter Segment Editor

December 17, 2013

Record, edit, and upload - that is all it takes to become a potential Internet sensation today. The popularity of the video sharing website, YouTube, has created a new medium of entertainment. It has allowed otherwise normal people to "broadcast" themselves to obtain masses of fans and sometimes achieve celebrity status. All starting in 2005, YouTube has evolved from a simple website to a mainstr...

How to become a YouTube celebrity

April 13, 2011

With over two billion going to YouTube daily, it's an easy way to get your name out there and become famous. Here are a few steps to get the most views. Step One: Know how to ...

Students’ reactions to Wallace’s YouTube sensation

March 24, 2011

UCLA student, Alexandra Wallace, posted an appalling video on YouTube “Asians in the Library,” a rant about “hordes of Asians” at UCLA.  The video included a tirade of...

“Friday” the latest YouTube sensation

March 16, 2011

After having millions of views in just a few days, 13-year-old Rebecca Black’s debt single “Friday” is becoming the newest YouTube sensation for all the wrong reasons. For...

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