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Book Review: YouTubers

YouTube inspires people to create their own content and some of its creators attract a large following. Author Chris Stokel-Walker introduces readers to today’s YouTube celebrities, the colorful personalities who keep viewers watching. You may not know their names, but your kids do. YouTube, owned by Google, has become a global entertainment source, but it has faced pitfalls along with way, as people have displayed shootings, suicides, scandals and disinformation. Has lax policing hurt its brand? If you’re intrigued by the power of social platforms and the future of entertainment, tune in here.

Chris Stokel-Walker. YouTubers: How YouTube Shook Up TV and Created a New Generation of Stars. Canbury Press, 2019. 352 pages. ISBN-13: 9781912454211.


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