If you’ve read the stat in the headline and thought “Hang on a minute, I DO care about sources being provided! That stat sounds fishy” – you’re right (congratulations, your “that-sounds-fishy” radar is working beautifully!). But here’s the thing (and it’s the whole premise for this post): Despite that stat
Let’s begin with some mind-numbing YouTube stats, to give this question some context (sources are linked below the post): YouTube has over 2 billion monthly active users // Every day, people watch over a billion hours of video that generate billions of views // More than 500 hours of content
For quite a while now I’ve been spending more time on YouTube watching ‘regular people’ than I have been watching TV shows and movies. I’ve also stopped caring what ‘legacy celebrities’ (actors, musicians, sportspeople etc.) have to say about anything that doesn’t directly relate to their actual line of work.