by Jojo Sandberg
Social Media Phenomenon
YouTube is a social media website in which people can upload, like, favorite, and comment on videos. YouTube is a huge community formed in 2005. As of 2014 there is an estimated 300 glorious hours uploaded to YouTube every minute and there are 800 million fresh faces signing up for YouTube each month. What started off as some people having troubles finding clips of Janet Jackson at the Super Bowl in 2004, became an actual business that people make money off of. Anyone can become a successful YouTuber. There is content for every personality and interest. YouTube has incredible features such as 3-D videos and even 360 degrees videos (a video that you can move around the room by moving your screen...I'll link a video. Some YouTubers including danisnotonfire and AmazingPhil, PewDiePie, Zoella, Tyler Oakley, and Grace Helbig, have become so popular that they have written books. Some YouTubers, like Troye Sivan, have gone from posting videos of themselves singing and now go on world tours and preform on stages. The YouTube community is like a big family of weird, quirky, and hilarious people.
only works if chrome is the browser. click and hold down as you slide the mouse around to watch the 306 degree
everything and everyone in this video are people, songs, and events that were popular in 2016