YouTube, like other social media platforms, has given countless individuals the ability to produce and monetize their own videos in a way that has begun to mirror and even revolutionize traditional media and entertainment production. From talk shows and educational programs to cooking shows—and everything in between—“content” creators,” as they are called, have provided lucrative channels for viewership. One of the most notable YouTubers, with the handle MrBeast, has reportedly accrued a net worth of $25 million.
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