YouTube is a digital video platform created in 2005. It is home to user-uploaded content as well as brand content. YouTube has developed its own ecosystem of creators and fans who’ve elevated stars and kickstarted entertainment careers.

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This guy’s anti-circumcision rant could stand to be cut down a bit
The anti-circumcision movement is gaining ground in America, despite guys like this trying to "help".
The cult appeal of Poppy, the perfect pop idol of the future
Poppy is a manufactured pop star for the internet age. But who is she really? Does it even matter?
Kim Kardashian ignites Twitter firestorm over Jeffree Star comments
In a string of Snapchat videos, Kardashian told fans to forget about the past.
The problem with viral ‘sassy’ kid videos
An easy joke can make any parent a YouTube star, and we're tired of it.
15 things you didn’t know about Smosh, one of YouTube’s biggest channels
Anthony Padilla and Ian Hecox turned their pet project into an empire.
Pro-Trump internet comedian marched with white supremacists in Charlottesville
The prominent troll did not miss the white supremacist soirée.
Anti-refugee ship receives assistance from refugee rescue group
This is the definition of getting 'owned.'
The ‘Despacito’ video just broke 3 billion views on YouTube
The popularity for 'Despacito' hasn't come despacito at all.
Blind YouTuber blasts platform for failing to send notifications
Noted YouTube personality says it's putting his channel in jeopardy.
Genius bros combine Connect Four and basketball—and it’s perfect
Connect Four, combined with basketball, seems like the greatest sport ever invented.
UCF football player loses scholarship for posting videos on YouTube
De La Haye will now pursue a career on YouTube and continue studying at UCF.
How a croissant in ‘Jimmy Neutron’ became a dank meme
The real star of 'Jimmy Neutron' is Carl Wheezer.