The Jekyll and Hyde of YouTube

A lot of people rely on tutorials to learn everything under the sun. A lot of YouTube tutorials or videos alone are uploaded every minute. Every minute about 100hrs worth of videos are uploaded which is a lot. You’ll find many kinds of videos, some educational and some to just brighten up your mood. From cute cats to the Top 10 most venomous snakes around the world.

Why do people use YouTube? It is because YouTube is all about user-generated content which means its contents are not only by popular people but also by normal people like you. People that you meet on the streets but are popular in YouTube and has thousands of subscribers. It just takes creativity and uniqueness in order for others to appreciate your videos.

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The Pros:

  • It is free and who doesn’t love free stuff, right? It’s the first video sharing website of its kind that doesn’t require a fee upon using it. It is widely popular and billions of people use it around the world. For businesses and individuals that are trying to build online notoriety, YouTube will easily be able to provide this thanks to its ability to attract viewers from all over the world. As long as you are able to promote the right type of video, you will be able to get the right numbers or followers that you need for your business.
  • There is new content all the time which keeps viewers excited. You are never short of content on YouTube. Some YouTubers follow an upload schedule. It may not be as precise as television, where you can rely on a start and end time, but you get a day where you can be sure new content will be up. You never really know what it will be about, how long it will run or when it’s coming. It can be annoying, but it’s all part of the fun.

The Cons:

  • YouTube is filled with a lot of videos and not all of them may be things you want to watch. There are a lot of videos that are filled with spam and you can often get people leaving comments on your videos that are rude and vulgar. If you create a video and you don’t follow the YouTube requirements, it will be shrunk to fit the specifications and this can really hurt the overall quality of your video that you most definitely don’t want to happen especially if you are a beginner.
  • Violence on some of the videos that is not safe for children. It is a pretty common occurrence for some kids to stumble upon these kinds of videos accidentally. Since children nowadays have access to internet, they can easily click on a video out of curiosity. It’s not easy to supervise them all the time and it’s not your fault your child has been exposed to videos that are violent in nature.

It’s easy to use this video streaming site but sooner or later, you’ll realize that the pros and cons you have read here are what you always experience but choose not to mind since there are a lot of other videos to watch or, you always have new ideas to make and upload. Either way, YouTube is a good platform to show your talents and gain many supporters, and one of the best websites to learn many things from.