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‘Success’ on YouTube Still Means a Life of Poverty

You can have a million views a month and still not be able to make rent
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‘Success’ on YouTube Still Means a Life of Poverty

Do your children dream of YouTube stardom? Do them a favor: Crush that ambition now.

New research out of Germany billed as among the first to review the chances of making it in the new Hollywood shows a vanishingly small number will ever break through—just like in the old Hollywood.