A 13-year-old girl makes as much as $1,000 a day creating ASMR videos, as YouTube works to keep its child stars safe (GOOG, GOOGL)
|02/13/2019||Posted by BusinessMediaguide.Com under General World News||
- ASMR, short for autonomous sensory meridian response, is a phenomenon where certain soft whispering or tapping sounds cause a tingly sensation in some people. It’s become a whole YouTube phenomenon.
- A new report from Wired UK found an overlooked aspect of the ASMR movement: An increasing number of children are making their own ASMR vidoes.
- The report highlights Makenna Kelly, a 13-year-old superstar on the ASMR scene with over 1.3 million subscribers — and who, it was reported last year, makes an estimated $1,000 a day, both from ads, and from taking paid requests from strangers.
- YouTube says that keeping these read more >>>