Recommended Reading: The harsh realities of internet fame

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Get Rich or Die Vlogging: The Sad Economics of Internet Fame
Gaby Dunn, Fusion

Just because you’re famous on the internet, doesn’t mean you’re rolling in the dough. This piece takes a look at the harsh realities of being famous on the web and trying to survive in the real world. As it turns out, YouTube fame, for some, isn’t all it’s cracked up to be.

Article source: http://www.engadget.com/2015/12/19/recommended-reading-12-19-15/

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