While Google's financial future is uncertain lately (or they've been conveying it by laying off their contractors or cancelling holiday gifts out of an "inappropriate gesture"), it seems that some content producers are making all the money. I suppose those who are laid off are really enjoying their freedom by visiting sites like YouTube. The New York Times reports that some video producers are raking in some serious dough using the social video sharing site. Individuals have been able to successfully gain followers -- 100 million views on videos -- and make six figure incomes.
While not all people are happy about this progression, I think it's great that there are ways to capitalize on entertainment. Everyone needs to smile every so often.
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