From the very first user-uploaded video posted on YouTube in 2005, to the rise of online stars like YouTuber Jenna Marbles and TikToker Khaby Lame, the world of online content creators has exploded into an entire industry which today could be worth more than $100 billion. Content creators are typically considered to be anyone creating and uploading digital content for followers, whether influencers promoting brands on social media, gamers live-streaming on Twitch, or writers posting original content on Medium.
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