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YouTube University is becoming official

by Sayraphim on February 3, 2020

So one of the most interesting things about embarking on a phd on educational youtube is that *everyone* I tell about it shares a story of what they have learned on youtube. This morning’s example was my barista, who watches youtube to learn other types/the latest coffees/milks.

And youtube itself is starting to embrace the idea of it being a vast library for educational videos, as seen in this billboard ad:

image from @capital_sb via tweet (below)

I think that’s super interesting. I’ve been told by People In The Know that youtube is starting to think about and embrace the idea of education on youtube. Looks like I timed this phd rather perfectly, there are interesting times ahead!

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