Episode 115: Families Who Vlog: The Dark Side of You Tube

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YouTube can be fun, but some parents look at their kids and see dollar signs.

Making money on youtube: kids on video

Rachel Dunphy joins us in the studio to talk about two articles she wrote for New York Magazine about families who have gone into the business of vlogging: producing videos with (or of) their children with the goal of making money on YouTube. One family went to such extreme measures to get views that two of their children were taken away this week.

Episode Links

The Dark Side of YouTube Family Vlogging, by Rachel Dunphy – New York Magazine

The Abusive ‘Pranks’ of YouTube Family Vloggers, by Rachel Dunphy – New York Magazine

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