Online Killed the TV Star

Thursday 4th July 2019, 2:10pm - 3:10pm BST

Showroom Cinema 3

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Do you want to find out the difference between TikTok and Snapchat?
Do you want to discover how influencers are influencing a whole new generation?
Do you want to know why 5 BILLION YouTube videos are watched EVERY DAY?

Us too!

With 430, 000 hours of content being uploaded to the platform every day, it’s no surprise that we all fear the demise of TV as we know it. In this ever-changing new world of online content, broadcasters are taking their first steps in adopting the faces of the online world and bringing them onto our TV screens. But, is it all too little too late? We discuss the triumphs, challenges, benefits and ethical issues of taking YouTube talent and attaching it to mainstream content. And… taking mainstream content into the YouTube Maker territory.