The Cult of PewDiePie: How a Swedish Gamer Became YouTube's Biggest Star . At first, his parents questioned his new career path. Read PewDiePie reviews from parents on Common Sense Media. T-SERIES AND MAKE SURE PEWDIEPIE IS THE MOST SUBBED YOUTUBE CHANNEL!. Childish, bigoted, and immensely popular, the YouTube star – whose real name is PewDiePie aka Felix Kjellberg Photograph: Youtube . Because of the way that YouTube (a company owned by Google's parent company Alphabet) Small or big, every contribution you give will help us reach our goal.
To drop out of university to pursue YouTube, that'd just be fucking stupid. He begins each video introducing himself in a high-pitched, goofy voice, drawing out the vowels of his YouTube moniker, then delves into the videos. It's literally just me.
There's not a producer out there [ I really shouldn't be doing it, I really should just fucking go back and upload twice a week or some shit, and then take a step back, but I still really, really love the daily challenge—the daily grind—of just being like, 'hey, I'm gonna make a video today, no matter what. Cheat Sheet said it contained "off-the-cuff running commentary that's characterised by goofy jokes, profanity and loud outbursts.
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He's doing fewer Let's Plays of horror games like Amnesia," and adding, "the PewDiePie of can still be immature, sure, but [ He's a little bit stand-up, a little bit shock jock, a little bit 4chan bottom-feeder.
It was never like a career that I could just quit college to pursue. It was just something I loved to do. And here we are five years later and it's exploded. The Dark Descent and its related mods. Inhowever, he began to more actively play games that interested him, regardless of genre.
I don't care about it, I don't want to see it. If I ask for help, they reply, but that's all the contact we have. We'll see what happens. His relationship with Maker developed into the network establishing an official PewDiePie website, app, and online store to sell merchandise, while PewDiePie promoted Maker's media interests and gave the network a share of his YouTube ad revenue.
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I'm lucky to be in a situation where losing ad revenue on a few videos won't matter. However, many people on YouTube are not in that situation. We've done an extensive review and found there have been no decreases in creators subscriber numbers beyond what normally happens when viewers either unsubscribe from a creator's channel or when YouTube removes spammed subscribers". The publication's Mathew Ingram opined, "this is just a temper tantrum by a man-baby who makes millions of dollars playing video games," adding, "at first glance, the video in which he threatens to delete his channel seems like the whining of a rich, entitled celebrity who has noticed that his videos aren't getting as many views as they used to, and blames the platform for not supporting him as much as he thinks they should.
According to International Business Timesone of the videos "appeared to show" him using the racial slur " nigger ",  which caused PewdiepieIsOverParty to trend worldwide on Twitter. I didn't think they would actually do it.
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I feel partially responsible," adding "I'm not anti-Semitic[ After Marzia's birthday, she moved to Sweden to live with him. On March 28th,Felix did his first newspaper interview with the Swedish site Expressen.
On November 30th,he noted in a video of going aboard to Brighton with Marzia from December 3rd to December 7th. A party was hosted by Felix in Los Angeles to celebrate the growth of his channel to 6, subscribers and invited anyone interested in attending.
Felix was nominated in the category of social media for the Social Star Awards As the live ceremony would take place on May 23rd, at the Marina Bay Sands in Singaporehe and Marzia took the opportunity to go. For the summer ofhe and Marzia left Italy to stay in the United Kingdom for 3 months. Felix cited reasons behind the move; such as necessity for personal space as both himself and Marzia have been staying in the home of her parents in Italy and also slow internet was interfering with the upload rate of his YouTube videos.
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In an interview, Nate Houghteling, one of the people from Portal Athe company responsible for producing the video, said that PewDiePie was actually kind of a last-minute addition to the video. As of April ofhe and Marzia are engaged. Box Ever since PewDiePie has moved to Brighton, UK, he has quit doing fanmail in which he was probably thinking he was overloaded of it. All we know is that Felix has been active on chat forums before Youtube even existed.
The earliest known post from pewdiepie on a forum dates back to October 2, He later created his first YouTube channel in December of YouTube career After forgetting his password on his original channel channel by the name of PewDieFelix opened his second YouTube account under the name PewDiePie on April 29th, with several COD videos that were deleted and then later a Minecraft playthrough video showing a zombie that had spawned in a minecart in a shed with another player.
PewDiePie spawned a fanbase named the "Bro Army", and references his subscribers as "bros". On several Fridays with PewDiePie in andhe recorded videos of surprising fans by video chatting with them on Omegleand has edited a collection of his own in-game reactions in videos commonly known as "Funny Gaming Montage" or "Scariest Moments in Gaming".
In his th video, PewDiePie showed appreciation and gratitude for his rapidly growing fanbase by compiling an assortment of video material from the beginning to the present of the last two years since his YouTube channel has gained notable popularity. King of the Web PewDiePie was nominated in February to run in the internet phenomena "King of the Web", coming first in the leaderboard as overall king.
It was until "WhatDaFuq Show" had a meteoric uprise on the leaderboards, stirring up the bro army, causing controversy, claims of cheating, and verbal bashing on both sides. Though placing second on his first try, he is also the first campaigner in the history of the "King of the Web" to gain support and forwarded votes from so many campaigners within the top 10, including Syndicate, JPMetz, and Scary Snowman.
Nevertheless, he still placed first as the "King of Gaming". Water On July 12th,PewDiePie made a video in the campaign to bring public knowledge of the necessity of providing clean water to people around the world.
PewDiePie pledged to give a dollar for every views the video receives.
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Additionally, his YouTube network, Polaris, will be donating two dollars for every views on his video. A second live stream for Charity: At the time, Smosh was the most subscribed channel on the platform, with having that rank since the previous year.
In AugustPewDiePie's subscriber numbers were getting up to Smosh's numbers, with them both having the sub count of 11 million. On August 15th, 7: It was revealed on Twitter that he was predicting that day he would get 1 most subscribed and "would celebrate by sleeping", in which he did around 2 or 3 AM. On the next day, he made a video relating to the event, joined by Smosh whom although lost their 1 rank, they were happy that PewDiePie achieved it.
Then during YouTube Rewindhe appears as the last scene in the video, burying the rewind logo beneath a rocky beach until next year's YouTube Rewind. This was to talk about the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge and to announce that he's been noticing a lot of problems amongst bros and non-bros in the comments, and it's been bothering him for a while, so after waiting to see if things would change which they didn't get any betterand nothing changed, he came to the conclusion to disable comments on all videos for good.
He's apparently done it before, and then re-enabled the comments, but now, he says, they will be disabled for good and will resort to Twitter, Reddit, and other outlets to communicate with his bros.