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Harassment on YouTube: The Algorithm for Success

Harassment on YouTube: The Algorithm for Success

Francina Simone says branding is everything when it comes to achieving YouTube success. Though BookTubers of color often face race-based harassment, Francina hasn’t experienced less success in BookTube compared to her White colleagues. She’s been making BookTube videos on her [...]

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NDK 2017: An Anime Con Diary

NDK 2017: An Anime Con Diary

Nan Desu Kan (NDK) was low-key this year. I can count the number of activities I attended on one hand. And there was a general feeling of malaise among the crowd, or at least, that's what I perceived. The number [...]

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REVIEW: Bookburners Season 3, Episodes 1-4

REVIEW: Bookburners Season 3, Episodes 1-4

“Word of advice. Put your team together. You’re going to want them for what’s coming.” That's what Father Arturo Menchu’s own personal demon (well, seemingly), now referring to itself as Hannah, tells him in episode 2 of season 3 of Serial [...]

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10 BookTubers of Color to Subscribe to Now

10 BookTubers of Color to Subscribe to Now

If you spend any amount of time on YouTube, you’re probably aware of the growing popularity of BookTube, a genre of videos that focuses on book reviews, hauls, TBRs, and other book-related content. It’s one of the most prolific categories [...]

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