With YouTube, we were also given the idea of the Internet celebrity. Consider that an artist like Soulja Boy used YouTube as his platform to popularity, along with an entire roster of viral superstars. YouTube has allowed everyone to get their 15 minutes of fame, creating a new generation of one-hit wonders larger than ever before. Aside from the celebrity aspect, though, YouTube has also made Internet media far more dynamic, marrying text and video information to create a far more informative and compelling form of news reporting. Also, cat videos. The '90s has no answer to the divine healing powers of cat videos.
The Creation of YouTube