This week, Mr. Beast, the most-subscribed-to individual on YouTube, posted a video where he funded sight-restoration surgeries for 1,000 people. His fans showered him with praise for yet another act of public altruism while critics insisted it ultimately reflected deep cracks in our society. We discuss the role “kindness content” plays in online media, …
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Ep. 146: Mr. Beast & "Kindness Content"
The YouTuber was both showered with praise and criticized for his latest video where he funded sight-restoration procedures. We discuss "kindness content" on YouTube and what it says about society.