Now considered an essential internet commodity, YouTube began as a simple site where users could share home videos. The site quickly took off and the creators, three former employees of PayPal, were required to invest in more equipment to keep the site up and running. Google purchased YouTube in 2006, and still owns it to this day (Hosch). The site is currently shrouded in controversy, from issues involving copyright infringement to creators on the platform being demonetized. Evangelicals have begun establishing their own YouTube channels in order to spread their beliefs, including Paul & Morgan, Girl Defined, The Transformed Wife, Mrs. Midwest, and many more.
Hosch, William L. “YouTube.” Encyclopædia Britannica, Encyclopædia Britannica, Inc., 13 Feb. 2020, www.britannica.com/topic/YouTube. Web. 14 Feb. 2020.
Girl Defined. “Why Christian Girls Should be Beautiful but not Seductive.” Online video clip. YouTube, 24 Jan. 2017. Web. 17 Feb. 2020.