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'Success' on YouTube still means a life of poverty

Over 95 per cent of those trying to become YouTubers won't make enough money off advertising to crack the US poverty line

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Swedish Youtube personality Felix "PewDiePie" Kjellberg, in Indochine restaurant at the Gardens By The Bay in May 2013.

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YouTube blogger Zoe Sugg, known as Zoella (above), with her debut novel Girl Online in 2014.

DO your children dream of YouTube stardom? Do them a favour: Crush that ambition now.

New research out of Germany billed as among the first to review the chances of making it in the new Hollywood shows a vanishingly small number will ever break through - just like in the old Hollywood....

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