Likewise, Pew Die Pie’s anti-Semitic joke that cost him his partnership with Disney’s Maker Studios saw You Tubers respond by gunning for the mainstream media, suggesting that an “Us vs.Them” war between old and new media was what led to him being targeted, shifting the onus of blame from him and onto those who had criticized his actions.Chris, whose videos feature him ranting about feminist video game critic Anita Sarkeesian, criticizing Islam and arguing against the gender wage gap, produces content for an audience that could not be more different from Laci’s.
" But for users who had experienced loss in the last year, the ads could be devastating.
It showed web developer Eric Meyer a picture of his daughter, who died that year.
In a particularly volatile social climate, one of You Tube’s most prominent feminist voices dipping her toes into the site’s pool of anger and hysteria is no small thing.
Many of her viewers are now simply hoping that she doesn’t fall into the deep end.
Laci Green’s identity crisis is emblematic of the wider issue faced by You Tubers.