Entertainment is the draw for viewers in the online video world of YouTube. Education, not so much.
The top 4 Asian Americans on YouTube were recently listed over at sublimesilence:
- youtube.com/nigahiga : Ryan Higa (et al) is Japanese-American comedian (Hilo, Hawaii). Stats: #1 Most Subscribed; 301M total views. (cf. 8asians)
- youtube.com/davidchoimusic : David Yong Choi is a Korean American musician (Orange County, California). Stats: #16 Most Subscribed Musician; 55M views.
- youtube.com/kevjumba : Kevin Wu is a Chinese American comedian (San Francisco). Stats: #10 Most Subscribed; 82M views. Plus, he’s donated all ad money via his youtube.com/JumbaFund, to charity, i.e. $1,708.51 in May 2009.
- youtube.com/happyslip : Christine Gambito is a Filipino–American comedian. Stats: #26 Most Subscribed; 68M views.
3 of the above are noted as comedians. 1 is a musician. Hmmm.