When television became the trendy new vehicle for news and entertainment in the midth century, some people started calling it the tube. That nickname soon spawned an even catchier one: the boob tube. The former phrase likely stemmed from the process by which televisions exhibited images. Inside each bulky, antennae-topped box was a cathode-ray tube, which funneled electrons straight to the glass screen.
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Just like teens across the globe, German youngsters are increasingly turning off their televisions in favor of watching videos on YouTube. German YouTube stars Dagi Bee, a year-old teenage beauty and lifestyle guide, and Lars Paulsen, a satirist, attract hundreds of thousands of viewers to their channels. But with popularity comes responsibility, and many parents fear that these unregulated channels may be bad, or even dangerous, for their impressionable children. In an interview, the two filmmakers explain what they do and how they take precautions. Parents are surprised that no one fights over TV anymore. All children seem to do is stare at their cell phones, spending more time with YouTubers like you two than doing their homework.
Why Is TV Called the 'Boob Tube'?
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We took a closer look to show you the biggest winners among European TV stations and shows on YouTube, how advertisers can thus reach TV target groups here much more cheaply, before listing the top channels in terms of reach. While streaming services do in fact present a very real threat to classic TV business models, TV viewership for pay-TV remains relatively constant despite the threat. While traditional TV is propped up by increased consumption by older target groups , the much-coveted year-old target group is migrating more and more to streaming services Netflix, Amazon Prime, Hulu, etc. EUR