ASMR has millions of people glued to their YouTube feeds, intent on finding out more about their specific triggers for an elusive empathetic buzz. But as the community grows, it's increasingly misunderstood too.
People were watching YouTube videos on blogs, news sites and social media—everywhere but YouTube. That meant it was bringing in less money than Netflix, despite having 20 times more users. Something had to be done.
Functioning lightsabers. Mini rocket launchers. Homemade carbonated ice cream. Solar USB chargers. Just a few of the projects you can tackle in a weekend, thanks to a growing community of scrappy, curious, smart YouTubers.