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Chapman University

2015

Prodigies on YouTube

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Prodigies On Youtube: Finding The Genuine Artist In Youth, Priscilla Peraza Dec 2015

Prodigies On Youtube: Finding The Genuine Artist In Youth, Priscilla Peraza

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There seem to be more child prodigies today than ever before. This growth can be attributed to the way society contributes to and facilitates young talent. For instance, shows such as “America’s Got Talent”, “American Idol”, and “The X Factor” cultivate the younger generation to desire fame. Though these children are exceptionally talented, they are also discovered and forgotten at such a rapid pace as well, no doubt due to the amount of social medial accessible in the 21st century. YouTube has become a part of the easily accessible social media trend and is often used as a common ...