2016 was rough for everyone, even Team Internet.
Here’s a look at the most dramatic moments in the digital entertainment world this year.
1. Very public break-ups
When YouTube stars fall in love, their relationships become archived in the pages of internet history, and fans can’t get enough of the ‘shipping.
But because YouTube relationships are so deeply documented, they become inherently more fragile.
A break-up becomes the business of not just the couple, but all their collective fans. There are lots of recorded tears and lots of clicks (whether that’s on purpose or not).
This year, it seemed 2016 was not kind to many on-screen couples. Read more…