'YouTuber' is a real word now because the Oxford English Dictionary says so



The Oxford English Dictionary has given YouTubers some career validation.

YouTuber” is among the 500 or so new words — including “Brexit” and “hackathon” — added to the OED this month.

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The dictionary defines the term as “A frequent user of the video-sharing website YouTube, especially someone who produces and appears in videos on the site.”

The word dates back to 2006, and stems from “the proprietary name of the video-sharing website,” aka Google-owned video platform YouTube.

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Source: Mashable

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