In South Korea, use of YouTube is more popular than ever, and elderly YouTubers are gaining fame thanks to their accumulated skills and personalities. In particular, they attract viewers with their soothing outlooks on life. The local government has begun holding workshops encouraging senior citizens to create YouTube content with the intent of providing the elderly with a new hobby. For the successful it can become a new source of income, leading to business opportunities for them.
Through YouTube, Lee Gyeon-gia realized the freedom she wished for in her youth
Senior citizens attending a workshop teaching the basics for YouTubers
After retirement, Kim Deok-chul took part in the workshop