LOS ANGELES — Casey Neistat is officially over vlogging.
The YouTuber, who recently won a Streamy for best first-person show, said goodbye to his daily vlog on Saturday.
“It’s not clickbait. I really am ending the vlog,” he said in his farewell video (above), which has amassed more than 4.7 million views.
Why? The 35-year-old, who starred in his own before becoming a popular YouTube star, said he feels he's "gotten lazy on this platform."
Vlogging became too easy after he "found a rhythm." Since joining YouTube in 2010, Neistat has built a following of 5.8 million subscribers.
“When I think back to why I started this vlog, I spent so much of that time sitting here talking to you about this premise about this idea that I need to challenge myself creatively," he said. "That’d I’d gotten lazy on this platform and I haven’t been posting. And by issuing a mandate to post every single day I would challenge myself creatively in a way I have never done before. And that’s exactly what happened.” Read more...
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