What the Tech? Why Thousands Are Posting Videos of Studying
A study trend that grew during the pandemic in 2020 is still going strong on YouTube and a few other apps.
“Gongbang”, a Korean name that roughly translated to English as “Study Broadcast”. Thousands of videos and live streams on YouTube are of a student sitting at a desk while they study. That’s it. No music. No talking. Only background noise from the room, a ceiling fan or rain outside.
Students set up their cameras before sitting down to study and broadcast their sessions live on YouTube. Weird, I know but it apparently is helping students to study longer, be more motivated and cut out other distractions.
Searching YouTube live videos for “Gongbang”, I found…