This video starts off with a bit of comedy relating to my experience with people trying to tell me steemit is a scam. Obviously I don't think it is a scam. If you tell your friends and family about stemit someone will google steemit scam and find this article https://decentralize.today/the-ugly-truth-behind-steemit-1a525f5e156
The article paints a bleak picture in which the founders of steemit manipulated the mining of steemit it to ensure they had enough steem to run the website... The horror. less than twenty minutes of furhter research shows there are two sides to this story... go figure. and that the resetting of the blockchain may have been due to hacking rather any malicious attempts to walk off with a bunch of money. The fact that steemit is still up and running shows it's not a scam. Further more it's 2018 and a lot has changed in the crypto world since 2016. Premining and instamining are common, ICO are the rage and while steemit wasn't premined any allegations that the founders were manipulative to make it like they premined it without really premining is totally irrelevant. I could keep going on about how this article is totally off point and wrong but it's really not worth the time or effort. If your using steemit to post and consume content then it's working for you and not a scam.
I hope you found this video entertaining and insightful. You all rock!!