Around 484 thousand subscribers on the YouTube channel, 26 years old and since 2014 producing content about technological equipment on various platforms. These are some numbers that are part of Bernardo Almeida's DNA, who talks to SAPO TeK guarantees that YouTube gave him the opportunity to find a dream profession that he didn't know he had. But before he got here, he spent three years working every day for nothing.
Assuming himself to be a 100% content creator, Bernardo Almeida looks at YouTube as a way to achieve the best of both worlds: entertaining and informing. The other networks, such as Instagram, Facebook and Twitter are very fast consumers, having a very strong entertainment component, but the information part is missing ", he considers.
"On YouTube, you get the best of both worlds: entertaining and informing"
When asked about the use he makes of social networks, the Portuguese content creator explains that he confines himself to a very professional area, with Instagram being the second strongest business platform. However, sometimes you assume that you can share, for example, a thought or a trip to a restaurant that you liked.
"History is not only destiny": The journey of the young Portuguese as a content creator
While he was taking a Mechanical Engineering course at Instituto Superior Tcnico, having finished his degree, Bernardo started publishing videos on his channel and started something he calls a joke. "I had a great desire to communicate about technology, I didn't have many people to talk to about the topic and my friends were already tired of listening to me", he confesses.