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The Plugged In Show

with Adam Holz, Johnathan McKee, and Paul Asay
Episode 229: Why Popular YouTubers are Retiring, plus Final Fantasy VII: Rebirth Thursday, April 11, 2024
Once upon a time, kids wanted to be firefighters, astronauts, pro athletes, doctors, or lawyers. But in our connected social media world these days, the allure of becoming an “online content creator” is strong. The Plugged In team looks at this phenomenon and offers a dose of reality when it comes to the world of influencers. Adam Holz then speaks with Bob Hoose about the new video game Final Fantasy VII: Rebirth. Get your copy of Becoming a Screen-Savvy Family! Connect with us! www.ThePluggedInShow.com Connect on Facebook Find us on Instagram EMAIL: [email protected] PHONE: 800-A-FAMILY (800-262-3459)   Read the full review: Viva la Dirt League Psych Blippi MrBeast Final Fantasy VII: Rebirth Wall-E I.: Artificial Intelligence Ironman In Time The Truman Show The Matrix Toy Story Imaginary M3gan Plugged In Blog: Retiring Youtubers Expose a Problem—and the Solution Plugged In Blog: The New Social Influencers are Here; They Just Can’t Tie Their Own Shoes Yet   Text MOVIE to 32728 to get the latest reviews from Plugged In! By texting MOVIE to 32728 you consent to receive periodic text messages from Focus on the Family via automated technology. Message and data rates may apply. Text HELP to 327284 info. Text STOP to 327282 cancel. Click www.mbit.ly/32728 for terms and conditions.   How You Can Make Wise Entertainment Choices for Your Family Explore the Plugged In Tech Guide    Donate Now!   We'd love to hear from you! Visit our Homepage to leave us a voicemail.   If you've listened to any of our podcasts, please give us your feedback.

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