We're used to YouTubers and content creators uploading nigh-endless streams of constant videos and posts onto their social media accounts. For many of them, their online presence becomes their full-time job, and even updates on their personal lives can become monetized content for legions of fans. It's to the point where loyal followers can become worried if there's any gap in someone's content, no matter how long that gap actually lasts.
But if you go on long enough without any sort of content on any platform, your fanbase is bound to notice your absence. Ironically enough, even inactivity online can be content in and of itself and that radio silence can make its own waves.
Just ask Jschlatt. That is, if you know what he's up to. The popular YouTuber has been noticeably missing from his many online platforms. What happened to Jschlatt? Here's what we know.
What happened to YouTuber Jschlatt?
In case you aren't aware, Jshlatt is a popular YouTuber and Twitch streamer. He is best known for his comedic Let's Play videos for Minecraft and various games on the Nintendo Wii. He was previously active on platforms like Twitch, YouTube, and later joined TikTok to the tune of millions of followers and subscribers on each outlet.
Throughout his career, he has made several companion channels on YouTube and has run several different YouTube series and reaction video collections. However, he's been sporadically active all throughout 2023, with his uploads and updates having slowed to a trickle during the year. As of this writing, he has not posted anything new in over a month.
In one of his most recent videos, uploaded on Sept. 8, he previously addressed why he wasn't uploading as much as he used to. The video appears on jschlattLIVE, his original and most popular YouTube channel.
He explained that he wanted to shift his focus away from his recent format of reaction videos, which garnered several million views each. While he was able to achieve success with this new pivot, he also revealed that making them made him unhappy.
"YouTube is all about balance," Jschlatt explained in his video, "Things are about to change." He continued, "It's a balance between keeping the algorithm happy and then keeping yourself happy. And for me, that's one that's been tipped in the wrong direction for far too long."
Jschlatt announced his intention to return to his more classic gaming content and ranking videos. He even teased some "bigger projects" that are currently in the works.
Since then, however, most if not all of his social media outlets have gone silent with no new updates. It's possible that he's currently working on one of those new projects he mentioned, but Jschlatt has provided no actual updates on any of his platforms since.