Why are you expecting value from Lounge when it isn't meant to be a professional section?
It's like asking authorities to remove park in a residential area because you think people are wasting a lot of time in the park.
The central idea of internal links is to provide more info to interesting users. For example, if I write movie reviews, I can link to actors profiles within the review, so that anyone interested in knowing more about them can check their profiles/bios. The sites like IMDB retain users to a great...
Apart from content and backlinks, there are several other factors that influence your rankings. Google prefers freshness score for some keywords, content length for some, content format (images, videos, podcasts etc.) for some, and authority sites for some others. So, it's difficult to say...
If you think FAQ is not important but just additional info (like citations) for curious users, you can use accordion style. Otherwise, just use regular FAQ and format it in such a way that users can skim through questions and read answers to interesting questions.
How could anyone use a prop gun to kill a person? Never heard of such thing before. People don't get shot & killed accidentally on movie sets. They might be using real gun with real bullets. I don't know if it's a murder attempt or a grave mistake, but it's no accident.
I think her existing followers gave an initial boost due to shock factor and the crypto News channels picked it up. The underlying process can be implemented for other niches, but the biggest marketing factor is a legit hot girl with noods in her bio :D
The Youtubers in MMO niche are mostly beginners in IM who just share info without trying it themselves. These videos look exciting to newbies so that they stick to the channel forever. CB products do convert but you need to find right products for your target audience.