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YouTube demonetizes anti-vaccination videos  TechCrunch · 1 hour
YouTube will demonetize channels that promote anti-vaccination views, after a report by BuzzFeed News found ads, including from health companies, running before anti-vax videos. The platform will also place a new information panel that links to the Wikipedia entry on... more
YouTube removes ads from anti-vaccination video channels - CNET  CNET · 5 hours
The news comes after YouTube faced another advertiser scandal earlier this week over child exploitation. more
YouTube pulls ads from anti-vax conspiracy videos  THE VERGE · 5 hours
YouTube has removed ads from videos that promote anti-vaccination content, citing a ban on “dangerous and harmful” material. BuzzFeed News reported the... more
Elon Musk hosts PewDiePie's meme review in ongoing T-Series battle - CNET  CNET · 6 hours
YouTube's most subscribed channel calls in a big gun: Elon Musk -- and he's brought a friend. more
Elon Musk pokes fun at himself while hosting PewDiePie’s popular Meme Review  THE VERGE · 7 hours
Elon Musk’s appearance on Felix “PewDiePie” Kjellberg’s “Meme Review,” a popular series on Kjellberg’s channel where he provides commentary on memes, gave Tesla’s CEO... more
Apple Shares Even More iPhone Photography Tutorial Videos  MacRumors · 8 hours
Apple maintains a photography tutorial section on its website for those interested in stepping up their iPhone photography, and it's... more
YouTube Walks a Tightrope With Its Video Makers, Advertisers  Gadgets 360 · 16 hours
YouTube has plenty of problems to deal with, ranging from advertiser boycotts to a recommendation engine often blamed for encouraging conspiracies on the video-sharing network. more
YouTube walks a tightrope with its video makers, advertisers  PHYS.ORG · 17 hours
YouTube has plenty of problems to deal with, ranging from advertiser boycotts to a recommendation engine often blamed for encouraging conspiracies on the video-sharing network. But rarely does it score... more
YouTube Axes Tens of Millions of Comments in Crackdown on Child Sexual Exploitation  Gadgets 360 · 24 hours
YouTube on Thursday cracked down on paedophilic content on the video site by purging tens of millions of comments. more
AT&T and Hasbro pull YouTube ads over abuse claims  BBC · 1 day
Hasbro and Nestle also cut ties over fears paedophiles are leaving comments next to videos of children. more
YouTube’s ‘whack-a-mole approach’ to child safety isn’t working, critics say - CNET  CNET · 1 day
The Google-owned video site’s latest scandal isn’t the first time the service has had a problem with child safety. more
Nestle, AT&T pull YouTube ads over pedophile concerns  ABC NEWS · 1 day
Nestle, Epic Games and others are removing ads from YouTube while the company deals with comments from pedophiles on innocuous videos of kids more
AT&T pulls ads from YouTube over predatory comments on videos of children  THE VERGE · 1 day
AT&T has pulled all advertising from YouTube while the streaming service deals with issues regarding predatory comments being left on videos of children, according... more
Fortnite and Nestle pulling YouTube ads over abuse fears  Sky News · 1 day
Companies including Disney, Nestle and the producer Fornite are pulling advertisements from YouTube over concerns relating to child abuse. more
AT&T pulls ads from YouTube over predatory comments on children  THE VERGE · 1 day
AT&T has pulled all advertising from YouTube while the streaming service deals with issues regarding predatory... more
YouTube is ‘aggressively approaching’ solution to child exploitation controversy  THE VERGE · 1 day
YouTube is “aggressively approaching” a solution to its recent child exploitation controversy by clamping down on monetization, increasing... more
Powtoon acquires Showbox.com to extend its video-creation platform  TechCrunch · 2 days
Powtoon, an online platform that allows its users to easily create videos for digital marketing, YouTube ads or business presentations, today announced that it has acquired Tel Aviv-based Showbox.com, a cloud-based video-editing... more
Google moves to fix YouTube glitch exploited for child porn  PHYS.ORG · 2 days
Google-owned YouTube said Thursday it was taking action to close a loophole that enabled users to share comments and links on child pornography over the video-sharing service. more
YouTube terminates more than 400 channels following child exploitation controversy  THE VERGE · 2 days
YouTube has terminated more than 400 channels and deleted tens of millions of comments in response... more
EU Countries Back Copyright Reforms Aimed at Google, Facebook  Gadgets 360 · 2 days
EU countries have endorsed an overhaul of copyright rules which would force Google and Facebook to pay publishers for news snippets and filter out copyright-protected content on YouTube or Instagram. more
Companies including Nestle, Epic and reportedly Disney suspend YouTube ads over child exploitation concerns  TechCrunch · 2 days
Days after a YouTube creator accused the platform of enabling a “soft-core pedophilia ring,” several companies have suspended advertising on... more
Nestle and Epic pull YouTube ads over abuse claims  BBC · 2 days
Several big firms pull ads after they appear next to sexualised comments left on children's videos. more
Seven Handy Mac Tricks You Might Not Know  MacRumors · 2 days
macOS, the operating system that runs on Apple's Macs, has tons of hidden shortcuts, keyboard commands, and features that have... more
Spectrum launching $15 ‘TV Essentials’ streaming bundle on Apple TV in March  9to5Mac · 2 days
With streaming TV becoming an option for users who are looking to cut the cord but still want live television, many companies such as... more
YouTubers fear looming ‘adpocalypse’ after child exploitation controversy  THE VERGE · 2 days
YouTube creators are worried that a catastrophic drop in ad revenue may be upon them following a new controversy over... more
Epic Games pulls Fortnite pre-roll ads on YouTube following child predator controversy  THE VERGE · 3 days
Epic Games has stopped plugging Fortnite pre-roll ads on YouTube videos following a discovery that ads were playing on videos predators used to exploit... more
YouTube Revamps First Strike Rules, Intensifies Punitive Action  Gadgets 360 · 3 days
Under the new guidelines and Strike rules, the first strike would result in a one-week freeze on the ability to upload any new content to YouTube, including live streaming. more
Don't try this at home: Why grapes explode in the microwave  Sky News · 3 days
Scientists have dug into a viral YouTube video from 2011 to solve the mystery of why grapes explode into fireballs when cooked together in a microwave... more
Grapes explode in the microwave - scientists find out why  Sky News · 3 days
Scientists have dug into a viral YouTube video from 2011 to solve the mystery of why grapes explode into fireballs when cooked together in a microwave oven. more
How YouTube helps flat-earthers organize  THE VERGE · 3 days
It’s been a big month for conspiracy theories. Last week, Rep. Adam Schiff sent a strongly worded letter to Google and Facebook about the way their... more
Resting Pitch Face is a YouTube comedy about women in STEM - CNET  CNET · 3 days
Filmmakers collected stories from real women who work in STEM, then turned them into a web series. more
WTF is up with Microsoft's HoloLens 2 Teaser? #WeekInMicrosoft No. 2  Windows Central · 3 days
A lot can happen with Microsoft in a short period of time, so we started a new program on YouTube to give you a quick-fix news... more
YouTube simplifies three-strikes system for channels - CNET  CNET · 3 days
Changes to the video site's community guidelines go into effect Feb. 25. more
YouTube still can’t stop child predators in its comments  THE VERGE · 3 days
YouTube is facing a new wave of criticism over the alarming number of predatory comments and videos targeting... more
YouTube revamps its strike system to include a one-time warning, consistent penalties  TechCrunch · 3 days
YouTube today announced a significant change to its strike system – the penalty system used when YouTube’s reviewers identify a video has violated the... more
Samsung’s ad for the Galaxy S10 leaks  TechCrunch · 4 days
If you think you knew everything there’s to know about the Samsung Galaxy S10, the company’s Norwegian ad has now leaked on YouTube. The Verge first spotted the ad — a Verge reader was watching... more
YouTube updates channel strike system with one-time warning and more consistent punishments  THE VERGE · 4 days
YouTube is overhauling its community guidelines with a new system for warning channels that break the rules. The new system is meant to be... more
Elon Musk joins PewDiePie in battle against T-Series - CNET  CNET · 4 days
YouTube's most subscribed channel might have found some big reinforcements. more
Elon Musk has joined PewDiePie in battle against T-Series - CNET  CNET · 4 days
YouTube's most subscribed channel might have found some big reinforcements. more
YouTube under fire for recommending videos of kids with inappropriate comments  TechCrunch · 4 days
More than a year on from a child safety content moderation scandal on YouTube and it takes just a few clicks for the platform’s recommendation algorithms to... more
YouTube backtracks after Pokemon 'child abuse' ban  BBC · 4 days
Google backtracks after 'mistakenly' deleting YouTubers for 'sexual content involving minors'. more
YouTube aids flat earth conspiracy theorists, research suggests  BBC · 5 days
The ranks of people who believe the Earth is flat are being helped by YouTube, suggests a US study. more
Bruno Ganz, whose Hitler scene from Downfall took over YouTube, dies at 77 - CNET  CNET · 5 days
Bunker meltdown scene from 2004's Downfall has been reworked to focus on everything from pizza to Game of... more
YouTube to blame for rise in flat Earth believers, says study - CNET  CNET · 5 days
According to research almost everyone who believes in flat Earth theory got started on YouTube. more
Bruno Ganz, actor whose Hitler scene became a YouTube meme, has died - CNET  CNET · 5 days
Bunker meltdown scene from 2004's Downfall has been reworked to focus on everything from pizza to Game of Thrones. more
President of United States reposts video from winner of Infowars meme contest  THE VERGE · 1 week
President Trump tweeted a video today from a YouTuber known for winning an Infowars meme contest. The video, from a creator who goes by... more
Repair tech from phones to cameras with this discounted toolkit for $7  Windows Central · 1 week
Get to work! It happens to the best of us. We try so hard to care for our devices, but it's inevitable that something... more
YouTuber shot while filming security guard outside synagogue  THE VERGE · 1 week
A YouTuber who films her own confrontations with law enforcement was shot yesterday while recording a security guard outside a... more
PewDiePie: Roblox lifts ban after social media backlash  BBC · 1 week
Online multiplayer game Roblox has reinstated PewDiePie after banning the YouTuber for using his name. more
StayTuned Digital helps video creators publish and measure everywhere  TechCrunch · 1 week
If you’re a video creator in 2019, you’re probably thinking about a long list of publishing destinations: YouTube, of course, but also Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, Snapchat and more. StayTuned Digital... more
Neill Blomkamp’s Oats Studios released a live-action Anthem short film  THE VERGE · 1 week
District 9 director Neill Blomkamp unveiled a new live-action short film called Conviction from Oats Studios.... more
YouTube's copyright claim system abused by extorters  BBC · 1 week
Google acts after YouTubers report users attempting to extort money via fraudulent copyright claims. more
Instagram issue causes follower counts to drop by millions  THE VERGE · 1 week
Instagram is investigating an issue that’s causing some of its most popular accounts to appear to lose millions... more
How to Help Your Kids Strike a Balance Between Screen Time and the Real World  Gadgets 360 · 1 week
Our kids are constantly nagging us for access - more time for playing games, doing homework, or watching... more
Five of the Best Camera Apps on iOS  MacRumors · 1 week
There's nothing wrong with the stock Camera app that comes on every iPhone, but there are many third-party camera apps... more
Latest YouTube for iOS update reintroduces annoying Home indicator bug  9to5Mac · 2 weeks
Seemingly in conjunction with getting its enterprise certificates back, YouTube found time to update some of its... more
Pixar’s new YouTube short plays like a companion piece to Wall-E  THE VERGE · 2 weeks
When Pixar Animation Studios first introduced the SparkShorts series in January, the studio explained... more
YouTube product manager addresses concerns over algorithm’s role in creator burnout  THE VERGE · 2 weeks
YouTube’s creators have long blamed the growing burnout issue within the community on the... more
YouTube’s community is up in arms about butts  THE VERGE · 2 weeks
A popular trend raises questions how dirty cleaning can get Continue reading… more
Microsoft's Alex Kipman teases MWC announcements with a cryptic trailer  Windows Central · 2 weeks
Microsoft is heading to Mobile World Congress 2019, and is expected to be announcing the next generation of HoloLens. Microsoft Technical Fellow and HoloLens inventor Alex Kipman just... more
YouTube’s copyright strikes have become a tool for extortion  THE VERGE · 2 weeks
An anonymous blackmailer is has caught at least two YouTube creators in a scheme involving cash ransoms and... more
EU copyright reforms 'could harm creatives'  Sky News · 2 weeks
The EU is a step closer to implementing a controversial copyright law reform that could affect what people share on websites like YouTube after politicians agreed on changes to the proposals. more
Ariana Grande and Khalid star in new Apple Memoji ads  THE VERGE · 2 weeks
A year ago, Apple’s Grammy ads featured Animoji lip-syncing to Childish Gambino and Migos, but in... more
YouTube U-turn over child abuse singer  BBC · 2 weeks
YouTube deletes singer Austin Jones's channel, after he exchanges sexual images with underage girls. more
Vimeo Revenue Jumps 54 Percent in 2018, Paying Subscribers Near 1 Million  Gadgets 360 · 2 weeks
The figures highlight the rising interest in alternate video platforms which are much smaller than market leader YouTube but are growing by serving a... more
Microsoft launches new YouTube series to explore 'great technology stories'  Windows Central · 2 weeks
Microsoft Unboxed is a weekly series highlighting some of the coolest technology stories coming out of Microsoft. Microsoft is a big company, which means it has a lot... more
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[Update: Four more videos added] Apple shares new iPhone how-to videos covering Live Photos, Depth Control, and more
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Elon Musk pokes fun at himself while hosting PewDiePie’s popular Meme Review
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YouTube terminates more than 400 channels following child exploitation controversy
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Seven Handy Mac Tricks You Might Not Know
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YouTubers fear looming ‘adpocalypse’ after child exploitation controversy
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Disney, Epic Games reportedly pull YouTube ads after child exploitation found - CNET
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Group FaceTime Bug Fix Included in iOS 12.2 Beta 3
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Apple shares new iPhone how-to videos covering Live Photos, Depth Control, and more
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Resting Pitch Face is a YouTube comedy about women in STEM - CNET
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Apple Shares New Tutorial Videos Highlighting iPhone XR and XS Camera and Photos Features
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YouTube updates channel strike system with one-time warning and more consistent punishments
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16-Inch MacBook Pro, 6K Apple Display, AirPower, AirPods 2 and More Predicted for 2019 [Video]
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Samsung Galaxy S10 early hands-on video leaks confirming most of what we already know [Video]
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The ‘90s app responsible for those transforming Animorphs book covers
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Bruno Ganz, actor whose Hitler scene became a YouTube meme, has died - CNET
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President of United States reposts video from winner of Infowars meme contest
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PewDiePie: Roblox lifts ban after social media backlash
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Neill Blomkamp’s Oats Studios released a live-action Anthem short film
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