A brawl broke out at a Toronto pizza restaurant involving a group of women, with two separate uploads of the four-minute cell phone video registering about 600,000 hits so far on YouTube. Probably to little or no surprise for those familiar with this sort of thing, the incident occurred about 2 a.m. Show More Summary
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YouTube has rolled out its technology, created with Jigsaw, that redirects online searches for extremist recruitment videos to anti-terrorist ones
A month ago, we told you about four new steps we’re taking to combat terrorist content on YouTube. One of our core areas of focus is more work to counter online violent extremism. As a first step we’re now rolling out features from Jigsaw’s Redirect Method on YouTube. Show More Summary
YouTuber Ursinarium has created a video where every lightsaber sound from an epic battle in Star Wars: Revenge of the Sith is replaced with actor Owen Wilson saying “wow.” Ursinarium was inspired by a tweet shared by Josh Billinson. Star Wars, but all of the light saber sounds are Owen Wilson saying "wow" pic.twitter.com/t5Yll0AV4h —...
The Redirect Method is a new active stance against online extremism. Starting today, YouTube will return results for curated anti-terrorist playlists when someone searches for hateful content. The details, from Tubefilter: The new feature,...Show More Summary
YouTube TV launched in April to solid reviews (including ours) back in April, but it wasn't perfect. The single biggest criticism was that it only worked in five major U.S. cities: New York, the San Francisco Bay Area, Los Angeles, Chicago, and Philadelphia. It took a few months, but you can add another 10 U.S. Show More Summary
Alphabet's Google is stepping up the battle against extremist content by introducing new measures to identify & remove extremist content from its video sharing platform YouTube.
Nineteen-year-old Greyson Chance, who struck the viral video lottery in 2010 with a clip uploaded to YouTube showing him covering Lady Gaga’s Paparazzi during a middle school talent show, announced yesterday that he is gay by way of Instagram. “I came to fully recognize that I was gay when I was sixteen,” he wrote alongside a photograph of a rainbow. Show More Summary
Thomas Lupski was riding down Sunrise Highway in Suffolk County, New York, Wednesday when a plane landed right there on the road, among regular traffic! This video contains NSFW language. (YouTube link) The plane was immediately pulled over by the police. Show More Summary
Google today announced it was adding a feature to YouTube to redirect anyone searching for extremist content to videos that decry terrorism. According to YouTube’s blog, this is part of Google’s larger initiative to push back against such content that keeps popping up on its video platform. Show More Summary
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YouTube TV is still not where it needs to be relative to availability, but the 10 new markets brings the service much closer to that goal.
A little more than a week after Wiz Khalifa’s “See You Again” became the most-viewed video on YouTube (somehow dethroning previous champion “Gangnam Style”), another contender for the YouTube throne has also become the most-streamed song of all time. Show More Summary
Racist beauty blogger alert!! Swedish blogger and YouTuber Cocomadkilla has incited rage from the Internet after she posted a disturbing review of Korean beauty brand Glowrious. Related: Jeffree Star Apologizes For Past Racist Videos While it's since been taken down, she opened her post with: "As you may have noticed, you discover a lot of funny things in the [...]
Star Trek: The Next Generation credits sequences are legendary, from their mythic expository speech to the reassuring introduction of a large cast of likable characters. Their every word and shot is canon to the shows’ legion of superfans. Show More Summary
Google’s big experiment in digital counter-terrorism begins rolling out today. Collaborating with its own in-house think tank Jigsaw, the new effort seeks to bury ISIS-related propaganda on YouTube. Now, when a potential ISIS recruit...Show More Summary
For more than a decade, Justine “iJustine” Ezarik has been a mainstay in the YouTube community. The 33-year-old Pennsylvania native has received more than 650 million views on her primary channel and has managed to parlay that digital...Show More Summary