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Wiz Khalifa is giving his 5-year-old son an early start on fame by helping him launch a YouTube channel called 'Bash's World'

Bash’s World/YouTube Rapper Wiz Khalifa made a YouTube channel for his five-year-old son Sebastian called “Bash’s World.” The first video launched Tuesday and documents Khalifa helping Sebastian get ready for his first day of kindergarten. The video gained nearly 19,000 views in a few hours and the channel had over 3,000 subscribers by Tuesday afternoon. […]

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Google Deletes 39 YouTube Channels Linked to Iranian Influence Operation

Google Deletes 39 YouTube Channels Linked to Iranian Influence Operation ImageGoogle said “relevant videos” on the 39 YouTube channels that it deleted had 13,466 total views in the United States.CreditCreditJosh Edelson/Agence France-Presse — Getty Images By Daisuke Wakabayashi Aug. 23, 2018 SAN FRANCISCO — Two days after Facebook revealed far-reaching Iranian and Russian disinformation campaigns […]

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Alex Jones and Infowars Content Is Removed From Apple, Facebook and YouTube

Alex Jones and Infowars Content Is Removed From Apple, Facebook and YouTube Video After months of increasing their scrutiny, tech companies have deleted content from the right-wing provocateur Alex Jones.Published OnAug. 6, 2018CreditImage by Ilana Panich-Linsman for The New York Times By Jack Nicas Aug. 6, 2018 Top technology companies erased most of the posts […]

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Sony tries to upload movie trailer to YouTube, posts entire movie instead

Enlarge / Khali the Killer from Sony Pictures Entertainment. Sony Pictures Entertainment Sony Pictures Entertainment endeavored to post a trailer for its limited-release film Khali the Killer on YouTube to encourage viewers to watch the movie on Blu-ray, on streaming platforms, and in select theaters. Instead, the company uploaded the film in its entirety—apparently by accident. […]

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Facebook takes on YouTube, Twitch, and Mixer with a game broadcast channel

Facebook is now experimenting with a new gaming video “destination” that combines all the live and pre-recorded gaming videos posted on the social network. Labeled as FB.GG despite the portal’s longer real-world address, Facebook splits its one-stop video showcase into five sections: Live Now, Streams by Game, Suggested Streamers, Recently Live, and Watched by Your […]

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YouTube stars' fury over algorithm tests

Some of YouTube’s most popular stars have criticised the website for “experimenting” with how their videos are delivered to their fans. Unannounced, YouTube started testing an algorithm that changed the order videos appeared in users’ subscription feeds. The experiment came to light when some users complained on social media. One YouTube star said it was […]

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YouTube removed 8M videos in 3 months, with machines doing most of the work

[embedded content] YouTube has been having a torrid time of late with a number of high-profile brands pulling their ads from the streaming service after discovering some were being run alongside extreme content. To reassure advertisers and deter the interest of regulators, YouTube recently decided to begin posting a quarterly Community Guidelines Enforcement Report highlighting […]

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How to stream on YouTube Gaming

Sharing some of your gameplay exploits with friends, family and perhaps one day, adoring fans is a great way to show off your in-game skills and entertainment chops in one smooth move. But in order to kick off your professional streaming career, you need to know how to stream on YouTube Gaming. Fortunately, we’ve got […]