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Fortune

YouTube Pulls Alex Jones Video Saying Student Anti-Gun Activists Were Actors
Fortune
YouTube has pulled a video posted by InfoWars, the media operation headed by notorious conspiracy theorist Alex Jones. The video, according to CNN, argued that the recent school shooting in Parkland, Florida, was a “deep state false flag operation ...
YouTube 'reprimands InfoWars' for promoting Florida school shooting conspiracy theoryThe Independent
“System Misfires” and “False Positives”: Why YouTube Is Struggling to End Its Fake-News CrisisVanity Fair
InfoWars YouTube Channel 2 Strikes Away From Being Banned ...KTLA
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Washington Post

Let's ignore YouTube's worst creators for a moment and watch these 8 channels we actually love
Washington Post
Ah, YouTube. You've had a rough year so far. From Logan Paul's video of a dead human body to Logan Paul's video of himself tasering a dead rat, the worst of YouTube culture has been in the spotlight. I've written a lot about what's wrong with YouTube ...
YouTubers are now just Uber drivers who might get richPolygon

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CNBC

YouTube Trending algorithm needs reform - CNBC.com
CNBC
YouTube says it would be too hard to moderate the section of its site that helps users discover new videos. A professor calls that "absurd."

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Kansas City Star

Expansion LAFC reveals jerseys with YouTube TV sponsor deal
Kansas City Star
Los Angeles Football Club has unveiled its uniforms for its inaugural season with YouTube TV as its jersey sponsor. LAFC revealed its home and away kits Saturday, eight days before the MLS expansion franchise's first regular-season game. The Adidas ...

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AOL

Apple, Amazon, YouTube urged to pull NRA TV channel
AOL
Amazon, Apple, Roku and YouTube are facing increased calls to drop the National Rifle Association's TV channel from their streaming services, as backlash against the organization grows following a Florida school shooting last week that killed 17 people ...

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Chicago Daily Herald

YouTube excels at recommending videos. Detecting hoaxes? Not so much
Chicago Daily Herald
YouTube's failure to stop the spread of conspiracy theories related to last week's school shooting in Florida highlights a problem that has long plagued the platform: It is far better at recommending videos that appeal to users than at stanching the ...
Fake claims over US shooting dog Facebook, YouTubeThe Straits Times
There's one way to hold tech companies hostage and fix the spread of hoaxes, conspiracy theories, and misinformationBusiness Insider
Facebook and Google Struggle to Squelch 'Crisis Actor' PostsNew York Times

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Polygon

YouTube community celebrates the face reveal of one beloved creator
Polygon
Considering that unboxing videos and channels are a dime a dozen on YouTube, it takes something special — like a faceless creator simply known as Jack — to stick out from the rest of the pack. Unbox Therapy has amassed more than 10 million ...



Engadget

YouTube reportedly plans to spend 'hundreds of millions' on Red originals
Engadget
While Facebook and Netflix are (reportedly) spending billions on new programming, YouTube is said to be holding its investments at current levels. Google's video wing is only spending "a few hundred million" on original shows for Red this year ...
YouTube Holds Spending for TV, Films While Rivals Bulk UpBloomberg
YouTube reportedly caps spending on original content with music service in the pipeline9to5Google

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Motherboard

One of America's Most Notorious Neo-Nazi Extremist Groups Is Posting Freely to YouTube, Steam
Motherboard
YouTube videos made by Atomwaffen Division are still online, as is a group with the same name on the giant video game platform Steam. One YouTube video titled "Zealous Operation" shows masked members of the group yelling "gas the kikes, race war now ...

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New York Times

Exquisite Antonacci: The Week's 8 Best Classical Music Moments on YouTube
New York Times
Exquisite Antonacci: The Week's 8 Best Classical Music Moments on YouTube. Feb. 23, 2018. Image. Anna Caterina Antonacci with the pianist Donald Sulzen at her Zankel Hall recital.CreditSarah Shatz. Our critics and reporters offer a glimpse of what's ...


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