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YouTube and Twitter Turned the Philadelphia Starbucks Story Into News

This article is part of Watching YouTube, a Slate series about YouTube. Over the weekend, another viral video made the news. On Thursday in Philadelphia, two black men were removed from a Starbucks by police at the behest of the store's manager, who said they had tried to use the …

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How Whitney Simmons Went From Unemployed To YouTube Phenomenon

“I'm doing YouTube full time.” If I said that to my parents 10 years ago they might have questioned my sanity. Today however, YouTube stars are just as mainstream as many celebrities, and even more important to brands and advertisers when it comes to promoting products. According to a report …

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How YouTube helps the Alt-Right’s Recruitment

Indoctrination always begins innocently. Do you feel isolated, directionless, angry or depressed? Go to YouTube and search “depression” or “depressed.” It won't be long until you stumble upon some lecture on self-empowerment. The video has thousands of views. The speaker seems professional and … Read More

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The Minimalist Version Of YouTube Strips The Video Site Down To Its Most Essential Elements

The YouTube viewing experience has become cluttered with recommended videos, trending tabs, subscription boxes, and many other bells and whistles, but when push comes to shove, a video site only needs to do one thing: Play videos. That's the idea behind Tube, a new project launched on April 13 … Read …

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YouTube video of Manipuri man singing reunites him with kin after 40 long years

YouTube video of Manipuri man singing reunites him with kin after 40 long years … A man who had vanished from Imphal 40 years ago was traced to Bandra last week, all thanks to a video of him singing an old Hindi film song that was uploaded on YouTube by …

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Tweets of the Week: 9 – 15 April 2018

It finally appears as if spring has decided to show its face and it's about time. We were beginning to think it had taken an extra-long holiday and wasn't going to show up this year, so it was a nice surprise to be able to spend the weekend in light …

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Detroit Metro CVB Launches New Restaurant-Focused YouTube Show

The first three episodes can be viewed now on YouTube and Facebook. To watch Eats in The D, go to: http://bit.ly/eats-in-the-d-media. The show's host, Maia Anthony, aka Noni, takes viewers to Detroit classics, such as Buddy's Pizza, and new favorites, such Sports and Social. Also in the first season, … Read …

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Hackers stole digital coins while a YouTube broadcaster advised about ICOs

Sponsored YouTube blogger Ian Balina, who is known for reviewing cryptocurrency initial coin offerings, fell prey to hackers during a recent live-stream, losing around $2 million in tokens. During the stream, one viewer noticed that someone drained all the tokens stored in Balina's wallet, but the … Read More

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Breakout YouTube Star Elle Mills Talks Whirlwind Year

Elle Mills, Shorty Award winner for Breakout YouTuber, discusses her rise to fame and her most famous videos. Mills recently surpassed one million subscribers on YouTube. Her most famous video is "Coming Out," where she reveals she's bisexual to friends and family. Read More

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YouTube sensations F2Freestylers detail why they signed 16-year-old FIFA player Tekkz to their …

In one of the most fascinating moves within the FIFA esports ecosystem, YouTube sensations F2Freestylers have added another person to their brand for the first time ever by signing highly-sought after FIFA pro, Donovan 'Tekkz' Hunt. F2Tekkz is only 16-years-old yet he has already taken the world by … Read More