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Algorithms like YouTube’s content ID harm fair use, free speech, and creativity

The Electronic Frontier Foundation just released new whitepaper study titled Unfiltered: How YouTube's Content ID Discourages Fair Use and Dictates What We See Online that examines the oppressive use of algorithms to police user-generated content in or... ...

YouTube will remove videos that allege Biden won through fraud

2/ Yesterday was the safe harbor deadline. Now that enough states certified their Presidential election results, we'll remove any content published today (or anytime after) that alleges widespread fraud or errors changed the 2020 U.S. Presidential ele... ...

As promised, YouTubers deleted their channel ‘Unus Annus’ exactly one year after starting

Unus Annus was an interesting high concept where YouTubers Markiplier and Ethan Nestor created content for exactly one year, with the intention to delete the entire channel on the final day. It ended up being a remarkable but fleeting document about a ... ...

Simone Giertz built a photo booth that lets her dog take selfies for treats

10.15.2020 · Posted in Technology Articles

Simone Giertz, like many of us, is spending quarantine by working on her passion projects.  For the YouTuber and inventor, that project happens to be a photo booth for her dog.  Dubbed the "Queen of ****** Robots," Simone Giertz is known fo... ...

Rudy Giuliani uploaded racist video to YouTube in which he’s seen mocking an Asian accent

10.15.2020 · Posted in Technology Articles

Rudy Giuliani, cybersecurity expert extraordinaire, accidentally uploaded a video to his YouTube channel where he did a racist impression of Asian accents.  Giuliani, President Donald Trump's personal lawyer, interviewed former White House Press... ...

YouTube will take down misinformation about COVID-19 vaccinations

10.14.2020 · Posted in Technology Articles

The social media crackdown on COVID-19 misinformation continues. Next up to the plate: YouTube and its new policies on coronavirus vaccine content. In an email sent to reporters on Wednesday, YouTube announced it was expanding the company’s COV... ...

Barbie, the only good YouTuber, explains racism in her latest vlog

10.08.2020 · Posted in Technology Articles

Barbie's latest vlog unpacks racism in a two-minute video that is so simple, both children and your racist uncle can understand it. Like any modern vlogger, Barbie's channel depicts her in dance battles with Ken, doing makeup tutorials for various sp... ...