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YouTube partners with Merchbar to sell music artists’ swag underneath videos

YouTube is partnering with Merchbar on a new integration that will allow artists to sell their official merchandise to their worldwide fans from a shelf just below the video.  The addition is the latest deal focused on helping video creators make more money from their videos, beyond the revenue brought in through advertisements and subscriptions. ...

Visualizing what happens when you shuffle a deck of cards

Nathan Davis writes, "When you shuffle a deck, it rearranges the order of the cards and I got wondering what that looked like. I took a deck of physical cards, wrote 1 through 52 on each one, shuffled them, then wrote down that sequence. I wrote up a visualization program to show how ...

YouTube Music is launching three new personalized playlists

YouTube Music is preparing to better challenge Spotify and others with the launch of three new personalized playlists, Discover Mix, New Release Mix, and Your Mix, said YouTube Chief Product Officer Neal Mohan, in an on-stage interview this morning at TechCrunch Disrupt SF 2019. Discover Mix, YouTube Music’s version of Spotify’s Discover Weekly, had already ...

Actor and HitRecord founder Joseph Gordon-Levitt says we should all get off YouTube

The multi-hyphenate actor-director-entrepreneur, Joseph Gordon-Levitt (best known for roles in “3rd Rock from the Sun,” “Inception,” “Snowden” and, “10 Things I Hate About You,”) came to TechCrunch Disrupt SF 2019 this morning to talk about his startup, the collaborative media platform HitRecord. Specifically, he addressed how HitRecord differs from other platforms for creators. In doing ...

Google rolls out new privacy tools for Maps, YouTube and Assistant

Google today announced a handful of new consumer privacy tools for some of its most-used products, including Google Maps, YouTube and Google Assistant. The tools are meant to better allow users to control, manage and erase the data Google collects from those who use its services or prevent Google from collecting that data in the ...

YouTube keeps demonetizing videos from LGBTQ creators for using words like ‘***’

10.01.2019 · Posted in Technology Articles

It's long been rumored that YouTube's machine learning algorithm specifically demonetizes LGBTQ content — despite YouTube's denials. But the allegations got a boost over the weekend when two creators published videos pointing out how they t... ...

Android is replacing Google Play Music with YouTube Music on new devices

09.28.2019 · Posted in Technology Articles

Google launched YouTube Music four years ago, but Android owners have been able to avoid it. Until now, anyway. In a Friday blog post, Google announced the YouTube-branded music streaming service would supersede Google Play Music as the default music... ...

At the UN, Greta Thunberg excoriates world leaders and her elders for climate inaction

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I don't watch a lot of videos; I prefer transcripts. When I absolutely have to get through a video, I usually put it in a background window and listen.

Don't do that with Thunberg's four-minute address to the UN.

Instead, watch it. I understand and agree with her that we should be listening to ...