YouTube cut ties with vlogger Logan Paul over the controversial suicide video from Japan's Aokigahara Forest. The video platform removed Paul from Google Preferred and put other plans with the vlogger on hold.
Internet January 12, 2018
YouTube has finally revealed its stance on the controversial Logan Paul incident. The video-sharing website stated it took the proper steps but is also looking into finding alternative consequences.
Internet January 11, 2018
Controversial YouTube video blogger Logan Paul has been in hot water following a graphic video released from his trip to Japan. While he is currently not popular among the media, he gained more than 80,000 followers on YouTube.
Internet January 8, 2018
YouTube's child predator problem is bigger than initially thought. The platform has removed more than 150,000 videos, disabled comments in more than 625,000 videos, closed hundreds of accounts, and removed ads from millions of videos and thousands of channels.
Google November 28, 2017
Everyone knows YouTube’s algorithm for automatically flagging videos isn’t perfect, but a new flub suggests it’s actually far worse. YouTube just removed a video from Google promoting the Chromebook Pixel after marking it as spam.
Internet November 19, 2017
NASA releases hundreds of aircraft test flights and failure videos from its archive on YouTube. About 500 videos will be made available to the public.
Space July 24, 2017
Korean pop star PSY’s viral 2012 hit ‘Gangnam Style’ is still the most viewed music video of all time on YouTube. The clip remains ahead of songs by top artists like Adele, Taylor Swift and Justin Bieber.
Internet February 23, 2017
Some iOS and Android users reported having the ability to double tap on videos to fast forwarding rewind by 10 seconds in the YouTube app.
Apps/Software February 3, 2017
The Chainsmokers smash hit ‘Closer’ has officially surpassed one billion YouTube views. The duo has also just released a brand-new song, ‘Paris.’
Internet January 16, 2017
'All I Want For Christmas Is You’ by Mariah Carey dominates YouTube’s most watched Christmas videos list. The original clip, plus a duet with Justin Bieber and a recent all-star sing along on James Corden’s ‘Carpool Karaoke’ all landed in the top 10.
Celebrities December 24, 2016
2016’s most viewed music video on YouTube was ‘Work From Home’ by girl group Fifth Harmony. The clip has amassed more than 1 billion views since its February release.
Internet December 9, 2016
Adele’s January appearance on James Corden’s ‘Carpool Karaoke’ is the most-watched YouTube viral video of the year. Since its release in January, the clip has amassed more than 135 million YouTube views.
Internet December 8, 2016
A new viral video dance craze is sweeping the nation. The movement features web posters showing off their moves to a food centric dance remix of gospel singer Shirley Caesar’s ‘Hold My Mule.’
Viral November 29, 2016
President-Elect Donald Trump has recorded a Thanksgiving message to U.S. citizens. The statement, which calls for healing the recent divisiveness in the country, was issued via his transition team’s YouTube channel.
Life & Style November 24, 2016
Britney Spears has just released a music video for her new single ‘Slumber Party’, featuring Tinashe. The video topped YouTube’s trending chart and propelled the song to the top of Billboard’s Twitter Trending chart as well.
Celebrities November 21, 2016
If the cold season has got you feeling the winter blues, then watch this heartwarming video of Jolene the dog meeting her favorite toy that has come to life.
Viral October 28, 2016
YouTuber JerryRigEverything is the go-to source for users to see flagship phones getting a rough treatment. Now, it is time for the Moto Z, the world’s thinnest smartphone, to show what it is made of — and it is pleasantly surprising.
Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech August 1, 2016
Luke Gatti, the infamous UConn 'mac ‘n cheese bro' who assaulted a school food court worker in a viral video rant, has struck again. This time Gatti attacked a cop attempting to prevent him from fleeing a rehab center he was attending due to the prior incident.
Viral June 29, 2016
James Corden’s 'Late, Late Show' has amassed one million YouTube views. The freshman late-night talk show’s Web success can be attributed mostly to the viral nature of its wildly popular 'Carpool Karaoke' segments featuring pop stars like Justin Bieber and Adele.
Internet April 27, 2016
YouTube has given its iOS and Android apps a huge update, bringing with it improved recommendations for users and giving the home feed the much-needed facelift. YouTube Mobile now suggests videos you actually like.
Apps/Software April 27, 2016
Smash Mouth's 'All Star' sung backwards is the latest example of the Internet's strange fascination with the one-time ska band.
Internet Culture April 8, 2016
YouTube opened a pilot program in the Philippines, which offers quick buffering speeds for a big number of videos. YouTube Accelerator uses local caching and HTTPS, so users can swiftly and safely watch videos on the platform.
Apps/Software March 14, 2016
Charlotte Eades, an inspirational vlogger, died of brain cancer at the age of 19. She inspired a lot of people as she posted video blogs of her battle against cancer.
Society February 27, 2016
Professional solo climber James Kingston climbed to the top of the Marina 101 in Dubai, capturing the adventure for his YouTube followers.
Internet February 24, 2016
Filmmaker Eran Amir posted a new video to YouTube that features an animated 3D-printed baby running around the world.
Internet February 9, 2016
Teenage boys will be teenage boys. Two best friends document their attempt at sneaking into a movie theater as one huge guy.
Society February 2, 2016
YouTube is now allowing creators to insert a card below their videos that allows viewers to directly donate to nonprofits they support.
Internet January 27, 2016
Adele has broken yet another record to start 2016 with a bang. Her ‘Hello’ video has become the fastest music video ever to reach 1 billion YouTube views.
Internet January 25, 2016
Researchers found teenagers, especially girls, are highly exposed to alcohol and tobacco content in YouTube music videos. Finding showed teens who are highly exposed to tobacco and alcohol content are more likely to start smoking and drinking habits.
Life January 16, 2016
Macaulay Culkin is back as a seriously deranged Kevin McCallister in a new YouTube series. He may no longer be 'Home Alone' but this is one driver with major childhood trauma to deal with.
Internet Culture December 17, 2015
The new music video from the Pegboard Nerds is a creative take on the intersection of humans and emojis. The clip was directed by Patrick John of 'Pixels' fame.
Internet December 11, 2015
Patti LaBelle will co-star in a cooking special with James Wright, whose YouTube video about the singer’s sweet potato pies caused a nationwide sellout of the item. Yes, the 'Patti Pies' that Wright made famous will be on the menu.
Internet December 8, 2015
Samsung smartphones have a flaw which enables one to bypass the Factory Reset Protection security measure in a matter of minutes. A YouTube video shows a workaround to bypass the security measure on a Galaxy Note 5.
Apps/Software November 6, 2015
The HTC One A9 looking like iPhone 6 was apparently just the beginning. A new HTC video ad now uses rather crude anti-Apple symbolism, while the commercial’s concept reminded everyone of a famous Mac ad.
Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech November 6, 2015
Adele has shattered the record for first day video views on YouTube with her new spot entitled “Hello”. Taylor Swift was the previous record holder.
Internet October 28, 2015
Here's something that Segway fans and Beliebers will both love. The Internet is going crazy over the world's first Segway dance video set to Justin Bieber's hit 'What Do You Mean.'
Internet Culture October 5, 2015
In honor of the 30th anniversary of the release of the first 'Back to the Future' movie, two fans made a video that condenses the entire franchise into a 1.21-minute clip.
Movies/TV Shows September 1, 2015
The flagship Samsung smartphone, Galaxy Note 5, was pitted against the iPhone 6 in a real-world speed test. Which device came out on top?
Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech August 27, 2015
'Star Wars' Meets 'True Detective'? This crossover trailer is exactly as glorious as it sounds.
Movies/TV Shows August 11, 2015
The next time you watch John Oliver or a movie trailer or feline antics on YouTube, you might notice a subtle difference. YouTube has updated its player controls to something minimal and easy on the eyes.
Internet August 4, 2015
A YouTuber recreated the opening intro of season 4 of 'Full House' in 'GTA V' style.
Geek June 12, 2015
Reddit will soon be competing with YouTube as it launches its own video content. Reddit Video will convert the AMA (Ask Me Anything) interviews into video format in an attempt to monetize the site's huge user base.
Apps/Software May 6, 2015
A student from the University of South Carolina was caught on camera spitting and spraying her roommates' food with Windex.
Internet Culture May 5, 2015
We've seen Lego trailer recreations before, but the level of detail seen in this Legofied 'Avengers: Age of Ultron' teaser is staggering.
Movies/TV Shows April 23, 2015
YouTuber TechRax investigated what would happen if you cooked an iPhone 6 vs. Galaxy S6 in boiling water. Watch to see which one wins.
Geek April 23, 2015
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