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  1. homophobia
    Google Tells Employees Not to Protest Google at PrideA leaked internal memo shows LGBTQ+ employees were told they could be punished for using Google’s platform to protest at Pride in San Francisco.
  2. youtube
    Nightmare Neighbor YouTuber Engaged to Nightmare TanaCon YouTuber. Maybe?Everything you wanted to know in a dispatch from the dark, fake universe of YouTubers, including cameo appearances from Mod Sun, Bella Thorne.
  3. break the internet
    James Charles Rises Like a Phoenix From Ashes of YouTube DramaHis first post–Tati Westbrook feud video is up, and trending at No. 1.
  4. internet
    13-Year-Old ASMR Star Quits YouTube Because Her Videos Keep Getting RemovedMakenna Kelly says the platform keeps flagging her ASMR videos as “inappropriate” — which she claims is “blatant discrimination.”
  5. interesting times
    Andrew Sullivan: What Democrats Can Learn From Steve BannonAround the world, liberal parties are winning by getting serious about immigration. When will Biden, Warren & Co. get the memo?
  6. moderation
    YouTube Has Only One RuleYouTube is “reexamining” its harassment policy. Can that solve the platform’s problems?
  7. youtube
    Should YouTube Have Banned Steven Crowder?Intelligencer staffers discuss the platform’s hesitant response to harassment on its platform.
  8. select all
    Why Can’t Tech Companies Do the ‘Right’ Thing the First Time?After initially saying it would do nothing, YouTube announced it was demonetizing Steven Crowder for videos hurling slurs at a journalist.
  9. rules
    YouTube Decides That They Don’t Want White Supremacy on Their Website, After AllRather than hiding bad videos, YouTube now says it will take them down.
  10. homophobia
    YouTube Celebrates Pride Month by Saying It’s OK to Call Someone a ‘Lispy Queer’YouTube has declined to discipline right-wing vlogger Steven Crowder for repeatedly harassing Vox journalist Carlos Maza.
  11. instagram
    IGTV Is Just YouTube NowInstagram’s hub for long-form video never really took off despite Facebook’s best efforts.
  12. youtube
    PewDiePie Tries to End ‘Subscribe to PewDiePie’ Meme. Will His Fans Let Him?The YouTuber’s name was cited by the Christchurch shooter, despite no tangible association between the two.
  13. select all
    If I Were Alex Jones I’d Team Up With Logan Paul, TooPaul hosted Jones on a two-hour podcast episode this week.
  14. unintended consequences
    White Nationalists Make Money Streaming Hearing on Rise of White NationalismAnd other depressing moments from the derailed House Judiciary Committee hearing on the rise of the white far right.
  15. guides
    Here’s What Lilly Singh Is Bringing to NBCWhat will happen when the newest type of celebrity joins the oldest broadcast network?
  16. music
    Childish Gambino and Rihanna’s Movie Will Premiere on YouTube During CoachellaViewers get a front-row seat to Childish Gambino’s Guava Island on YouTube’s Coachella livestream.
  17. moderation
    Report: YouTube’s Alt-Right Content Is As Popular As Its MusicFor years, employees warned executives about prioritizing engagement above all else.
  18. vlogging
    Oh God, College-Decision Reveals Are a ThingThey involve cupcakes.
  19. youtube
    YouTube Exec Denies the Existence of ‘Rabbit Hole Effect’The company’s chief product officer asserts that the video site is just giving users options.
  20. this week in late night
    The YouTube Takeover of Late NightBranded content and attempts to go viral aren’t just for YouTubers anymore.
  21. crime
    YouTube Mom Accused of Abusing Her Kids, Forcing Them to PerformMachelle Hackney, who runs “Fantastic Adventures,” allegedly starved her adoptive children and forced them into ice baths.
  22. influencers
    Why Is Jordan Peterson Selling Lobster Merch?The move comes months after the YouTube philosopher left a $66,000 monthly income on Patreon, after it banned an anti-feminist for saying the N-word.
  23. fitness
    I Loved Her Even Without Doing the YogaI had enjoyed it when it was just Emails With Adriene.
  24. drama
    Kat Von D Clarifies That She Is Not a NaziIn a new video, the tattoo artist and makeup entrepreneur also says she’s not an anti-vaxxer.
  25. tv
    Chris Messina Will Play a Long-Haul Trucker on YouTubeYes, you did just read all those words correctly.
  26. select all
    YouTube’s Plan to Keep Kids Safe Shows How Little It Cares About CreatorsThe platform is finally tackling its child predation problem, but the new rules could prove expensive or impossible for G-rated YouTubers to manage.
  27. select all
    Momo Isn’t What Parents Need to Worry About on YouTubeUnderstanding this week’s overhyped internet panic.
  28. select all
    Momo Isn’t What Parents Need to Worry About on YouTubeUnderstanding this week’s overhyped internet panic.
  29. don't read the comments
    YouTube Is Scrambling, Again, to Fix Its Child Predation ProblemThe company has already removed 400 channels.
  30. youtube
    Problematic Tech Billionaire Teams Up With Problematic YouTube MillionairePewDiePie is trying to win a popularity contest, and it appears Elon Musk is lending a hand.
  31. flat-earthers
    Can You Believe YouTube Caused the Rise in Flat-Earthers?Big if true.
  32. youtube
    Don’t Congratulate YouTube for Trying to Tame the Conspiracy Monster It CreatedThe company announced it is no longer recommending conspiracy videos. That’s long overdue.
  33. follow friday
    Brennan Murphy’s Videos Are Comedy SorceryTalking with the comedian about his very short, and very funny, videos.
  34. talking to
    How to Survive Having an Internet-Famous RelativeNine people on the perks and pitfalls of having an influencer in the family.
  35. controversies
    Netflix’s Bird Box Slammed for Using Real Disaster FootageThe film’s latest controversy.
  36. pranks
    YouTube Bans Dangerous Pranks Like the ‘Bird Box Challenge’YouTubers are no longer allowed to risk or make anyone fear for their lives.
  37. trailer mix
    We’re All the Pawns in LeVar Burton’s Twisted Game in the New Weird City TrailerJordan Peele’s new sci-fi series comes to YouTube February 13.
  38. youtube
    Sentence Reduced for Parents in Abusive YouTube ‘Prank’ VideosHeather and Michael Martin, a.k.a. “DaddyOFive,” lost custody of two of their children in 2017 over their YouTube videos.
  39. they did bird on a box
    Netflix Doesn’t Need to Use Memes to Get You to WatchDid memes make everyone watch Bird Box, or are they just a symptom of Netflix’s vast power?
  40. influencers
    Former Vine Star Cameron Dallas Ended 2018 With Arrest for Alleged AssaultHe claims he was just defending himself.
  41. pivot to video
    Lana Del Rey Is Pivoting to VloggerWithout an actual vlog.
  42. zoning out
    Who Will Press My Head and Ears Like They Do in This Video?It’s like a gentle head-vise, and it looks so nice.
  43. life in pixels
    How Much of the Internet Is Fake?Turns out, a lot of it, actually.
  44. life in pixels
    Why YouTube’s Biggest Star Can’t Be CanceledYouTube megastar PewDiePie keeps accidentally sharing anti-Semitic jokes — and keeps getting more popular. Why?
  45. bob ross wishes
    Throw That Yule Log Away and Join Terry Crews for a Cozy Christmas Painting SeshA little background Bob Ross-ness for your holiday festivities.
  46. cowed boys
    YouTube Bans Hate Group Founder Gavin McInnes for … ‘Copyright Infringement’McInnes had already been de-platformed by all other major social-media companies.
  47. christmas
    Happy Holidays, I Got You the Yodel Kid Singing ‘White Christmas’Mason Ramsey is at it again.
  48. anthropaulogy
    Logan Paul Isn’t a Flat Earther, But He’s Cool With Taking Their Money“My name is Logan Paul, and I think I’m coming out of the Flat Earth closet.”
  49. youtube
    8 in 10 Parents Let Kids Watch YouTube — Even If They Don’t Like What They FindMost parents let their children watch YouTube, and most also report that they’ve come across something “unsuitable for children.”
  50. my spoon is too big
    The Cartoon That Invented Internet Culture Gets a High-Definition RereleaseDon Hertzfeldt’s pioneering classic Rejected is now available in crisp 4K resolution.
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