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  1. coronavirus
    Twitter, Facebook Delete Video Trump Tweeted Over COVID-19 MisinformationThe video, in which doctors decry masks and call hydroxychloroquine a COVID-19 cure, had millions of views and a Trump retweet before it was removed.
  2. sports
    The Last Sport Still StandingWith every other league suspended, it’s time to get really into watching marble races on YouTube.
  3. gotta go fast
    How Well Do You Know This Infamous Sonic the Hedgehog YouTube Video?Can you identify each of the top ten hottest female Sonic characters?
  4. gotta go fast
    How Pingas Became One of Sonic the Hedgehog’s Most Famous MemesTaken from an old Sonic cartoon, the sound clip gained notoriety after being used in hundreds of YouTube Poop videos.
  5. 🔪
    How Bon Appétit YouTube Videos Brought Back This One Weird KnifeFans inundated the manufacturer with so many requests that they put it back into production.
  6. platforms
    YouTubers Don’t Need Your SympathyYouTube’s “content creators” want to be seen as scrappy upstarts hampered by the man, even if the reality is a little more complicated.
  7. life in pixels
    Can This Slingshot-Building German Unionize YouTube?An upstart “YouTubers Union” is now allied with Europe’s biggest industrial union. Will YouTube listen?
  8. life in pixels
    The Egg Is Bigger Than Before, or, Mysteries of YouTube’s Third-Biggest ChannelWhat is 5-Minute Crafts, and why?
  9. 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.
  10. 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.
  11. 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?
  12. moderation
    YouTube Has Only One RuleYouTube is “reexamining” its harassment policy. Can that solve the platform’s problems?
  13. youtube
    Should YouTube Have Banned Steven Crowder?Intelligencer staffers discuss the platform’s hesitant response to harassment on its platform.
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    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.
  15. 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.
  16. 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.
  17. instagram
    IGTV Is Just YouTube NowInstagram’s hub for long-form video never really took off despite Facebook’s best efforts.
  18. 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.
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    If I Were Alex Jones I’d Team Up With Logan Paul, TooPaul hosted Jones on a two-hour podcast episode this week.
  20. 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.
  21. moderation
    Report: YouTube’s Alt-Right Content Is As Popular As Its MusicFor years, employees warned executives about prioritizing engagement above all else.
  22. 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.
  23. 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.
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    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.
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    Momo Isn’t What Parents Need to Worry About on YouTubeUnderstanding this week’s overhyped internet panic.
  26. don’t read the comments
    YouTube Is Scrambling, Again, to Fix Its Child Predation ProblemThe company has already removed 400 channels.
  27. 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.
  28. flat-earthers
    Can You Believe YouTube Caused the Rise in Flat-Earthers?Big if true.
  29. 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.
  30. pranks
    YouTube Bans Dangerous Pranks Like the ‘Bird Box Challenge’YouTubers are no longer allowed to risk or make anyone fear for their lives.
  31. 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.
  32. 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?
  33. influencers
    Former Vine Star Cameron Dallas Ended 2018 With Arrest for Alleged AssaultHe claims he was just defending himself.
  34. life in pixels
    How Much of the Internet Is Fake?Turns out, a lot of it, actually.
  35. 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?
  36. 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.
  37. christmas
    Happy Holidays, I Got You the Yodel Kid Singing ‘White Christmas’Mason Ramsey is at it again.
  38. 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.”
  39. 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.”
  40. 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.
  41. Taylor Nicole Dean Is the Queen of PetTubeAnd Cheese the cowfish is her king.
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    Why Can’t Instagram Get Anybody to Care About IGTV?It’s been months since Instagram launched its longform video hub, with help from popular creators. So why isn’t the YouTube competitor luring users?
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    The New Meme That Opens a Portal to Another Universe“Open your mouth.” [Endless scream.]
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    The Only Pressure Facebook Understands Is From Its Megaplatform RivalsNobody can force Facebook to do anything, unless they’re the competition.
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    YouTubers Die Trying to Save Girlfriend in WaterfallThe pair was known for filming risky stunts.
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    Tanacon Was a Fyre Festival for the YouTube Set“We just ended up driving home with nothing but broke bank accounts and sunburns.”
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    YouTube Launches Channel Memberships in Effort to Keep YouTubers HappyA long-requested feature is finally here.
  48. politics
    Red State Republicans Are Trying to Trump Each Other’s TrumpinessGOP candidates for governor of Georgia are tripping over each other to sound like Trump on “the swamp” and sanctuary cities.
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    One of YouTube’s Biggest Clients Is Back to Buying AdsProcter & Gamble has returned, but will screen every video before putting ads on it.
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    YouTube Has Turned Into a Merch-Plugging FactoryAs it gets harder and harder to make money from YouTube ads, vloggers are turning to merch to pay the bills.
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