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Your Beauty Habit Is Destroying the Environment

These makeup artists and influencers want the cosmetics industry to start changing before we're buried in tonnes of plastic.
Shayma Bakht
a day ago
YouTube

YouTube Removed Videos of Robots Fighting, Calling it Animal Abuse

Several Battlebots videos were taken down in the least few days, with YouTube citing animal cruelty policies.
Samantha Cole
a day ago
body

Cigarette Reviewers on YouTube Smoke So You Don't Have To

"I'm committed, not addicted."
Jeremy Glass
8.15.19
In Moderation

Facebook and YouTube Are Failing to Detect Terrorist Content in Arabic

"Jihadists are aware that Arabic, in addition to considering it a sacred language, provides a linguistic firewall which their adversaries find difficult to penetrate."
Moustafa Ayad
8.12.19
YouTube

America’s DIY Phone Farmers

Ordinary Americans are using armies of phones to generate cash to buy food, diapers, and beer through ad fraud.
Joseph Cox
8.2.19
Money

A Six-Year-Old Korean YouTuber Just Bought a Home Worth $8 Million

Her multimillion-dollar purchase comes after critics accused the star’s parents of child abuse and profiting off her wild success.
Meera Navlakha
7.30.19
YouTube

The YouTubers Union Is Not Messing Around

The YouTubers Union has joined forces with Europe's largest trade union to fight for a fairer platform.
Edward Ongweso Jr
7.28.19
Food

Rachel Ama and the Trouble with Apolitical Food

The rising vegan YouTube star treads carefully around the tangled politics of race and veganism. For her, making accessible plant-based recipes is a form of activism.
Ruby Tandoh
7.16.19
Beauty

The Unstoppable Rise of YouTube's Child Make-Up Artists

A generation of kids are racking up huge follower counts and making big money with their beauty videos – and infuriating older MUAs in the process.
Kamila Rymajdo
7.16.19
Tech news

Watching a Deepfake Being Made Is Boring, and You Must See It

AI-generated fake videos are hyped as a modern tech nightmare, and it's important to understand their everyday banality.
Jordan Pearson
6.27.19
Internet

How YouTubers Turned the Apology Video Into a Genre

When it comes to YouTube stars, apologies are products – just like lipsticks – and everyone is thirsty for your click.
Bettina Makalintal
6.19.19
Technology

YouTube Is Finally Banning Nazis, Holocaust Denial, and Sandy Hook Truthers

YouTube says it will “remove content denying that well-documented violent events took place.”
Mack Lamoureux
6.6.19
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