PewDiePie

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
6.18.19
CYBER

How the PewDiePie Printer Hacks Turned Toxic

This week on CYBER, Motherboard talks about how a PewDiePie superfan and hacker was burned by YouTubers.
Jason Koebler
1.15.19
PewDiePie

Hacker Promoting PewDiePie Stops Hacking Because They’re Getting Harassed

"Well, here I am, burned and roasted, awaiting my maybe-coming end,” HackerGiraffe wrote.
Samantha Cole
1.3.19
PewDiePie

Hackers Accessed Smart TVs to Play PewDiePie Propaganda Videos

The devices are allegedly hacked to play a video encouraging people to subscribe to the channel and fix their devices.
Samantha Cole
1.2.19
PewDiePie

Hackers Deface Wall Street Journal With Pro-PewDiePie Message

The Wall Street Journal has previously shown how YouTube megastar PewDiePie pushed anti-semitic messages. Now, someone appears to have defaced a section of the WSJ’s website with a pro-PewDiePie message.
Joseph Cox
12.17.18
YouTube

The Rise of T-Series, the YouTube Channel That Will Soon Dethrone PewDiePie

An Indian entertainment channel is poised to take over as the largest YouTube channel in the world.
Ankita Rao
8.31.18
Twitch

Pewdiepie Is Teaching His Audience that Women Are Asking For It

A feud between Felix "Pewdiepie" Kjellberg and a streamer who goes by "Alinity" encapsulates the way many gamers and Twitch streamers feel about women online.
Samantha Cole
5.25.18
Social Media

My Job Doesn't Exist Without the Support of Fans. How Much Do I Owe Them?

As a public figure, my personal life has become part of my career. The line between disclosure, transparency, and gossip isn’t clear anymore.
Patrick Klepek
2.13.18
YouTube

YouTube Stars Will Do Anything for Views and That's Scary as Hell

After Logan Paul's atrocious "suicide forest" stunt, where is the line? Does it even exist anymore?
Allie Gemmill
1.16.18
PewDiePie

Examining PewDiePie, Toxicity, and Mob Rule in Gaming

This month's digest from Critical Distance focuses on online harassment and toxicity in gaming culture.
Critical Distance
10.2.17
Steam

Valve's "Solution" to Review Bombing Ignores Steam's Longstanding Problems

A fancy graph may actually incentive further review bombing runs, and underscores Valve's reluctance to hire humans to deal with human problems.
Patrick Klepek
9.19.17
The VICE Morning Bulletin

The VICE Morning Bulletin

Irma wipes out a quarter of homes in the Florida Keys, the White House wants to cap refugee admissions, Seattle's mayor resigns amid sex abuse allegations, and more.
VICE Staff
9.13.17
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