YouTube Is Ending the Era of the Subscriber Count Beef

Live subscriber count tools like the one offered by Social Blade will be impossible starting in August, when YouTube plans on abbreviating public-facing subscriber counts.


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.


Apple Music Is Smashing the Skin off Spotify in the Subscriber Wars

By the summer, Apple's streaming service is set to have overtaken Spotify's subscriber base.


The Rise of Confirmshaming: When Websites Insult You for Not Opting In

The “exit=intent pop-up” is becoming inescapable.


One Million Subscribers! A Thank You from Shane Smith

VICE founder Shane Smith says thank you to our one million VICE News YouTube channel subscribers, all the way from Antarctica.