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.
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How Building ‘Super Mario Bros.’ Levels Is Pushing the Boundaries of AI
AI researcher and YouTuber Tommy Thompson lays out the latest AI research using 'Super Mario Bros.' in a new video.
Watching This YouTuber Restore Antiques Is Incredibly Satisfying
“I suffer from anxiety and have recently started watching your videos to relax. Its calming. Thank you,” one commenter wrote on YouTuber My Mechanics' video.
A Popular YouTuber Read the Christchurch ‘Manifesto’ to Half a Million Subscribers
YouTube left the video online for over two days, allowing it to generate tens of thousands of views and spread to other channels.
YouTube Has Demonetized One of GamerGate's Biggest Voices
Carl "Sargon of Akkad" Benjamin formally entered European politics recently, and it's already dealing out consequences.
Chef John's Soothing Cooking Show Is My Refuge When Life Gets Chaotic
His voice—which I've fallen asleep to countless times—has a pleasant sing-song quality; he chirps like a friendly bird perched on your windowsill.
WHO Says the Problem With Child Screen Time Isn't the Screens, It's Being Sedentary
The new World Health Organization guidelines for children under five recommend limiting screen time—only if it means kids are sedentary for more than an hour.
This YouTuber Built a Working PC Out of Pasta
“This has been a very long project that I’m mildly proud of,” said Micah Laplante.
YouTube’s Bad Anti-Conspiracy Algorithm Links Notre Dame Fire to 9/11 Attacks
The "information panel" feature, which is supposed to defend against fake news spread, promoted a link to terror attacks.
Facebook and YouTube Clamped Down on a Game About Selling Weed
The makers of 'Weedcraft Inc.,' a game about selling weed in the age of legalization, couldn't buy ads on Facebook, and YouTube videos featuring the game were demonetized.
YouTube Gives a New Home to Racist Views on IQ
The topic of IQ has been making a resurgence on YouTube not only as a good way to measure intelligence, but as a tool that can be used to promote scientific racism.
Senators Introduce Bill That Would Ban Websites From Using Manipulative Consent Forms
Platforms have a problem with informed consent. A new Senate bill might change that.