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‘Hamburghini’: YouTuber creates real-life ridable Minecraft pig travelling at 20mph

A YouTuber has created the first real-life, rideable Minecraft pig, which travels up to 20mph and is controlled by a carrot on a stick. Electo, a 20-year-old college student from the United States, has built a fully rideable Minecraft pig using an infrared sensor to get the pig to follow a carrot on a stick, […]

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Tech World

YouTube to remove misinformation about Covid-19 vaccines, terminate their accounts

YouTube will remove content that spreads misinformation about all approved vaccines, expanding a ban on false claims about Covid-19 jabs. Videos that say approved vaccines are dangerous and cause autism, cancer or infertility are among those that will be taken down, the company said. The policy includes the termination of accounts of anti-vaccine influencers. Tech […]

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Danish YouTuber falls to death while filming video on Mount Seceda in Italy

YouTuber from Denmark, Albert Dyrlund, fell to his death while filming a video in the Italian Alps. He was 22.According to Italian news outlet Rai News, Dyrlund was recording a video on his mobile phone on Mount Seceda in Val Gardena, Italy when he fell down over 600 feet.A rescue helicopter was called but could […]

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Tech World

YouTube bars Sky News Australia from uploading new videos over Covid-19 misinformation

YouTube barred Sky News Australia from uploading new content for a week for breaching rules on spreading Covid-19 misinformation. It issued a “strike” under its three-strike policy, the last of which means permanent removal. YouTube did not point to specific items but said it opposed material that “could cause real-world harm”. The TV channel’s digital […]

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Business Tech

Google ventures into e-commerce market, uses YouTube to acquire Indian e-commerce startup Simsim

Youtube, American online video sharing and social media platform acquired a two year old Indian e-commerce startup called Simsim. “We started simsim with the mission of helping users across India shop online with ease, enabled through small sellers and brands showcasing and selling their products using the power of content by trusted influencers,” founders Amit […]

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World

‘Covid-19 vaccine misinformation killing people’: US President Joe Biden

US President Joe Biden has warned that the spread of Covid-19 misinformation on social media is “killing people”. He was responding to a question from a reporter about the alleged role of “platforms like Facebook” in spreading falsehoods about vaccines and the pandemic. The White House has been increasing pressure on social media companies to […]

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India Insane

Gaurav Sharma: Indian YouTuber arrested for ‘flying’ dog with helium balloons

Indian police have arrested a youtuber for tying helium balloons to his pet dog “in an attempt to make it fly”. Gaurav Sharma, 32, shot a video showing his dog attached to balloons, which he then lets go off as the pet starts to fly in the air. A few seconds later, someone in the […]

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Emmanuel Macron hosts heavy metal gig at presidential palace garden after losing bet

Millions of people tuned in on Sunday to watch France‚Äôs Emmanuel Macron at a private heavy metal gig in the gardens of his Elysee presidential palace, part of a YouTube video by two comedians. Macron pledged in February to welcome McFly and Carlito, two French YouTubers followed by 6.5 million people, in the Elysee if […]

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Entertainment World

Youtuber Jake Paul snapped driving on protected turtle beach in Puerto Rico, probe launched

YouTuber Jake Paul is being investigated after posting a video on social media apparently showing him driving around a protected beach in Puerto Rico. Driving is illegal on some of the island’s beaches, as turtles nest in the sand. The local Department of Natural and Environmental Resources said it would investigate whether the law had […]

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Entertainment

YouTube temporarily pauses monetization of beauty influencer James Charles

YouTube has temporarily paused the monetization of beauty influencer James Charles. The 21-year-old has been temporarily removed from their Partnership Program, YouTube said. The program allows YouTubers to monetise their content. “If we see that a creator’s on- and/or off-platform behaviour harms our users, community, employees or ecosystem, we may take action to protect the […]

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World

Infamous 1969 ‘Royal Family’ documentary banned for decades leaks on YouTube

An infamous 1969 documentary about the British royal family, supposedly banned by Queen Elizabeth II for decades for giving the public an overly intimate view of the royals, has been mysteriously leaked onto YouTube. The film provided an unprecedented look inside the royal households and was watched by millions when it first aired on the […]

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World

Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, YouTube, Snapchat lock Donald Trump’s accounts

Multiple social networking companies suspended accounts of Donald Trump after he posted in support of the US Capitol attackers. In a social media message to protesters Mr Trump said “I love you” before telling them to go home. He also repeated false claims about election fraud. Twitter said it required the removal of three tweets […]