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YouTube blocks channels funded by the Russian state

YouTube has blocked access around the world to channels associated with Russian state-funded media, it said on Friday, citing a policy barring content that denies, minimizes or trivializes well-documented violent events. The world’s most used streaming video service, which is owned by Alphabet Inc’s. Google, said Russia’s invasion of Ukraine now fell under its violent […]

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American skateboarder Josh Neuman among four killed in a plane crash in Iceland

US skateboarder and filmmaker Josh Neuman was one of four people killed in a plane crash in Iceland, local authorities confirmed. Neuman, who produced skateboarding videos for almost 1.2 million YouTube subscribers, had been in the country sightseeing and shooting a commercial when a plane he was in went missing on February 3. On Sunday, […]

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Czech millionaire faces probe in Germany for driving supercar at 417km/h speed

Germany is famous for having no speed limits on stretches of its motorways, but a Czech millionaire appearing to do 417km/h may have been testing the limit of what’s tolerable. Radim Passer is now being investigated for his apparent drive along a motorway in the state of Saxony-Anhalt. The prosecutor’s office in Stendal said it […]

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Wildlife enthusiast Thai Youtuber discovers new species of tarantula

A unknown type of tarantula has been discovered in Thailand, and it lives exclusively in the hollowed stems of bamboo plants, surprising scientists. “These animals are truly remarkable; they are the first known tarantulas ever with a bamboo-based ecology,” said Narin Chomphuphuang, a researcher at Khon Kaen University’s department of entomology and plant pathology in […]

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Finland: Man blows up his Model S with a doll of Elon Musk sitting inside

A man from Finland has just blown up his Model S with a doll of Elon Musk sitting inside. Tesla owner Tuomas Katainen decided to record himself blowing up his Tesla Model S, and while the internet always loves an entertaining explosion, Katainen’s goal was to protest his disgust with the quality of his car […]

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17-year-old girl delivers baby at home with help of YouTube videos

A 17-year-old girl delivered a baby on her own at home with the help of YouTube videos in Kerala‚Äôs Malappuram district, police said. After the delivery on October 20, the girl stayed in her room for three days till she developed some infections. Subsequently, her mother found out and rushed her to the hospital where […]

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TikTok, Snapchat, and YouTube distance themselves from Facebook

TikTok, Snapchat, and YouTube are the latest technology giants to have been quizzed by US senators over concerns about their youngest users’ safety. During nearly four hours of questioning they tried to differentiate themselves from Facebook, which has faced increasing scrutiny from politicians in recent months. But they were told: “Being different from Facebook is […]

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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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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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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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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 […]