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YouTube: Video-sharing service owned by Google
YouTube is an American video-sharing website headquartered in San Bruno, California. Three former PayPal employees—Chad Hurley, Steve Chen, and Jawed Karim—created the service in February 2005. Google bought the site in November 2006 for US$1.65 billion; YouTube now operates as one of Google's subsidiaries.


National Coming Out Day: How YouTube enabled viral celebs to shed fear, share stories

It's National Coming Out Day 2019. YouTubers Nikita Dragun, Elle Mills, Ingrid Nilsen and Eugene Lee Yang share what inspired their coming out videos.
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Google will warn you when your passwords are too simple to guess and used too often

Google is introducing tools to help you fix passwords that are too weak. It is also bolstering privacy in Maps, YouTube, and the Google Assistant
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Always Going Out To Dinner? Here's How To Break The Habit [Video]Always Going Out To Dinner? Here's How To Break The Habit

Going out to dinner in America certainly isn't as affordable as it used to be. Still, that doesn't mean lovers of fine food who are on a budget can't adjust. According to Business Insider, one way to..

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"Never doubted his ability": Kipchoge's family celebrates [Video]"Never doubted his ability": Kipchoge's family celebrates

Kipchoge's friends and family celebrate his success

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Catwalk invader crashes Chanel show [Video]Catwalk invader crashes Chanel show

A woman jumped on stage to join models at the Chanel show at Paris Fashion Week on Tuesday (October 1) in Paris's Grand Palais. Yahaira Jacquez reports.

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'You get to see my little brown pinches of sugar' -YouTube phenomenon Liza Koshy [Video]'You get to see my little brown pinches of sugar' -YouTube phenomenon Liza Koshy

For the second season of "Liza on Demand," she hopes fans will get a kick out of seeing her naked. Her channel has more than 17 million subscribers and 2.5 billion views. Rough Cut (no reporter..

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Aussie Iffland completes perfect Cliff Diving World Series season with win in Spain, Hunt takes men's title [Video]Aussie Iffland completes perfect Cliff Diving World Series season with win in Spain, Hunt takes men's title

Australia's Rhiannan Iffland completes perfect Red Bull Bull Cliff Diving World Series season with win in Spain, Brit Gary Hunt captures eighth title with men's victory

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Dutch YouTubers Land Themselves In The Pokey For Trespassing On Area 51 [Video]Dutch YouTubers Land Themselves In The Pokey For Trespassing On Area 51

Geek.com reports two Dutch YouTube stars were arrested for trespassing at Area 51 on September 11th. Area 51 is a top-secret military base in Nevada, widely believed to be connected with..

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Hall crowned last-ever Air Race world champion [Video]Hall crowned last-ever Air Race world champion

Matt Hall become the last-ever Air Race world champion after beating Yoshihide Muroya in the title race by just one point

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YouTube to pay fine for collecting data on kids [Video]YouTube to pay fine for collecting data on kids

Google, which is owned by Alphabet and its YouTube video service will pay $170 million to settle allegations that it broke federal law by collecting personal information about children, the Federal..

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Alpine skiing-Austrian great Hirscher announces retirement [Video]Alpine skiing-Austrian great Hirscher announces retirement

Eight-time World Cup winner Marcel Hirscher announces his retirement during a live press conference in Salzburg, Austria

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YouTube Deletes 30,000 Hate Speech Videos Promises New Harassment Policy [Video]YouTube Deletes 30,000 Hate Speech Videos Promises New Harassment Policy

YouTube said that it removed more than 30,000 videos last month that contained hate speech content. In a blog post published on Tuesday, September 3, the video platform also announced it plans to..

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James Goddard arrested over protest near Jeremy Corbyn event [Video]James Goddard arrested over protest near Jeremy Corbyn event

Self-styled yellow vest protester James Goddard blocked a car as Jeremy Corbyn left a Labour rally at the Lowry Theatre in Salford. Footage shared to Goddard’s YouTube channel shows him using a..

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Dissident FARC rebels killed in Colombia after taking up arms again [Video]Dissident FARC rebels killed in Colombia after taking up arms again

It comes after former FARC commanders Ivan Marquez and Jesus Santrich announced on YouTube that they were going to take up arms again.

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Colombia's Duque vows to arrest re-armed rebels [Video]Colombia's Duque vows to arrest re-armed rebels

Colombian President Ivan Duque lambasted a new call to arms by former rebels from the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC), saying the country 'takes no threats'. Eve Johnson reports.

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Colombia's FARC rebels announce new offensive [Video]Colombia's FARC rebels announce new offensive

A former commander of the FARC, the Colombian guerilla group, says a new offensive will be launched as the Colombia government struggles to uphold the 2016 peace deal signed in Havana. Priscilla Huff..

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Uphill struggle to finish extreme race [Video]Uphill struggle to finish extreme race

Athletes race up a ski-slope in the Red Bull 400 uphill challenge

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Iffland claims fourth straight Red Bull Cliff Diving title with big win in Mostar, Hunt clinches eighth [Video]Iffland claims fourth straight Red Bull Cliff Diving title with big win in Mostar, Hunt clinches eighth

Australian Rhiannon Iffland claims fourth straight Red Bull Cliff Diving World Series championship with big win in Mostar, Brit Gary Hunt earns eighth overall title

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Tesla V10.0 update adds Smart Summon, Netflix, Hulu, YouTube and Spotify

Free over-the-air update brings new entertainment and self driving features to drivers of Tesla cars. Company calls the software update version 10.0
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Tech companies back independent watchdog to tackle online extremism

A global working group set up by Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, and Microsoft to remove extremist content will become an independent watchdog working "to respond quicker and work more collaboratively to..
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VENN Network aims to do for video games what MTV, ESPN has done for music and sports

The Video Game Entertainment & News Network (VENN), aims to be the ESPN and E! for game culture and give Twitch and YouTube some competition.
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ShowBiz Minute: Ocasek, SNL, Brinkley

Rocker Ric Ocasek's cause of death revealed; "SNL" rescinds cast invitation to Shane Gillis over YouTube video; Hurt Christie Brinkley pulls out of "Dancing with the Stars." (Sept. 17)  
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Pro-Kremlin rapper deletes new song goading protesters after outcry

A prominent pro-Kremlin rapper on Tuesday took down a new music video praising Moscow's mayor and disparaging the opposition after it was panned as one of the most unpopular clips ever to be posted on..
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Plame, Valerie Plame: former CIA agent takes fast track in campaign video

Valerie Plame, the former U.S. intelligence officer whose cover was blown by officials in the administration of President George W. Bush during the lead-up to the Iraq war, released a congressional..
Reuters - Published

Google pays record fine for YouTube's violation of children's privacy

Google has agreed to pay a record $170 million fine to the Federal Trade Commission and New York state stemming from YouTube's violation of children's privacy. The company also agreed to make changes..
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Google, YouTube to pay record fine over privacy protections

Google and YouTube on Wednesday agreed to pay a record $170 million in a national settlement for violating the children's online protection.
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Google fined $170M for violating kids' privacy on Youtube

Video platform illegally harvested children's online data without getting their parents' consent, FTC says
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YouTube Said to Be Fined Up to $200 Million for Children’s Privacy Violations

The fine, from the Federal Trade Commission, could have significant repercussions for other social media platforms that are popular with children.
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YouTube Kids: The video streaming app is launching a separate 'safer' website for children

YouTube is set to launch a separate kids-only website following a reported FTC settlement. However, adult content could still slip through the cracks.
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Wireless carriers slow video content even in off-peak hours

Research finds that AT&T "throttled" YouTube and Netflix video content, but not Amazon's streaming service
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Camps teach kids to be internet stars

Kids aged 6 to 13 are attending summer camps to learn how to record and edit video — all in hopes to become the next YouTube influencer star. Jamie Yuccas reports.
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YouTube shuts over 200 channels spreading disinformation on Hong Kong

The decision follows the suspension​ of hundreds of thousands of Twitter and Facebook accounts tied to the Chinese government
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YouTube finds influence campaign tied to Hong Kong protests

Alphabet Inc's Google announced on Thursday that its YouTube streaming video service disabled 210 channels appearing to engage in a coordinated influence operation around the Hong Kong protests, days..
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This woman paid off over $222K in student debt. This is how she did it.

Caitlin Boston completed the final payment on her student debt totaling over $222,000. And she celebrated with a hilarious dance shared on YouTube.
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YouTuber Finds Lost GoPro Video of Man Who Drowned and Returns It to His Family

Rich Abernathy was filming a dive for YouTube when he found an old GoPro partly buried in the muck. The camera had captured the last moments of Richard Lee Ragland III’s life.
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YouTube star PewDiePie marries longtime partner Marzia Bisognin: See the photos

Popular YouTube star Felix Kjellberg, better known as PewDiePie, revealed he married his longtime partner Marzia Bisognin on Monday.
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Airport security worker fired for passing note saying 'You ugly!!!' to a passenger

Security video on YouTube shows a Greater Rochester International Airport security worker laughing after she gave a man a note that read 'You ugly!!!'
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Russia tells Google not to advertise 'illegal' events after election protests

Russia's state communications watchdog has asked Google to stop advertising "illegal mass events" on its YouTube video platform, it said on Sunday.
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Russia, after protests, tells Google not to advertise "illegal" events

Russia's state communications watchdog said on Sunday it had asked Google to stop advertising "illegal mass events" on its YouTube video platform.
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YouTube star investigated after video shows her hitting dog

YouTuber Brooke Houts uploaded unedited footage that shows her hitting, spitting on and yelling at her dog
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YouTube star under investigation for hitting, spitting on her dog in a prank video

Brooke Houts is under investigation for animal abuse after accidentally uploading a disturbing video that showed her hitting and spitting on her dog.
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Family of alleged El Paso gunman releases statement; Summer camp turns kids into YouTube stars
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'King of Random' YouTube star Grant Thompson dies in paragliding accident

Grant Thompson, the creator behind YouTube's popular "King of Random" channel, has died at age 38 following a paragliding accident in Utah.
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Farmer and social media influencer on struggles and opportunities in farming industry

Fifth generation Minnesota farmer Zach Johnson, known on YouTube as the MN Millennial Farmer, discusses some of the biggest issues facing farmers like him, the challenge of climate change, and the..
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South Korean YouTubers lure Japanese audience with attacks on Moon

Japanese citizens angry at South Korea's role in a diplomatic row over their wartime history that has spilled into trade have found some unlikely allies: South Korean commentators using YouTube to..
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Bella Thorne, ex Tana Mongeau feud on Twitter: 'She broke girl code I’m over it'

Bella Thorne and ex-girlfriend Tana Mongeau got into a Twitter argument, where the actress accused the YouTube star of breaking "girl code."
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Pregnant Shay Mitchell opens up about her past miscarriage: 'You feel broken as a woman'

During the first episode of her YouTube series, "Almost Ready," Shay Mitchell revealed that she suffered a miscarriage at 14 weeks.
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'Big Bang Theory' star Mayim Bialik shuts down common questions on raising vegan kids

The mom said she gets asked a lot of questions about how her vegan kids are fairing, so she addressed the ones she gets asked most in a YouTube video.
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John Green's advice: Don't forget to be awesome

The best-selling author and YouTube star wants to "decrease world suck." Here's why millions of teenagers are helping him do it
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More from John Green's 60 Minutes interview

Today, he's a best-selling author and YouTube star. But Green wasn't always so successful
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YouTube just made it easier to quit your job

New tools offered let fans "tip" you & sell merch. In crowded video field, creators don't need worry about views, there are other ways to make $$$.
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'Daddy, let's go, please': Son tearfully protests as dad calls cops on black man, video shows

In a tense video, YouTube employee Christopher Cukor called the police on Wesly Michel, who is black, alleging that he was trespassing in the complex.
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On YouTube or Instagram? Here's what it takes to make money as social media 'influencer'

You could turn the time you spend on YouTube and Facebook into real money. ViralNation spells out how much you could make.
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Alex Rodriguez comforts Jennifer Lopez after tough show: 'You don't see how great you are'

Jennifer Lopez opened up about the difficulties of her live performances in a new "tour diary" video on her YouTube channel.
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YouTube software engineer injures 8 in drug-induced Fourth of July rampage, police say

Betai Koffi's alleged drug-induced rampage in Bodega Bay brought a violent end to eight people's Fourth of July, California authorities said.
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New 'Kidskind' YouTube channel highlights amazing kids, and it's safe to watch with yours

USA TODAY's new franchise is all about kids that are making a difference, and it's a YouTube channel kids can watch freely.
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Etika, a YouTube Personality, Is Mourned by Fans

The 29-year-old’s death highlighted the way that social media networks handle posts by users who are struggling with mental illness.
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"Angry gaming" videos bring in big money

YouTube's algorithm is driven by clicks, but the types of videos driving those clicks could be detrimental. CNET editor at large Ian Sherr looked at "angry gaming" videos where uploaders post content..
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YouTube star Etika, 29, found dead nearly a week after posting concerning video

New York Police confirmed Etika, whose real name is Desmond Amofah, was found dead Monday, nearly a week after he went missing.
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Bella Thorne shares steamy picture with ex Tana Mongeau after the YouTuber gets engaged

Bella Thorne is wishing her ex Tana Mongeau a happy birthday with a steamy post just hours after the YouTube star got engaged to someone else.
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AP Top Stories June 23

The latest for Sunday, June 23rd: Trump: "not looking for war" with Iran but would be "obliteration" if there is; 11 people dead in Hawaii plane crash; Motorcycle crash victims remembered; Firefighters..
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Why YouTube's kid issues are so serious

Kids programming is YouTube's most popular category. But with no curation, kids can stumble into sex, hate, conspiracy videos, and parents are upset.
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Why YouTube "could be a lot safer" for kids

"The recommendation algorithm is not going to lead anybody to anything terrible in ten minutes. Leave them for 30 minutes in front of the recommendation algorithm … woah."
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