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YouTube takes down 210 accounts for “inauthentic and coordinated” behaviour

Following similar decisions by Twitter and Facebook, Google announced on Thursday (Aug 22) that YouTube has suspended more than 200 channels that are revealed to be behaving in a coordinated and inauthentic manner. In a blog post, Google explained that they "disabled 210 channels on...

Netizens urge YouTube to ban Chinese media sponsored ads spreading misinformation about Hong Kong protesters

Several users on Twitter and Reddit posted screenshots of YouTube advertisements spreading misinformation about Hong Kong protesters. https://twitter.com/tktrololo/status/1164103606833799169 https://twitter.com/jgriffiths/status/1159796353884536832 https://twitter.com/Lam14218656/status/1163804276734353408 One such post showed a screenshot of a YouTube advertisement from China Central Television (CCTV), a state-owned media channel. The Chinese advertisements show support for Hong Kong police...

Videos with kids have a chance to go viral: Pew Research

The Internet is a place where nothing is static and players have to adopt the newest tactics to get attention. Well, for video channels, here is the newest technic. YouTube videos featuring children under the age of 13 receive more than three times as many...

6-year-old YouTuber earns enough money to buy family SGD10 million home

A South Korean six-year-old YouTuber just bought a luxury home for her family with her YouTube earnings. The girl's family bought a five-storey building worth SGD10 million at Cheongdam-dong, Gangnam on 3 Apr. The family is known as the Boram Family and they operate two YouTube...

S’porean socialite Jamie Chua shares her 5 regrets which happen to be all Chanel handbags

Singapore – Having luxury bags that you regret buying because it was an impulse purchase might be problem many would relish having but the struggle is real for Ms Jamie Chua. Ms Chua recently uploaded a video on YouTube about five handbags that she wished...

YouTube partners with Singapore’s Mediacorp

MediaCorp, Singapore’s biggest content creator partners with the world’s leading video-sharing platform, YouTube. The collaboration of the two giants aims to deliver enhanced product experiences for both audiences and advertisers within Singapore. The partnership backed by YouTube’s Player for Publishers (PfP) programme, merges Mediacorp’s comprehensive,...

Amos Yee’s YouTube channel taken down for pro-pedophilia content, Yee enjoying the media attention

Obbana Rajah Singaporean blogger Amos Yee’s YouTube channel has been terminated after he violated YouTube’s community guidelines with pro-pedophilia content. Amos Yee’s YouTube channel ran for about three years, and had amassed more than 40,000 subscribers. In a Facebook post on Sunday, Yee wrote, “My Youtube Channel...