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Malaysian YouTuber lashes back at netizens for making fun of her boobs

Malaysian YouTuber Madeleine Ang faced cyberbullying by internet trolls who poked fun at her boob size. The criticism came after Ang uploaded a few photos of herself on a vacation in Pulau Redang, Terengganu over the weekend. Ang, widely known as Okokokmou among her...

BTS hope new single Dynamite will benefit fans amid pandemic gloom

Seoul -- Popular South Korean boy band BTS hope their new digital single Dynamite will refresh fans and help them recharge their batteries as they cope with the Covid-19  pandemic. Since their 2013 debut, the seven-member group has been the forefront of South Korean pop music, winning the hearts...

Facebook challenges YouTube with licensed music videos

Facebook on Friday added licensed music videos to the social network in the US, challenging YouTube for the attention of online audiences. Facebook said users will be able to "come together" around official music videos, with the promise of premier content from J. Balvin, Karol...

NTUC FairPrice caused an uproar on Reddit with a strainer advertisement Uncle Roger would be proud of

All that NTUC FairPrice did was to advertise a placid strainer. But it had a caption which has triggered a tumult of interest as it took its cue from reactions to a tutorial on rice by Youtube star Uncle Roger that recently went viral. Youtuber...

“Your generation is eating trash!” 91 year old grandfather tastes McSpicy for the first time

A video of a 91-year old man tasting a McSpicy sandwich for the first time has circulated the internet, gaining thousands of views. Towards the end of the video, seemingly unimpressed by the famous McDonald's burger, the elderly man exclaimed, "Your generation is eating trash!" A...

American YouTuber looking for S$1 meals in S’pore eats cake used in offerings

An American Youtuber has tried to survive 24 hours in the world's most expensive city, Singapore, by eating only S$1 meals. Bobby Briskey is known for his YouTube channel called LivingBobby where he features living in big cities as cheaply as possible. On Feb 22,...

YouTuber describes Malaysian and Singaporean fans as “hectic” and “scream-ish”

Swedish YouTuber Felix Arvid Ulf Kjellberg, more popularly known as PewDiePie, has a lasting impression of Malaysian and Singaporean fans. He visited both countries a few years ago. Last Saturday, he took to his YouTube channel to answer fan questions. PewDiePie described Malaysian and Singaporean...

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...