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YouTube, your algorithm hurts America more than Russian trolls do

Self-reflection, please: YouTube HQ in San Bruno, California.Image: GABRIEL BOUYS/AFP/Getty ImagesRemember when we used to think the greatest threat we faced from Artificial Intelligence was that it would become Skynet and launch our entire nuclear arsenal, wiping out the human race?  Good times.  But on the evidence of YouTube's

Aide to Florida lawmaker fired after suggesting shooting survivors are actors

Benjamin Kelly, an aide to state representative Shawn Harrison, repeated a conspiracy theory often used after mass shootingsAn aide to a Florida lawmaker was fired after falsely suggesting that student survivors of the advocates for stricter gun laws after surviving the Marjory Stoneman Douglas high school massacre that emailed a

Dude made his own Boring flamethrower. Take that, Elon Musk.

Why buy crap when you could build your own crap, thanks to instructional videos on YouTube? One YouTuber recently posted the most badass DIY video that shows viewers how to make an exact replica of Elon Musk's promotional flamethrowers.  SEE ALSO: Elon Musk just sold $5 million

YouTube is trying to teach Logan Paul a lesson with cold, hard cash

TBH the shirt basically says it all.Image: Frazer Harrison/Getty ImagesLogan Paul is back on YouTube in typically repulsive fashion — but it appears that the streaming service is not amused. SEE ALSO: YouTube will try to prevent the next Logan Paul fiasco by cutting off the cash Early Friday

SpaceX Rocket Fuels Thaw in Chilly Musk-Trump Relationship

Donald Trump appears to be on the mend, and it only took 5 million pounds of thrust to patch things up.Musk’s Space Exploration Technologies Corp. pulled off a seemingly impossible feat Tuesday when it launched the world’s most powerful rocket in 45 years, then flew two of its spent boosters

Ram’s Martin Luther King Ad Got Panned. Was It Still a Success?

Is there any such thing as bad publicity?Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV’s Super Bowl ad -- the one that used a clip from a 1968 speech by Martin Luther King Jr. -- generated widespread criticism for its commercial use of the civil rights leader. It’s also created millions of dollars in

YouTube labeling videos from RT, PBS with government funding labels

Too little, too messy, too late.Image: Brian Ach/Getty Images for YouTubeYouTube is attempting to stem the ugly ooze of propaganda and conspiracy theories on its platform with what can be best described as a misleading Band-Aid. On Friday, Google-owned YouTube announced it's rolling out "notices" that inform users they're

Facebook to gamers: Come stream and make money

Facebook wants gamers.Image: facebookFacebook is making a casting call for online gamers and incentivizing them to join via programs like in-game tipping, as the tech giant looks to compete with Amazon's Twitch and Google's YouTube.  SEE ALSO: These camera-sunglasses can post photos and videos directly to Facebook and YouTube