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PewDiePie: YouTube megastar’s N-word outburst sparks developer backlash

Games developer Campo Santo files copyright takedown requests against Felix Kjellberg after racist comment, and urges others to follow suitYouTubes best-paid star Felix Kjellberg, better known as PewDiePie, has yet again used a racial slur on the video-sharing site. The 27-year-old video blogger called an opponent a fucking nigger Disney

PewDiePie makes yet another racial slur during videogame live stream

PewDiePie is in deep water, again.Image: WireImagePewDiePie is at the centre of a controversy, once again.  SEE ALSO: PewDiePie after Charlottesville: 'Nazi memes are not even that funny anymore' YouTube's highest paid and most prominent personality, whose real name is Felix Kjellberg, used a racial slur during a livestream

YouTube shuts down North Korean propaganda channels

Academics who use the channels to better understand the regimes nuclear program are urging the company to reinstate themYouTube has shut down two North Korean propaganda channels that academics use to monitor and assess the regimes missile programs. Stimmekoreas, the number one YouTube channel on North Korea with more than

YouTube speeds up live streaming for creators with ‘ultra-low latency’

Image: brittany herbert/mashableLive streaming isn't always as "live" as you'd think.  Streaming videos may often look like they're happening in real time, but technological challenges typically prevent those streams from broadcasting that quickly, resulting in a seconds-long delay. Not anymore. YouTube now has a solution that cuts down that

YouTube finally has vertical videos that don’t suck

In case there were still any doubts: vertical videos are here to stay. YouTube will soon update its apps so, when you play a vertical video, you won't see those ugly black bars on the sides. The changes comes as part of a bigger redesign that also

James Damore, Google, and the YouTube radicalization of angry white men

Damore became an alt-right hero after Google fired him over his views on women. Did Google-owned YouTube play a role in reinforcing those ideas?For the YouTube CEO, Susan Wojcicki, the Google manifesto was personal and painful. After reading the news of engineer essay on sexism in tech in which she

Fired Google memo writer gives first big interviews to rightwing YouTubers

James Damore, the engineer fired this week for his criticism of diversity, spoke with two YouTube personalities who have espoused anti-feminist viewsJames Damore went from an unknown software engineer at Google to widespread internet notoriety when the technology company criticizing diversity initiatives. But as mainstream journalists across the globe