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Logan Paul returns to YouTube with suicide prevention video

By Robin-Leigh Chetty 25 January 2018

The controversial YouTuber's short lived hiatus from the platform is broken with a video about suicide prevention. FULL STORY >

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YouTube removing #TidePodChallenge videos

By Staff Writer 18 January 2018

If you’ve ever considered eating laundry detergent to get some views on YouTube, you can just stop there. FULL STORY >

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Making money off YouTube just got harder

By Staff Writer 17 January 2018

It just became more difficult to monetise your videos on YouTube, with the video streaming service’s tightening the requirements to become part of the YouTube Partner Program (YPP). FULL STORY >

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Logan Paul pulled from Google's Preferred Ads, with YouTube Red projects put on hold

By Robin-Leigh Chetty 11 January 2018

The divisive YouTuber is facing severe consequences following his video from the Japanese suicide forest. FULL STORY >

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Music heavy list feature for YouTube’s Top SA Videos of the Year

By Staff Writer 7 December 2017

With the list of top videos internationally released yesterday. YouTube has now provided South Africa’s Top 10 Videos, and Music Videos for 2017. FULL STORY >

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YouTube reveals Top 10 videos of 2017

By Staff Writer 6 December 2017

It’s that time of year again when all the Top 10 lists start appearing. One of the first out of the blocks is YouTube, providing us with their Top 10 trending videos of the year, plus the top music videos. FULL STORY >

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YouTube taking steps against not-safe-for-kids content

By Staff Writer 24 November 2017

YouTube is now taking steps against not-suitable-for-kids videos, such as “PAW PATROL Babies Pretend To Die Suicide By Annabelle Hypnotized Ghost Pranks.” FULL STORY >

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Gun modification videos now banned on YouTube

By Staff Writer 10 October 2017

YouTube has taken the step to ban all content showing how to adapt guns to fire more rapidly. FULL STORY >

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YouTube Red and Google Play Music will merge to create new service

By Robin-Leigh Chetty 27 July 2017

The two platforms are coming together to form one all-encompassing streaming service. FULL STORY >

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How to check out YouTube’s new redesign early

By Staff Writer 3 May 2017

Want to get a preview of the new YouTube redesign for desktop? FULL STORY >

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10k views now a minimum for YouTube Partner Program

By Staff Writer 7 April 2017

YouTube has announced a major change to its Partner Program, noting that ads will only be served through partners that have at least 10 000 lifetime views. FULL STORY >

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YouTube turns to outside firms to tag videos too offensive for ads

By Robin-Leigh Chetty 4 April 2017

Following an investigation by The Times, YouTube is doubling its efforts to flag videos that are too offensive for placing ads. FULL STORY >

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Technology is the future of advertising

By Press Release 2 February 2017

Sinister Studio’s and Net#work BBDO are applying technology to advertising in ways that have never been seen before. The result of their technological evolution is an ‘experience’ that fully engages the senses – an experience that viewers have... FULL STORY >

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PewDiePie says he'll delete his YouTube channel at 19:00 tonight

By Robin-Leigh Chetty 9 December 2016

After crossing the 50 million subscriber mark on YouTube, will PewDiePie star truly delete his channel? FULL STORY >

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Facebook, Twitter and others are creating database of terrorist content

By Robin-Leigh Chetty 6 December 2016

The end goal for this database is to pool together photos and videos used by terrorist organisations to recruit people via social media. FULL STORY >

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Bitcoin's surge (35 votes)
The rise of A.I. (11 votes)
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