Tag Archives: YouTube

YouTube’s 2018 Rewind: Adam Rippon, Drag Queens, Fortnite, K-Pop, John Oliver, And Dance Crazes [VIDEO]

Variety reports: YouTube has released its annual Rewind video highlighting 2018’s biggest viral events, trends, and more. Epic Games’ battle royale phenomenon “Fortnite” features prominently in the montage. The video begins with Will Smith wishing for a mashup of “Fortnite” and technology-focused YouTuber Marques Brownlee. Cut to a Battle Bus full of YouTube personalities (Ninja is driving, naturally). They parachute …

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Randy Rainbow: Don’t Forget To Vote, Bitch [VIDEO]

Viral YouTube star Randy Rainbow is back today with his own take on a “get out the vote” message, this time riffing on What Is This Feeling? from Wicked. Special appearances by Hair Furor and Sarah Huckleberry Sanders. As always, no spoilers, just watch and enjoy.

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Randy Rainbow: If You Ever Got Impeached [VIDEO]

Viral YouTube star Randy Rainbow was busy this weekend with his latest number, If You Ever Got Impeached, which is set to the tune Harold Arlen and Yip Harburg’s classic If I Only Had A Brain from The Wizard Of Oz. As always, I won’t give away any of the jokes but you’ll definitely enjoy Randy’s inventive rhymes.

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HAT TRICK: YouTube Bans Primary Alex Jones Channel

NBC News reports: YouTube has removed Alex Jones’ page, following bans earlier Monday from Apple and Facebook. The Alex Jones Channel, which counts 2.4 million subscribers, still appeared in YouTube search results by midday Monday, but presented only a take-down notice when users clicked in. “This account has been terminated for violating YouTube’s Community Guidelines,” the notice says. YouTube counts …

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YouTube Issues Hate Speech Strike To Alex Jones

The Verge reports: Conspiracy theorist Alex Jones’ YouTube channel received a strike on Tuesday for violating the site’s community guidelines, The Verge has learned. YouTube removed four videos from Jones’ channel, which has 2.4 million subscribers, that contained instances of hate speech and child endangerment, sources familiar with the matter said. YouTube channels are deleted if they get three strikes …

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Randy Rainbow: A Very Stable Genius [VIDEO]

YouTube star Randy Rainbow is back today with another hilarious rip on Glorious Leader, this time set to Gilbert and Sullivan’s classic patter song, I Am The Very Model Of A Modern Major-General, from their 1879 opera, The Pirates Of Penzance. As always I won’t give away any of the jokes, but you’ll definitely enjoy Randy’s inventive rhymes.

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YouTube Spikes “Deportation Bus” Ad As Hate Speech

ABC News reports: A Georgia GOP gubernatorial candidate’s ad featuring a “Deportation Bus” has been removed from YouTube for violating its policy on hate speech. The ad was taken down Wednesday. Michael Williams, former state co-chair for Donald Trump’s presidential campaign says in the ad that his bus will send undocumented immigrants “home.” Williams is bringing the bus to what …

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YouTube Launches Opt-In “Digital Well-Being” Feature Reminding Users To “Take A Break” From Videos

Gizmodo reports: Google is well aware that YouTube is the internet’s biggest time suck, sending users down endless rabbit holes of related videos. Now, as part of the company’s apparent newfound interest in digital well-being, it’s introducing a feature that will encourage people to step away from the endless stream of videos—but only if they opt into it. The new …

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Malaysia Jails First Person Under Fake News Law

NPR reports: A Danish citizen in Malaysia has pleaded guilty to maliciously publishing fake news by posting a YouTube video critical of police, making him the first person punished under the country’s new, controversial Anti-Fake News Act. Salah Salem Saleh Sulaiman, 46, is a citizen of Denmark. He posted on YouTube on April 21, after a Palestinian lecturer was shot …

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Drudge Promotes Claim That YouTube Brought Shooting On Themselves With Their “Oppressive Censorship”

At this writing the top headline on homocon Matt Drudge’s site screams “Oppressive YOUTUBE Censorship Spills Over To Violence.” Drudge’s link goes to a post on the loony tunes right wing site PJ Media: The news that a content creator who was demonetized and censored by YouTube snapped and went homicidal at the company’s headquarters points to an ugly systemic …

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Junior Launches YouTube Shooter Tweetstorm

Mediaite reports: Donald Trump Jr. was on a Twitter bender Tuesday night that went well into Wednesday morning, furiously posting and retweeting hot takes about the YouTube HQ shooting that left a suspected gunman dead and three wounded. In one tweet, Don Jr. bashed YouTube and Instagram, suggesting that the platforms only shut down mass shooters’s accounts if they are …

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YouTube Shooter Was Angry About Demonetization

The New York Daily News reports: Suspected YouTube shooter Nasim Aghdam drove more than 500 miles from San Diego to reach the tech giant’s San Bruno, Calif., headquarters because “she was angry,” according to her father. Ismail Aghdam feared his daughter had a bone to pick with the video company and spent the weekend trying to reach her by phone. …

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CALIFORNIA: Female YouTube Shooting Suspect Dead, Multiple Victims Transported To Hospitals [VIDEO]

The Associated Press reports: NBC News confirms the suspect in the shooting is dead. It’s unknown at this time if she shot herself or was shot by someone else, such as law enforcement. Northern California’s Stanford Hospital says it has received four to five patients from a shooting at YouTube headquarters. Television images showed people leaving the building in a …

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BREAKING: Active Shooter At YouTube Headquarters

San Francisco’s KTVU reports: There is an active shooter situation at YouTube in San Bruno. The San Mateo County Sheriff is assisting San Bruno Police with the active shooter situation at 901 Cherry. YouTube employees are reporting on Twitter hearing shots being fired. One YouTube employee reported being barricaded in a room with coworkers. At this point, additional details have …

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Trump And RNC Advertise On InfoWars Channel

Media Matters reports: The Trump Make America Great Again Committee — a joint fundraising operation run by President Donald Trump’s 2020 re-election campaign and the Republican National Committee — is running a campaign advertisement on toxic conspiracy theorist Alex Jones’ YouTube channel. Media Matters observed the ad just a day after Jones used his YouTube channel to depict survivors of …

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Alex Jones: Filthy Garbage Bill Clinton, Hillary Clinton, Other Globalists Should Slit Their Own Throats [VIDEO]

“I just want you to know Bill Clinton, Hillary Clinton, the globalists, Michael Moore, Lord [Jacob] Rothschild, the Rockefellers, all of them: Listen up. You hate everybody because you hate yourself. You’re filth. You’re garbage. So you want us to all exterminate ourselves and depopulate? I got an idea. How about you slit your own throat or jam some ice …

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Right Winger Loses “Free Speech” Suit Against YouTube

Reuters reports: In a decision late Monday, U.S. District Judge Lucy Koh said a nonprofit run by conservative radio talk show host Dennis Prager failed to show that YouTube infringed its free speech rights by placing age restrictions on its content. The plaintiff, Prager University, said YouTube’s “animus” toward its “political identity and viewpoint” led it to curb access to …

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YouTube Bans Guns Sales And Tutorial Videos

Engadget reports: Gun videos may be a thing of the past on YouTube, with the Google-owned company updating its policies on firearms-related content. Videos can no longer sell guns or accessories via direct sales or even have links to sites that sell them. Videos also cannot have instruction on manufacturing firearms or associated items like magazines or silencers. Accessories banned …

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Alex Jones: YouTube Wants Me Arrested And Killed

“They’ve taken all the brainwashed people who believe they’ve been victimized and brainwashed at the colleges, where they have this social justice warrior mentality where no free speech is allowed of anybody conservative or capitalist or Christian. And then now they’re deploying that onto the internet. This is World War IV. This is a digital information war. “The globalists are …

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Alex Jones Begs Parkland Survivor David Hogg For Sit Down After YouTube Imposes Freeze On InfoWars

The Hill reports: Conspiracy theory outlet Infowars is one strike away from being banned from YouTube. The channel said it received an alert from YouTube on Tuesday morning, saying Infowars received a second strike on a video about the Parkland, Fla. high school shooting and will temporarily be unable to upload new content. “This is the second strike applied to …

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