John Krasinski is Back with Another 15 Minutes of Some Good News

Your host John Krasinski returns to highlight some good report from around the world … and unveil the perfect surprise for his new friend Aubrey. Episode 2 of SGN! googletag.cmd.push( function() googletag.display (‘ div-gpt-ad-1 5839419065 23 -0’ ); ); Read…

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YouTube Slashes Video Quality to Save Bandwidth

Tech firms are aiming to prevent internet congestion during the Covid-1 9 pandemic by limiting bandwidth for works like shopper video and activity downloads. YouTube normally adjusts the quality of your video based on the move of your tie. If…

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Pex buys Dubset to build YouTube ContentID for TikTok & more

Social systems are in for a insolent copyright awakening. A brand-new European Union regulation called Article 17 essentially eradicates safe harbor and requires that they’ve reach their “best effort” to get permissions from rights holders for all material on their…

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The Perma-Viral World of the At-Home Nose Job

“Hey yo, ” say dozens of young women on TikTok. They look into the camera with their hands fogging the lower halves of their faces. “Nose job check! ” Or, if their seen flaw is their cheeks, “Lip filler check!…

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Locally Grown Is PBS for the Streaming Age

This is what channel-surfing used to be, what it ought to be. Tune in and the first depot is airing Pressure, Horace Ove’s tough-minded 1976 movie about London youth and ethnic disenchantment. It’s a rather obscure handout, but too a…

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Trumps Election Day YouTube takeover plan feels very different in 2020

According to a report from Bloomberg, the Trump campaign announced dibs on some of “the worlds largest” prized ad opening online in the days leading up to the 2020 U.S. election. Starting in early November and continuing onto Election Day…

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YouTube Gaming’s Most-Watched Videos Are Dominated by Scams and Cheats

YouTube Gaming has been clawing its lane into streaming platform Twitch’s market share for months. But new data retrieved by WIRED suggests that YouTube Gaming also has a serious problem with scammers and cheat-makers–and mints and lots of bots. In…

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YouTube has seen soaring growth in South Korea

Earlier this week, Google released receipt representations for YouTube for the first time in the product’s history, discovering that the video busines pulled in $15.1 billion in marketing incomes in 2019. Expansion was 31% year-over-year during the quarter — strong…

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YouTube Will Police Political Videos More Closely

As the 2020 election begins in earnest with Monday’s Iowa caucuses, YouTube is cracking down on election-related disinformation in an attempt to protect users. Google’s video-sharing site has long had policies barring deceitful practices and engagement manipulation, but made headlines…

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Study of YouTube comments finds evidence of radicalization effect

Research presented at the ACM FAT 2020 conference in Barcelona today supports the notion that YouTube’s platform is playing a role in radicalizing consumers via show to far-right ideologies. The study, was executed by investigates at Switzerland’s Ecole polytechnique federale…

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