Donald Trump Twitter ban comes to end amid calls for tougher action | US news- Tempemail

Donald Trump’s brief suspension from Twitter has come to an end, after the outgoing president deleted three tweets the social network says violated its “civic integrity policy”. Trump did not immediately return to the social network as his ban was lifted, at 7am Washington time. Just a few hours earlier, Continue Reading

YouTube reverses TalkRadio ban for allegedly breaching content policy | YouTube

YouTube has reversed a short-lived ban of the digital station TalkRadio from its platform, about 12 hours after it removed the organisation’s channel for what it said were breaches of its community guidelines. The station, part of Rupert Murdoch’s TalkSport network, said it had not been told by the platform Continue Reading

YouTube must remove videos of animal cruelty, says charity | Animal welfare- Tempemail

YouTube has pledged to look into allegations that it has been carrying thousands of videos of animal abuse. Animal welfare charity Lady Freethinker has handed the platform the results of a three-month investigation which it claims identified 2,053 videos in which animals were deliberately harmed for entertainment or were shown Continue Reading

Ryan Kaji, 9, earns $30m as this year’s highest-paid YouTuber | YouTube- Tempemail

A nine-year-old boy has made nearly $30m in a year from “unboxing” and reviewing toys and games on YouTube to hold the title of highest-paid YouTuber for the third year running. Ryan Kaji, from Texas, made $29.5m (£26.7m) from his YouTube channel Ryan’s World, as well as a further estimated Continue Reading

Google suffers worldwide outage with Gmail, YouTube and other services down | Technology

Google has suffered a worldwide outage, with failures reported across the company’s services, including Gmail, Google Calendar and YouTube. Beginning at about 11.50am GMT, the outages appeared to have affected the vast majority of Google’s services, apart from search which operated largely unaffected. Despite the universal nature of the outages, Continue Reading

I warned in 2018 YouTube was fueling far-right extremism. Here’s what the platform should be doing | YouTube

In the fall of 2018, I released a research report warning of a growing trend of far-right radicalization on YouTube. Specifically, I identified a loosely connected network of reactionary YouTubers, ranging from mainstream conservatives and libertarians all the way to overt white supremacists and neo-Nazis, who were all broadcasting their Continue Reading

Nat’s What I Reckon: the 10 funniest things I have ever seen (on the internet) | Culture- Tempemail

1. Crumpet Lyf: Dave, the office punisher I love all of Crumpys vids, particularly this one. It’s a solid gold representation of what goes on in my head when fake small talk happens in my life or I just don’t understand what someone is talking about. I feel seen when Continue Reading