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YouTube CEO defends decision not to kick Logan Paul from the platform entirely

In the wake of Logan Paul’s controversial behaviour, YouTube has faced increasing pressure to kick the online celebrity from its platform entirely. CEO Susan Wokcicki has defended the platform’s decision to temporarily suspend Paul’s advertisement revenue as sufficient punishment for the crime and that the controversial content creator hadn’t actually …

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Twitch takes a dig at YouTube by tapping four of its high-profile content creators in Disney deal

Among the controversy surround YouTube’s newest Partnering policy, Twitch has taken the time to unveil its new Video Producer suite alongside an exclusive deal with Disney. This entitles the platform to exclusive content from four of YouTube’s biggest stars, including Jacksepticeye, Markiplier, LuzuGames and Strawburry17. Twitch’s new Video Producer suite …

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YouTube will get rid of unskippable 30 second adverts

It looks like Google is going to be doing away with one of the less enjoyable aspects about YouTube- the unskippable 30 second ads. Google announced this week that pre-roll advertisements would be skippable going forward, making it less of a hassle while streaming YouTube to a TV, console or …

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YouTube now supports High-Dynamic Range content

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If you have upgraded to an Ultra-HD TV in the last year or two, then chances are it supports High-Dynamic Range (HDR) technology, which boosts the colour spectrum and enhances contrast ratios. However, right now, there isn’t a ton of HDR-supported content available, which YouTube hopes to change as the …

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German Youtube deal unblocks thousands of music videos

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Due to a disagreement with a local licensing body, German Youtube viewers haven’t been able to watch much in the way of music videos on the streaming site – without using a proxy – for years now. However, finally, after much negotiation, a deal has been struck and the blocks …

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Youtube hires on the man who signed the Fresh Prince

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Youtube has acquired the former Warner Music executive, Lyor Cohen to be its new global head of music, with hopes that he will help strengthen ties with the music industry. Although still a dominant force in online music, Youtube has a lot of competition these days, so no doubt hopes that …

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Youtube is still going after ripping sites

Youtube has never been a fan of the sites and browser extensions that make it easy to download videos from its site, in their entirety or when converted to MP3s. It’s been going after them with legal action for years and it shows no sign of stopping. It’s latest target …

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YouTube is apparently planning a TV streaming service

YouTube has been expanding a lot in the last couple of years, not only have we seen the launch of YouTube Music but the popular video site also launched YouTube Red, a paid subscription service that removed ads and gives access to exclusive original shows from specific content creators. Now, …

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Razer releases Cortex: Gamecaster streaming/recording tool

Razer is looking to make it easier for you to stream or record gameplay footage with Cortex: Gamecaster, its new lightweight software that allows for game and audio capture with a sleek, unobtrusive user interface. Using Cortex: Gamecaster, users can stream to Twitch, YouTube Gaming or even lesser known sites …

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German court: Youtube not liable for user uploads

A German court has just made it harder for copyright lobbyists to sue content platforms for what their users post, after it ruled that Youtube was not responsible for the content published on its site by its members. It reinforced that by stating that this was the case even if …

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