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KSI vs. Logan Paul: an insult to pro boxing?
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KSI vs. Logan Paul: an insult to pro boxing?

YouTubers will turn professional and go head-to-head in a rematch
4 Sep 2019
How James Charles lost one million YouTube fans in 24 hours
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How James Charles lost one million YouTube fans in 24 hours

Beauty guru sets record for shedding fans after falling out with fellow vlogger
13 May 2019
What is mewing - and can the technique change your face?
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What is mewing - and can the technique change your face?

Niche orthodontic practice has become a YouTube craze
22 Mar 2019
Warning over ‘suicide guide’ hidden in YouTube cartoons
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Warning over ‘suicide guide’ hidden in YouTube cartoons

US mother shares clip of man demonstrating suicide technique spliced into children’s cartoon
26 Feb 2019
What pranks will be banned on YouTube?
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What pranks will be banned on YouTube?

Video streaming site updates guidelines on stunts that present ‘risk of serious danger or death’
16 Jan 2019
PewDiePie hacks: what’s going on?
Felix Arvid Ulf Kjellberg aka PewDiePie
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PewDiePie hacks: what’s going on?

The Wall Street Journal is latest target of YouTube star’s supporters
18 Dec 2018
Mastanamma: Indian Youtube sensation dies aged 107
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Mastanamma: Indian Youtube sensation dies aged 107

Great-grandmother from rural village won fans all over the world with her cooking videos
5 Dec 2018

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Seven-year-old revealed as YouTube’s highest paid star
Seven-year-old Ryan revealed as YouTube’s highest-paid star for this year
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Seven-year-old revealed as YouTube’s highest paid star

Ryan from Ryan Toysreview channel collected more than £17m this year
4 Dec 2018
YouTube users urged not to call police to report outage
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YouTube users urged not to call police to report outage

Google-backed video site went down for more than an hour this morning
17 Oct 2018
Facebook Watch launches worldwide: can it rival YouTube?
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Facebook Watch launches worldwide: can it rival YouTube?

Social media giant’s streaming service is free but users have to sit through ads
29 Aug 2018
EU rejects controversial copyright law
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EU rejects controversial copyright law

Supporters say it will benefit creators of content, but it could also limit internet freedom and stifle creativity
6 Jul 2018
Is there life in UKIP yet?
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Is there life in UKIP yet?

Ailing party’s decision to team up with controversial YouTubers provides much-needed ‘shot in the arm’
28 Jun 2018
Instagram IGTV launches today: here’s how it works
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Instagram IGTV launches today: here’s how it works

Facebook-owned firm hopes to attract web celebrities with long-form video hub
20 Jun 2018
YouTube cracks down on violent drill music videos
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YouTube cracks down on violent drill music videos

Met police commissioner says the clips feature lyrics that glamorise murder and stabbings
29 May 2018
YouTube removed 8.3 million videos in just three months
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YouTube removed 8.3 million videos in just three months

New report highlights the scale of extreme clips being posted to the site every day
24 Apr 2018
YouTube prankster fined £800 for ‘Nazi pug’ hate crime
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YouTube prankster fined £800 for ‘Nazi pug’ hate crime

Mark Meechan says conviction for ‘shock humour’ clip ‘sets a really dangerous precedent’
23 Apr 2018
YouTube accused of illegally collecting children’s data
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YouTube accused of illegally collecting children’s data

Advocacy groups in US say the video-sharing website is guilty of violating child privacy laws
10 Apr 2018
YouTube shooter ‘angry at site’s policies’
Nasim Najafi Aghdam was reportedly upset over YouTube policies before shooting
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YouTube shooter ‘angry at site’s policies’

Suspect was interviewed by police hours before the shooting
5 Apr 2018
Was MPs’ £30,000 US trip for ‘fake news’ hearing worth it?
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Was MPs’ £30,000 US trip for ‘fake news’ hearing worth it?

Committee jets to Washington for one-day meeting with social media giants
9 Feb 2018
YouTube ditches Logan Paul for Japanese suicide forest video
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YouTube ditches Logan Paul for Japanese suicide forest video

Paul faced criticism for a video post in which he jokes near the body of a hanging man
11 Jan 2018
Most talked-about videos of 2017
Pepsi's protest advert featuring Kendall Jenner was taken down almost immediately after a massive backlash
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Most talked-about videos of 2017

From a bullied schoolboy to Despacito, we round up some of the biggest viral hits
29 Dec 2017
YouTuber cements head in microwave
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YouTuber cements head in microwave

Blogger forced to call emergency services after getting stuck for hours
8 Dec 2017
Does ‘Elsagate’ prove YouTube is too big to control?
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Does ‘Elsagate’ prove YouTube is too big to control?

Scandal of violent and sexual videos aimed at children exposes the difficulty of relying on algorithms
15 Nov 2017
Zoella advent calendar reviews slam £50 ‘tat’
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Zoella advent calendar reviews slam £50 ‘tat’

Gifts in the YouTube star’s £50 festive calendar include stickers and confetti
15 Nov 2017
YouTube gets a new look
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YouTube gets a new look

Video service now has a refreshed logo, as well as a host of new features on computers and mobiles
30 Aug 2017
Google develops a data-friendly 'Search Lite'
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Google develops a data-friendly 'Search Lite'

New app supports offline features for markets with poorer mobile networks
17 Aug 2017
Ford GT 2017: Reviewers thrilled by 'superb' supercar
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Ford GT 2017: Reviewers thrilled by 'superb' supercar

Critics say the racing-inspired supercar feels ' incredibly alive' and 'pretty damned good' on the road
16 May 2017
YouTube offers web-safety workshops to teenagers
Nadir Nahdi of Beni
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YouTube offers web-safety workshops to teenagers

Nadir Nahdi of Beni among the video stars teaching young curators how to look after themselves online
21 Apr 2017
US firms join Google boycott over extremist content
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US firms join Google boycott over extremist content

Johnson & Johnson becomes latest company to remove adverts over controversial content on YouTube
23 Mar 2017
ArsenalFanTV: Car-crash TV as Gunners fall apart again
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ArsenalFanTV: Car-crash TV as Gunners fall apart again

Disappointed fans find a place to vent their anger as YouTube channel chronicles club's latest catastrophe
17 Feb 2017
YouTube star loses Disney deal after anti-Semitic video
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YouTube star loses Disney deal after anti-Semitic video

Swedish comedian Felix Kjellberg claims 'Death to all Jews' footage was a joke to show 'how crazy the modern world is'
14 Feb 2017
The best Google Cardboard apps
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The best Google Cardboard apps

Cheap smartphone viewer boasts a big collection of free and inexpensive VR titles and apps
20 May 2016
YouTuber makes a hoverbike in his shed
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YouTuber makes a hoverbike in his shed

More than a million viewers tune in to see Colin Furze leave the ground in an 'insanely dangerous' stunt
29 Apr 2016
Google topples Apple as world's most valuable company
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Google topples Apple as world's most valuable company

Shares surge on back of huge jump in advertising revenue in core business
2 Feb 2016
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