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YouTube’s latest fiasco points to a deeper problem for tech – The Washington Post

First, YouTube said a streaming star’s repeated homophobic remarks about a Vox writer did not violate the platform’s rules. Then, after a lot of furious people sent a lot of furious tweets prompting a lot of scorn-filled news stories, YouTube determined the remarks did violate its rules, and announced it would strip advertising from the offending …

How YouTube changed the world

In late 2005, when YouTube was just a few months old, one its co-founders announced that the site’s users were consuming the equivalent of an entire Blockbuster store each month. Today, 300 hours of video are uploaded to the site every minute. And Blockbuster… Well, kids, Blockbuster was a video …

Viral Dove Campaign Becomes Most Watched Ad Ever

The Dove Real Beauty Sketches clip that went viral on YouTube just one month ago has become the most watched video ad of all time, Dove announced Monday. The three-minute ad — which has also become the third most shared ad of all time — teaches a vital lesson about …