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No answers: YouTube blocks LGBT content

“Some of the demonetization I understand and is completely fair based on YouTube’s user guidelines, the issue is that it does not tell you for individual videos what caused it to be flagged.” They told me in an email this weekend. Currently, the only context creators are given as to why their videos have been demonetized is the message, “not suitable for all advertisers.”


Xbox Live Indie Games shuts down tomorrow

Microsoft has since transitioned to the “ID@XBOX” program, which Microsoft says is a more formal and managed approach to publishing independent games exclusive to the Xbox One or Windows 10. 





Fall Out Boy releases new song and announces the Fall Out Boy Fund

This morning, Chicago based rock group, Fall Out Boy, released the newest single off their upcoming album MANIA. The song, “The Last of the Real Ones” is the third single to be released in promotion of their seventh studio album, which was originally going to be released this month but has been pushed back until January 19th. 


PewDiePie used a racial slur on livestream. Is he a liability for YouTube?

Now YouTube’s biggest star has made headlines again for using a racial epithet. Not only have YouTubers such as Matt Collins of Nerd3, “Angry” Joe Vargus, Danny O’Dwyer, and more condemned Felix for his words and actions as of late; some like Jim Sterling have even started claiming that PewDiePie is a liability for everyone else who uses YouTube to obtain their income because of his new racist image. 


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