YouTube Ban Has Totally Crushed Infowars
Two weeks after getting kicked off most major social platforms, Alex Jones’ empire is gasping for air. One bright spot? Twitter.
Makeup Companies Dump YouTube Vlogger Over Racist Tweets
Fans of a rival vlogger unearthed a post on Laura Lee’s Twitter that read: ‘tip for all black people if you pull ur pants up you can run from the police faster.. #yourwelcome.’
The New Slenderman Is a Japanese Monster Named Momo
Videos of YouTubers placing fake calls to a humanoid bird monster rack up millions of views. At least one person has killed herself, though.
New Member of Logan Paul’s Crew Is a Convicted Pimp
Prankster Arman Izadi calls himself a ‘real Vegas motherf***er.’ He’s not kidding.
DIAMOND AND SILK OR BUST
GOP to Silicon Valley: Promote the Far Right or Else
Several members of the powerful House Judiciary Committee are threatening to regulate tech companies if they don’t promote conservative content to their satisfaction.
YouTuber Promised Fans Drake, Got a Bomb Threat Instead
Yousef Erakat said if his livestream got 2 million viewers, he would bring the rap star to a free L.A. concert. It’s the latest flop by a video star that got ugly.
How Bo Burnham Became the Voice of Two Generations
The 27-year-old stand-up became one of YouTube’s first viral stars in 2006. A decade later, he channels a modern-day 13-year-old girl in his coming-of-age triumph, ‘Eighth Grade.’