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YouTube Suspends Trump’s Channel for at Least a Week

HONG KONG (AP) – YouTube has suspended U.S. President Donald Trump’s channel for at least a week amid concerns around “ongoing potential for violence,” making it the latest platform to limit the president’s online activities. The Google-owned platform removed content that was uploaded on January 12 from the Donald J. Trump channel for inciting violence, although it was not immediately…

What the Tech? Gifts for People Who Use YouTube

It’s hard not to want a piece of the YouTube pie when you see Ryan’s ToysReview. The 8-year-old makes over $22 million from his channel every year. What does your child need to get started? These gadgets make good Christmas gifts and maybe an even better investment. Dedicated cameras like a DSLR are good, but unnecessary to get started. Smartphones…

What the Tech? Should You Switch from YouTube to Rumble?

There’s a big debate going on now about censorship on social media. Conservative voters are leaving Facebook for an app called MeWe, while conservative Twitter users switch to Parler. Now there’s a YouTube alternative called Rumble that’s attracting conservatives and content creators. Rumble.com doesn’t look much like YouTube but there are lots of video clips of dogs and clips of…

What the Tech? Why Boring Videos Are a Hit on YouTube

At a time when everywhere we turn there is bad news, shocking images or social media posts that prompt all kinds of feelings and emotions, maybe the best way to get away from it all, is to cue up some of the most boring videos of all time. An entire genre of “oddly satisfying videos” is exploding on YouTube, perhaps…

Local Church Using Alternative Methods to Do Communion

Local churches are not letting the Coronavirus halt worship services. Some congregations are even using multiple platforms to reach its members. “They didn’t teach us how to deal with this kind of thing in seminary, you know, a world-wide pandemic,” Taylor Road Baptist Church Senior Pastor Daniel Atkins said. It’s becoming the new normal, as churches are now looking for…

What the Tech? Protecting Children from Disturbing YouTube Videos

We’ve told you about these disturbing kids videos before. Brought it up 3 years ago. Creepy, gross and way too provocative for kids. Videos that are all over YouTube. Find one, and kids can follow down a rabbit hole to hundreds of others. Now Google, which owns YouTube is cracking down. Curious parents can easily find videos of Disney princesses…

Google’s YouTube Losing Major Advertisers Upset with Videos

AT&T, Verizon and several other major advertisers are suspending their marketing campaigns on Google’s YouTube site after discovering their brands have been appearing alongside videos promoting terrorism and other unsavory subjects. The spreading boycott confronts Google with a challenge that threatens to cost it hundreds of millions of dollars. YouTube’s popularity stems from its massive and eclectic library of video,…