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YouTube revamps its gaming homebase ahead of shutting down its Gaming app     – CNET
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And the YouTube Gaming app is going away.

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YouTube will now show vertical ads
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Over the past few months, YouTube has made watching vertical videos feel more natural on the platform. It first gave mobile users the ability watch full-sized vertical content without black bars last year before rolling out the feature to the web in…

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Google removes 58 accounts tied to Iran from YouTube and other sites     – CNET
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The disclosure comes after similar announcements from Facebook and Twitter days earlier.

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Google created a fake pizza brand to test out creative strategies for YouTube ads
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Google’s Unskippable Ads team has been testing ad effectiveness in a compelling new way: It created a fake pizza brand called Doctor Fork, used stock footage to create 33 ads and then served them up on YouTube and reached 20 million impressions. Ben Jones, creative director at Unskippable Labs, explained that there are certain axioms […]

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The Flourishing Business of Fake YouTube Views
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An anonymous reader shares a report: Martin Vassilev makes a good living selling fake views on YouTube videos. Working from home in Ottawa, he has sold about 15 million views so far this year, putting him on track to bring in more than $200,000, records show. Mr. Vassilev, 32, does not provide the views himself. […]

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YouTube Will Soon Pass Facebook As Second Biggest Website In US
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According to a new study from market research firm SimilarWeb, Facebook may cede its runner-up position to YouTube in the next two to three months. Currently, the top five most-visited websites in the U.S. are Google, Facebook, YouTube, Yahoo and Amazon, in that order. However, Facebook’s monthly page visits are declining rapidly, from 8.5 billion […]

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Vertical video sheds its black bars on YouTube, Android app adds dark mode
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The YouTube desktop site was designed for 16:9 video, with videos in any other aspect ratio—most commonly 4:3 for old TV material or 9:16 for vertical smartphone video—padded with black bars until they fit the 16:9 box. In a change that Google is currently rolling out, those black bars are now being scrapped, and the […]

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YouTube gives creators a way to flag stolen videos
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YouTube keeps a watch over the millions of videos on its service, making sure that they don't violate copyright or community standards. The company removed 8.3 million videos for community guidelines violations in the last quarter of 2017. It hasn't…

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BBC recruits YouTube stars to hook those elusive teens     – CNET
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The BBC hopes YouTuber Ali-A will get kids liking and subscribing to Auntie again.

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