YouTube Removes Video Claiming School Shooting Survivor Is a 'Crisis Actor' After It Trends at No. 1

David Hogg, a senior at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, FL, has been outspoken about the proliferation of guns in the United States‚ÄĒand politicians‚Äô inaction on gun control‚ÄĒafter seeing 17 of his classmates killed by a school shooter. For speaking up, he‚Äôs been targeted by right-wing commentators and‚Ķ

YouTube beauty guru Ingrid Nilsen announces: 'The fact that I'm gay is a part of me'

June is LGBT Pride Month. It's celebrated every year to honor the 1969 Stonewall riots in NYC that spurred the gay rights movement in America. Many young people choose to come out on¬†social media and in online communities in June.¬†But often, with filmed coming out announcements ‚ÄĒ and¬†more specifically, coming out‚Ķ

Why did YouTube yank this video of a creepy Uber driver fondling himself?

Yesterday, we wrote about a video showing an Uber driver who went into the backseat of his car and started fondling himself while whispering “you’re so beautiful" to a female passenger. Uber promptly removed the driver from the service. Today brings more information: We now know YouTube pulled down the video for…

When YouTube beauty gurus talk about their plastic surgery

Beauty is one of YouTube‚Äôs largest verticals ‚ÄĒ right up there¬†with music, food, and gaming. What sets beauty apart, though, is that the success of a ‚Äúbeauty channel‚ÄĚ is largely dependent on the face of the ‚Äúbeauty guru‚ÄĚ behind it. To be sure, for the young female audience these channels attract, there's much more than‚Ķ