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This Week's Edition
Singapore Teen Charged with Obscenity After Video
Amos Yee faces three years in prison if convicted
Obama Interviewed by ‘YouTube Personalities’
Beltway insider journalists are no longer looking so bad.
Google Reveals Content Governments Asked Be Removed in Latest Transparency Report
From YouTube videos depicting police brutality to defamatory blog posts, 2013 saw a spike in removal requests.
The Force Awakens, and With It the Internet
All 88 seconds of the trailer for the new Star Wars movie have been thoroughly analyzed for their cultural, technological and social implications.
Giving Money to Charity, One YouTube Clip at a Time
A new campaign is harnessing popular Internet video clips in a bid to encourage donations to foreign aid agencies.
YouTube Creates Its Own Celebrities - Complete With Screaming Fans
Most people over 30 would struggle to recognise them, but YouTube, with six billion hours of video per month being watched, is creating its own celebrities
A Book for Parents of Gay Kids Aims to Fill a Void
Advice with a side of humor in a book for parents that answers questions like “How do you handle sleepovers?”
Lego Quits Shell
The Danish toy manufacturer ended its relationship with Shell after a video linking Lego to Shell's controversial practice of arctic drilling went viral on YouTube.
Crying Japanese Politician Resigns
Ryutaro Nonomura, whose tears went viral on YouTube, has tendered his resignation
YouTube Celebrates Nine Years of Sucking Away Man-Hours
Do the “Harlem Shake”—or send a man to the moon. Your choice.
'Happy' Video Gets 6 Young Iranians Arrested
Six young Iranians, were arrested and interrogated on state TV after their dance video racked up more than 165,000 views on YouTube
'Innocence of Muslims' to Be Taken Off YouTube
The film that sparked protests across the Middle East must be removed due to a lawsuit from an actress
Black MIDI Will Overload Your Brain – And Your Computer
An inside look at the frenetic music of the Internet’s geek hivemind.