5G and coronavirus: Here’s why Google is removing these videos from YouTube

The authorities in the UK are facing another major problem while fighting coronavirus: 5G conspiracy theories. Some groups in the UK are blaming 5G connectivity for the spread of coronavirus disease. As weird as it may sound, these UK residents are actually threatening mobile engineers and even burning 5G masts in the country. With no […]

Coronavirus Australia: YouTube and Facebook remove Aussie’s baseless video claiming, ‘You can’t catch a virus’

The outlandish conspiracies espoused by Mr Barnett have found support among anti-5G communities too. On March 28, the Facebook page ‘We Say NO To 5G in Australia’ launched a campaign encouraging people to email their local politicians and news outlets to outline their concerns towards the supposed links between the coronavirus and the rollout of […]

Game composers and YouTubers are in a murky battle for copyright control

On the side of fans, the more accessible the music, the merrier. When companies take down game music channels on YouTube that upload songs or soundtracks from games, it’s understandable, but extremely frustrating. Each time, the action is met with cries begging the companies to simply upload the music to the platform themselves, and before […]

Coronavirus: YouTube tightens rules after David Icke 5G interview

Coronavirus: Scientists brand 5G claims ‘complete rubbish’ Tech firms summoned over ‘crackpot’ 5G conspiracies Mast fire probe amid 5G coronavirus claims In this case, YouTube is allowing the interview’s host to keep earnings generated via the Super Chats tool while the video was still online.

Coronavirus Australia: False claims about viruses and COVID-19 in YouTube, Facebook video

The speaker in the video states: “Because a virus is not transmissible within your own body, it should make sense that a virus is not transmissible between people.” He then claims that “this is why you can’t get an avian flu or swine flu, a bat flu and monkey flu or any other flu”.

As Late-Night Shows Zoom To Air, Producers Hope To Harness Quarantine Creativity Once Shutdown Ends

Purcell says this week the team has been figuring out how to send-up the fact that a large part of America has spent the last two weeks on Zoom. “These shows are about reflecting what’s going on in the world and we’re leaning into how people are living right,” he says. “Creatively, we’re trying to […]

Santikos CEO places himself, staff on furlough during stay-at-home order

Before announcing the furloughs, Handren said Santikos attempted to apply for a small business loan under the CARES Act, a federal stimulus package passed by congress late last month that aims to bring relief to the struggling economy. A part of the recovery package is a loan program that helps small businesses pay its employees. […]

How Peppa Pig became a video nightmare for children

As a result, while many videos have since been removed from the website, uncountable numbers still remain. In March, Wired catalogued a slew of violent accounts and demonstrated that it was possible to go from a popular children’s alphabet video to a Minnie Mouse snuff film in 14 steps, just by following YouTube’s own recommendations. […]

James Charles Defends Controversial ‘Mugshot’ Makeup Look: ‘Nothing to Do with Domestic Violence’

One fan explained in a Tweet why the “mugshot challenge” trend is so problematic. “I don’t understand why this would be a trend. I love James but it’s not fun having your face bruised and not being able to cover them up. Maybe I’m being too sensitive but this made me feel really uncomfortable because […]

Take the kids … to Jodrell Bank Discovery Centre, Cheshire

In a nutshell The Lovell telescope, centrepiece of the Jodrell Bank Observatory, which has dominated the Cheshire countryside since it was constructed in 1957, was listed as a UK candidate for Unesco world heritage site status this month. As well as the world’s first fully steerable radio telescope, Jodrell Bank is home to a science […]