Branded engagements, hope in the UK porn ban, and YouTube’s rough six months with Ki Scyne. Plus, a new festival and a three wishes quiz.
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Welcome to the Era of Branded Engagements – The Atlantic
UK to indefinitely delay age-verification system for online porn – The Verge
YouTube’s algorithm is reportedly helping pedophiles find home videos of kids – The Daily Dot
On YouTube’s Digital Playground, an Open Gate for Pedophiles – The New York Times
YouTube’s Trending section puts creators at a huge disadvantage over big brands – The Verge
YouTube’s Bungled PR Announcements Made Carlos Maza’s Harassment Worse – Motherboard
YouTube’s new policies are catching educators, journalists, and activists in the crossfire – The Verge
Google’s LGBTQ Employees Are Furious About YouTube’s Policy Disasters – The Verge
YouTube executives reportedly mulling over removing all children’s content from main site – The Verge
YouTube facing investigation from federal government over inability to protect children – The Verge
Fortnite superstar Ninja and DJ Marshmello are headlining a gaming and music festival in Las Vegas – The Verge
Congress Has A New Bill To Ban Surprise Billing, And It May Actually Pass – BuzzFeed News
Ask The Genie For Three Wishes, And We’ll Predict Your Immediate Future by Luis Del Valle from the BuzzFeed staff