To paraphrase “Deep Throat” from All the President’s Men, don’t believe the myths the media has created about Google. The truth is, these people are not very bright and things got out of hand. Bloomberg’s Mark Bergen and Lucas Shaw have written one of the most revealing stories yet about just how out of control YouTube really […]
If you’ve been following Rep. Ted Deutch’s “Preventing Animal Cruelty and Torture” bill co-sponsored with Rep. Vern Buchanan, it may come as a surprise that there is actually such a thing as “animal crush” videos. It’s just too sad to really discuss in any detail–other than to commend Reps Deutch and Buchanan for stepping up […]
Google uses YouTube to recruit children into their lobbying effort against Article 13.
The Values Gap redux: Must read post by James Bridle on the truly bizarre goings on at YouTube Kids. I’ve also been aware for some time of the increasingly symbiotic relationship between younger children and YouTube. I see kids engrossed in screens all the time, in pushchairs and in restaurants, and there’s always a bit […]