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Elon Musk says he’s finally going to host PewDiePie’s show about internet memes – here’s why that’s a big deal for the YouTuber

PewDiePie and Elon Musk.RW/MediaPunch/IPX; AP Photo/Kiichiro Sato Elon Musk said in a Monday night tweet that he recently recorded a video that will go up on the YouTube channel for PewDiePie, the most popular video creator on the platform. Musk first floated the idea of making an appearance on PewDiePie’s …

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Amazon is taping up windows and hiring security to keep its ‘Lord of the Rings’ series secret

Head of Amazon Studios Jennifer Salke.REUTERS/Danny Moloshok Amazon Studios’ boss told the Hollywood Reporter about the steps it is taking to keep its “Lord of the Rings” series secret. She said the show’s writers are being kept in a secure room with no natural light in order to prevent leaks. …

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EA has a ‘Fortnite’ on its hands with its new game, ‘Apex Legends.’ So what does that mean for ‘Anthem’?

&quotApex Legends”/Electronic Arts Electronic Arts is a massive video game publisher, responsible for major franchises like “Madden,” “FIFA,” and the upcoming “Anthem.” EA also publishes “Apex Legends,” the latest blockbuster hit in the nascent Battle Royale genre popularized by games like “Fortnite.” The sudden release and impact of “Apex Legends” …

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Inside the twists and turns of Ja Rule’s 3-decade career, from platinum rap albums and a cameo in ‘The Fast and the Furious’ to promoting the disastrous Fyre Festival

Ja Rule, born Jeffrey Atkins in 1976, grew up in the neighborhood of Hollis in Queens, New York City. Ja Rule, born Jeffrey Atkins in 1976, grew up in the neighborhood of Hollis in Queens, New York City. Source: Biography Ja Rule started rapping professionally in 1993 … Source: Biography …

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A 13-year-old girl makes as much as $1,000 a day creating ASMR videos, as YouTube works to keep its child stars safe

Life of Mak/YouTubeMackenna Kelly, the star of the “Life with MaK” ASMR YouTube channel.Life of Mak/YouTube ASMR, short for autonomous sensory meridian response, is a phenomenon where certain soft whispering or tapping sounds cause a tingly sensation in some people. It’s become a whole YouTube phenomenon. A new report from …

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Actor Terry Crews says the National Enquirer’s publisher tried to ‘silence’ him with fake stories as Jeff Bezos accuses the tabloid of blackmail

Terry Crews speaks onstage during the 2019 MAKERS Conference in California on February 8, 2019.Vivien Killilea/Getty Images for MAKERS Terry Crews has accused American Media Inc, publisher of the National Enquirer, of making up a false story to “silence” him. Crews said Radar Online, which is owned by AMI, tried …

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Amazon and Hulu’s algorithms are recommending conspiracy theory films, and the consequences could be more serious than you might think

Amazon and Hulu feature &quotdocumentaries” about discredited and discriminatory conspiracy theories.Yutong Yuan/Business Insider Amazon and Hulu continue to host and algorithmically suggest conspiracy films. This comes as platforms like Roku and YouTube are removing conspiratorial accounts or preventing their search and recommendation algorithms from surfacing them. Experts warn that hosting …

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YouTube CEO Susan Wojcicki admits even her kids said the ‘Rewind 2018’ video was ‘cringey’

Mateusz Wlodarczyk / GettyYouTube CEO Susan WojcickiMateusz Wlodarczyk / Getty “YouTube Rewind 2018” is the most disliked video on YouTube. On Tuesday, YouTube’s CEO Susan Wojcicki said that “even at home, my kids told me our 2018 Rewind was ‘cringey.'”  “We hear you that it didn’t accurately show the year’s …

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