Reddit Ban on Racist Subreddit Doesn’t Stop Group From Resurfacing


Last month, Reddit banned one of the most offensive subreddits to have ever existed on the social news site. The Atlantic reported that /r/niggers is a haven for users who hate black people and post offensive photos and comments. Before Reddit banned the subreddit, it had 6,000 users and was one of the fastest growing […]

Can We Stop Putting Quotes Around The ‘Celebrity’ Part Of ‘YouTube Celebrity’ Now?


Here is an example of a scare quote: “Native American” actor Johnny Depp has shown interest in buying The Wounded Knee Historic Landmark; probably because he feels so bad about the whole Tonto thing. Scare quotes are a troublesome little grammatical phenomenon. For journalists out there, scare quotes are a way to embrace a popular […]

‘We Are Not Trayvon Martin’ Tumblr Twists Popular Slogan, Fuels Talk on Civil Rights and White Privilege


While “We Are Not Trayvon Martin” may sound like a snarky anti-Trayvon Martin screed conservatives might use in response to the trending hashtag #IAmTrayvonMartin, it’s actually not. Rather, We Are Not Trayvon Martin is a Tumblr that features people of various backgrounds expressing outrage at Trayvon’s killer George Zimmerman’s acquittal last Saturday, and it is […]

MTV To Reveal VMA’s Through Previews on Vine & Instagram


I’m not sure whether the story is that MTV is using Vine and Instagram to preview their upcoming Video Music Awards or that it took a “cutting-edge” media company so long to embrace the new media. The MTV VMAs, which will broadcast from the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, N.Y., on August 25th, are dropping some […]

3 Simple Ways You Can Use Tags To Make Your YouTube Video Stand Out


According to YouTube, over 100 hours of video are uploaded to the video site every minute. This means that, roughly, over 144,000 hours worth of video ends up on YouTube each day. For any rookie or veteran creator, standing out amongst the hordes of content hosted on YouTube each day is a constant battle, and […]

UPDATE: ‘Western’ Men Harass Korean Girl, Incite International Anger in Racist, Misogynistic Facebook Video [VIDEO]


UPDATE 07/18/13 13:49 PST: So this might not be as it seems. Two of the men allegedly portrayed in this video have reached out to the Korea Herald with the claim that it is actually edited footage from a series of short Korean films and that the two men (who spoke on a condition of […]

Lebanese Soccer Referee: I Learned Match-Fixing From Watching YouTube Videos


YouTube is a tool used by many to learn how to cook meals, perfect dance moves and even just to vent frustrations. It can also be a tool for corrupt officials to cheat the system. During a Singaporean businessman’s trial on charges of providing women to three soccer officials in exchange for them rigging soccer […]

Fine Bros Gets Kids’ Reactions To Cheerios Commercial With Mixed-Race Family [VIDEO]


Many people on social media have heard from the adults reacting to the Cheerios ad that featured a mixed-race family. The Fine Brothers now want to hear what kids think of the commercial. In their latest installment of “Kids React…,” the brothers interviewed a dozen children ranging from ages 7 to 13 about their thoughts […]

Long Live Awesomeness: Sourcefed Reaches 1 Million Subscriber Mark


Congrats are due to Phil DeFranco and friends … The little-hilarious-engine-that-could, Sourcefed, just crossed the 1 million subscriber threshold like a boss. Joining such luminaries in the 1 million+ subscriber club as Smosh, Jenna Marbles and Sxephil himself, Sourcefed has proven itself to have the staying power that many of its contemporaries lacked. Started by […]

Reddit Generates ‘Pizza Storm’ For Hospitalized 2-Year-Old Girl with Cancer


It all began with a handmade sign in a hospital window: “Send Pizza RM 4112″ The sign, jokingly put up by the family of 2-year-old Hazel Hammersley, had gone unheeded until a Redditor with the username “Ashortstorylong” posted a pic of it to Reddit with the caption, “Photo taken outside Children’s Hospital in Los Angeles. […]

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