MTA Cop Fired After Assault Video Is Posted To YouTube, Now Suing [VIDEO]

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Part of being an adult and getting to vote and have sex is that you have to realize that you have to make grown up decisions too. Like knowing your limitations. I didn’t become a police officer because I would inevitably become a corrupt police officer. This guy, former officer for the Penn Station MTA, […]

Science Calls It: Facebook Losing Teen Users At An Alarming Rate

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iStrategy Labs has some grim statistics to report on Facebook: it’s losing its cool … fast. Of course we knew Facebook was diminishing in popularity, but it isn’t like polar ice caps melting, it’s more like popsicle on a hot day melting. At this rate, Facebook could achieve a rating of “Myspace” by the time […]

YouTube Video Gets A Pot Dealer Arrested [VIDEO]

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William Bradley, 46, a Connecticut man is in jail tonight after a YouTube video he posted brought him down. The video, showing Bradley touring his marijuana garden, kicked off a six-month surveillance investigation which lead to a storage bin full of weed, coke and cash. Actually, it wasn’t really a whole bunch of any of […]

From ‘Star Trek’ to Howard Stern: How George Takei Became Host of ‘Takei’s Take’ And A Viral Superstar [INTERVIEW]

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This video might be an instant classic — not only does it feature George Takei, one of the hippest stars of Generation Viral (along with a Grumpy Cat and a Rhubarb Lady) but it has him explaining whether it’s “Tah-kai” or “Tah-kay-e.” As he explained to me off-camera, it rhymes with “toupee.” A particularly apt […]

Deca CEO Talks Kin Community Network’s Partner Selection, YouTube Original Channel Initative [INTERVIEW]

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Top YouTube women’s network Kin Community recently scored a coup when they signed up Rosanna Pansino, Wayne Goss and Joy Cho as partners. The three join a roster headlined by Ellen DeGeneres’ “The Ellen Show” channel, whose presence alone makes the Kin stable pretty epic even without the big additions of Pansino and Goss, who […]

How @ Replaced # As the Coolest Symbol on Twitter, Facebook and Now Tumblr …

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#what?! It turns out, when it comes to symbols, that the at sign (@) is a lot more potent on social media than the pound sign (#). First used on Twitter in 2006 when Robert Andersen, a freelance designer, posted the symbol to refer to another person in the Twittersphere, the @ then got adopted […]

Phil DeFranco Offers Up Theory As To Why YouTubers Are Afraid of 4K [VIDEO]

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Phil DeFranco has the answer to why YouTubers are afraid of 4K: every little imperfection will become visible. Talking with Lamarr Wilson for Mashable — apparently we’re doing a “Lamarr Wilson interviews people for Mashable and we crib the video two days later” sort of thing lately … but PhillyD correctly surmises that we as […]

Ray William Johnson Explains Why He Will Be Retiring ‘Equals Three’ in 2014 [VIDEO]

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On a recent episode of his podcast “Runaway Thoughts,” Ray William Johnson explained why it’s time to stop the “Equals Three” show that has long been his baby: “Like I’m getting to that point where, not only am I burnt out, but I feel like I need to move on. To put it into context, […]

AJ Rafael on Reaching 500K YouTube Subscribers and ‘Red Roses the Movie’ [INTERVIEW]

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NMR BFF AJ Rafael recently hit a big YouTube milestone, and so here we are to celebrate: Happy 500K subscribers, AJ! Tonight, in your honor, we will be clubbing a few extra baby seals during NMR’s annual “Take Out Your Latent Anger on Cute Animals” pilgrimage. Don’t judge, NMR readers — these cathartic outings are […]

YouTubers — Is This You? Songversations With Jennifer Has A Pet Peeve

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YouTube star Jennifer Chung who runs art/music/beauty/style page Songversations with Jennifer has a pet peeve. It’s not a huge one, it’s actually kind of adorable, but maybe it’s because she’s pretty adorable herself. If I had this pet peeve, people would probably be like, “Quit whining, ugly.” But the real test is how the rest of […]

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