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Pharrell Williams Is Not Happy! Warns YouTube With $1B Lawsuit [VIDEO]

A handler for a bunch of music superstars, including Pharrell Williams, is telling YouTube that it had better remove about 20,000 videos or face a $1 billion lawsuit. Music-business heavyweight Irving Azoff, who founded the new legal group Global Music Rights, has told the video juggernaut that it does not have performance rights to thousands…

YouTube Temporarily Blocks Russia Today’s Channel For “Misleading Content”

YouTube temporarily blocked Kremlin English-language propaganda network RT’s wildly popular account on the video streaming service on Tuesday for unspecified terms of service violations. Users who attempted to access the Russia Today account were told the account had been suspended “due to multiple or severe violations of YouTube’s policy against spam, gaming, misleading content, or…

YouTube faces backlash for Google+ integration

YouTube commenters are not known for keeping their opinions to themselves. Angry users of the Google-owned video site are revolting online against YouTube’s new commenting system, which requires everyone to connect their current account to a Google+ account in order to leave a comment on a video. The system was announced in September and fully…

100 Hours Of Video Uploaded Every Minute By YouTube Users

Google revealed Sunday on YouTube’s eighth birthday that the video sharing website has reached new uploading heights with around 100 hours of video uploaded every minute by users. A year ago today, 72 hours of video were uploaded every minute. The site also has reached record-breaking viewership with more than one billion people visiting the…

YouTube Introduces Paid Channels

After months of rumors, YouTube finally introduced a pilot program for paid channels on Thursday. YouTube will now let a few dozen of popular channels charge viewers a subscription fee of 99 cents or more per month, the company announced in a blog post. Each of these channels will offer two weeks of free viewing…