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YouTube stars’ fury over algorithm tests

By Chris FoxTechnology reporter image copyrightGetty Images Some of YouTube’s most popular stars have criticised the website for “experimenting” with how their videos are delivered to their fans. Unannounced, YouTube started testing an algorithm that changed the order videos appeared in users’ subscription feeds. The experiment came to light when some users complained on social media. One YouTube star said… Read more →

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YouTube bans several white supremacist channels

Image copyright Getty Images YouTube has banned some prominent white supremacist channels as internet companies face a backlash over racist content. The Google-owned video platform said the channels had violated its policies that prohibit hate speech. In recent days social media companies have been been boycotted by a number of major advertisers. On Monday Ford joined a growing list of… Read more →