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YouTubers Meg Turney and Gavin Free Survive Home Invasion by Armed Fanatic

By Asif Khan, Feb 12, 2018 7:45pm PST

We are happy to hear that Meg and Gavin were physically unharmed after this terrifying experience with a crazed fan.


"I agree - in that she looks cute, but. I don't understand how that motivates you to murder ..."

- Lukiopimp see all 206 comments

Twitch Takes Aim at YouTube, Introduces Video Production Tools

By Charles Singletary, Jan 26, 2018 8:20am PST

The new creative tools introduce new options for content creators and serve as a step toward Twitch expanding its scope even more.


Google Pulls YouTube From Amazon's Devices

By Charles Singletary, Dec 05, 2017 5:15pm PST

There's no YouTube app for the Echo Show and Amazon Fire TV as Google and Amazon work toward an agreement.


"Meh, there will just be third party apps just like on Microsoft devices."

- jabuck see all 23 comments

Nintendo Bans Monetized YouTube Livestreams Of Their Games

By Charles Singletary, Sep 29, 2017 8:05am PDT

Members of the Nintendo Creators program received an email with the disappointing news.


"Perfect, the music is muted because copyright when she dances.. "

- -TKF- see all 49 comments

YouTube Requires Monetization To Include Patreon Links

By Charles Singletary, Sep 29, 2017 7:44am PDT

YouTube is making things a bit more difficult for content creators that want to link to the popular funding website.


"Ah: https://twitter.com/patrickklepek/status/913496617470308352 Though still not all fine."

- Conan see all 25 comments

Show Love With Half-Off Subscriptions During Twitch's SUBtember

By Charles Singletary, Sep 07, 2017 10:25am PDT

Show some love to some partner and affiliate streamers on Twitch by subscribing. All new subs up until October 2nd are half-off but the creators receive the full amount.


YouTube Introduces Ultra-Latency And Other Tools For Streamers

By Charles Singletary, Sep 05, 2017 2:35pm PDT

Fan interaction is getting a facelift with low latency and chat moderation tools. Mobile streamers on iPhone are also getting a boost.


Elgato To Shake Up Streaming Again With its New Cam Link

By Chris Jarrard, Aug 08, 2017 12:40pm PDT

A compact USB device will turn your existing camera into the ultimate webcam.


Super Mario Odyssey Trailer Recreated in Dark Souls 3

By Asif Khan, Jul 13, 2017 11:30am PDT

YOU DIED (of laughter).


"Perfect. I just beat DS3 last night, too. Definitely could use a bit of making light."

- kallanta see all 5 comments

YouTube Creators Won't Make Money Until They Hit 10,000 Lifetime Views

By David Craddock, Apr 06, 2017 4:45pm PDT

The move is meant to cull out stolen content, but could discourage smaller channels from gaining traction.


"Sounds like a way to spam short video views and a new spam bot cottage industry."

- one random winner see all 2 comments

FIFA YouTubers plead guilty to gambling charges

By David Craddock, Feb 06, 2017 2:25pm PST

The gaming website where the business partners let users gamble on real games has been shut down.


PewDiePie Didn't Delete His Channel After Reaching 50 Million Subscribers

By Jason Faulkner, Dec 09, 2016 8:30am PST

What a surprise.


"Watched my first video of his for ffxv, good for him making that money"

- bolneze see all 92 comments

YouTube influencer 'Markiplier' signs with the talent agency that represents Eminem and Ben Affleck

By David Craddock, Nov 16, 2016 3:39pm PST

The online star has more than 15 million subscribers and over 6 billion views.


"So, overreacting and making retarded faces while playing horror games can pay off? Hmmmm. Good ..."

- coyoterys see all 46 comments

YouTube launches support for HDR videos

By Daniel Perez, Nov 08, 2016 7:35am PST

Those with an HDR TV can start enjoying compatible videos on YouTube as early as today.


"Maybe they'll actually enable some bitrates that make it worth it at some point. (I'm ..."

- Conan see all 3 comments

Watch Dota 2 - The International Main Event Day Five Here

By Asif Khan, Aug 12, 2016 8:00am PDT

The International 2016 Main Event is happening! Watch TI6 all week with us here at Shacknews.


"Yeah seems like a weaker PL but he does have a disable of sorts with the surround. Kinda ..."

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