PewDiePie Is Still Doing His Dumb Nazi Shtick 

Last month Felix Kjellberg — better known to his 54 million subscribers as PewDiePie — was dropped by his Disney-backed representation at Maker Studios and had his premium YouTube RED series due to his use of off-colour Nazi humour and imagery which many white supremacists interpreted as a dogwhistle. Since then, he’s learned nothing. Read More >>

YouTube Stars Are Blowing Up Over Not Getting Paid

For the past year YouTubers have been trying to navigate a deluge of false copyright claims and a changing algorithm that rewards needlessly-long videos. Now, allegedly, the platform is starting to withhold pay. Read More >>

Another Prominent YouTuber Has Been Accused of Rape

Toby Turner, better known as Tobuscus, has been a mainstay of YouTube for over ten years. Between his three channels, he commands an audience of more than 15 million people. During his career as a vlogger, entertainer, and musician, he’s performed at VidCon, premiered a film at Sundance, successfully crowdfunded a game, and has his own action figure. And today, he joins the ranks of Sam Pepper, Mike Lobardo, Tom Milsom, Alex Day, and other vloggers on the platform accused of sexual impropriety. Read More >>

YouTube Won’t Ban a Guy Who Crushes Animals to Death

Among the many prolific channels on YouTube is bootsmade4crushing (BM4C) which for four years has featured videos of someone using expensive boots to stomp and crush everything from remote-controlled toys to food to boomboxes. Despite a modest 987 subscribers and videos that rarely break a thousand views, BM4C has churned out over 650 clips. Read More >>