Gadfly Reporter Throws White House Presser Into Chaos With Over-the-Top Tantrum
The White House/YouTubeSimon Ateba once again made the White House press briefing all about his perceived grievances on Monday.A notorious gadfly who claims he’s been removed from the White House Correspondent’s Association, the Today News Africa reporter had one of his trademarked public meltdowns—this time in front of the Ted Lasso cast.With Jason Sudeikis, Hannah Waddingham, and other stars of the hit show joining White House Press Secretary Karine Jean-Pierre at the podium, Ateba began beratnews.yahoo.com
Watch: Bald eagle parents protect their egg during snowstorm in northern California
Named Liberty and Guardian, the eagles were filmed shielding their only egg from the elements during the “worst” incubation period in many years. (Courtesy: Gary Avey / Friends of the Redding Eagles / YouTube)news.yahoo.com
Supreme Court wrestles with lawsuit shield for social media
In its first case about the federal law that is credited with helping create the modern internet, the Supreme Court seems unlikely to side with a family wanting to hold Google liable for the death of their daughter who was killed in a terrorist attack.
One YouTuber makes $650,000 a year recording himself crushing everything from PlayStation consoles to human teeth. Say hello to the estimated $165 million destructo-economy.
Clips of hydraulic press machines crushing cars and industrial shredders destroying appliances have garnered massive audiences and profits online.news.yahoo.com
School lawsuits over social media harm face tough legal road
Like the tobacco, oil, gun, opioid and vaping industries before them, the big U.S. social media companies are now facing lawsuits brought by public entities that seek to hold them accountable for a huge societal problem in the mental health crisis among youth.
‘Hey, brother’: How the Super Carlin Brothers built their empire from the Star City
The Super Carlin Brothers have an ever-expanding social media universe. Their YouTube Channel has over 2 million subscribers, while their Popcorn Culture podcast is growing alongside other endeavors. And they do it all from their studio in downtown Roanoke.
YouTube to remove videos spreading abortion falsehoods
YouTube will begin removing misleading videos about abortion in response to falsehoods being spread about the procedure that is being banned or restricted across a broad swath of the U.S. The move announced Thursday by the Google-owned video site comes about a month after the U.S. Supreme Court overturned Roe v. Wade, the case that had protected the legality of abortion in the country for nearly 50 years.
EXPLAINER: How platforms dealt with 'RINO hunting' video
When a GOP Missouri U.S. Senate candidate released a video Monday in which he cocked a gun after calling for a hunt of fellow Republicans who he believes are “RINOs,” or Republicans in Name Only, Facebook scraped it off its platform within a few hours.