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Plus: Big advertisers ban YouTube (not over vaccines), the National Cancer Institute wonders how to respond to health misinformation, and how to fill a data void.
“I’m sure everybody in the industry would [agree] that YouTube can be a messy, nasty place. The membership is just this delightful two-way conversation, with people who are really there to support Vox.”
Plus: Real-life consequences after you get harassed online, watching your boyfriend become radicalized, and what is Fox News, exactly?
And turning away a bit from Facebook video: “Our video lives on YouTube. We’re going to program for the YouTube audience.”
When a one-hour outage on the platform can result in a 20 percent net hike in traffic to publishers’ websites, YouTube’s got a special share of the attention economy.
“I was sensitive to saying, ‘Here I am, an outsider, a non-expert going to these places and saying I’m here to explain this.'”
Plus: Alex Jones gets deplatformed, a new alternative to Patreon for producers, and some contradictory data about how people use Alexa.
The algorithm that ranks content can make some truly strange decisions. What set of signals is Google News looking for?