These Korean shoppers are sexing up online product reviews
Talk about an endorsement.
On Jan 27, 2014 by EJ Dickson
How YouTube is failing women
The women of YouTube are stuck on the outside looking in—defenseless and forced to figure out ways to protect themselves, on- and offline.
On Sep 23, 2013 by Gaby Dunn
YouTube puts an end to the ‘reply girls’ reign of spam
Effective Sept. 12, YouTube will no longer allow video responses, a feature that users have long manipulated for pageviews and profit.
On Aug 28, 2013 by Gaby Dunn
The top 10 most influential people on YouTube in 2012
These 10 prominent users changed the conversation and helped push YouTube further into the mainstream eye than ever before.
On Dec 18, 2012 by Chase Hoffberger
The Daily Dot theme song
One year, 3 million served, and finally, a catchy tune to call our very own.
On Aug 24, 2012 by David Holmes
Why Aimee Davison wants to “Save the Boobs” on YouTube
Does YouTube need a new advertising category so attractive women can get paid for their videos? One prominent user certainly thinks so.
On Jul 13, 2012 by Chase Hoffberger
Advanced UAV beats YouTube haters at their own game
The 13-year-old gaming prodigy has amassed roughly 10,000 subscribers for his commentary on the Call of Duty series.
On Jun 8, 2012 by Fruzsina Eördögh
Confessions of a reply girl: Alejandra Gaitan bares all
You've seen her response videos. Now learn why the 24-year-old college dropout manipulated YouTube's algorithms and sparked a site-wide controversy.
On May 16, 2012 by Fruzsina Eördögh
Why YouTube’s reply girls are here to stay
Where there’s a will--and financial incentive--there’s a way for the cleavage-baring reply girls to manipulate YouTube’s system.
On May 8, 2012 by Fruzsina Eördögh
Reply girls return: YouTube’s attempts to stop suggestive spam have failed
Tittiepocalypse is back. With a vengeance.
On Apr 30, 2012 by Fruzsina Eördögh
Framed by Bots! Inside a YouTube scandal
Dire Boris was booted on YouTube. The commenting duo say they were framed by their enemy, a reply girl.
On Apr 6, 2012 by Fruzsina Eördögh
YouTube’s traffic still affected by the Reply Girls
YouTube altered its algorithm in response to the reply girls phenomenon, but did it work?
On Mar 29, 2012 by Fruzsina Eördögh
YouTube saved! How bots nearly destroyed the site
If it weren't for a community uproar, would Google have fixed YouTube's latest problem?
On Mar 21, 2012 by Fruzsina Eördögh
YouTube seeks to shut down reply girls
An algorithm emphasizes time spent on the site over clicks. Will this end Tittiepocalypse?
On Mar 14, 2012 by Fruzsina Eördögh