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  • Study: Teens get the news from YouTubers and not news outlets

    Given the current climate of fake news and continuous updates about the end of the world as we know it, more people are opting to live in their own bubble and ignore the news completely. But more worryingly, a recent study by SurveyMonkey and Common Sense Media, found that teens would rather keep up with current events via YouTubers, and not verified news agencies. According to the study, more than 75 percent of teens aged from 13 to 17 say it’s important to keep up with world events, yet over...

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  • 50% of U.S. Teens Are Getting Their News From YouTube, But Not From News Organizations

    Teens getting the majority of their news online shouldn't come as a surprise, as the days of reading a physical newspaper or settling in front of the television for the evening news have long passed. What does come as a surprise, however, is the online sources teens are turning to for their news. Common Sense,

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  • Facebook To News Outlets: We’ll Pay You Millions To License Content

    Facebook is looking to get into the news business, and that could be good news for some outlets, according to a published report. Quoting sources, the Wall Street Journal reports today that the social media behemoth is willing to pay as much as $3 million a year to license headlines and preview of articles. That [

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  • Facebook Offers News Outlets Millions of Dollars a Year to License Content

    Facebook is offering news outlets millions of dollars for the rights to put their content in a news section that the company hopes to launch later this year.

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  • YouTube’s new AR feature lets you virtually try on makeup while watching videos – TechCrunch

    Earlier this summer, YouTube announced its plans for a new AR feature for virtual makeup try-on that works directly in the YouTube app. Today, the first official campaign to use the “Beauty Try-On” feature has now launched, allowing viewers to try on and shop lipsticks from MAC Cosmetics from YouTube creator Roxette Arisa’s makeup tutorial [

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  • Facebook to pay handpicked corporate news outlets up to $3 million a year to license content: WSJ

    The Wall Street Journal reports that Facebook will offer corporate news outlets “millions of dollars for the rights to put their content in a news section that the company hopes to launch later this year,” citing unnamed sources familiar with the lawbreaking social media company and information warfare platform. Facebook reps are said to be offering news executives “as much as $3 million a year to license entire stories, headlines and previews of articles from news outlets,” reports WSJ. The...

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  • A YouTube creator with 10 million subscribers on what he considers a successful click-through rate and watch time for his videos

    Preston Arsement, commonly known as "Preston" online, grew his digital YouTube brand into a full-time business, hiring 24 people to help him. Arsement told Business Insider that understanding and measuring metrics as a YouTube creator is important for overall business success. He shared what he considers a successful click-through rate and watch time for his videos. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. Preston Arsement, commonly known as "Preston" online, grew his digital YouTube...

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