THERE’S a reason Felix Kjellberg is known as the king of YouTube. The Swedish video game commentator, web-based comedian and video producer is better known as PewDiePie and is no stranger to controversy. Who is PewDiePie? He has over 52 million fans making him the number one subscribed person on the channel for his Let's Play commentaries. He also has over 8 million Twitter followers, 10 million Instagram followers and a website where fans can buy official merchandise. His channel has received over 13 billion video views and he was named one of "The World’s 100 Most Influential People" by Time magazine. Felix was born in 1989 in Gothenburg, Sweden and graduated from university with a degree in Industrial Economics and Technology Management, but in 2013, he had the most subscribed YouTube channel. He currently lives in Brighton with his Italian fashion and beauty vlogger girlfriend Marzia Bisognin with their two pugs, Maya and Edgar. The couple, who have been … [Read more...] about Who is PewDiePie, what’s the YouTube star’s net worth and what’s the Nazi racism row?
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A WELL-KNOWN ‘YouTuber’ is facing five years in prison for allegedly sexually abusing a child aged under 13. Daniel Jose, a popular YouTube star with 8,449,693 subscribers, is accused of grooming and later molesting his victim in Madrid in 2016. Jose, who is famous for posting videos of himself playing computer games under the title ‘Dalas Review’, was 22 when he allegedly first contacted his victim in July 2015. -- Advertisement -- Prosecutors claim he got in touch with the child through Twitter in July and August 2015, before stepping up contact in September via Skype. The defendant allegedly began asking his victim to send him nude photos and: “When she objected that she was underage he told her it meant nothing,” according to the prosecutor. The accused also reportedly asked the child to erase their conversations so their father would not see them. Lawyers claim Jose took the abuse father the following year on January 26, 2016, … [Read more...] about DANIEL JOSE: YouTube star battles claims he sexually abused child under 13
The maker of Fortnite is suing a prominent YouTuber over the cheats he has developed for the massively popular video game. Epic Games says Brandon Lucas is "unlawfully modifying" the game's code to get an advantage over other players and that he also sells these hacks to others.Lucas has more than 1.7 million followers on his Golden Modz YouTube account and posts videos of himself using the cheats to "troll" other online players.Legal papers filed in North Carolina state: "Lucas' websites encourage visitors to purchase hacks and/or Fortnite user accounts preloaded with hacks."These hacks enable users to unlawfully modify Fornite's software. Lucas is operating these websites and selling these cheats and accounts for his own personal enrichment."His ill-gotten gains come at the expense of Epic and members of the Fornite community."Epic says it is ruining the game for others and creating "an uneven playing field"."Aimbots" are one of the hacks the company is upset about. It says they … [Read more...] about Fortnite maker Epic Games sues YouTuber over cheating in hit video game
Google is hosting tutorials on how to hijack Facebook accounts using a similar method to the hackers who had gained access to the personal data of 50 million users. The step by step video guides could still be accessed on YouTube, Google's popular video streaming website, hours after Facebook revealed the breach. Experts warned that any number of other hackers, including foreign intelligence agencies, could have accessed people's accounts continually since July 2017. Guy Rosen, Facebook's vice president of product management, told reporters that 50 million users – including Facebook's chief executive Mark Zuckerberg and its chief operating officer Sheryl Sandberg – were confirmed victims of the attack, but that an additional 40 million users might have been exposed to similar attacks. On YouTube, the tutorials - some of which have been deleted by Google - explain how to hack into Facebook profiles by stealing "access tokens", digital keys which allow users to log in … [Read more...] about YouTube hosts ‘how to hack Facebook’ videos
Europe 26 May 2018 Share this with Facebook Share this with Twitter Share this with Messenger Share this with Messenger Share this with Email Share Share this with These are external links and will open in a new window Email Share this with Email Facebook Share this with Facebook Messenger Share this with Messenger Messenger Share this with Messenger Twitter Share this with Twitter Pinterest Share this with Pinterest WhatsApp Share this with WhatsApp LinkedIn Share this with LinkedIn Copy this link http://www.bbc.com/news/world-europe-44265901 Read more about sharing. These are external links and will open in a new window Close share panel Two 18-year-old French citizens have been charged in Paris following a hack of popular music videos on YouTube.The hackers targeted a string of videos last year, including the hit song Despacito - the most-watched YouTube music … [Read more...] about French teens charged over Despacito hack