YouTube signs exclusive streaming deal with PewDiePie

Celebrated and controversial internet personality Felix Kjellberg, better known by his online moniker PewDiePie, has signed an exclusive live-streaming deal with YouTube. The move is a somewhat drastic change for the content creator who has 103 million subscribers to his YouTube channel. In April 2019, the creator shocked the internet when he announced that he […]

Top creators get away with more, confirm YouTube moderators

YouTube’s top creators and personalities receive special moderation treatment, effectively allowing them to ‘get away with more’. According to numerous anonymous moderators who spoke to The Washington Post, “recommendations to strip advertising” from violating videos from high-profile channels are “frequently overruled by higher-ups”. The report confirms what many had suspected, with controversial personalities such as […]

T-Series hits 100 million subscribers on YouTube

Bollywood record label T-Series has become the first channel on YouTube to reach 100 million subscribers. This major milestone affirms the channel’s status as the top channel on the platform, and follows a months-long feud for supremacy with personality and controversialist PewDiePie (real name Felix Kjellberg). Kjellberg currently sits on 96 million subscribers. Since the […]

PewDiePie launches Maker Studios-backed Revelmode

YouTube phenomenon PewDiePie has launched his own talent network backed by Disney-owned MCN Maker Studios. Revelmode will initially feature a handful of YouTubers – selected by Felix Kjellberg, aka PewDiePie – who have a shared passion for gaming and pop culture. The eight initial creator partners include Kwebbelkop, EmmaBlackery, Dodger, CutiePieMarzia, Markiplier and CinnamonToastKen with more […]