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A 15-year-old influencer says she’s married and pregnant, but is it just for clicks?

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The internet is collectively concerned that a 15-year-old YouTuber is pregnant and married. 

Danielle Cohn, who goes by Dani, got her start on Musical.ly before it became the app now known as TikTok. She now has 1.2 million YouTube subscribers and 3.5 million Instagram subscribers. Dani and her mother, who manages her, are controversial figures in the influencer world. When she was 13, Dani was in a relationship with a 17-year-old Musical.ly star, which some of her followers found…

BTS and Halsey break YouTube records with ‘Boy With Luv’

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Only a week after K-pop queens Blackpink smashed records on YouTube, BTS has overtaken them.

The video for the band’s latest earworm, “Boy With Luv,” which features singer Halsey, is the most viewed music video debut in YouTube history, a company spokesperson confirmed to Mashable.

The pastel colour-heavy video, which debuted on Apr. 14, earned 74.6 million views in its first 24 hours. It eclipses the record previously…

Watch this YouTuber recreate Billie Eilish’s ‘Bad Guy’ with couch cushions and a Nintendo 64

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E-girls everywhere are shaking. 

YouTuber Seth Everman, whose channel focuses on recreating popular songs using household items, donned a silver wig and chains in his attempt to take on Billie Eilish’s “bad guy.” 

Everman perfectly captures the song’s heist-like mood by angrily scrubbing a pan, rapidly tapping a Nintendo 64 console, and rhythmically beating a couch cushion against his couch. He tops it off by crooning Eilish’s trippy “I’m the bad guy” into a spinning fan. 

When it all…

Donald Glover used AirDrop to give people free shoes at Coachella

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It turns out that AirDrop might be good for something other than unsolicited dick pics after all. 

Random attendees at the annual (and extremely Instagram-friendly) Coachella festival were surprised April 12 with an AirDrop request to accept a photo from an account claiming to be Donald Glover. As in the actor and musician also known as Childish Gambino. Those who took the leap of faith and welcomed a picture share from a random stranger were treated to a new pair of shoes. 

Yes, Donald…

Donald Glover used AirDrop to give people free shoes at Coachella

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It turns out that AirDrop might be good for something other than unsolicited dick pics after all. 

Random attendees at the annual (and extremely Instagram-friendly) Coachella festival were surprised April 12 with an AirDrop request to accept a photo from an account claiming to be Donald Glover. As in the actor and musician also known as Childish Gambino. Those who took the leap of faith and welcomed a picture share from a random stranger were treated to a new pair of shoes. 

Yes, Donald…

YouTube’s algorithm pushed a sexist video about Katie Bouman, the scientist behind the black hole photo

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This week, scientists brought us the first-ever picture of a black holeKatie Bouman, a 29-year-old MIT graduate student, led the team that developed the algorithm making this photo possible. She quickly became the face of the historical scientific achievement.

Just two days later, however, a sexist video attacking Bouman was the top result for her name on YouTube.

That’s right: YouTube’s search algorithm found a video promoting a Reddit conspiracy claiming Bouman didn’t deserve as much…

YouTube’s algorithm pushed a sexist video about Katie Bouman, the scientist behind the black hole photo

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This week, scientists brought us the first-ever picture of a black holeKatie Bouman, a 29-year-old MIT graduate student, led the team that developed the algorithm making this photo possible. She quickly became the face of the historical scientific achievement.

Just two days later, however, a sexist video attacking Bouman was the top result for her name on YouTube.

That’s right: YouTube’s search algorithm found a video promoting a Reddit conspiracy claiming Bouman didn’t deserve as much…

YouTube’s algorithm pushed a sexist video about Katie Bouman, the scientist behind the black hole photo

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This week, scientists brought us the first-ever picture of a black holeKatie Bouman, a 29-year-old MIT graduate student, led the team that developed the algorithm making this photo possible. She quickly became the face of the historical scientific achievement.

Just two days later, however, a sexist video attacking Bouman was the top result for her name on YouTube.

That’s right: YouTube’s search algorithm found a video promoting a Reddit conspiracy claiming Bouman didn’t deserve as much…

YouTube’s algorithm pushed a sexist video about Katie Bouman, the scientist behind the black hole photo

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This week, scientists brought us the first-ever picture of a black holeKatie Bouman, a 29-year-old MIT graduate student, led the team that developed the algorithm making this photo possible. She quickly became the face of the historical scientific achievement.

Just two days later, however, a sexist video attacking Bouman was the top result for her name on YouTube.

That’s right: YouTube’s search algorithm found a video promoting a Reddit conspiracy claiming Bouman didn’t deserve as much…

The internet can’t cope with BTS’ new video for ‘Boy With Luv’

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ARMY rejoice, the dawn of the latest BTS single is finally, triumphantly here! 

Friday morning, BTS hit the ground running with a double release — the long-awaited music video for “Boy With Luv,” and their latest album Map Of The Soul: Persona dropped all at once. 

The name of their title track of the album is a play on “Boy In Luv,” which is one of their hits from 2014. While that single was a kind of a macho take on being young and in…