Parents who lost custody of kids over YouTube 'prank' videos sentenced

A Maryland couple whose YouTube prank videos garnered them accusations of child abuse were sentenced to five years probation on child neglect charges Monday, BuzzFeed reports.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/09/13/parents-who-lost-custody-kids-over-youtube-prank-videos-sentenced.html

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Zero gravity, fully cute: New Japanese drone in space

The Japanese Aerospace Exploration Agency has released the first set of images and videos taken by its debut zero-gravity camera drone or “Int-Ball,” the cute orb of a drone, will optimize communication between crew in space and on Earth.

The original article can be found here: http://rss.cnn.com/~r/rss/cnn_tech/~3/oPqFsXgsHuk/index.html

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YouTube redirecting potential Isis recruits to anti-terrorist content

The platform will redirect people searching for violent extremist content to videos that confront and discredit extremist messaging and mythology.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/07/21/youtube-redirecting-potential-isis-recruits-to-anti-terrorist-content.html

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GoPro seeks to reunite owner with lost camera found in San Diego

GoPro is hoping to reunite a lost camera filled with years of family videos and photos to its owner after the device was found in San Diego last month.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/07/14/gopro-seeks-to-reunite-owner-with-lost-camera-found-in-san-diego.html

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Facebook embraces Esports in its video strategy shift

Facebook is paying professional videogame teams and others in the esports industry to post videos on the social network, part of a shift in strategy to deliver more-polished programming to the company’s nearly two billion monthly users.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/05/18/facebook-embraces-esports-in-its-video-strategy-shift.html

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Facebook clamps down on sick videos, brings in 3,000 additional reviewers

Facebook is bringing in 3,000 workers to quickly identify and remove sickening videos posted on the social network.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/05/03/facebook-clamps-down-on-sick-videos-brings-in-3000-additional-reviewers.html

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Two employees are suing Microsoft, alleging their jobs gave them PTSD

Two Microsoft employees claim the company made them look at photos and videos “designed to entertain some of the most twisted and sick minded people in the world.”

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/01/11/two-employees-are-suing-microsoft-alleging-their-jobs-gave-them-ptsd.html

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Netflix finally offers offline viewing, video downloads

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Netflix is finally offering downloadable videos for offline viewing — provided you’re using either iOS or Android. There’s no word of any support on PCs or Windows, including the Windows 10 Universal app.

The post Netflix finally offers offline viewing, video downloads appeared first on ExtremeTech.

The original article can be found here: https://www.extremetech.com/internet/240356-netflix-finally-offers-offline-viewing-video-downloads?source=Computing

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Facebook apologizes for video viewing-time error

Facebook apologized on Friday for what it described as a “miscalculation” in the way it reported how long, on average, videos on the site were viewed.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2016/09/23/facebook-apologizes-for-video-viewing-time-error.html

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Facebook exaggerated video viewing times for two years

Facebook has revealed it overestimated the average viewing times for videos on its site for two years. In its response to an ad buying agency, the social network revealed the numbers could have been inflated by a whopping 60-80 percent.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2016/09/23/facebook-exaggerated-video-viewing-times-for-two-years.html

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5 folder secrets every Windows user needs to know

If you have photographs, videos, documents and PDFs saved to your computer, and who doesn’t, you’re using folders to organize them. Just like their real-world counterparts, folders are useful to keep your information organized.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2016/04/01/5-folder-secrets-every-windows-user-needs-to-know.html

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YouTube started out as a dating service, co-founder tells SXSW

Forget viral videos, live gaming, and millionaire Web celebrities — YouTube’s original mission statement was to help you find love.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2016/03/15/youtube-started-out-as-dating-service-co-founder-tells-sxsw.html

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Apple releases Apple TV Tech Talks video series for building better tvOS apps

Article Image Apple on Wednesday released to developers a series of videos focusing on Apple TV and its tvOS operating system, offering a detailed look at the underlying SDK, resources and best practices associated with coding for the platform.

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How to use your PS4 as a media streamer with or without DLNA

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Back when the PS4 first launched, Sony didn’t include any way to easily watch videos or listen to music from your other devices. It took well over year for the problem to get solved properly, but there are now multiple ways for you to stream your local media to your PS4.

The original article can be found here: http://www.extremetech.com/gaming/185896-how-to-use-your-ps4-as-a-media-streamer-without-dlna

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