“You never realize how big the internet is until you have a research project.”
- Reddit user, BananaBus43.
YouTube: An Apology
YouTube has issued an apology to LGBTQ creators for its ad and monetization policies which we talked about recently. It’s about time that they acknowledged this. Now, what we need is a firm, tangible plan from YouTube, detailing how they intend to support LGBTQ creators in the future. We’ll wait.
Apologizing is the first step.
Viral: Canadian Robbery Goes Wrong
This brilliantly botched robbery has all of the classic comedy tropes. We’d show you the original, but it’s much better with Yakety Sax playing in the background (well, what isn’t?)
Clean up on aisle 6.
Facebook: Bugs & Timekeeping
So, a Facebook bug allowed blocked users to see content from those that had blocked them. The blocking feature serves one function, and if it can’t even do that… yikes. In other news, the platform is experimenting with a feature that allows you to track how much time you’ve spent on it. We’re guessing it’ll be a lot lower since this bug news came out.
It's about time.
Instagram: All Caught Up
When you’ve seen enough scroll candy on your feed from the past 2 days, Instagram will politely tell you that “you’re all caught up”. This feature goes live a lot sooner than you think. Check it out here!
Instagram will finally release us from the scroll-trap.