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Instagram and YouTube stars are being investigated for not declaring when they’re paid to promote brands

The UK's Competition and Markets Authority is investigating celebrities and social media stars over poorly labelled adverts on platforms like Instagram. It has written to a number of stars it suspects of wrongdoing and could name and shame them before the end of the year.
Millie Mackintosh is one celebrity who has not clearly labeled adverts on Instagram.

Instagram and YouTube stars are being investigated for not declaring when they’re paid to promote brands

The UK's Competition and Markets Authority is investigating celebrities and social media stars over poorly labelled adverts on platforms like Instagram. It has written to a number of stars it suspects of wrongdoing and could name and shame them before the end of the year.

Meet Jessica Blevins, the 26-year-old wife and manager of the most popular video-game player in the world right now

Jessica Blevins, 26, is the manager of the world's most popular video-game player, the "Fortnite" pro Tyler "Ninja" Blevins. She also happens to be married to the guy.

As its rivalry with Google heats up, Amazon is reportedly offering popular YouTubers multimillion-dollar contracts to switch to Twitch

Amazon's livestreaming service, Twitch, is making efforts to win over content creators from YouTube, offering exclusive deals for well-known internet personalities, Bloomberg reports.

YouTube removed a jump-scare ad for the upcoming horror movie ‘The Nun’ because it violated its ‘shocking content policy’

YouTube removed an ad for the upcoming horror movie "The Nun," after people complained about the ad's "jump scare," because it violated YouTube's "shocking content policy."
Brittany Hennessy says many influencers ask for less than they're worth.

A woman who pays Instagrammers and YouTubers $500 to $30,000 per post on behalf of brands like Cosmo and Esquire has a go-to formula for calculating w...

A woman who finds Instagrammers and YouTubers to promote brands shares her go-to formula for paying influencers, who can earn anywhere from $500 to $30,000 for a single post. But sometimes they ask for less than they're worth.
Facebook's founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg reacts as he speaks at the Viva Tech start-up and technology summit in Paris, France.

After a catastrophic few weeks, Facebook could now lose its place as America’s 2nd-biggest website in a ‘paradigm shift’

Facebook has had a chastening couple of weeks, and it now seems likely to be overtaken by YouTube as the second-biggest website in the US. SimilarWeb said Facebook's monthly visits had fallen from 8.5 billion two years ago to 4.7 billion in July.
David Woltering, the community development director for the city of San Bruno, discusses plans to expand the area around YouTube's HQ.

Here’s how YouTube wants to secure its campus and better protect employees in the wake of April’s shooting attack

San Bruno city officials told Business Insider that YouTube plans to upgrade security as part of a planned expansion of the video service's headquarters. The move comes four months after a woman opened fire with a handgun on YouTube's campus.
WikiLeaks defended InfoWars on Monday after its content was barred from several major platforms.

WikiLeaks defends InfoWars as a ‘state power critique’ after it’s banned from multiple platforms, including Facebook

WikiLeaks came to the defense of InfoWars on Monday after multiple platforms, including Apple, Facebook, YouTube, and Spotify, banned the website's content.

The YouTube app for Apple TV is so lackluster because it completely ignores all of Apple’s best tools

YouTube completely redesigned its Apple TV app earlier this year. Six months later, it's time for another redesign.