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Oops -- YouTube's new commenting system actually increased spam

That's unfortunate, since YouTube says it put the new system in place to clean up spam on its website.

AdBlock Plus erases YouTube's clutter and contentious Google+ comments

If you don't like YouTube's move to Google+ comments, you'll love AdBlock Plus's latest banhammer.

YouTube returns after a short, widely seen outage

A brief YouTube outage on Monday was the one of the biggest recent glitches for the popular video site, according to a company that uses complaints on Twitter and other sources to measure the impact of online outages.

The 18 most cringe-adorable TV commercials from technology's awkward years

Yeah, these all happened. Without shame, embarrassment, or a hint of irony.

on techhive.com

Clockwise Podcast: Trouble with the curve

The institution of email, the utter pointlessness of curved phones, who should compete with YouTube, and Twitter's new custom timelines. Dan Moren welcomes guests Philip Michaels, Jason Cross, and Serenity Caldwell.

on techhive.com

Study: Netflix, YouTube traffic on the rise; peer-to-peer file sharing nears extinction

Netflix and YouTube now consume just over half of all downstream traffic in North America, according to a study by networking equipment company Sandvine.

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No, YouTube, the world does not want to pay for music videos

YouTube is reportedly considering a pay service to watch music videos. Here's why they shouldn't do that.

on techhive.com

More than 40 percent of YouTube traffic now comes from mobile

YouTube's presence on mobile devices has exploded in the past couple of years, Google said on Thursday.

Ugh: Windows Phone YouTube app goes back to the browser

Unfortunately, the latest version of YouTube for Windows Phone returns to the browser. There's really no point in "upgrading".

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Get link previews right inside Gmail with iFramely for Chrome

The extension embeds content from the likes of Flickr, Facebook, Twitter, and YouTube so you can view it without having to depart Gmail.