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YouTube’s biggest star, PewDiePie, just deleted his Twitter after criticising the media coverage of his ‘break’ from posting videos

YouTube’s biggest star, Felix Kjellberg, better known as PewDiePie, deleted all his tweets on Monday after criticising media coverage of his announcement that he’d take a break from YouTube. Kjellberg also uploaded a video called “I hate twitter” in which he criticised how the platform rewards moral posturing, using the […]
YouTube’s biggest star, PewDiePie, just deleted his Twitter after criticising the media coverage of his ‘break’ from posting videos
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YouTuber MrBeast’s tree-planting campaign reached its goal of raising $20 million. Here’s the list of prominent people who have donated, including Elon Musk, Jeffree Star, and even the CEO of YouTube.

YouTube star MrBeast launched a campaign in October to raise money to plant 20 million trees in honour of reaching 20 million subscribers on the video-sharing platform. The #TeamTrees campaign surpassed its goal in under two months, and raised $US20 million (at a dollar a tree) with support from the […]
YouTuber MrBeast’s tree-planting campaign reached its goal of raising $20 million. Here’s the list of prominent people who have donated, including Elon Musk, Jeffree Star, and even the CEO of YouTube.
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PewDiePie retracts his $50,000 donation to a Jewish anti-hate group

PewDiePie initially announced this week that he would donate $US50,000 to the Anti-Defamation League, a Jewish anti-hate group. But the YouTuber said in a video posted Thursday that he was rescinding his pledge after his announcement drew backlash – some of it anti-Semitic and based in conspiracy theories – from […]
PewDiePie retracts his $50,000 donation to a Jewish anti-hate group
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PewDiePie just became the first solo YouTuber to reach 100 million subscribers

Felix “PewDiePie” Kjellberg is the first solo YouTuber to reach 100 million subscribers. PewDiePie launched his YouTube channel in April 2010 and dropped out of college to build his career. PewDiePie recently married his long-time partner Marzia Bisognin on August 19 and continues to release multiple new videos each week. […]
PewDiePie just became the first solo YouTuber to reach 100 million subscribers
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