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A prominent transgender YouTube star was deadnamed at a panel on LGBTQ activism, and it sparked a big discussion and several apologies

VidCon, a three-day conference on online video, took place this weekend in Anaheim, California and attracted an estimated 75,000 attendees. At a panel on LGBTQ activism and awareness, the moderator deadnamed transgender YouTuber Miles McKenna. Deadnaming is the practice of referring to a transgender person by the name and pronouns […]
A prominent transgender YouTube star was deadnamed at a panel on LGBTQ activism, and it sparked a big discussion and several apologies
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I spent 3 days with teens’ favourite social media stars and now I’m convinced that you don’t need YouTube to be internet famous

VidCon, a three-day conference celebrating online video and its top creators, was held this past weekend and attracted an estimated 75,000 attendees. At the event, creators from YouTube,TikTok, and other platforms spoke on panels ranging from food vlogging to ASMR to LGBTQ activism. Although YouTube historically reigns supreme in online […]
I spent 3 days with teens’ favourite social media stars and now I’m convinced that you don’t need YouTube to be internet famous
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YouTube says it will update its harassment policies to curb ‘creator-on-creator’ harassment, but won’t say how

YouTube executive Neal Mohan said Thursday at VidCon that the video platform will update its policies “later this year” regarding “creator-on-creator harassment.” YouTube says Mohan’s comments about policy updates were referring to YouTube’s announcement in April that the platform takes creators experiencing harassment “very seriously.” The reference to “creator-on-creator” harassment […]
YouTube says it will update its harassment policies to curb ‘creator-on-creator’ harassment, but won’t say how