But they’re not dead yet

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With commercial flights grounded, the well-connected rely on these planes to move their precious cargo — from PPE to gold bullion


Keeping the internet running smoothly during the coronavirus crisis isn’t business as usual

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‘It’s a land grab for worker surveillance’

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Advertising rates on the platform have dropped significantly during the coronavirus pandemic

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To prevent the spread of misinformation, the platform has been prioritizing traditional news sources

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As studios pump out the type of content the site originally intended to subvert, the barrier to success rises

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YouTube has made more than 50 policy changes in the last 24 months

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It’s not just about throwing massive contracts at top streaming talent

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It’s not about how many users you have. It’s about how long a half-life your videos have off the platform

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