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YouTube reinstates Daytona Speedway crash video

YouTube reinstates Daytona Speedway crash video

Yesterday, a fan uploaded a video showing the effects of the terrifying aftermath of the DRIVE4COPD NASCAR race. Over 10 cars were involved in the wreckage, and 28 people in the audience were injured when debris from the cars flew towards their direction. Half of the 28 injured had to be taken to local area hospitals for their injuries, and the other half were treated at the care center located in the race track.

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Billboard now takes YouTube views into account in its Hot 100 formula

Billboard now takes YouTube views into account in its Hot 100 formula

Billboard has been offering up charts that show which songs are the most popular in the country and around the world for decades. The company has had its Hot 100 chart for 55 years and the formula used to determine which songs go on that chart has now been changed. Billboard has announced that it now takes a number of plays a song has had on YouTube into account when figuring Hot 100 rankings.

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YouTube no longer working on Blackberry 7 or 7.1 devices

YouTube no longer working on Blackberry 7 or 7.1 devices

Many Blackberry users running Blackberry OS 7 or 7.1 on their devices have been reporting that they can no longer view YouTube videos through the YouTube app on their device. While they're still able to search for the videos, they aren't able to play them. The issue seems isolated to only OS 7 and 7.1 devices, while users with Blackberry OS 5 and 6 are reporting that their YouTube app is working just fine.


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SlashGear Evening Wrap-Up: January 29, 2013

SlashGear Evening Wrap-Up: January 29, 2013

Welcome to Tuesday evening everyone. Today a purported case for the iPad 5 surfaced, and it has more than a little in common with the rear case for the iPad mini. We saw a leaked image of a white Nexus 4, while we also heard that Google is planning a Nexus 4 and 7 refresh for the spring that includes white devices. Speaking of the Nexus 4, the sought after device became available on the Google Play Store once again today, after weeks of being sold out.

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Google+ becomes the second most popular social network behind Facebook

Google+ becomes the second most popular social network behind Facebook

Move over Twitter, because according to Trendstream's Global Web Index for Q4 2012, Google+ has managed to move into the second-place spot for social platforms. This puts it behind Facebook (although by a significant amount of users), with YouTube also managing to top Twitter. Now Twitter is in fourth place in terms of total active users, at least according to Trendstream's collected data.

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YouTube Capture updated with 1080p support

YouTube Capture updated with 1080p support

Google launched the YouTube Capture last month, and it provided an easy and quick method for avid YouTubers to record video and upload it to their channel in a timely manner. However, it didn't come with a wealth of awesome features that a lot of power users would like, but the app updated today with some improvements, namely 1080p recording capabilities, as well as improved features for sharing.

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