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YouTube deletes half of 'violent' music videos

YouTube deletes half of 'violent' music videos

Technology
YouTube says it has deleted more than half of the "violent" music videos that the country's most senior police officer asked it to take down. More than 30 clips have been removed so far.Metropolitan Police Commissioner Cressida Dick has blamed some videos for fuelling a surge in murders and violent crime in London - and singled out drill music.She asked YouTube to delete content which glamorises violence. Drill originated in Chicago. Its biggest breakout star is arguably Chief Keef, famous for his 2012 track I Don't Like.The genre's lyrics often detail vivid accounts of taking drugs and violence.In February, 17-year-old rapper Junior Simpson was sentenced to life in prison after he and three others stabbed 15-year-old Jermaine Goupall to death.The court h...
Celtic win seventh title in row by thrashing Rangers – videos & report

Celtic win seventh title in row by thrashing Rangers – videos & report

Sports
Media playback is not supported on this device Celtic secured their seventh consecutive Premiership title with a chastening defeat of Old Firm rivals Rangers.The defending champions needed to win at Celtic Park to retain their crown, and they swept the visitors aside.Odsonne Edouard, with two, and James Forrest established a comfortable half-time lead.Tom Rogic and Callum McGregor rounded off the scoring after the break as Celtic confirmed their dominance.Rangers goalkeeper Jak Alnwick made three excellent second-half saves to prevent the scoreline becoming even more galling for the Ibrox side Media playback is not supported on this device The victory leaves Celtic on the brink of the h...
YouTube publishes deleted videos report

YouTube publishes deleted videos report

Technology
YouTube's first three-monthly "enforcement report" reveals the website deleted 8.3 million videos between October and December 2017 for breaching its community guidelines.The figure does not include videos removed for copyright or legal reasons.Sexually explicit videos attracted 9.1 million reports from the website's users, while 4.7 million were reported for hateful or abusive content.Most complaints came from India, the US or Brazil.YouTube said its algorithms had flagged 6.7 million videos that had then been sent to human moderators and deleted.Of those, 76% had not been watched on YouTube, other than by the moderators.The company told the BBC it stored a data "fingerprint" of deleted videos so that it could immediately spot if somebody uploaded the same video again.In March, YouTube wa...
Holly Willoughby exposed in saucy unearthed videos as bombshell celebrates 37th birthday

Holly Willoughby exposed in saucy unearthed videos as bombshell celebrates 37th birthday

Entertainment
The blonde bombshell worked as a model before making it big-time on ITV to become one of the nation’s sweethearts.In one of her racier moments, she showed off her curves in a bra for Pretty Polly.The advert, taken back in 1998, shows Holly sporting a bra and knicker set while making cheeky innuendos alongside a whole host of other beauties.“I’m a sex goddess,” the unrecognisable brunette says.Later, she tells audiences: “Don’t squeeze them, lift them,” while clasping her hands around her bust.Her devilish antics didn't stop there as she moved from modelling to presenting at the start of her career.Another throwback video shows Holly donning a tiny bra and hula skirt on Ministry of Mayhem.ITVSAUCY: Holly Willoughby has never been afraid to flaunt her enviable figureAnd before her segment wa
Deepfake porn videos deleted from internet by Gfycat

Deepfake porn videos deleted from internet by Gfycat

Technology
Pornographic videos that used new software to replace the original face of an actress with that of a celebrity are being deleted by a service that hosted much of the content.San Francisco-based Gfycat has said it thinks the clips are "objectionable".The creation of such videos has become more common after the release of a free tool earlier this month that made the process relatively simple.The developer says FakeApp has been downloaded more than 100,000 times.It works by using a machine-learning algorithm to create a computer-generated version of the subject's face. To do this it requires several hundred photos of the celebrity in question for analysis and a video clip of the person whose features are to be replaced.The results - known as deepfakes - differ in quality.But in some cases, wh...