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Sham news sites make big bucks from fake views

Sham news sites make big bucks from fake views

Technology
Forbes and Business Insider are both well-known news sites. So is forbesbusinessinsider.com a new spin-off?No. It has nothing to do with either Forbes or Business Insider.In fact, it's a site that copies and pastes entire articles from other publishers and reposts them with very slight changes. There are 350 million registered domain names on the internet. Experts say it's impossible to count how many are sham news sites.But just like legitimate websites, they earn money from the major tech companies that pay them to display ads. Billions of dollarsAmazon and Google are two of the world's biggest players in the digital advertising industry.They bring in billions of dollars a year from selling access to ad space across the internet. When the BBC recently v...
Marcus Rashford on talkSPORT: His views on England’s UEFA Nations League challenge, on Manchester United’s season and his respect for Raheem Sterling

Marcus Rashford on talkSPORT: His views on England’s UEFA Nations League challenge, on Manchester United’s season and his respect for Raheem Sterling

Sports
Manchester United and England forward Marcus Rashford spoke exclusively with Drivetime on Friday afternoon. The 21-year-old sat down to discuss a number of topics with talkSPORT’s Adrian Durham and Darren Gough, in what was a fascinating interview. He discussed England’s UEFA Nations League challenge and how important it is for the Three Lions to keep up their momentum following such a successful World Cup. He also spoke about Manchester United’s turbulent season and Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s impact on him throughout the campaign. Plus he revealed his huge respect for his England team-mate Raheem Sterling for his amazing season on and off the pitch. Rashford took part in a wide-ranging interview with talkSPORT on Tuesday afternoon Below are some of the highlights
Luis Fonsi's 'Despacito' becomes first video to reach 6B views

Luis Fonsi's 'Despacito' becomes first video to reach 6B views

Entertainment
Feb. 25 (UPI) -- Luis Fonsi's music video for "Despacito," featuring Daddy Yankee, has become the first video ever to reach six billion views on YouTube.Fonsi celebrated reaching the milestone on Instagram by thanking everyone involved with the hit song including Daddy Yankee. YouTube said that the music video reached six billion views on Sunday after earning 1.9 billion more views than any other video. On average it receives 2.8 million views a day. "Despacito" was released in January 2017. The music video first made history in August 2017 when it reached three billion views. Fonsi made headlines in January when he sang "Despacito" with Jimmy Fallon on The Tonight Show using random lyrics. Let's block ads! (Why?) Entertainment News - UPI.com
Psy's 'Daddy' video passes 400M views on YouTube

Psy's 'Daddy' video passes 400M views on YouTube

Entertainment
Jan. 11 (UPI) -- South Korean singer Psy had another video pass 400 million views on YouTube. The Korea Herald confirmed the 41-year-old K-pop star reached the milestone Thursday with his music video for "Daddy" featuring CL. "Daddy" is Psy's fourth music video to pass 400 million views on YouTube, following "Gangnam Style," "Gentleman" and "Oppa is Just My Style." He thanked fans for their support in a tweet Thursday. "#daddy #400Mviews #thankyou #THX," the singer wrote. "Daddy" appears on Psy's album Chiljib PSY-Da, which debuted in December 2015. The song's music video was the most-watched K-pop video on YouTube in 2016.[embedded content] Psy last released the album 4X2=8 in May 2017. The singer left his longtime agency, YG Entertainment, in May 2018 and is expected to launch his own m...
Black Pink's 'Whistle' video passes 300M views on YouTube

Black Pink's 'Whistle' video passes 300M views on YouTube

Entertainment
Jan. 4 (UPI) -- South Korean girl group Black Pink had another music video pass 300 million views on YouTube. The K-pop group's agency, YG Entertainment, confirmed Black Pink reached the milestone Friday with its video for "Whistle," according to Yonhap News Agency. "Whistle" is Black Pink's fifth music video to pass 300 million views on YouTube. The group celebrated the achievement in a tweet on the YG Entertainment account Friday. "#BLACKPINK '(WHISTLE)' M/V HITS 300 MILLION VIEWS @YouTube," the post reads. "BLINKs worldwide, thank you so much!"#BLACKPINK '휘파람 (WHISTLE)' M/V HITS 300 MILLION VIEWS @YouTubeBLINKs worldwide, thank you so much!'휘파람 (WHISTLE)' M/V🎥 https://t.co/PyyYSdEvUN#블랙핑크 #WH...