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“Gangnam Style” Makes YouTube History

Posted December 22nd, 2012 at 7:15 am (UTC-5)
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South Korean pop artist Psy and his “Gangnam Style” video marked a historic milestone Friday. “Gangnam Style” is the first YouTube video to receive one billion views. The video was posted on the site in July. Psy raps in Korean in the video while dancing as if he is riding an invisible horse. Psy, who […]

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Sudan Blocks YouTube Over Anti-Islam Film

Posted September 20th, 2012 at 11:15 am (UTC-5)
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The government of Sudan has blocked access to YouTube because of the anti-Islam film that has sparked violent protests in many Muslim countries. Telecommunications chief Ezzeddin Kamel said officials imposed the ban after Google, which owns YouTube, did not respond to a government request it block the film. Kamel says the government acted after failed […]

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