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Luis Fonsi's "Despacito" video has more than 4.4 billion views on YouTube. (Courtesy YouTube)

Mask Singer, Ed Sheeran, Luis Fonsi are top 2017 YouTube videos

The folks at YouTube kindly have provided the press with information about…

 

Kevin Durant did a YouTube live stream on Thursday from his home in the East Bay hills. (Courtesy YouTube)

KD reveals he has a much better view than you, he could’ve played Game 2

Kevin Durant is a tech-friendly small forward. He's an investor in Postmates…

 

In this 2015 file photo, Bruce Bennett folds a blanket in a room that he makes available to rent in he and his husband's home in San Francisco. (AP Photo/Ben Margot, File)

Airbnb sues hometown San Francisco over rental regulation

San Francisco wants people who rent out their homes through Airbnb and…

 

After Kim Kardashian posted video of a call between Kanye West and Taylor Swift that seems to suggest she knew about the infamous line in his "Famous" song, Swift took to Instagram to defend herself and says audio proves she's right. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP, File)

Scoop: Taylor Swift considers legal action against Kim Kardashian, Kanye West

Taylor Swift is reportedly considering legal action against Kim Kardashian and Kanye…

After Kim Kardashian posted video of a call between Kanye West and Taylor Swift that seems to suggest she knew about the infamous line in his "Famous" song, Swift took to Instagram to defend herself and says audio proves she's right. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP, File)
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Man fights back, wrestles gun away from attacker in suspected home invasion

Investigators are asking for the public’s help identifying an armed man wanted…

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Appeals court sides with Google in anti-Muslim film case

A federal appeals court panel should not have forced YouTube to take…

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Orla Gartland no longer singing into the void

Celtic folk-rock singer Orla Gartland – who just turned 20 – always…

AP Photo/YouTubeThis product image provided by Google shows a new tab devoted exclusively to music on the YouTube website. This option is meant to make it easier for the video site’s 1 billion users to find specific songs and even entire albums

YouTube adds subscription service to music mix

Google is remixing the music on its YouTube video site with the…

AP Photo/YouTubeThis product image provided by Google shows a new tab devoted exclusively to music on the YouTube website. This option is meant to make it easier for the video site’s 1 billion users to find specific songs and even entire albums
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Toronto mayor Rob Ford launches video show

As if we haven’t had enough of Toronto Mayor Rob Ford, the…

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juan pardo/Special to the S.f. ExaminerA surfer walks along Ocean Beach on Wednesday. The EPA says there is a simple explanation for data presented by a YouTube video showing heightened levels of radiation along the Peninsula coast.

Video stokes fears about Fukushima radiation, but experts stress caution

Fukushima is here. But there’s nothing to fear, except for the viral…

juan pardo/Special to the S.f. ExaminerA surfer walks along Ocean Beach on Wednesday. The EPA says there is a simple explanation for data presented by a YouTube video showing heightened levels of radiation along the Peninsula coast.
Dominique Charriau/WireImageGwyneth Paltrow launches the Printemps Christmas Decorations Inauguration In Paris at Printemps Haussmann on November 7

Trailer for Kirk Cameron religious film now allowed on Facebook, YouTube

Behemoth social media sites Facebook and YouTube both decided the block the…

Dominique Charriau/WireImageGwyneth Paltrow launches the Printemps Christmas Decorations Inauguration In Paris at Printemps Haussmann on November 7
Justin Sullivan/Getty ImagesA BART passenger boards a train on October 15

BART police investigating viral sex video

BART investigators are hoping to stop a love train after a man…

Justin Sullivan/Getty ImagesA BART passenger boards a train on October 15
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YouTube's new pay channels go from campy to kids

Roger Corman's campy B movies, children's shows like "Sesame Street" and "Inspector…

Associated PressIn this May 8
AP File PhotoPSY's 'Gangam Style' video is just one of over a billion videos being viewed by over a billion people. The South Korean music-maker was also the first video to reach 1 billion views.

YouTube now serving videos to 1 billion people

LOS ANGELES (AP) — YouTube says more than 1 billion people are…

AP File PhotoPSY's 'Gangam Style' video is just one of over a billion videos being viewed by over a billion people. The South Korean music-maker was also the first video to reach 1 billion views.
Getty Images File PhotoDespite over two billion view counts being removed from Youtube

Despite Google, Youtube cleaning out view counts 'Gangam Style' still over 1 billion views

Google — which owns YouTube — made good on its promise to…

Getty Images File PhotoDespite over two billion view counts being removed from Youtube
Courtesy ImageYouTube users will now use their Google+ accounts to sign in to use the site.

YouTube to yank curtain on users’ real identities

Think you’ve outgrown embarrassing usernames such as “origamiboy1981” and “cutepuppies99”? Well, YouTube…

Courtesy ImageYouTube users will now use their Google+ accounts to sign in to use the site.
mike koozmin/The s.f. examinerJames Sanders' history class at KIPP San Francisco Bay Academy is entirely paperless.

KIPP San Francisco Bay Academy embraces high-tech tools

The Bay Area may be a cradle for technological innovation, but chronic…

mike koozmin/The s.f. examinerJames Sanders' history class at KIPP San Francisco Bay Academy is entirely paperless.
SF Examiner file photoFace-off: Police officers and Occupy Wall Street West protesters met in a heated confrontation in downtown San Francisco on Friday

SFPD defends acts at Occupy protest in San Francisco

Actions depicted on videos showing police using batons and motorcycles to ram…

SF Examiner file photoFace-off: Police officers and Occupy Wall Street West protesters met in a heated confrontation in downtown San Francisco on Friday
AP file photoFallout: Afghan President Hamid Karzai could use a video of U.S. troops urinating on dead Taliban fighters as an excuse to delay peace talks with the group.

Video of Marines might strain US ties to Mideast

When the first photos surfaced of Iraqi prisoners at Abu Ghraib being…

AP file photoFallout: Afghan President Hamid Karzai could use a video of U.S. troops urinating on dead Taliban fighters as an excuse to delay peace talks with the group.

County struggling to retain homegrown companies

San Mateo County is a good place to start a business for…