The Atlantic: Why Some of Instagram’s Biggest Memers Are Locking Their Accounts

The Atlantic: Why Some of Instagram’s Biggest Memers Are Locking Their Accounts. Obscenity ahoy in the quote. “Over the past six months, some of Instagram’s biggest meme pages—like Shithead Steve, with more than 2.5 million followers, howitlook.s (8 million), couplesnote, (8.2 million) greatercomedy, (5.3 million), Pubity (5.1 million), and more—have locked down their accounts, forcing non-followers to request access in order to view their content.”

MakeUseOf: How to Bypass Any Restricted YouTube Video Without an Extension

Quick Trick, but handy if you come across a lot of videos blocked in your country: How to Bypass Any Restricted YouTube Video Without an Extension . “Whether you run across a video that’s ‘not available in your country’ for some reason or one that’s age-restricted, you can bypass these with a quick URL trick. This will open any video in a full-screen window, hide ads, and bypass age restrictions.”

Gizmodo: YouTube Makes 12 Million Videos Accessible in Restricted Mode

Gizmodo: YouTube Makes 12 Million Videos Accessible in Restricted Mode. “In March, LGBT YouTube creators criticized Google for hiding some of their videos in ‘Restricted Mode,’ which filters potentially ‘mature’ content. After initially downplaying the extent of the problem, Google issued a non-apology, then a slightly more apologetic non-apology, and finally posted a fuller actual apology on its blog. In that post, Google acknowledged ‘this feature isn’t working the way it should’ and promised it was ‘going to fix’ the issue.”