On YouTube, nothing is original but everything lasts forever. Therefore, if we leaf through its oldest testaments, we can see the genesis of today’s lumbering beast.
While the deepfake video is now part of the zeitgeist, it ultimately also represents the evolution of something far darker: revenge porn.
By now, we’re overly familiar with Scott Morrison’s overly familiar social media videos. While we might roll our eyes at the tackiness, he’s connecting to the Australia that matters to him.
As Rob Idol explains Mitchell Pearce’s actions are his own, but we are also to blame for popularising them.
YouTube user Tim Pool has documented his trip into the exclusion zone of Fukushima, finding an eerie landscape where life goes on.