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06.03.19 – Children’s dream jobs revealed – they want to be YouTubers

Children’s dream jobs revealed – they want to be YouTubers

A survey into what children want to be when they grow up has revealed the changing landscape of the working world. Whereas kids once wanted to be astronauts, racing drivers or veterinarian, now they want to make YouTube videos.

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*Well, the boys do at least. According to research from family activities app Hoop, girls are interested in pursuing a career in science. This shows the huge impact YouTube is having on kids today in society.

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SoundCloud finally introduces discounted student pricing

SoundCloud  wants to make its streaming music service more affordable to a key demographic: younger users who generally spend more time listening to music, compared with their older counterparts. The company announced the launch of discounted student accounts, offering a 50 percent discount off its top-tier SoundCloud Go+ subscription

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*The company is a bit late to the party with its launch of lower-cost student subscriptions. All the major streaming services today — including Apple Music, Spotify, YouTube Music and Amazon Music Unlimited — offer special student pricing.*

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UK far right activist circumvents Facebook ban to livestream threats

Stephen Yaxley-Lennon, a Far Right UK activist who was permanently banned from Facebook  last week for repeatedly breaching its community standards on hate speech, was nonetheless able to use its platform to livestream harassment of an anti-fascist blogger whom he doorstepped at home last night.

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*The reality for social media savvy hate speech activists looks nothing like censorship — given how demonstrably easy it remains for them to circumvent platform bans and carry on campaigns of hate and harassment via mainstream platforms.*