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YouTube Red 3 month free trial a scam?

Discussion in 'Networking & Security' started by Frag Maniac, Oct 12, 2017.

  1. Frag Maniac

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    Just signed up for this today and don't really see more content on YouTube or much in the way of "free" music to try.

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    On Spotify's free service I can play literally all of Tom Petty's Anthology album, which is a full 2 hrs long. On Google Play, included with YouTube Red, I couldn't play each song more than 20 or 30 seconds.

    I also tried to look for Led Zeppelin's Celebration Day video, which I've watched before on free YouTube in 1080p (no longer available), but couldn't find it. In fact after a bit of searching, there really wasn't any better concert footage I saw on YT Red.

    All this so called "free" trial seems to be is a hook to get you to buy movies, music, etc. Literally everything you click on except YouTube has a price on it.
     
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    Well shiver me timbers.

    Maybe clear your cookies and log back in ?
    Never messed with YT Red.
     
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    Youtube is being driven to the ground by its new retard CEO. Content creators are fleeing youtube due to its hostility. Go search no bullshit or truth factory for detailed explanation.

    Short version is MSM has finally realized the power of internet video platform and they are trying their best to gain control to influence population.


    I would mot even touch youtube red, definitely a big waste of money.
     
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    Actually I cancelled the subscription right after signing up because I wasn't interested in paying anything and only wanted the 3 free months, which you get regardless of when you cancel.

    I also use Chrome Incognito mode, so cookies never accumulate for me. This isn't a browser issue, it's a Google is greedy as fuck issue. Don't know how anyone could be stupid enough to actually pay for YT Red.
     
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    I wouldnt give a dime to yt, their blatant agenda based advertising is a joke.

    thats the truth. i watched a video on the Sudanese immigrant who recently shot up that predominantly white church in Antioch TN, and Youtube keeps yanking them down due to it not fitting the narrative of the liberal MSM.any mention of this crime, or the fact that it was a declared retaliation to that dumb kid who shot up that church a few years back, is cause for immediate deletion. One has to wonder why this isnt all over the news? the MSM "news"
    #1 Dude was an immigrant
    #2 Dude was stopped by a lawfull concealed gun carrying citizen
    #3 it wasn't the suitable type of racism to be nationally depicted.

    it seems YT loves yanking down comments/videos that dont "jive" with MSM's agenda/propaganda. It just seems a "face to YT" has been rearing itself slowly, and it definitely has a political agenda.
     
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  6. Vya Domus

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    I think that's going too far into the conspiracy theory territory. They are just trying to find a way to milk as much money as possible from one of the largest media platforms on the internet.

    To be honest I am amazed it took them so long.
     
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    I am curious as to what the evil plot was about.
     
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    i never said evil plot, but there IS an agenda to control the media, which is the point i was making. it is an echo chamber by design, not by coincidence.
     
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    I don't think it's one CEO. Google is a damn cult at this point. Not a company. They're targeting specific content creators, and putting a lot of everyday Joe conservative types under the banner of "hate speech".
     
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    Of course some media outlets are controlled in one shape or another. Thing is though YT is a video streaming platform , they don't generate content themselves. They might enforce some policies or change the ranking systems so that some content is boosted in popularity. But at the end of the day all this crap YT does is more likely to have something to do with generating more revenue rather than manipulating the population,.

    You don't seriously believe that frozen elsa spiderman videos have such a purpose , do you ?

    I am more inclined to believe YT is run autonomously by data mining algorithms rather than actual human beings.
     
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    They're preventing people from even linking to Patreon, after they de-monetize them. It isn't about their revenue. It's just bullying.
     
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    Bullying ?

    Think for a moment , say you are a content creator that gets his main source of income from Pateron and not YT ads because for some reason companies are pulling their ads away form your edgy , racist or whatever content.

    Why the hell would YT want to host all the traffic you generate for nothing in return ? It all about generating money , they don't give a shit about anything else and they most certainly aren't suppressing people for fun.
     
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    It's not racist though. Some of these people are just part of the Skeptic and libertarian communities. Some are minorities and multi-racial like me (Roving Millenial, for example). Anyone not towing the SJW line gets in trouble.
     
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    You are missing the point , I just gave an example of someone who might make some type of content that does not generate ad revenue. That's the only reason why they would want to "bully" someone in one way or another.

    But whatever , keep believing that this is about anything else other than money.
     
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    I noticed yesterday most of the Eagles stuff is gone on You Tube
     
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    It's not belief. It's just seeing a pattern. You could say my intuition is off, and it's coincidental, but it doesn't change the fact that a bulk of people de-monetized belong in a similar group.

    edit: Also, this didn't happen until Trump got elected. Trump Derangement Syndrome has taken over the US media like crazy.. In their diligence to fight off what they think contributed to his election, they've targeted just about everything conservative with an "extremist" label. There's no room for middle ground anymore.
     
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    Towing the line?
     
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    What's hard to understand? It's just a reference to Google's internal culture that the recent news about the "Diveristy memo" shed light on.

    https://gizmodo.com/exclusive-heres-the-full-10-page-anti-diversity-screed-1797564320


    The funny thing is, I'm not even "personally" defending anything. I'm not one of them. And I actually voted for Hillary (and Obama twice before that).. but I'm still going to call out this BS for what it is. It's crazy. You're not helping anything by ignoring it. I thought SJWs were limited to the gamergate stuff a couple of years ago, but it's everywhere now.
     
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    Toe the line is what you mean, no? To tow something means to pull it. :)
     
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    Exclusive: Here's The Full 10-Page Anti-Diversity Screed Circulating Internally at Google [Updated]

    Interesting title , because the story is actually about just 1 employee stating his personal beliefs. It seems like you are falling for the same manipulation you are afraid of.
     
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    For real? My bad :p

    I'm usually good about this. Thanks. And sorry for the rant.. I thought you were mocking the underlying message.
     
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    I don't agree with your message, but was hung up on the misuse of the language... lol, sorry about that. :)

    Vya is handling my thoughts on it well enough for me not to jump in (surprisingly), hence the thanks on his posts). :)
     
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    He was speaking on behalf of many employees. He also got fired for it and it became nation wide news... or rather, a nation wide smear campaign to call him a racist.

    Everything is racist now. It kind of takes out the punch of real racist experiences... like when I got chased by skinheads....with *gasp* an actual Jewish girl as well.
     
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    He wasn't speaking of behalf of anyone, read into it more carefully. This was purely about one individual sharing his thoughts ( wrong or right I don't care ) and distributing it inside the company. This why I said this is in fact manipulation and you are falling for it , Google has no anti-diversity policy or culture enforced on their employees.
     
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