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Hot Five: Dr Disrespect banned from Twitch, YouTube responds to LGBTQ+ community, and why Instagram is hiding likes

Hot Five: Dr Disrespect banned from Twitch, YouTube responds to LGBTQ+ community, and why Instagram is hiding likes

To help you keep on top of a busy news cycle and the latest hot topics in influencer marketing, each week we round up the five biggest stories on InfluencerUpdate.biz.

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Why Instagram is hiding your likes and what it means for influencers

“We want people to worry a little bit less about how many likes they’re getting on Instagram and spend a bit more time connecting with the people that they care about,” says Instagram head Adam Mosseri.

YouTube improves notifications for users

YouTube has made changes to the way it notifies users about new videos, and creators can now see what percentage of their audience has bell notifications on.

Dr Disrespect banned from Twitch following IRL broadcast in a bathroom

Twitch personality Guy 'Dr Disrespect' Beahm has been banned from the platform after broadcasting footage from a bathroom to his channel.

YouTube CEO responds to LGBTQ+ community following homophobic content

Susan Wojcicki has addressed concerns regarding the platform's decision to defend harassment, stating that she stands by the platforrm's decision to not take further action against controversial creator Steven Crowder.

What’s Good Games on being more than just the “girl gamer podcast”

Podcasting trio What's Good Games discuss the challenges and rewards that come with making a weekly gaming show.


Influencer Editor

Danielle Partis is Editor of InfluencerUpdate.biz. She was previously the lead content creator for TeamRock Games, as well as contributing to outlets such as Metal Hammer, both online and in-print. Prior to that, Danielle worked as a freelance PR consultant and freelance journalist for a number of outlets.

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