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Teen Who Livestreamed DUI Crash Gets 6 Years

Obdulia Sanchez kept filming after her sister was killed

(Newser) - "I f------ killed my sister ... I know I'm going to jail for life," California teen Obdulia Sanchez said in livestreamed video of the DUI crash that killed her little sister last year . "I don't f------ care at all." The 18-year-old was sentenced Thursday not... More »

So Close, Yet So Far: The YT Record That SpaceX Launch Almost Broke

The numbers weren't that close, but Tuesday's livestream is YT's 2nd-most-viewed video ever

(Newser) - An impressive 2.3 million people were at one time tuned in to SpaceX's livestream of its Falcon Heavy launch Tuesday, meaning Elon Musk now has another achievement under his belt in addition to sending "Starman" into space in his cherry-red convertible. The livestream was the second biggest... More »

By Live-Streaming Her Suicide, Teen Set a Tragic First

'I’ve got to the stage where nothing can make me happy anymore'

(Newser) - In the final moments of Océane's life, these were some of the messages she received from humanity: "Show us your tits." "Retard." "Will you marry me?" "Kill yourself." At 4:29pm on May 10, 2016, the French 18-year-old threw herself under... More »

Cops: Teen Driver Livestreamed Crash That Killed Little Sister

Obdulia Sanchez is charged in accident

(Newser) - An 18-year-old in California faces charges of vehicular manslaughter in a crash that killed her younger sister—and a key piece of evidence against her may be an Instagram video she was livestreaming before, during, and after the crash, reports KFSN . Police also accused Obdulia Sanchez of drunk driving. The... More »

April the Giraffe Gives Birth. Finally

Nearly 2M people watched the livestreamed birth

(Newser) - After approximately 1,400 hours of livestreaming video, April the giraffe finally gave birth, the Washington Post reports. And nearly 2 million people spent their Saturday morning watching. According to USA Today , the 15-year-old giraffe at Animal Adventure Park in New York has been pregnant for 16 months and finally... More »

In a Lapland Cabin, Shia LaBeouf Lives Alone

It's part of a 30-day art project

(Newser) - Shia LaBeouf's latest stunt is to spend a month isolated in a cabin in Finland's remote Lapland region with his only communication with the outside world coming via text messages from visitors to a Helsinki museum. The project is called #ALONETOGETHER and involves the other two members of... More »

Why Live-Stream of Pregnant Giraffe Got Yanked Off YouTube

It's back, but not before complaints of nudity and sexually explicit content

(Newser) - It was up, then it was taken down, now it's up again. A live cam trained on a pregnant giraffe at a New York animal center was taken offline by YouTube, but after an appeal, the stream is once again up and running, NBC4 reports. The controversy had swirled... More »

Shia LaBeouf Confronts White Supremacist on Livestream

Man yelled '1488' before LaBeouf shouted him down

(Newser) - "He will not divide us" isn't the only phrase recorded on Shia LeBeouf's livestream outside New York's Museum of the Moving Image. As a crowd chanted the phrase to the webcam on Sunday, a man came into view yelling "1488," which the Anti-Defamation League... More »

Usher Wants You to Be His Back-up Dancer ... Sort Of

Choreograph your own avatar for London concert

(Newser) - Usher is playing a big show in London next week, and he wants you to join him onstage. Kind of. Concert sponsor American Express has set up a website where anyone can choreograph a dance sequence using an avatar. Submit the sequence, and it could be chosen for display during... More »

Justin.tv All Me All the Time

Extending the livecasting of daily existence from one man to many

(Newser) - In most pix of Justin Kan a small camera is perched above his left ear. He’s a livecaster who co-founded Justin.tv, for people like him who have the tools, and the desire, to broadcast their every waking moment on the Web. The NY Times reports that the founders... More »

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