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Cops: Teen Driver Livestreamed Fatal Crash

Obdulia Sanchez is charged in accident that killed her sister

(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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