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YouTuber ReSet found guilty of humiliating beggar on camera

Jun 01, 2019 - 11:08 AM

He is sentenced to 15 months in jail and a 5-year YouTube ban for offering a homeless man biscuit sandwiches stuffed with toothpaste and filming it

U.S. YouTube star Austin Jones gets 10 years in prison for child porn

May 04, 2019 - 10:46 AM

Jones admits to persuading girls as young as 14 to send him sexually explicit videos of themselves

Youtube star Lilly Singh to be first female U.S. late-night talk host in decades

Mar 16, 2019 - 9:47 AM

'I think it's a little awesome for an Indian-Canadian woman to be on a late-night show,' 30-year-old Singh says about her new NBC gig

Troye Sivan is coming to Manila in 2019

Dec 04, 2018 - 1:04 PM

(UPDATED) The singer-songwriter is taking his 'Bloom' concert tour to Asia in 2019, with Manila as his fourth stop

What you missed during YouTube Fanfest Philippines 2018

May 16, 2018 - 10:00 AM

Missed this year's festivities? We got you covered!

Patrick Starrr on gaining confidence through identity, Mama Starrr's best advice

Feb 27, 2018 - 9:30 PM

From working the counter at MAC to collaborating with the brand, this Filipino-American man is changing the makeup game

Patrick Starrr's promotional tour w MAC

YouTube star PewDiePie in hot water again, over the N-word

Sep 12, 2017 - 11:03 AM

Felix Kjellberg aka PewDiePie finds himself in trouble for saying the N word while playing a video game that was livestreamed

WATCH: Youtube, PBB star Wil Dasovich has cancer

Aug 24, 2017 - 7:34 PM

The social media star and former PBB housemate tells his fans that he has been diagnosed with cancer

WATCH: PewDiePie shows off YouTube's award for hitting 50 million subscribers

Dec 21, 2016 - 12:38 PM

The online star becomes the first recipient of a Ruby trophy

MILESTONE. The YouTube star gets a trophy for his efforts. Screengrab from YouTube/PewDiePie

IN PHOTOS: YouTube stars Leroy Sanchez, Sam Tsui, Kurt Hugo Schneider, more in 'Own It' concert

Jul 11, 2016 - 2:10 PM

Talented YouTube stars Leroy Sanchez Sam Tsui Kurt Hugo Schneider Max Schneider Tiffany Alvord Gab Valenciano and Lynk thrills the Smart Araneta Coliseum crowd with song dance and more

All photos by Stephen Lavoie/Rappler

WATCH: Sam Tsui, Kurt Hugo Schneider honor Christina Grimmie at PH show

Jul 10, 2016 - 11:04 PM

Sam Tsui and Kurt Hugo Schneider play a slow version of Just A Dream to remember their slain friend Christina Grimmie This song is a cherished favorite of their millions of fans on YouTube

BEST FRIENDS. Kurt Hugo Schneider and Sam Tsui play an energetic set for Manila fans Saturday, July 9. Photo by Stephen Lavoie/Rappler

WATCH: Gab Valenciano teaches Tanner Patrick how to 'Super Selfie'

May 26, 2016 - 3:26 PM

Gab and Tanner show off their dance moves at the Rappler office a day before YouTube FanFest 2016

Photo by Paolo Abad/Rappler

WATCH: Gab Valenciano and Tanner Patrick answer fan questions

May 26, 2016 - 11:44 AM

Gab Valenciano and Tanner Patrick drop by the Rappler headquarters in Pasig City to chat with fans and answer questions live

Bratayley family confirms Caleb's cause of death

Nov 11, 2015 - 6:13 PM

The family of 13 year old YouTube star confirms that he died of Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy

CALEB BRATAYLEY. The YouTube star's family releases his cause of death. Screengrab from YouTube/officiallybratayley

Interview: Ryan Higa, David Choi, Ki Hong Lee, Cimorelli on building careers on YouTube

Nov 09, 2015 - 6:44 PM

The stars talk about what it takes to share and develop their craft and forge success on YouTube

Photo courtesy of Karpos Multimedia

YouTube star Caleb Logan of the Bratayleys dies at 13

Oct 05, 2015 - 1:26 PM

The star s family releases a statement on Instagram


Photos and highlights: Boyce Avenue in Manila

Feb 15, 2015 - 4:52 PM

Selfies with a fan new and old favorites a 3 song encore and more

WATCH: YouTube stars quiz Obama

Jan 23, 2015 - 11:22 PM

Bethany Mota Hank Green and GloZell Green talk to the US president on recent State of the Union address

Internet star Zoella had 'help' writing book

Dec 09, 2014 - 12:42 AM

A spokesman for publisher Penguin Random House confirms that Zoella s hit book Girl Online was not completely written by her

Tiffany Alvord, Tanner Patrick to perform in Manila

Nov 21, 2014 - 8:50 PM

Tiffany and Tanner are set to perform on December 1

Alex Goot, Against the Current on PH fans, fame, and friends

Aug 29, 2014 - 3:29 PM

Who studied finance in school what they d be doing if music didn t work out and details on their Manila show

Alex Goot and Against the Current to play live in Manila

Jul 11, 2014 - 3:41 PM

YouTube stars and musicians Alex Goot and Against the Current are making their way here More details below

AJ Rafael on his tough year, hiatus, and musical evolution

Jul 10, 2014 - 10:09 AM

AJ Rafael on the ups and downs of being a musician in the age of digital media

WATCH: In new video, Mikey Bustos covers ‘Latch’

Jul 06, 2014 - 7:23 PM

Mikey lends his signature mix of humor and talent to this cover by Sam Smith

The nearness of YouTube

Jul 01, 2014 - 10:15 PM

After following them for years since they started out what s it like to meet favorite YouTube stars in the flesh?

Jamich: A love story for keeps

Jun 29, 2014 - 6:30 PM

What started as videos shared through friends and family became YouTube’s hottest real life love team

In Photos: Sam Tsui and Kurt Hugo Schneider PH concert recap

Jun 28, 2014 - 12:25 PM

If you ever loved Kurt and Sam put your hands up Pics from the concert here

WATCH: Sam Tsui, Kurt Hugo Schneider perform 'Don't Want an Ending'

Jun 23, 2014 - 11:34 PM

Sam and Kurt play one of their first original songs at their press conference during their Manila leg one of the stops in their 2014 Asian tour