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Machinima Creators Just Got A Letter Telling Them That They’re Now Part Of Fullscreen

According to sources, the reorganization will result in the layoff of Machinima employees — with some joining other units within WarnerMedia and Otter — though it is unclear how many staffers these cuts will ultimately impact. At the same time, some former Machinima creators shared on Twitter that they have been dropped by the network in the midst of the reorganization. – Geoff Weiss, Tubefilter » http://bit.ly/2SYsaMa
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Roku explains why it allowed Infowars on its platform

Many Roku customers on social media are threatening to boycott. A search for terms including “roku,” “boycott” and others related to the news are picking up speed on Twitter, the #boycottroku hashtag has just now re-appeared, as well. (It was used previously by customers protesting the NRA channel.) – Sarah Perez, TechCrunch » https://tcrn.ch/2ALMR72

Report: Amazon to double down on gaming with a new streaming service

When Amazon acquired Twitch in 2014, many wondered if that would lead to it launching a bigger gaming service. That possibility was bolstered when Amazon acquired U.K. cloud gaming backend specialist GameSparks (in 2017 as we first reported, although only confirmed by Amazon in 2018). GameSparks’ technology has already been deployed in Amazon’s AWS service — which has a dedicated business targeting games publishers, providing everything they need, from gaming technologies to server space, analytics, backend services and more. – Ingrid Lunden, TechCrunch » https://tcrn.ch/2D4pxTz

The First Dumb Meme Accident of 2019 Is Here

Lieutenant Travis Lyman, a spokesperson for the department, told Gizmodo that a 17-year-old girl tried her luck with the meme on Monday and ended up crashing into another vehicle. He said the girl was driving down Layton Parkway with a 16-year-old passenger when she blindfolded herself by pulling her beanie down over her eyes. She didn’t last long before drifting into the opposite lane and colliding with a car. – Rhett Jones, Gizmodo » http://bit.ly/2Fw2NgC

IMDb has launched an ad-supported movie streaming service

[Freedive]’s films and TV shows are available to registered IMDb or Amazon users and Amazon Fire TV owners. (The list of compatible devices is the same as the list for Prime Video.) Fire owners can navigate the service by way of a new icon in the “Your Apps & Channels” section or by telling their Amazon smart device, “Alexa, go to Freedive.” The site says it will continually add new offerings to the site. The site will also indicate on a film’s page if it’s available on Freedive. – Andrew Liptak, The Verge » http://bit.ly/2CeXUpf
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