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Outdated Law Poses Trouble for Live Stream Users in Germany

By Stephen Fuchs on Email @StephenWFuchs

Broadcasting live streams of video games and life’s adventures are more popular than ever as services like Twitch, YouTube and Facebook Live make broadcasting as easy as pressing a button. For powers users in Germany though, who do more than just the sporadic stream, the Landesmedienanstalt broadcasting authority is stepping in to …

Sources: Ubergizmo

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Stephen founded German Pulse and LGBT Germany out of a passion to introduce Americans to a Germany that goes beyond beer and polka (although with enough beer he has been known to polka it up a bit). He's a coffee addict, lover of wine and good times, a hit in the kitchen and editor of TV commercials. You can follow him on Twitter (@StephenWFuchs) to find out a lot more.
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Google’s Latest YouTube Deal Will Be Music to German Ears

By Stephen Fuchs on Email @StephenWFuchs

Since 2009, many popular music videos on YouTube were out of reach to German users due to a licensing feud between Google and GEMA (Gesellschaft für musikalische Aufführungs- und mechanische Vervielfältigungsrechte), a leading music rights organization in the country. The dispute dragged out for over seven years, but the two companies have finally …

Sources: YouTube, VentureBeat

Stephen Fuchs
Stephen founded German Pulse and LGBT Germany out of a passion to introduce Americans to a Germany that goes beyond beer and polka (although with enough beer he has been known to polka it up a bit). He's a coffee addict, lover of wine and good times, a hit in the kitchen and editor of TV commercials. You can follow him on Twitter (@StephenWFuchs) to find out a lot more.
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Watch This: Slow Motion Junkies Dive Into Giant Glitter Balloon

By Stephen Fuchs on Email @StephenWFuchs

What do you get when you combine some aspiring YouTube stars, a really nice slow motion camera, parents with a large yard and an eight-foot glitter-filled balloon? A slow-mo glitter explosion! A group of friends in Hamburg launched their own YouTube channel, Slow Motion Junkies, only a few weeks ago …

Sources: Slow Motion Junkies, Daily Mail

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Stephen founded German Pulse and LGBT Germany out of a passion to introduce Americans to a Germany that goes beyond beer and polka (although with enough beer he has been known to polka it up a bit). He's a coffee addict, lover of wine and good times, a hit in the kitchen and editor of TV commercials. You can follow him on Twitter (@StephenWFuchs) to find out a lot more.
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German DJ and Comedian Shows English Can Be Just As Crazy As German

By Stephen Fuchs on Email @StephenWFuchs

The German language receives its fair share of ridicule for some of its crazy words and phrases, and while it may have a leg up in the longest words competition, the English language has its own set of oddities, as seen in this sentence alone (‘a leg up’). Flula, a …

Stephen Fuchs
Stephen founded German Pulse and LGBT Germany out of a passion to introduce Americans to a Germany that goes beyond beer and polka (although with enough beer he has been known to polka it up a bit). He's a coffee addict, lover of wine and good times, a hit in the kitchen and editor of TV commercials. You can follow him on Twitter (@StephenWFuchs) to find out a lot more.
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Vevo Entering German Market, Leaving Key Partner YouTube Behind

By Stephen Fuchs on Email @StephenWFuchs

Vevo started out as a small YouTube channel that brought music videos back to the masses after MTV and VH1 decided to trade them in for reality programming.  The company has expanded quite a bit since its 2009 debut and has been making a push to move away from YouTube …

Stephen Fuchs
Stephen founded German Pulse and LGBT Germany out of a passion to introduce Americans to a Germany that goes beyond beer and polka (although with enough beer he has been known to polka it up a bit). He's a coffee addict, lover of wine and good times, a hit in the kitchen and editor of TV commercials. You can follow him on Twitter (@StephenWFuchs) to find out a lot more.
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“How German Sounds” Video Goes Viral, But Does It Accurately Depict the Language?

By Stephen Fuchs on Email @StephenWFuchs

Over the last week I have watched the “How German Sounds Compared To Other Languages” YouTube video by the Copy Cat Channel cropping up on news sites small and big.  The entire concept of the video is to show the German language as being harsh compared to others such as …

Stephen Fuchs
Stephen founded German Pulse and LGBT Germany out of a passion to introduce Americans to a Germany that goes beyond beer and polka (although with enough beer he has been known to polka it up a bit). He's a coffee addict, lover of wine and good times, a hit in the kitchen and editor of TV commercials. You can follow him on Twitter (@StephenWFuchs) to find out a lot more.
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German YouTube Users Cut Off From 61.5% Of Top 1000 Videos

By Stephen Fuchs on Email @StephenWFuchs

If you’re a YouTube user in Germany, the notice stating “This video is not available in Germany because it possibly contains music for which GEMA hasn’t approved the rights” is probably something you’ve seen more times than you’ve cared to.  New data released by OpenDataCity, an app created by a group …

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Stephen founded German Pulse and LGBT Germany out of a passion to introduce Americans to a Germany that goes beyond beer and polka (although with enough beer he has been known to polka it up a bit). He's a coffee addict, lover of wine and good times, a hit in the kitchen and editor of TV commercials. You can follow him on Twitter (@StephenWFuchs) to find out a lot more.
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Germany’s Federal Foreign Office Uses YouTube To Share The Many Faces of Germany

By Stephen Fuchs on Email @StephenWFuchs

The Federal Foreign Office in Germany has gone full speed on advancing their internet presence in recent months, with new social media accounts and now a YouTube channel providing a wide variety of video content.  Germany has become one of the leading countries in the world when it comes to …

Stephen Fuchs
Stephen founded German Pulse and LGBT Germany out of a passion to introduce Americans to a Germany that goes beyond beer and polka (although with enough beer he has been known to polka it up a bit). He's a coffee addict, lover of wine and good times, a hit in the kitchen and editor of TV commercials. You can follow him on Twitter (@StephenWFuchs) to find out a lot more.
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YouTube To Expand Original Content Channels to Germany With 12 New Shows

By Stephen Fuchs on Email @StephenWFuchs

It has been almost a year since YouTube announced their plans for providing original content channels on the popular video site, and with the top 25 channels already ranking in an impressive million plus views every week, the company is ready to expand the concept to Europe.  By getting popular …

Stephen Fuchs
Stephen founded German Pulse and LGBT Germany out of a passion to introduce Americans to a Germany that goes beyond beer and polka (although with enough beer he has been known to polka it up a bit). He's a coffee addict, lover of wine and good times, a hit in the kitchen and editor of TV commercials. You can follow him on Twitter (@StephenWFuchs) to find out a lot more.
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German Fork Lift Safety

By Stephen Fuchs on Email @StephenWFuchs

The Germans sure know how to get a message across.  I stumbled upon this German short film from 2000, Forklift Driver Klaus – The First Day on the Job (in German Staplerfahrer Klaus – Der erste Arbeitstag) which is a parody of German safety videos from the 80’s.  The video follows …

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Stephen founded German Pulse and LGBT Germany out of a passion to introduce Americans to a Germany that goes beyond beer and polka (although with enough beer he has been known to polka it up a bit). He's a coffee addict, lover of wine and good times, a hit in the kitchen and editor of TV commercials. You can follow him on Twitter (@StephenWFuchs) to find out a lot more.
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