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Entertainment 'Despacito' YouTube music video deleted by apparent hackers

16:06  10 april  2018
16:06  10 april  2018 Source:   foxnews.com

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YouTube ’s most-watched music video , “ Despacito ,” returned to the video -sharing platform after it was apparently deleted by hackers on Tuesday. The original " Despacito " video did not appear in search results Tuesday. Other videos ' titles and cover images were altered, but the content remained

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a group of people posing for the camera: The 'Despacito© Provided by Fox News The 'Despacito" music video on YouTube was apparently removed by hackers on Tuesday. The video garnered more than 5 billion views.

YouTube’s most-watched music video “Despacito” was apparently deleted by hackers on Tuesday. Meanwhile, other artists’ clips posted on the Vevo channel were defaced.

Luis Fonsi’s music video, which had more than 5 billion views, was apparently removed and replaced with a cover image showing the hackers wearing masks and pointing guns, the BBC reported. The original "Despacito" video did not appear in search results Tuesday.

Other videos' titles and cover images were altered, but the content remained the same.

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Despacito , Youtube 's most watched video , deleted by hackers . In a bizarre turn of events, hackers by the name of Prosox and Kuroi’sh on Youtube have

Luis Fonsi’s record-breaking video for “ Despacito ” was temporarily deleted from YouTube after a small number of high profile Vevo accounts were The original clips had been posted by Vevo. The hackers , calling themselves Prosox and Kuroi’sh, wrote “Free Palestine” beneath the videos .

The hackers called themselves Prosox and Kuroi’sh. They defaced more than a dozen artists’ music videos, including Shakira, Selena Gomez, Drake and Adele. Some videos reportedly included the phrase “Free Palestine” in the videos’ descriptions.

“Hacked @YouTube @shakira @postmalone+ more, @YouTube @SusanWojcicki I'm already in your account too,” a Twitter account appearing to be linked to Kuroi’SH tweeted early Tuesday.

Prosox also tweeted: “@YouTube Its just for fun i just use script 'youtube-change-title-video' and i write 'hacked' don t judge me i love youtube

As if Tuesday morning, YouTube and Vevo have not addressed the apparent hacking incident on their social media pages. Fox News’ reached out to YouTube for a comment.

YouTube has 1.8 billion users logged in and watching every month .
YouTube doesn't have a playbook for operating at such scale, CEO Susan Wojcicki said, but the company is committed to being "on the right side of history.""It's incredibly important to me and to everyone at YouTube that we grow responsibly," Wojcicki said Thursday, speaking at a New York presentation for advertisers known as a Newfront. "There is not a playbook for how open platforms like us operate at scale…it's critical that we're on the right side of history.

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