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PewDiePie calls out RiceGum and Jake Paul for promoting “shady” gambling sites

Published: 3/Jan/2019 19:13 Updated: 4/Jan/2019 1:22

by Alan Bernal


YouTuber Felix ‘PewDiePie’ Kjellberg looked into the shady business practices of other popular content creators Bryan ‘RiceGum’ Le and Jake Paul in regards to the rehearsed promotion of gambling sites that reward “Hype Beast stuff.”

Although PewDiePie focused his attention to the overall ethical stance of promoting these kinds of gambling sites, he primarily took aim at the pair of YouTubers for aligning themselves with “sketchy” sites that exploit more than reward.

In his video, PewDiePie dissected how the site in question allures and deceives consumers much like the CS:GO skin gambling sites that once ran rampant, but took it further by keying in on YouTubers involved with the site who know they have influence over younger audiences.

Jake Paul / YouTubePewDiePie points to Jake Paul’s dishonest reaction after the popular content creator won an iPhone.

“Ricegum and Jake Paul have considerably young fans, and promoting a gambling website in general just seems like a bad idea for these people to do,” PewDiePie said. “Now obviously, [Jake Paul and Ricegum], don’t care.”

PewDiePie noted the similarities between the frequent inappropriate nature of his content in relation to his audience demographic, though he maintained that there is an abhorrent element to YouTubers promoting harmful sites knowing they have an easily influenced viewership.

Both Ricegum and Jake Paul have videos promoting these sites that seem to dole out extravagant rewards for little sacrifice, but PewDiePie suggests that that is just not the case.

“Seeing big YouTubers [like Jake and Ricegum] promote something like this that’s clearly known to be sketchy is kinda messed up,” he said.

The YouTubers don’t seem to fall in line with what PewDiePie would see as “the most morally ethical” personalities on the site, and their part in the promotion is only continuing the trend of scamming viewers.


How to duet on TikTok

Published: 15/Jan/2021 18:07 Updated: 15/Jan/2021 18:32

by Georgina Smith


Duets are a great way to switch up your TikTok content and collaborate with friends and even influencers. Here’s how to duet someone on TikTok.

If you’ve spent any time on TikTok at all then you’ve more than likely seen videos where multiple clips are stacked next to each other in a variety of different layouts, showing people dancing, singing, and talking with other users. This feature is called a ‘duet.’

A duet on TikTok refers to when a user films their own video alongside another user’s original video as a way to either respond to the video, react to it, or add something new.

Some users have used to feature to participate in virtual vocal duets – or even choirs – with each video being a new vocal line or instrument.

If influencers or famous TikToker have allow duets, it also means you are able to technically appear in a video alongside your favorite creator, and sometimes they may even end up seeing and reacting to it.

@charlidamelio##duet with @katiefeeneyy dc to katie and @kylievazzana

♬ Beggin by Madcon – ❝..𝓈𝓊𝓂𝓂𝑒𝓇..❞

The possibilities for duetting on TikTok are practically endless, and the process is very simple.

How do you duet someone on TikTok?

  1. Search TikTok for the video you want to duet.
  2. On the right-hand side of the video there with be a series of symbols. Click the arrow symbol and it will take you to the share menu.
  3. On the bottom row of options, there is a button that has two circles overlapping each other. This is the duet button.
  4. Click the duet button and it will take you to the filming screen.
  5. Film your video with the red button at the bottom of the screen, and your video will play alongside the original video.

How to change TikTok duet layout

You may have seen some users use various different layouts, changing the position of their video in relation to the video.

Some of these collages can end up looking quite complex, but there’s a simple way to change up your duet layout than just the simple left and right combo.

  1. Open the duet as instructed above.
  2. Before you have filmed anything, click the layout button at the side, that looks like a square with a line through the middle.
  3. Select which kind of layout you’d like to use.
  4. Once selected, click back on the video and film as desired.

Viral Sea Shanty tiktok mix @nthnevnss @_luke.the.voice_ @miaasanomusic @jonnystewartbass @anipeterson @beccaleighz #seashantytiktok #seashanty

♬ original sound – Tahnex

How to film a TikTok duet with audio

Some people may have discovered that when they film a duet, they cannot be heard over the original video, but this issue can be resolved quite simply.

  1. Open the duet screen as normal.
  2. Before recording starts, select the microphone option from the sidebar.
  3. If there is a diagonal line through the mic symbol, it means you are muted, and if you record, only the sound of the original video will be heard.
  4. If the symbol does not have a line through it, when you record you will be able also to record your voice along with the original audio.
  5. TikTok recommends using an earpiece to improve audio quality when recording.

TikTokers have found an array of creative ways to use the duet function, and knowing the different options that are available makes the process a lot smoother.