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Dutch couple search for sperm donor with YouTube Video
Aug 11 '17 16:50

Utrecht couple Scarlet and Joyce are searching for a sperm donor with a YouTube video. They hope to find a donor that fits them well with the video, as earlier attempts to find a donor through more regular channels mostly  led to weird reactions, AD reports.

The couple is very active on social media, where they share a lot about their personal lives and the daily challenges they face. Their YouTube channel Ik Vrouw Van Jou has more than 41 thousand subscribers. They therefore decided to share this call with their followers.

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Jul 6 '17 17:30

The Dutch consumer and market authority ACM reprimanded Dutch vlogger SnapKing and disconnected his 0909 after he called on his young fans to call the number and kept them on the line for unreasonably long periods. With each call costing 1 euro plus talk time, the 20-year-old vlogger made over 13 thousand euros off of his mostly underage viewers, AD reports.

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May 29 '17 17:05

People on social media identified the man who was killed in a shooting in Rotterdam on Sunday night as screen name Parsa010, AD reports. The police haven't confirmed his identity yet, but there are many posts about his death on Instagram, Facebook and other social media platforms.

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Apr 12 '17 12:30

The police arrested four men on suspicion of "grooming" - preparing an underage child to have sex with you. The arrests were made based on videos a group of Apeldoorn teenagers posted on YouTube, in which they filmed the men arranging to have sex with a 15-year-old boy, AD reports.

Sep 22 '16 09:17

Ismail Ilgun, the young vlogger who made headlines in recent weeks because of his videos about young people causing trouble in the Zaandam neighborhood Poelenburg, apologized for his behavior on Facebook. "I confess that I showed stupid behavior and posted certain things online that is should not have, but it should never have gone this far", he writes.

Apr 18 '16 12:30

Dutch teen Nick Nicolai is getting international attention after his Holland's Got Talent audition hit the internet. The bullied 18-year-old boy even reached the attention of American entertainment blogger Perez Hilton, who heaped praise on him in a recent blog.

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Feb 24 '16 10:03

The University of Groningen decided to no longer work with guest lecturer Ali Mohammed after learning of his online activities as a sex "coach". The university feels that his online life does not fit with his job at the university as guest lecturer in Bachelor course Pharmacy

Nov 23 '15 10:13

Groningen musician Obed Brinkman's new protest song "Fuck the PVV" resulted in hundreds of insults from the nationalist party's supporters. Some PVV supporters even spread his telephone number about, so that he can be insulted in person.

Nov 20 '15 08:17

Seventeen percent of teenagers in the Netherlands think that they are addicted to social media. Almost half of the teens between the ages of 12 and 18 years indicate that social media has a negative effect on their concentration, sleep and school performance.

Oct 27 '15 18:06

Half of all internet traffic using the network from Dutch telecom KPN is to deliver video, the company revealed in its quarterly statement on Tuesday. Roughly 25 percent of traffic comes from YouTube, while 20 percent is from Netflix.

Oct 7 '15 11:44

Four underage boys and one man were arrested for cyberattacks on the internet service providers Ziggo and KPN. The five were interrogated by the police department’s High Tech Crime Team (THTC) throughout Tuesday following the arrest for Distributed Denial-of-Service (DDoS) attacks on both companies.

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Aug 26 '15 11:08

YouTube channel Taiwanese Animators has posted an animated recreation of the events during the attack on the Thalys train between Amsterdam and Paris on Friday. The animators are normally known for creating satirical animations about world events.

Aug 12 '15 14:52

Johan de Vries, the 83 year old grandfather from Haarlem, has become an internet sensation. His smooth dance moves, most recently at Dance Valley in Spaarnwoude, has gained him the internet nickname "House Grandpa".

Jun 22 '15 08:46

YouTube has blocked the PVV video showing cartoons of prophet Mohammed in Turkey after a complaint from the Turkish government.

Jan 27 '15 15:44

An almost disaster became an internet sensation when Zwier Spanjer's quad-copter captured its own heroic rescue by the 26-year-old Amsterdammer.

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Dec 15 '14 23:11

The Dutch Data Protection Authority has found Google in breach of several provisions of the Dutch data protection act with its new privacy policy, according to a press release by the CBP. Google could face a €15 million fine because of the alleged violations.

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Dec 11 '14 11:34

It is the time of year for top ten lists and YouTube has joined the party. The most watched YouTube video of 2014 in the Netherlands is the summary of Netherlands-Spain at the World Cup.

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Sep 19 '14 11:44

A video appeared on Facebook in which a 15-year-old girl from Beverwijk was punched to the ground and then kicked repeatedly by two boys aged 14 and 15 in Ijmuiden. The police have arrested the two teen boys, and report that the girl has had hospital treatment for "lesions to her face", the Algemeen Dagblad writes.

Sep 1 '14 09:33

In the Burgers Zoo in Arnhem, a Sumatran tiger cub was born last night. The birth was live streamed via a video camera inside the birthing area.

Jun 1 '14 06:15

A motorcycle cop from Nijmegen, Motoragent Roy Willemse, turned his helmet camera on during an urgent call to a car crash where people were injured, the NRC reports.

May 28 '14 11:59

A video was placed online showing how Dutch and Belgian mujahideen are fighting in Syria. The film was placed on YouTube by 'De Basis', or, 'The Basis' which is the Dutch translation of the Arabic Al-Qaeda.

May 12 '14 13:41

Fearing a backlash from angry viewers, a man who uploaded footage of himself abusing a cat, surrendered to police this morning.

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Mar 18 '14 17:42

PVV party leader, Geert Wilders, is disgusted by the YouTube video clip that surfaced today, where someone posing as him is held with two guns pointed at his head, while rapper Hozny from Sneek raps about Wilders needing to be punished for his actions.

Mar 14 '14 07:21

The United States senate has finally approved the appointment of Timothy Broas as the new American ambassador in The Hague, RTL Nieuws reports.

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