The Cointelegraph YouTube channel had some of its wilder moments in 2020: from getting hit with the YouTube restriction hammer to experiencing firsthand the shenanigans of cryptos most eccentric characters. Here are some of our preferred blooper moments from this year– we hope you enjoy them more than we did!Bitcoin Halving Party livestream YouTube strike2020 has actually been a year of firsts for numerous: the first year of the new decade, an unprecedented international pandemic, and Cointelegraphs first ever YouTube strike. Meltem Demirors, Matthew Roszack and Stephen Chase experiencing the halving live on streamDylan Love, previous Cointelegraph head of news, playing the ukuleleEverything was proceeding as efficiently as might be expected till the last panel of the day: the Crypto Influencers. After finishing his tirade, he vanished from the panel and was never ever heard from again– at least not on any of our channels.The panel resumed as best it could, but 20 minutes later on YouTube all of a sudden and permanently eliminated the livestream and the Cointelegraph YouTube transport its very first ever strike. It is difficult to know for certain.Watch the livestream highlights here: Cringe and Craig WrightNo year is complete without a substantial dose of cringe deserving content … and regrettably Cointelegraph is no exception.The Cointelegraph YouTube channel had a strong start in this department with the publication of a video interview with Satoshi Nakamoto complaintant Craig Wright.
The Cointelegraph YouTube channel had a few of its wilder moments in 2020: from getting hit with the YouTube restriction hammer to experiencing firsthand the shenanigans of cryptos most eccentric characters. Here are some of our favorite blooper moments from this year– we hope you enjoy them more than we did!Bitcoin Halving Party livestream YouTube strike2020 has actually been a year of firsts for lots of: the very first year of the new decade, an extraordinary international pandemic, and Cointelegraphs very first YouTube strike. And, truthfully, were still rather puzzled by it. The strike can be found in the final minutes of a seven hour virtual livestream event hosted by Cointelegraph on May 11th to celebrate Bitcoins 3rd halving. The stream included market professionals, high-profile financiers, and well-known characters from all corners of the crypto sphere. Some noteworthy minutes: Rachel Wolfsons horrible punBobby Lee showing that he performs in reality have a keyboard (and a calculator!)Meltem Demirors, Matthew Roszack and Stephen Chase experiencing the halving reside on streamDylan Love, previous Cointelegraph head of news, playing the ukuleleEverything was proceeding as smoothly as might be expected up until the last panel of the day: the Crypto Influencers. This panel included a number of popular crypto personalities including Altcoin Daily, Bad Crypto Podcast, Altcoin Buzz, Naomi Brockwell, Bitboy Crypto, Layah Heilpurn, and significantly Chico Crypto. After going live, the panel right away came down into mayhem. Midway through the hosts introduction, Crypto Chico began shouting at the other guests, calling them shills and dropping numerous f-bombs. After finishing his tirade, he vanished from the panel and was never spoken with once again– a minimum of not on any of our channels.The panel resumed as finest it could, however 20 minutes later YouTube all of a sudden and completely removed the livestream and the Cointelegraph YouTube funnel its very first strike. According to the caution, the livestream was gotten rid of for violation of YouTubes community guidelines. The specific offense was for producing unsafe or damaging content. Cointelegraphs appeal to the strike was rejected and no additional explanation was received as to the specific reason behind the strike. Due to the antics of Crypto Chico and their proximity to the issuance of the strike, it is possible his behavior may have played a significant role in YouTubes decision. It is difficult to understand for certain.Watch the livestream highlights here: Cringe and Craig WrightNo year is complete without a significant dosage of cringe worthy content … and unfortunately Cointelegraph is no exception.The Cointelegraph YouTube channel had a strong start in this department with the publication of a video interview with Satoshi Nakamoto complaintant Craig Wright. The video garnered over a thousand remarks, with lots of remarking on the awkward interaction in between the host (me) and Craig Wright. One of the most liked talk about the video originated from a small-time YouTuber called River: This interview was uncomfortable. There is no contenting that. As the host, I felt it quite highly throughout the recording. However, the reason for the awkwardness was not what the majority of people seemed to think. I do not despise Craig Wright or feel any animosity towards him despite his bold claims. In reality, the interview was really carried out using a popular strategy called mirroring. In an effort to pry more info and information out of him, I often paused after his answers or duplicated back to him his most recent talking point. The result was an interview that appeared to be cringey and possibly even hostile, however was quite efficient at revealing Wrights personality qualities and exposing several of his bolder claims.Watch the complete interview here.John McAfee poses with his AK-47 for our former head of newsJohn McAfee is infamous all over the world for his eccentric hobbies and larger than life personality. In the crypto sphere, the American computer system scientist is best understood for his numerous presidential candidacies, outrageous cost predictions, and a bet (now nicknamed The D * ckening) to eat his own genitalia on live tv if Bitcoin fails to reach $500K by the end of 2020. He has even handled to remain active on Twitter despite presently residing in a Spanish prison, where he faces extradition to the US over tax evasion charges. Cointelegraph is therefore no complete stranger to covering McAfees wild side. Thats why no one on the video team was amazed when McAfee (upon demand) displayed his AK-47 during a virtual video interview with Cointelegraphs former head of news, Dylan Love. In the same interview, he declared he is 99% specific of Satoshi Nakamotos identity and likewise explained how he distressed a going to reporter by fabricating a game of Russian live roulette. McAfee may be aging, but his stories never do.Watch the complete interview here.Thank you, to you!To settle the year, the Cointelegraph video group would like to extend a huge thank you to you, the viewers, for supporting the channel and enjoying our material. In 2020, the Cointelegraph YouTube channel … Published 140 videosHad nearly 2 million special viewsGained 30,000 new subscribersHad practically 250,000 hours of watch timeFrom everyone on the Cointelegraph video team, we cant wait to see what next year brings and we hope you will stay to join us. As constantly, do not forget to like, subscribe, and hodl!