YouTube briefly terminated a popular live stream channel, creating one of the longest videos ever

Most people know ChilledCow’s popular LoFi hip-hop channel as the constant live stream starring an anime girl doing her homework. Over the weekend, following a mistaken suspension from YouTube, the account was terminated, and the live stream came to an end. As a result, ChilledCow produced one of the longest videos in YouTube history — more than 13,000 hours — and amassed 218 million views in the process.

Less than a day after ChilledCow owner Dimitri received the notification from YouTube that his channel violated the company’s terms of service and was suspended, the violation was lifted. Dimitri started a new live stream, and the original live stream appeared as a non-playable video. Clicking on it brings up a message saying the…

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