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The UK’s National Archives has announced that it will be saving YouTube videos and tweets for posterity, to make social media a part of Blighty’s official history. Youtube Video The Archives will start collecting Twitter posts and YouTube vids from today from UK central government departments and other official social media, …

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Are they making...

a time crapsule?

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Will they be archiving the YouTube comments?

So future social historians can gain an insight into the mindset of our time.

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Re: Will they be archiving the YouTube comments?

I would reply in a form similar to YouTube comments but I guess it would be one of those rare occasions of the mods stomping on a post.

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"This was no small task but we rose to the challenge"

Unlike, say, archive.org.

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Funding?

Did someone find a few million under the sofa cushion and decide to spend it on this? The money is coming from somewhere.

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