Pornhub backs PewDiePie in YouTube subscriber war against T-Series

NOTE: For all latest, breaking news related to PewDiePie, other YouTubers, and Youtube in general, head here.

Update (December 12):

While the anti-Semitic shout out controversy fire isn’t doused yet, something else from PewDiePie’s video is now making headlines: the comment Felix made on SonicFox’s acceptance speech at the 2018 Game Awards for winning the Best Esports Player. Details here.

Update (December 12):

PewDiePie landed in hot water after he endorsed a YouTube channel that contains videos featuring anti-Semitic content. The Verge was the first publication to highlight this news. Now PewDiePie has responded to the controversy by attacking The Verge. Details here.

Update (December 11):

How Pornhub gained from Tumblr crisis and PewDiePie vs T-Series war – read our latest coverage by heading here.

Update (December 11):

Marques Brownlee – tech video producer, popularly known as MKBHD – has jumped into the T-Series vs PewDiePie YouTube subscriber battle, supporting the Swedish YouTuber. He has also talked in detail about what’s wrong with YouTube Rewind videos. It’s a must read – head here.

Update (December 11):

PewDiePie has overtaken YouTube Sports in terms of subscribers to become the third biggest channel. However, the Swedish YouTuber has got embroiled in another major controversy. For details, head here.

Update (December 10):

Oh no. Rewind 2018 – which doesn’t feature YouTube’s most subscribed channel PewDiePie – is on way to become most disliked YouTube video ever. Details here.

Update (December 10):

In his latest video, PewDiePie has slammed fellow YouTuber Lilly Singh for her take on Forbes’ ‘Highest-Paid YouTube Stars 2018’ list. He also reacted sharply to Logan Paul‘s support to ‘subscribe to PewDiePie’ campaign. The YouTuber also mentioned Pornhub for their support, and made fun of Rewind 2018 on way to becoming most disliked video on YouTube. All this and many other things in our latest PewDiePie coverage here.

Update (December 09):

Silent moves? T-Series ads appearing on PewDiePie videos. Complete story here.

Update (December 09):

After Pornhub announced their support to the Swedish YouTuber in the ongoing PewDiePie vs T-Series Youtube subscriber war, a PewDiePie fan created a visual representation of Pornhub coming to PewDiePie rescue. The clip they used is from the popular Saving Private Ryan movie. It’s a must watch – check it out here.

Update (December 09):

Latest development in T-Series vs PewDiePie battle – T-series website is down, who is behind the attack? Read the complete coverage by heading here.

Update (December 08):

PewDiePie has hit another milestone – 75 million subscribers on YouTube. Meanwhile fans are sharing their heartwarming support pics. Full story here.

Update (December 08):

Update (December 08):

Like 2017, PewDiePie was excluded from YouTube Rewind 2018 as well. And like he did last year, he has now released a video roasting this year’s Rewind video. It’s a must watch as he talks about various topics in his own style, and oh, did we tell the Rewind 2018 video has a reference to PewDiePie’s chair? All this and more here.

Update (December 07):

A fan has created a PewDiePie Fortnite skin, pushing it as the ultimate idea to keep the channel ahead of T-Series in the YouTube subscriber race. And for those who want to keep a real time track of subscriber number for both channels, there’s a live stream for you. Both these developments in our latest story here.

Update (December 07):

PewDiePie has been excluded from YouTube Rewind 2018 video. Why YouTube chose not to include their most subscribed channel in their annual recap video? Read our coverage here.

Original story follows:

Pornhub has officially jumped into the ongoing YouTube subscriber war between Youtuber PewDiePie (whose real name is Felix Kjellberg) and India’s music label company T-Series. The Twitter handle of the popular porn website, which has over a million followers, has sent out the following tweet:

Subscribe to @pewdiepie to beat T-series here: https://www.pornhub.com/users/officialpewdieporn…

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With this, the raging war against supporters of the very popular Swedish YouTuber, comedian and video game commentator and almost equally popular Indian music company has further heated up.

For the uninitiated, PewDiePie’s channel – which currently has over 74 million subscribers (74,419,876 to be precise) – was the undisputed king of channels on YouTube in terms of followers until India’s music label T-Series caught up. The later now also has over 74 million subscribers, but at 74,003,560, the number is still significantly less when compared to PewDiePie.

A lot has happened recently in this ongoing war, with the YouTuber coming up with diss tracks against T-series to fans of both channels being engaged in ugly, racist online fight. PewDiePie publicly criticized this behavior of their fans, and as a good will gesture, helped raised an Indian NGO over $200,000 in a single day.

An interesting development took place late last week when a PewDiePie fan hacked thousands of printers around the world. The hack resulted in prints coming out printers urging people to support PewDiePie in this ongoing YouTube subscriber war.

Even the GTA V was also hacked by PewDiePie fans to gain attention and bring more support.

Even celebrity Logan Paul also pledged their support to the YouTuber:

And if that’s not enough, there’s also a change.org petition that’s urging Prime Minister Theresa May to help PewDiePie stay ahead of T-Series.

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