Man arrested for showing up at YouTube and threatening violence over deleted account

A man was arrested this past Sunday after showing up to Google’s Mountain View, Calif. headquarters and threatening violence over his belief that YouTube had deleted his account and the single video he had posted to it, BuzzFeed News reported today.

Unfortunately for the man, 33-year-old Kyle Long, it was actually his wife who deleted the account. She then told him it was likely YouTube’s doing because she feared how he might react. Not only that, but Long had driven more than 3,300 miles, from Maine, to Mountain View on his mission, despite YouTube’s headquarters being located in nearby San Bruno.

Long’s video was apparently some type of get-rich-quick guide, a video his father, Kevin Long, characterized as “rambling” and “bizarre.”…

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