Fine Brothers spark fury with YouTube trademark attempt | BBC News

The creators of one of YouTube’s biggest channels have sparked fury over plans to trademark and license a popular video format.

The Fine Brothers produce a popular series of “reaction videos”, in which people watch online clips and respond.

On Tuesday, they revealed a scheme to let other video-makers use assets from their version of the format.

But they have faced a backlash from viewers for trademarking “react” – a term widely used by other creators.

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