GROWINGYOURNEWSWEBSITE.COM: Latest News and Analysis 2019-08-06, 09:48

YouTube barred a 14-year-old conservative personality after she called the LGBTQ community pedophiles. The girl reportedly then posted a photo threatening YouTube HQ with something that looks like a gun.

YouTube YouTube has terminated the account of a 14-year-old conservative YouTuber with nearly 1 million followers who goes by "Soph." The channel was terminated after her latest video, which was full of anti-LGBTQ rhetoric, was f...

YouTube barred a 14-year-old conservative personality after she called the LGBTQ community pedophiles. The girl reportedly then posted a photo threatening YouTube HQ with something that looks like a gun.

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2019-06-11, 16:32

YouTube is failing the LGBTQ community by allowing Steven Crowder’s homophobic slurs Besides changing its logo to feature a rainbow of colors, YouTube is hardly celebrating Pride Month the right way this June, as it’s failed to addres...
2019-06-05, 16:16

YouTube CEO Susan Wojcicki apologizes to LGBTQ community over handling of anti-gay content YouTube CEO Susan Wojcicki apologized at to the gay and lesbian community over the handling of anti-gay content on the Google owned video platform. ...
2019-06-11, 07:00

On YouTube’s Digital Playground, an Open Gate for Pedophiles The site’s automated recommendation system, at times drawing on home movies of unwitting families, created a vast video catalog of prepubescent child...
2019-06-03, 12:32

YouTube algorithm pushes videos with children to pedophiles, report says YouTube’s content recommendation algorithm has created an “open gate for pedophiles” by pushing videos featuring children, according to a New York Ti...
2019-06-03, 22:48

GOP Sen. Josh Hawley introduces bill forcing YouTube 'to stop catering to pedophiles' Sen. Josh Hawley has announced legislation that would force video-sharing websites such as YouTube to turn off their recommendation systems for video...
2019-06-06, 15:32

YouTube's Nightmare Algorithm Exploited Children by Recommending Pedophiles Watch Home Videos of Kids YouTube’s recommendation algorithm has been encouraging pedophiles to watch home videos that families upload showing their children playing.Read mor...
2019-06-03, 23:32

Emily Hartridge, popular YouTube personality, dies at 35 The YouTube personality, known for her listicle videos on sex, relationships, love, gender and life, died in an accident, according to an announcemen...
2019-07-14, 07:32

LGBTQ+ creators file lawsuit against YouTube for discrimination A group of LGBTQ+ YouTubers this week filed a federal lawsuit against Google, claiming the site has engaged in discriminatory practices that delibera...
2019-08-15, 05:00

Conservative Group Argues First Amendment Should Apply to YouTube A lawsuit making the provocative argument that one of the biggest social-media platforms should be subject to the First Amendment got a hard look fro...
2019-08-29, 02:48

Google CEO Tries to Smooth Things Over After YouTube's Anti-LGBTQ Shitshow The complete and utter shitshow that is YouTube’s bungled response to addressing anti-LGBTQ harassment on its platform today brings us a response fro...
2019-06-13, 06:16

Inclusivity Win! This White Girl Vacationing With Her Friends In The Caribbean Just Posted A Group Photo Featuring A Local Resort Employee With The Caption ‘Our New Friend Lol’ Society still has a long way to go when it comes to diversity, but this amazing story proves that a more accepting world really is possible: This whi...
2019-08-08, 19:00

FTC reportedly investigating YouTube over children's privacy YouTube may have a particularly strong incentive to change how it handles kids' videos -- it appears to be under government scrutiny for its beh...
2019-06-20, 06:00

YouTube ends monetization of conservative commentator Steven Crowder's channel after left-wing outrage In an abrupt reversal amid an ongoing online firestorm, YouTube announced Wednesday that it would block conservative commentator Steven Crowder from ...
2019-06-06, 01:32

YouTube exec who called cops on black man says race wasn’t a factor The YouTube exec who called the cops on a black man in California — as he waited for his friend inside of their apartment building lobby —...
2019-07-10, 07:48

YouTube’s adding more age gates to YouTube Kids — this should go well YouTube just revealed it’s added new age categories to its YouTube Kids app, offering different videos depending on whether the child is preschool or...
2019-08-29, 21:16

Claims YouTube Illegally Tracked Kids Reportedly Spark Federal Investigation YouTube’s perpetual failure to ensure its product doesn’t exploit children has prompted an investigation by the Federal Trade Commission into the com...
2019-06-20, 01:00

YouTube is reportedly considering fundamental changes to its platform as it continues to face backlash over child safety (GOOG, GOOGL) Getty YouTube is considering new strategies in response to ongoing concerns about child safety on the massive video platform. Both Bloomberg and the...
2019-06-19, 23:48

A Girl Was Barred From Singing With Berlin’s Boys’ Choir. So She Sued. The lawsuit says that rejecting girls denies them access to a high-quality educational opportunity. The choir says the problem with the 9-year-old is...
2019-08-16, 13:00

Upstate judge who posted photo of a noose on Facebook resigns An upstate judge resigned after posting a photo of a noose “with repugnant racial connotations” on his Facebook account, officials announ...
2019-09-17, 19:32

Bianca Devins found dead after grisly photo posted on Instagram An upstate man allegedly slit the throat of a teenage social media star he was dating — then posted a grisly photo of her lifeless body to Inst...
2019-07-15, 22:48

Pride Month celebrates the LGBTQ community TUCSON – June is Pride Month –  it is to honor the Stonewall Riots in Manhattan, which was the tipping point for the Gay Rights Movement in the...
2019-06-04, 02:16

Investing opportunities are expanding for the LGBTQ community In a reflection of the progress LGBTQ Americans have made, the range of investment products tailored to their concerns has also been growing in scope...
2019-06-04, 15:01

Police: Man drugged, assaulted girl, posted naked video MIRAMAR, Fla. (AP) — Police in South Florida say an 18-year-old man drugged and sexually assaulted a 15-year-old girl he met at a party and posted a ...
2019-06-27, 19:16

Ohio man charged with threatening Jewish community center An Ohio man who authorities said is a self-described white nationalist is in custody on charges that he threatened to attack a local Jewish community...
2019-08-19, 19:48

Conservative radio host Steve Gill accused of abusing, threatening wife A Tennessee conservative commentator has been accused of abuse by his wife, who claimed in court papers that he threatened to “destroy” h...
2019-08-29, 17:48

HS football players reportedly posted Snapchat of burning pride flag A pair of Utah high school football players were booted from their team Wednesday over a Snapchat video of a Pride flag being burned and someone sayi...
2019-06-20, 05:32

Ohio man accused of threatening to attack Jewish community center An Ohio man has been arrested and charged with online harassment after he allegedly threatened to attack a Jewish community center, according to a lo...
2019-08-19, 03:16

Lady Gaga Says She Would 'Take a Bullet' for the LGBTQ+ Community at Stonewall Rally Lady Gaga was one of the celebrities who performed at the rally commemorating the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall uprising in New York City on June...
2019-06-30, 17:32

Gears 5 is the latest blockbuster game to welcome the LGBTQ+ gaming community Gears 5 is almost here, it’s welcoming to queers, and the fact that it’s just one of many AAA gaming titles featuring in-game inclusivity for LGBTQPI...
2019-09-06, 04:32

Ohio man arrested for threatening Jewish community center pleads not guilty A man who was arrested for possessing a cache of weaponry and making threats against a Jewish community center pleaded not guilty in Ohio court on Mo...
2019-08-20, 10:16

Chris Cuomo filmed threatening man who called him 'Fredo' CNN host said ‘It’s like the N-word for’ Italian Americans after man at bar appeared to insult him with a Godfather referenceA video emerged on Monda...
2019-08-14, 08:00

Protecting Pride: Safe Spaces Are Crucial to the Existence of the LGBTQ Community Pride Month is a time of celebration. A time where same-gender-loving men get together to celebrate love, liberty and the occasional Beyoncé. During ...
2019-06-29, 00:32

Florida Governor Snubs LGBTQ Community on Eve of Pulse Shooting Anniversary Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis is backtracking on Twitter after his proclamation on the third anniversary of the Pulse nightclub shooting garnered critici...
2019-06-12, 20:32

Neither The Time Nor Place: This Girl Wrote That She And Her Boyfriend Have Had Their Ups And Downs In The Caption Of The Instagram She Posted For His Birthday Get ready to cringe, because this is a story about someone who could use some serious help reading the room: This girl wrote that she and her boyfrie...
2019-08-02, 05:48

Trump Blasts CNN Anchor Over Video Threatening Man Who Called Him 'Fredo' President Donald Trump on Tuesday blasted Chris Cuomo for a profanity-laced video showing the CNN anchor threatening to throw a man down the stairs. ...
2019-08-14, 08:00

LGBTQ Community Celebrates 20th Anniversary Of Passage Of Fairness Ordinance In Lexington LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18) – LGBTQ community leaders are celebrating the 20th anniversary of a milestone in the fight for equality here in central...
2019-06-24, 02:48

Diana Ross celebrates LGBTQ community at birthday Radio City concert When Diana Ross began her 75th birthday concert at Radio City Music Hall on Saturday night with “I’m Coming Out” — her 1980 hit that she released wit...
2019-06-23, 23:32

Halsey Sets the Record Straight After Being Accused of Using LGBTQ Community as a "Marketing Strategy" Halsey is not here for unnecessary drama. On Saturday, the 24-year-old star took to Instagram to share a candid snapshot from her concert in Brazil....
2019-07-07, 23:48

Florida man, 18, allegedly drugged, sexually assaulted girl, 15, posted naked video of her online: police A Florida man was arrested on Wednesday after he allegedly drugged a 15-year-old girl, sexually assaulted her, and posted a naked video of her on Ins...
2019-07-01, 14:00

Teen girl brutally killed before photos of her body posted on social media, New York police say The brutal killing of 17-year-old Bianca Devins is drawing international attention after her alleged killer shared images of the slaying online. ...
2019-07-16, 04:32

Investigators say 23-year-old Conor Climo was plotting to attack synagogues and members of the LGBTQ community (KSNV)   A Las Vegas man is in custody after allegedly plotting terrorist attacks on synagogues and LGBTQ bars. Federal authorities say 23-year-old C...
2019-08-13, 16:00

Lady Gaga said she may not be 'considered a part of' the LGBTQ community even though she likes 'girls sometimes' and it started a conversation about bisexual exclusion Kevin Winter/Getty Images Lady Gaga made a surprise appearance Friday at New York's WorldPride celebration outside the Stonewall Inn and addressed t...
2019-06-30, 07:16

Cracker Barrel turns away Grayson Fritts, detective who called for LGBTQ executions in Tennessee The Cracker Barrel restaurant chain says it has a zero-tolerance policy for "discriminatory treatment or harassment of any sort."    ...
2019-06-20, 14:48

Prosecutors drop same-sex rape case investigated by disgraced detective who called for LGBTQ executions Grayson Fritts, who called for LGBTQ executions, testified in the trial of Shawn Lee Smith who was indicted on charges including rape and sexual batt...
2019-09-09, 20:00

Is YouTube too big to fix everything? YouTube looks to more human monitors and machine learning to catch fake videos and lewd comments, but "you'll still be able to find examples." ...
2019-06-18, 00:48

Teen girl accused of threatening to ‘shoot 400 people for fun’ at ex-school A troubled teenage girl from Oklahoma was accused Monday of threatening to “shoot 400 people for fun” at her former high school — a...
2019-09-17, 05:32

Trump reportedly moving to deport children with life-threatening illnesses WASHINGTON DC (NBC News) – Each year, the U.S. gets about 1,000 applications from immigrant families in the U.S. seeking permission to stay in ...
2019-08-30, 07:16

Soon you’ll be able to watch PBS on YouTube Enlarge / PBS, the United States' public TV service, focuses on educational content, dramas, and children's programming, among other things. (credit:...
2019-07-31, 20:32

YouTube will soon let you try out makeup with AR If you’re obsessed with makeup tutorials on YouTube, we’ve good news for you. You can now try out makeup with your favorite YouTubers using augmented...
2019-06-19, 11:48

Conservative NYT columnist called 'white nationalist' after blasting 2020 Dems for pro-illegal immigrant policies New York Times columnist Bret Stephens is under fire among progressives over his op-ed slamming the 2020 Democratic candidates for embracing pro-ille...
2019-07-01, 20:00

Trump administration reportedly refuses to fly LGBTQ pride flags at US embassies – live Embassies in Israel, Germany, Brazil and Latvia requested permission to display the flag in June and were reportedly rejectedSign up for the US brief...
2019-06-08, 01:01

YouTube Kids is getting its own website YouTube is set to launch a separate website for children later this week, a support page detailing its latest updates has revealed. It will apparentl...
2019-08-29, 12:16

What do I need to make YouTube videos? Ed wonders if you need a computer to make YouTube videos, as he doesn’t own oneI’m a newbie. When people shoot YouTube videos, do they need a compute...
2019-09-19, 11:32

YouTube uses AR to let you try on makeup during tutorials There's no question YouTube's beauty bloggers have some of the largest followings, and the platform has become an important place for even ...
2019-06-19, 10:32

|YouTube'creators'fretoverimpactofnewchildprotectionrules "There's a lot of shock, grief and fear. For many creators, this is their only source of income," said Melissa Hunter of the Family Video Network, a ...
2019-09-16, 23:32

Say goodbye to YouTube Gaming The YouTube Gaming app will go away on May 30, but you’ll be able to find all of your favorite gaming videos in the YouTube main app.  &#...
2019-05-29, 19:01

YouTube is finally available on Fire TVs again The feud is finally over: Amazon Fire TV owners can once again access YouTube via a native app, while Chromecast owners can Cast the Amazon Prime Vid...
2019-07-09, 21:16

How YouTube Radicalized Brazil YouTube built its business on keeping users hooked. This has been a gift to extremist groups. An investigation in the company’s second-biggest market...
2019-08-12, 05:32

Google CEO: YouTube is too big to fix completely Google CEO Sundar Pichai said in a CNN interview that while the company will work to remove as much harmful content as possible, the company can'...
2019-06-17, 16:16

How YouTube Is Endangering Children A New York Times report has found that YouTube’s algorithm has built what journalist Max Fisher describes as “a vast audience—maybe unprecedented—for...
2019-06-03, 23:00

Why YouTube's kid issues are so serious Kids programming is YouTube's most popular category. But with no curation, kids can stumble into sex, hate, conspiracy videos, and parents are u...
2019-06-22, 14:00

We Tested YouTube Premium So You Don't Have To We’ve all been tempted by the monthlong free trial that streaming services offer. You can always cancel, right? But as Matthew Kitchen found when sam...
2019-05-24, 01:00

Kodak Black to remain jailed until trial, called a ‘danger to the community’ by judge Federal prosecutors in Miami on Wednesday successfully appealed a judge's decision to release rapper Kodak Black on bond after his arrest for a weapo...
2019-05-30, 03:32

Get Fun Countdown Timers for Kids From YouTube If you google “15 minute timer,” or any length of time like that, then Google will automatically open and start that timer. But it will also show you...
2019-06-08, 07:32

Looking for Free Speech in Russia? Try YouTube The online video site has become a primary information source for tens of millions in a country where television avoids topics uncongenial to the gov...
2019-06-09, 23:00

YouTube is shutting down its TV-friendly web interface If you tend to watch YouTube using the Leanback interface on a home theater PC, you might have to scrounge for an alternative. YouTube is warning vi...
2019-09-15, 14:00

ProBeat: YouTube is no better than Facebook or Twitter YouTube is not a social network, but when it comes to its rules and recommendation algorithms, the Google company is just like Facebook and Twitter.R...
2019-06-07, 23:32

|YouTube,Facebook,InstagramandonTV-here'showyoucanwatchtheMissSApageanttonight If you're not one of the lucky few to watch the show live at the Sun Arena in Pretoria there's no need to stress, you can still catch the competition...
2019-08-09, 17:00

YouTube's AR tech gives you a virtual makeover Buying makeup online can be difficult; as you can't test products as you would in a shop, you have no real way of knowing if particular shades w...
2019-06-19, 12:32

YouTube may soon ban targeted ads on kids' content YouTube is allegedly planning on getting rid of targeted ads on videos aimed at children. It's not clear whether the decision comes as a result ...
2019-08-21, 15:16

YouTube CEO Says She's 'Really Sorry' She Can't Ban the LGBQT Harassment, It's Too Hard As we continue to watch social media giants fumble their half-baked policies around hate speech and harassment, one of the most visible blunders rece...
2019-06-11, 20:48

What to stream if you're uncomfortable with YouTube Kids On the surface, it seems like a great idea. YouTube is home to all kinds of quality video content, so a dedicated, age-appropriate version for childr...
2019-06-03, 19:16

DW Books: A new YouTube channel for must-reads Reports from around the world, interviews, author profiles, book tips and 100 German-language novels in English translation in short videos: The new ...
2019-09-02, 13:32

Infowars returned to YouTube. It lasted less than a day. After YouTube CEO Susan Wojcicki published a letter on “preserving openness,” the Infowars War Room channel briefly relaunched on the video-sharing s...
2019-08-30, 14:48

YouTube launching Kid-friendly “YouTubeKids” NBC NEWS-YouTube is launching a separate, kids-only website aimed at shielding kids from potentially disturbing videos. “YouTube Kids” c...
2019-08-30, 07:16

ProBeat: YouTube messages should have never existed YouTube is killing its messages feature two years after introducing it, despite there being no use case for a built-in chat functionality in the app....
2019-08-24, 10:48

Google to shut down YouTube Gaming app on May 30 Google announced last year that the YouTube Gaming app will go away at the end of March. However, for reasons that allude us, Google has decided to p...
2019-05-28, 06:16

| YouTube to ban 'hateful,' 'supremacist' videos YouTube announced it would ban videos promoting or glorifying racism and discrimination as well as those denying well-documented violent events, like...
2019-06-06, 12:48

Is YouTube proud? – Chips with Everything podcast Jordan Erica Webber looks at why some people, such as Carlos Maza, say YouTube needs to do more to protect minorities from hate speech. The Guardian’...
2019-07-01, 16:32

How to Remove Channels From YouTube's Suggestions I watch a healthy amount of YouTube each day, but I usually roll my eyes at the various recommendations I see on the website or app. No matter how ma...
2019-07-01, 16:32

YouTube has a kids problem and it's not going away The Google owned network has come under fire for showing videos to children that aren't appropriate. Children's programming is the No. 1 ca...
2019-06-20, 07:16

Turn your YouTube channel into a career with this $11 course It's no secret that you can make a career out of creating videos on YouTube. From gaming videos to toy reviews, the platform's top creators have made...
2019-06-15, 18:48

YouTube tries to explain its policies on harassment, again Over the last few days, there has been a lot of focus on YouTube's inaction when it came to an internet personality harassing Vox host Carlos Ma...
2019-06-06, 08:16

YouTube, other services down due to eastern US congestion NEW YORK (AP) — Google is saying users of YouTube and other services are seeing errors or slow performance due to high levels of network congestions ...
2019-06-02, 23:48

Coming out in online communities like YouTube Elle Mills, who came out as bisexual in a viral 2017 YouTube video, discusses the acceptance of the online community with USA TODAY's Dalvin Bro...
2019-06-19, 20:00

How YouTube became the app parents love to hate Over the last several months, YouTube has reeled from a wave of criticism. It has been accused of radicalizing young voters, ignoring harassment of L...
2019-06-18, 18:00

YouTube Camp Is an Actual Thing While many parents won’t even entertain the idea of allowing their children to be on YouTube, others view the medium as a creative outlet that can te...
2019-05-22, 07:48

YouTube just made it easier to quit your job New tools offered let fans "tip" you & sell merch. In crowded video field, creators don't need worry about views, there are other ways to make $...
2019-07-13, 14:48

St. Louis Blues inspired by young girl fighting rare, life-threatening illness Laila Anderson, an 11-year-old fan who suffers from a rare, life-threatening immune disease, has inspired the St. Louis Blues in the Stanley Cup Fina...
2019-06-04, 07:16

Nicholas Sparks reportedly tried to ban an LGBTQ club at the private prep school he founded, emails show MediaPunch/Diego Corredor via Associated Press The novelist Nicholas Sparks tried to shut down an LGBTQ club from being formed at the private prep s...
2019-06-14, 00:48

'The Notebook' author Nicholas Sparks apologizes to LGBTQ community for past emails Nicholas Sparks took to Facebook to apologize for past emails he has sent that suggested intolerance to the LGBTQ community.     ...
2019-06-18, 15:48

YouTube TV updated with new interface, control improvements, more YouTube TV is getting an important update this week, which brings a lot of visual changes that should be beneficial for the vast majority of users. T...
2019-07-02, 14:32

YouTube says its policy on 'instructional' hacking videos isn't new This week Kody Kinzie, co-founder of the ethical hacker group Hacker Interchange, reported that its YouTube channel had received a strike for breakin...
2019-07-06, 09:16

YouTube will reduce conspiracy theory recommendations in the UK YouTube plans to tweak its recommendation algorithm to cut back on conspiracy theory videos in the UK, eight months after it conducted a similar expe...
2019-08-29, 06:48

YouTube Star Emily Hartridge Dead at 35 Emily Hartridge has passed away at the age of 35. The British YouTube star, who was also a personal trainer and presenter, died on Friday, July 12, ...
2019-07-15, 01:48

How to Set YouTube Kids' New Content Filter for Preschoolers YouTube Kids is breaking its content filters apart again as part of on-going efforts to allow parents to more appropriately manage what their little ...
2019-08-28, 23:48

YouTube TV gives away some freebies to long-time subscribers YouTube TV is giving fans a bit of a recognition for being loyal to the service for a long time. If you're not a YouTube TV subscriber or just subscr...
2019-06-15, 21:16

Help Your Anxious Kid Prepare for an Event With Youtube Videos Once, I saw my husband showing our daughter some YouTube videos of the rides at a local theme park. These were not the new wild rides, but the slow k...
2019-07-02, 21:32

How to keep YouTube videos playing in the background on Android Welcome to TNW Basics, a collection of tips, guides, and advice on how to easily get the most out of your gadgets, apps, and other stuff. I love YouT...
2019-07-03, 20:00

YouTube challenges BBC with educational shows for UK viewers Company commissions series on science, philosophy and history in part to refresh imageYouTube has stepped on the BBC’s toes by commissioning a series...
2019-08-29, 18:16

Analysis: YouTube fine not effective deterrent The advocacy group that drafted a complaint against Google's YouTube service says a $170 million fine against the tech giant's violation of...
2019-09-05, 03:32

YouTube summer camps: Chips with Everything podcast Jordan Erica Webber is joined by Richard Sprenger, who recently went to Los Angeles to learn more about a new summer camp that aims to teach six to 1...
2019-09-16, 10:00

Google to pay up to $200 million to FTC on YouTube probe: Politico Alphabet Inc's Google will pay in the range of $150 million to $200 million to settle the Federal Trade Commission's investigation into YouTube's al...
2019-08-30, 19:16

What's the best mini-laptop for YouTube and writing reports? Peter wants a mini-laptop to go with his old BlackBerry phone. What are his options? I’m old-school now at 71, but I’m still designing and working as...
2019-07-18, 11:00

YouTube Removes More Videos, but Still Misses a Lot of Hate YouTube said a new policy and better technology helped it remove five times as many videos for violating its hate speech rules. But extremists can be...
2019-09-04, 22:00

YouTube Music app will soon let you automatically download up to 500 songs Google has given YouTube Music's Offline Mixtape feature a huge overhaul, enabling it to download up to 500 tracks for offline listening rather ...
2019-06-28, 14:32

FTC official: I understand concern over YouTube settlement, but believe it's appropriate The FTC says Google's YouTube will pay $170 million to settle a complaint that it earned millions by illegally collecting personal information f...
2019-09-05, 12:32

Greed Is to Blame for the Radicalization of YouTube and Facebook Opinion: Social media has become the modern-day version of conspiracy-theorizing supermarket tabloids. When will these platforms be held accountable?...
2019-07-01, 01:16

‘YouTube recommendations are toxic,’ says dev who worked on the algorithm Where else could you go for you daily dose of how-tos, like this one about draining washing machines, or 15-minute compilations of cats vomiting? Thi...
2019-06-14, 19:00

EE now lets you watch BBC iPlayer and YouTube without using up your data Getting more free data when on the move is always welcome and that's especially true when it comes to streaming video. Well, BBC iPlayer and You...
2019-06-18, 22:00

YouTube anti-vax videos are on the decline but are yet to be wiped out Anti-vaccination views are often spread on YouTube, but new research suggests the site has begun to get a handle on its vaccine disinformation proble...
2019-07-01, 15:48

YouTube’s killing Messages before they atrophy from disuse YouTube’s made the decision to squash a feature I honestly forgot existed — its private messages. It’s stated reason is to focus on public conversati...
2019-08-23, 00:16

Disinformation campaign from China uses VPN to trick YouTube VPNs are often used to bypass China's Great Firewall but Google recently banned 210 YouTube channels after it discovered that Chinese state auth...
2019-08-24, 01:16

YouTube Is About to Round Down Creators' Follower Counts In May, YouTube let creators know that in the near future, all of them with more than 1,000 subscribers would see their follower counts rounded down....
2019-08-30, 20:16

Nintendo seems to be striking its music off YouTube, and that sucks After apparently resolving its troubled relationship with YouTubers, Nintendo‘s now coming down on those who upload music from its games. At least tw...
2019-08-15, 05:00

Facebook, YouTube most widely used platforms for US adults Looking at data from an annual telephone poll conducted by Pew Research Center and quantified in tables here by our partners at Statista, it's easy t...
2019-05-23, 19:00

YouTube Said to Be Fined Over Children's Privacy Violations Alphabet's Google will spend up to $200 million to settle a Federal Trade Commission investigation into YouTube's alleged violation of a children's p...
2019-08-31, 12:48

Google to pay up to $200 million to FTC on YouTube probe: source Alphabet Inc's Google will spend up to $200 million to settle a Federal Trade Commission investigation into YouTube's alleged violation of a childre...
2019-08-30, 23:16

Grant Thompson, YouTube star, dead at 38 Grant Thompson, who as the "King of Random" racked up billions of video views on YouTube, has died, his family posted on his official social media ac...
2019-07-31, 19:00

YouTube is testing hiding comments in its Android app YouTube has historically had a seemingly insurmountable problem with the toxicity in its videos’ comments sections. Now, in what seems like an effort...
2019-06-20, 10:16

YouTube Is Banning Extremist Videos. Will It Work? YouTube’s hate speech policy now targets videos promoting the superiority of one group over another, or discrimination based on gender, race, or sexu...
2019-06-06, 00:32

That Glitchy Music Video on YouTube? It’s Getting an Upgrade The streaming service and Universal Music Group have teamed up to revamp more than 1,000 videos from artists including Lady Gaga, Tom Petty, Billy Id...
2019-06-19, 17:48

YouTube may restrict kids' videos to its dedicated app YouTube's handling of kids videos has been problematic, to put it mildly, and the company is apparently looking into major changes in policy to ...
2019-06-19, 19:00

Forget law school, these kids want to be a YouTube star Harris Polls and toymaker Lego found that one-third of kids between the ages of 8 and 12 aspire to be either a vlogger or a YouTuber. Experts say it&...
2019-08-03, 16:16

YouTube Has Kid Troubles Because Kids Are a Core Audience Reports of how pedophiles use YouTube highlight how important kids have become to the site; 12 of the 20 most popular videos in April were aimed at k...
2019-06-06, 23:00

Why isn’t YouTube held accountable for the actions of its stars? The debate surrounding YouTube's responsibilities about the content it hosts has reignited after yet more controversy. The Google-owned video se...
2019-06-06, 19:48

YouTube to remove hateful, supremacist content YouTube said on Wednesday it would remove videos that deny the Holocaust and other "well-documented violent events," a major reversal in policy as it...
2019-06-05, 20:32

YouTube settles with FTC over child privacy violations Within days of launching its YouTube Kids site and adding more age categories to the Kids app, YouTube is settling with the Federal Trade Commission ...
2019-08-31, 03:16

YouTube warns its copyright changes could result in more takedowns YouTube will no longer allow copyright holders to seize a creator's revenue over very brief or unintentional music clips that appears in videos,...
2019-08-16, 18:00

The future is here: Google testing AR-powered ads through YouTube VR used to be a big deal a couple of years ago when every manufacturer believed it would be the future of gadgets. Alas, it seems it still has a long...
2019-06-19, 13:32

Youtube's Moderators Say It's Not Your Imagination: Popular Creators Do Get Away With More Content creators have a lot of complaints about Youtube, but one you’ll hear most often is how the platform seems to give its high-profile accounts m...
2019-08-10, 04:00

How to download YouTube videos to watch offline Welcome to TNW Basics, a collection of tips, guides, and advice on how to easily get the most out of your gadgets, apps, and other stuff. YouTube vid...
2019-08-10, 07:00

YouTube Bans Hateful Videos From Platform YouTube said it is stepping up efforts to scrub hateful content from its platform, including videos that deny historical events like the Holocaust, t...
2019-06-06, 02:32

YouTube in schools: A digital revolution in the classroom Teachers and parents might not have noticed, but students don't only use YouTube for fun. According to a new study, about half of them watch videos t...
2019-06-05, 03:16

I'm Back To Watching Video Game YouTube For Fun: Here's What I Liked Life has been a little stressful lately. At first, that pushed me to turn to video games for escapism⁠—something I’d not really done before. This wee...
2019-08-10, 00:32

YouTube moderators say the site goes easy on its big stars YouTube just can't seem to get out of this hole it has dug itself into. According to a Washington Post report, the video giant has let top video...
2019-08-09, 20:00

Get Rid of YouTube's Terrible Clickbait Thumbnail Images Once, YouTube thumbnails actually resembled the videos they advertised. Once, the recommended videos list was not a sensory overload of Photoshopped ...
2019-08-06, 11:32

MLB details first three matchups for live games on YouTube Major League Baseball and YouTube on Wednesday released details of the first three matchups under their agreement to stream a package of 13 live game...
2019-06-20, 00:00

Mayor who posted about ‘killing out’ gays has posted apology CARBON HILL, Ala. (AP) — A rural Alabama mayor who posted online about “killing out” gay and transgender people has posted an apology, af...
2019-06-04, 23:48

Girl Abducted In Pak Not Reunited With Family: Sikh Community Official The alleged abduction and conversion of a Sikh girl and her marriage to a Muslim man in Pakistan has taken a new twist with a top official of the Sik...
2019-09-07, 15:32

YouTube Premium is rolling out 1080p video downloads There are two kinds of people in the world: those who are happy to watch videos at 480P and those who will fight for every last pixel. If you’re in t...
2019-08-04, 11:32

YouTube revamps its copyright claim system for creators Those in the business of hosting videos created by the public need to have a solid copyright protection and claim system in place. While YouTube'...
2019-07-10, 12:48

YouTube makes verification harder to earn, and some will lose it YouTube is about to make it considerably harder to earn that coveted "verified" status. The service has outlined a revamp of the verification proces...
2019-09-19, 20:32

YouTube, Gmail, Snapchat, and other sites reeling from outages Major social media websites and apps were sputtering Sunday afternoon in parts of the United States amid problems with the Google cloud service they ...
2019-06-03, 00:00

YouTube’s Android app could soon hide user comments by default As great as YouTube is as a content platform, its comments section is, to put it mildly, far less highly regarded – for every positive or insi...
2019-06-21, 08:00

YouTube shuts down 210 channels posting about Hong Kong Google announced Thursday that it had disabled 210 YouTube channels that were uploading videos "in a coordinated manner" about the ongoing protests i...
2019-08-23, 18:16

YouTube stops counting ad views in its top music charts YouTube is boosting the integrity of its music charts. The video giant will no longer count ad views toward rankings on the YouTube Music Charts, in...
2019-09-13, 22:00

YouTube inadvertently promoting obsessions and extreme views Google is directing people towards misinformation and conspiracy theories by placing YouTube videos prominently in its search results, an investigati...
2019-06-30, 06:48

YouTube is helping African music acts go global, here's how Joseph Akinfenwa, aka Joeboy, is one of Nigeria's fast-rising music artists. The 22-year-old went from singing in his bathroom to topping music chart...
2019-08-13, 19:32

YouTube's Case Shows FTC Fines Alone Won’t Slow Down Big Tech The FTC could do more to punish companies like Google and Facebook over privacy violations. But the bigger problem is that Congress continues to do n...
2019-09-04, 22:00

Google To Pay Out $150-200 Million Over YouTube Privacy Claims: Reports Google will pay $150-200 million to settle allegations YouTube violated a children's privacy law while gathering data to better target its adverts, U...
2019-08-31, 13:16

Sorry, parents, but that "Baby Shark" YouTube video will now be a TV show If you’re not a parent, congratulations: The odds are good that you’ve never heard the dastardly earworm known as “Baby Shark,” a YouTube video made ...
2019-06-05, 19:16

Google will pay $170M in settlement over children's privacy on YouTube Google agreed to a record-setting $170 million settlement with federal and state regulators over allegations YouTube, its subsidiary, illegally gathe...
2019-09-04, 20:00

Rewatch the Most Popular YouTube Videos From Exactly a Decade Ago Using This Site I’m a sucker for those “On This Day” reminders from social media sites. Without fail, I’m delighted when Facebook resurfaces a picture I posted a dec...
2019-08-31, 21:48

YouTube removes far-right teen’s account over hate speech Google-owned YouTube has taken down the account of a teenage creator after she posted a video that seemed to call for violence against LGBT people. T...
2019-08-07, 02:00

Google, YouTube to pay record fine over privacy protections Google and YouTube on Wednesday agreed to pay a record $170 million in a national settlement for violating the children's online protection. &#...
2019-09-04, 19:32

YouTube bans videos promoting Nazi ideology Content promoting fascism, supremacism or Holocaust denial will no longer be hostedYouTube has decided to ban content promoting Nazi ideology from it...
2019-06-05, 20:48

YouTube, Under Fire, Considers Major Changes to Kids' Content YouTube executives are debating moving all children’s content into the standalone YouTube Kids app, to better protect young viewers from objectionabl...
2019-06-19, 21:48

YouTube Fame's Highs and Lows: One Family's Experience The McClures of New Jersey, aka the ‘McClure Twins Family,’ catapulted to YouTube stardom three years ago, then soon discovered the downside of inter...
2019-07-02, 15:16

| Marawa's YouTube channel hits 19 000 subscriber mark Recently fired SuperSport presenter Robert Marawa's newly-formed YouTube channel Marawa.tv has passed the 19 000 subscriber mark in less than a week....
2019-07-09, 11:16

YouTube to adjust UK algorithm to cut false and extremist content Views via recommendations of such ‘borderline’ videos were halved in similar US trialYouTube is experimenting with an algorithm change to reduce the ...
2019-08-27, 20:48

YouTube says it's removing more hateful videos from platform YouTube said it will remove more hateful and extreme content from its platform as it faces scrutiny over objectionable content hosted on its service....
2019-06-06, 01:32

YouTube to pay $170M fine after violating kids’ privacy law WASHINGTON (AP) — The Federal Trade Commission is fining Google’s video site YouTube $136 million to settle allegations it collected children&#...
2019-09-04, 17:00

YouTube bans videos that promote superiority and discrimination Google is engaged in an ongoing battle against the misuse of its YouTube video platform, with the tech giant changing its policies around what conten...
2019-06-06, 07:00

YouTube Stars Keep Making Money Even After Breaking the Rules Eleven current and past moderators, who have worked on the front lines of content decisions, believe that popular creators often get special treatmen...
2019-08-10, 16:32

A New Generation of North Korean Defectors Become YouTube Stars Baffling elders who shunned the limelight, young people fleeing the regime find careers on the internet—but they rarely talk politics. They answer qu...
2019-08-29, 02:48

YouTube Gaming will merge with main site after Thursday After almost four years, YouTube is closing its dedicated gaming portal and merging it with the main platform. It announced the move late last year, ...
2019-05-28, 05:32

YouTube settles with FTC for $170M over violations of child privacy YouTube will pay a $170 million settlement after federal regulators found the tech giant illegally collected personal information from children witho...
2019-09-04, 19:00

Drug Dealers Are Peddling Steroids On Facebook And YouTube Drug dealers are turning to Facebook and other popular social media sites to peddle steroids, raising more questions about whether the companies are ...
2019-09-16, 23:00

YouTube to ban hateful videos, Holocaust-denying content The Google-owned video-sharing platform has pledged to remove content that glorifies Nazi ideology or well-document events like the Holocaust and 9/1...
2019-06-06, 08:32

Now Streaming on YouTube: Confessions from a Presidential Hit Squad in Gambia Searing testimony from victims. Shocking confessions from killers. A popular live stream of an investigation into years of atrocities prompts a natio...
2019-08-31, 22:16

She Was Watching YouTube Video On How To Find Diamonds - Then Spotted One Miranda Hollingshead was hot and tired during an extended family outing to Crater of Diamonds State Park in Arkansas, a couple of hours away from her...
2019-08-24, 09:48

YouTube says it's banning Nazis, Holocaust deniers, and other extremists YouTube’s started to feel like a pile of loaded guns left in a schoolyard over the past decade, the streaming platform having more or less having tur...
2019-06-05, 20:48

Facebook is trying to woo YouTube stars with new ways to make money For many online video stars, YouTube is top of mind when it comes to the best place to post a video. Facebook seems to be trying to change that. ...
2019-07-09, 17:32

YouTube will remove some hate speech and conspiracy videos YouTube has updated its hate speech policy to ban more types of videos from its platform. They explicitly include those promoting or glorifying Nazi ...
2019-06-05, 21:00

How YouTube helped this firefighter save four frightened ducklings The audio of duck calls from a YouTube video helped save four frightened ducklings from a storm drain. A firefighter in Littleton, Colo., scooped fou...
2019-06-23, 02:01

PewDiePie surpasses 100m subscriber mark on YouTube Controversial gaming vlogger, 29, is owner of second most popular channel by subscribersThe gaming vlogger Felix Kjellberg, AKA PewDiePie, has surpas...
2019-08-25, 17:48

Students can snag 3 free months of YouTube Premium right now Google’s new back to school deal offers students a three-month trial membership of either YouTube Music Premium or YouTube Premium. (The latter inclu...
2019-08-08, 22:00

Russia accuses YouTube of interfering in its sovereign affairs Moscow says US-based firm has spread information about unsanctioned protestsRussia has accused YouTube of spreading information on unsanctioned oppos...
2019-08-12, 04:32

Facebook, YouTube to Act on 'Sensational' Health Cures After Report Facebook and YouTube said they were moving to reduce the spread of misleading health care claims after a report showed the proliferation of bogus can...
2019-07-03, 08:16

How to Watch Today's Apple iPhone Event (Now on YouTube!) Years ago an invite out to Cupertino was the only way to watch Apple announce new products. But if you’d rather not sit in a packed auditorium surrou...
2019-09-10, 20:00

YouTube AI thought robot fighting was animal cruelty In the latest example of the need for further human moderation, YouTube's automated system took down several videos after mistaking robot fighti...
2019-08-21, 22:16

YouTube star who humiliated homeless man given prison term ReSet posted footage of man eating Oreos filled with toothpaste in BarcelonaA YouTube star who tricked a homeless man into eating biscuits filled wit...
2019-06-03, 19:00

YouTube has become such a garbage fire it is time to dump it for good To make the internet a better place we could start by switching off the world’s biggest video sharing site amid claims its algorithms magnify fringe ...
2019-08-22, 00:16

YouTube kids: how unboxing, gaming and toy reviews took over - video Being a YouTuber is now the most popular aspiration for children today, according to a recent survey. In 2018, the site’s highest earner was a seven-...
2019-09-05, 16:00

Vietnam ramps up pressure on Google's YouTube advertisers Vietnam has asked companies not to advertise on videos hosted by Google's YouTube that contain "anti-state propaganda," state media said on Wednesday...
2019-06-12, 09:00

YouTube’s fine and child safety online | Letters Fining YouTube for targeting adverts at children as if they were adults shows progress is being made on both sides of the Atlantic, writes Steve Wood...
2019-09-18, 11:32

YouTube will stream Lollapalooza live starting August 1st It's going to be particularly easy to watch Lollapalooza concerts online this year. YouTube is livestreaming the 2019 music festival between Au...
2019-07-31, 20:16

AOL held talks to buy YouTube, Facebook in 2006, ex-CEO reveals Former AOL CEO Jon Miller revealed to CNBC that he held talks to acquire both YouTube and Facebook in 2006 but never got support from the Time Warner...
2019-08-16, 14:32

The first full episode of Good Eats: The Return is up on YouTube right now Few cooking shows have blended the deeply informative with the delightfully stupid as well as Alton Brown’s Good Eats, perhaps the only culinary show...
2019-08-22, 12:48

YouTube declines to ban vlogger using anti-LGBTQ2 slurs Carlos Maza, a reporter at Vox, explained the situation on Twitter last week, saying one specific vlogger, Steven Crowder, has made multiple videos s...
2019-06-07, 16:00

YouTube's exclusive MLB coverage begins streaming today Earlier this year YouTube announced an exclusive 13-game streaming deal with Major League Baseball -- and it's starting today. If you're in...
2019-07-18, 13:16

YouTube Combats Copyright Trolls With Content ID Policy Changes YouTube’s copyright protection system is kind of a mess. YouTube places much of the burden on content creators to dispute copyright claims, while rig...
2019-08-17, 04:00

YouTube launches long-overdue Fashion section YouTube today launched its Fashion section, a new vertical alongside the likes of Gaming and Movies, crystallizing the importance of its massive beau...
2019-09-06, 04:32

YouTube is removing its direct messaging feature in September YouTube's direct messaging feature isn't exactly Google's most popular way to chat, but it was a convenient way to share videos on the...
2019-08-21, 09:48

Apple, Amazon, YouTube: Safer, faster & less annoying The much hyped iTunes demise doesn't matter; what does is moves made by Apple and YouTube to better lives, by taking on robocalls, hate speech a...
2019-06-08, 16:00

YouTube will offer 10 hours of live E3 coverage on June 9th YouTube is giving you a gigantic dose of E3 this year -- the service will offer 10 hours of live coverage through its Gaming section on June 9th, st...
2019-06-04, 20:16

YouTube and AXS sell concert tickets through music videos YouTube might make it decidedly easier to see your favorite band. The internet giant has forged a deal that offers fast access to concert tickets fr...
2019-06-04, 20:16

YouTube is bringing a big, ugly ad banner to its TV app's home screen Your living room YouTube experience is about to become decidedly more cluttered. YouTube is bringing its usual Masthead ad to its TV app's home ...
2019-09-18, 18:00

Flat Earth: How did YouTube help spread a conspiracy theory? Many people who believe the Earth is not round first heard the idea on YouTube. But how important was the video-sharing website in helping the flat E...
2019-07-18, 21:32

YouTube CEO says 'sorry,' but defends hosting videos with homophobic slurs YouTube, like Facebook and other online services, is facing growing scrutiny over material that shows violence, promotes hatred or is objectionable i...
2019-06-11, 05:16

YouTube is testing paid online hangs with influencers Google is expertimenting with an events-focused crowdfunding service for YouTube creators, according to a recent report from Variety. The new effort,...
2019-08-17, 05:00

YouTube says homophobic abuse does not violate harassment rules Video-sharing site defends American user who called journalist ‘lispy queer’YouTube has sparked outrage by defending an American man who subjected a ...
2019-06-05, 14:01

American YouTube Star Killed In Paragliding Accident YouTube star Grant Thompson, who rose to fame as host of the popular channel "The King of Random," has died in a paragliding accident, his family ann...
2019-08-01, 12:16

This Chrome Extension Calls Out Sponsored YouTube Videos Researchers last year found that many YouTube influencers don't disclose ties to affiliate marketing. A new browser extension will show you the hidde...
2019-07-12, 22:32

YouTube Premium can automatically download your favorite videos YouTube is reportedly offering automatic downloads to its Premium subscribers. The opt-in feature should make it easier to watch content offline. As ...
2019-07-12, 22:16

Florida man says he killed mom, dog because YouTube videos made him paranoid A deranged Florida man said he fatally shot both his mom and his dog this week — because YouTube videos he was watching made him paranoid she was abo...
2019-06-21, 21:48

YouTube Introduces Learning Playlists Without Algorithmic Recommendations YouTube is bringing a new education feature called Learning Playlists with dedicated landing pages for educational videos on topics like maths, scien...
2019-07-12, 14:00

YouTube issues sitewide crackdown on ‘hateful’ videos YouTube will yank down and ban “hateful” and “supremacist” videos — including those that deny violent, well-documented events...
2019-06-05, 22:00

YouTube to Pay Fine, Adjust Site Over Children's Privacy YouTube agreed to provide new protections for children on its platform and pay a $170 million fine, amid increased government debate over how to rein...
2019-09-05, 02:32

YouTube Working on Removing Harmful Content: Pichai YouTube has recently made "significant revisions" to its hate speech policy and removed over nine million videos in the last quarter, according to Go...
2019-06-18, 13:00

YouTube, other Google services down due to eastern US traffic congestion Services like YouTube, Google Cloud and G Suite are being affected, while #YouTubeDOWN is trending on Twitter.        ...
2019-06-03, 03:48

YouTube is hiring someone to make peace with its disaffected stars YouTube needs a heart, and is on the lookout for someone to "develop empathy" with creators – many of whom find that the pressure of planning,...
2019-06-14, 15:48

How YouTube erased history in its battle against white supremacy YouTube's removal of thousands of videos and channels featuring Holocaust denial and Nazi ideologies offended a wide array of would-be supporters of ...
2019-06-13, 19:32

YouTube promises to give users better control over videos In a surprising move, YouTube revealed plans to offer users more control over their Homepage and Up Next videos. Apparently, three specific changes w...
2019-06-28, 13:48

Nintendo Is Cracking Down On Popular YouTube Music Channels A popular YouTube channel dedicated to sharing video game music was recently hit with over a hundred copyright claims, the latest to fall under inten...
2019-08-14, 20:32

Sorry, but YouTube's new video removal policies are consistent with the First Amendment It may be called YouTube, but that doesn’t mean it belongs to you. It is the property of Alphabet, the parent company of Google. People on both sides...
2019-06-06, 21:32

Is Google doing enough to protect kids from disturbing YouTube videos? “Paw Patrol” is all the rage with kids. “We were unable to find the videos described on YouTube Kids, our standalone app for kids to more safely expl...
2019-09-10, 23:32

Facebook says its YouTube competitor is growing, but advertisers want more details The company said Wednesday that Watch now has more than 720 million people monthly and 140 million people who spend at least one minute on the servic...
2019-06-12, 22:16

Firefighter uses YouTube duck calls to rescue ducklings LITTLETON, Colo. (AP) — A flock of ducklings is safe in suburban Denver after a firefighter used a recording of duck calls to coax some of them from ...
2019-06-22, 01:00

Milwaukee community mourns young girl’s death; suspect in custody (WTMJ/NBC News) Police in Milwaukee, Wisconsin say a fit of road rage led to the death of a 3-year-old girl. Investigators say Brooklyn Harris was in...
2019-07-16, 07:48

Kirsten Dunst's On Becoming A God In Central Florida moves from YouTube to Showtime After getting picked up AMC years ago and then dumped onto YouTube Premium, the Kirsten Dunst-starring series On Becoming A God In Central Florida ha...
2019-06-18, 10:48

YouTube Weighs Major Changes to Kids' Content Amid FTC Probe YouTube executives are debating moving all children’s content into the standalone YouTube Kids app, to better protect young viewers from objectionabl...
2019-06-20, 01:00

YouTube Changes How It Counts Views for Record-Breaking Music Videos YouTube is introducing a major change to its music chart system after discovering that artists and labels were using growth hacks to inflate how many...
2019-09-14, 13:32

YouTube's channel removals soar following hate speech crackdown YouTube's tougher stance on hate speech has led it to culling much, much more conent than it has in the past. The Google-owned video service ha...
2019-09-03, 19:00

'Don't ask my age': Ageing South Koreans begin a new chapter on the catwalk, YouTube Boasting an overgrown beard and grey wavy hair, 65-year-old Kim Chil-doo glared into the wall, poised and confidant, as he practiced his runway walk ...
2019-06-24, 03:48

SNY played hardball when YouTube wanted Ron Darling for Mets broadcast For YouTube’s exclusive Mets broadcast on Wednesday afternoon, the service tried to have Ron Darling do the game, but SNY said no, according to...
2019-09-04, 03:32

I May Never Stop Watching YouTube Tutorials And Actually Play This Strategy Game For the last couple months, I’ve been trying to get into Stellaris in a big way—partly because the game is one of the few 4X games to get an uncompro...
2019-08-30, 10:16

Google Agrees to Pay Up to $200 Million to Settle FTC YouTube Investigation: Report The Federal Trade Commission is fining Google between $150 million and $200 million to settle the whole debacle with its subsidiary, YouTube, alleged...
2019-09-01, 00:16

Malvertising campaign infects popular YouTube to MP3 conversion site Cybercriminals have compromised the servers used to show ads on a popular YouTube to MP3 conversion website in an effort to to help spread the GreenF...
2019-06-28, 06:00

YouTube will stop displaying exact follower counts in September In an attempt to take the pressure off of creators, YouTube is changing the way it displays how many followers an account has. Throughout September, ...
2019-08-31, 01:48

Google to Pay Millions in Fines Over Children's Privacy Issues at YouTube Google agreed to pay around $200 million to U.S. authorities investigating alleged abuses of children’s privacy on the widely viewed YouTube video pl...
2019-08-31, 09:16

Google to settle YouTube child privacy violations for up to $200 million Google will allegedly pay between $150 and $200 million to end the FTC investigation into whether YouTube violated a children's privacy law, Pol...
2019-08-31, 01:48

Google announced new AR YouTube filters that let users virtually try on makeup Google is experimenting with AR makeup filters this summer to let you test out new lipstick shades using your smartphones front-facing camera.  ...
2019-06-19, 20:00

YouTube star Roman Atwood says his mom, 58, died after fall from scooter YouTube prank star Roman Atwood disclosed Thursday that his mother died this week while on a family vacation following a tragic scooter accident and ...
2019-05-31, 10:00

YouTube Premium users can now download videos in 1080p quality Good news if you're paying for a YouTube Premium subscription every month: you can now download videos for offline playback at resolutions of 10...
2019-08-04, 15:48

YouTube rolls out augmented reality for viewers to virtually try on makeup YouTube will allow viewers to virtually try on makeup using an augmented reality program called AR Beauty Try-On. MAC Cosmetics is the first company ...
2019-06-20, 22:48

YouTube, Which Remains Exhaustingly Inconsistent, Reinstates Several Banned Far-Right Channels YouTube is absolutely capable of keeping white nationalists from hijacking its platform, but is it even remotely interested in doing so? Sigh along w...
2019-08-30, 20:16

Facebook, YouTube Crack Down on Bogus Cancer Treatment Claims Facebook and YouTube are being flooded with scientifically dubious and potentially harmful information about alternative cancer treatments, which som...
2019-07-02, 19:16

YouTube under federal investigation over allegations it violates children’s privacy YouTube executives are discussing broad changes to how the video platform handles children’s content and are also examining ways to improve core feat...
2019-06-20, 09:01

The Insular, Gossip-Fueled World of YouTube Drama Channels Last month, two YouTube celebrities, Tana Mongeau and Jake Paul, got “married” in an extremely messy ceremony that literally ended in a fist-fight. C...
2019-08-10, 02:00

The Chill YouTube Comments On Game Soundtracks Are A Pleasant Surprise This hour-long video on YouTube, whose title roughly translates to “One hour corridor ‘Chrono Trigger,’” plays the same three-minute “Corridors of Ti...
2019-08-17, 02:32

YouTube Originals will be free to watch starting on September 24th Earlier this year, YouTube promised to make its original shows -- exclusive to paying Premium members at the moment -- available to the public as ad-...
2019-08-17, 10:32

YouTube blocked teachers who were uploading Hitler archival footage YouTube’s crackdown on white supremacy and hate speech has ensnared history teachers who are trying to upload archival footage of Nazi dictator...
2019-06-07, 23:48

'Being mean is lucrative': queer users condemn YouTube over homophobic content Site’s waffling over harassment during Pride month was ‘not surprising’, YouTuber saysYouTube’s haphazard response to an anti-gay harassment controve...
2019-06-08, 08:32

YouTube Said to Pay Fine in the US Over Violating Kids' Data Privacy Laws The Federal Trade Commission has finalised a settlement with Google in its investigation into YouTube for violating federal kids' data privacy laws, ...
2019-07-20, 09:16

FTC approves settlement with Google over YouTube kids privacy violations The settlement finds that Google inadequately protected kids who used its video-streaming service and improperly collected their data, said two peopl...
2019-07-20, 09:00

The Latest: Merkel’s party offers talks with YouTube critic THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — The Latest on the European Parliament elections (all times local): 1 p.m. German Chancellor Angela Merkel’s party...
2019-05-23, 13:16

YouTube sues user who extorted others through fake takedown requests A lawsuit filed by YouTube yesterday claims that a user abused its copyright infringement reporting system to extort fellow YouTubers and carry out a...
2019-08-21, 09:48

YouTube’s cesspool of anger and hate faces growing scrutiny Facebook and Twitter have drawn the lion's share of scrutiny for hosting objectionable content. But YouTube now occupies its own circle of internet h...
2019-06-10, 17:32

YouTube Music adds seamless switching between audio and videos If you're a YouTube Premium or Music Premium subscriber, switching between a song and its music video should be smoother as of today. You can ho...
2019-07-18, 19:48

Joana Ceddia got famous on YouTube for being a normal teen. She’s trying to stay that way. "A lot of people want this, and yet they have no idea what it's really like," Joana said. "And I say that because I didn't know what it's really like...
2019-07-17, 23:32

Waze adds easy access to YouTube Music while you drive You'd think Google would have raced to make YouTube Music controls available inside Waze, but not so -- numerous third-party services got there ...
2019-08-21, 22:16

Pro-Putin rapper sets record for unpopularity on Russian YouTube Timati pulls latest music video from site after it received 1.48m dislikesA Russian rapper who describes himself as Vladimir Putin’s best friend has ...
2019-09-10, 21:32

Google Fined $170 Million For Violating Kids' Privacy Law On YouTube Google will pay $170 million to settle allegations that it illegally collected data about children younger than age 13 who watched toy videos and tel...
2019-09-05, 09:00

FTC fines YouTube $170 million for alleged child privacy violations The FTC and New York Attorney General today announced that they'll levy a $170 million fine on YouTube and Google for allegedly violating the COPPA r...
2019-09-05, 08:00

Emily Hartridge, YouTube star, dies in scooter accident at 35 "Emily was involved in an accident yesterday and passed away. We all loved her to bits and she will never be forgotten," a statement on her official ...
2019-07-15, 17:16

HP's YouTube Channel Is Now a Treasure Trove for Tech Support and Tinkering Either some intern is having the most boring Silicon Valley summer or HP’s YouTube team has gone mad with power. Whatever the reason, the company has...
2019-07-31, 18:00

Ted Cruz Takes On YouTube With Impotent Threats and Brain Worms Throwing his arms around a far-right provocateur whose shtick includes labeling political adversaries “queers” and “fags,” Senator Ted Cruz on Thurs...
2019-06-07, 02:16

YouTube: No, We Won't Remove These Videos of Racist, Anti-Gay Harassment Because It's Just 'Debating' YouTube has chosen not to take action against right-wing video personality Steven Crowder after Vox host Carlos Maza posted clips of Crowder repeated...
2019-06-05, 10:16

YouTube Clarifies Harassment Policy by Flailing Around Like a Big, Dumb Noodle Less than 24 hours after determining that far-right buffoon Steven Crowder’s anti-gay harassment of Vox journalist Carlos Maza was basically fine, Yo...
2019-06-06, 02:00

More than 200 classics of South Korean cinema are streaming for free on YouTube Last month, South Korean director Bong Joon-ho (Snowpiercer, Okja) was awarded the Palme D’Or at the Cannes Film Festival for his new film Parasite, ...
2019-06-06, 01:48

YouTube star under investigation for hitting, spitting on her dog in a prank video Brooke Houts is under investigation for animal abuse after accidentally uploading a disturbing video that showed her hitting and spitting on her dog....
2019-08-09, 13:00

YouTube star accidentally uploads video of her hitting, spitting on dog YouTuber Brooke Houts is under investigation for animal abuse after a video of her hitting her dog was accidentally uploaded to her channel.  &...
2019-08-09, 13:00

Study: Most YouTube videos on climate change deny its existence Search for “climate change” on YouTube and before long you’ll likely find a video that denies it exists. In fact, when it comes to shaping the online...
2019-08-11, 10:32

Russian Media Agency Complains YouTube Facilitates Protests Russia's media oversight agency said Sunday that it wanted Google to stop YouTube users from posting information about unsanctioned political protest...
2019-08-12, 08:00

| YouTube flags Notre Dame cathedral fire as 9/11 conspiracy YouTube’s software mistakenly labeled the plumes of smoke in Paris as footage from 2001, triggering the panel below the video about the September 11 ...
2019-05-21, 19:32

The psychological dark side of sharing your daily life on YouTube To be a successful YouTuber, you need to let viewers into your life. But this creates fake intimacies that can lead to tragic consequences for stars ...
2019-05-21, 19:48

A Senator wants to stop YouTube from recommending videos featuring minors Earlier this year, YouTube was under fire as reports showed how the site's recommendation algorithms facilitated a "soft-core pedophilia ring" t...
2019-06-06, 16:16

Meet the YouTube Mortician teaching people not to fear death Growing up, I watched Disney movies on repeat where a mermaid gave up her voice for a man and was taught I should be a damsel in distress until my Pr...
2019-08-06, 16:00

YouTube to Remove Thousands of Videos Pushing Extreme Views The decision by YouTube, which is owned by Google, is the latest action by a Silicon Valley company to stem the spread of hate speech and disinformat...
2019-06-05, 19:16

Make It Harder to Fall Down a YouTube 'Rabbit Hole' With This Extension Watching videos on YouTube can be entertaining, but watching one video can quickly turn into watch fifty if you’re not careful. YouTube Rabbit Hole i...
2019-08-04, 15:48

YouTube bans supremacist content, limits borderline videos YouTube announced Wednesday new efforts to limit discriminatory and phony content by removing more extremist channels and rewarding more trusted crea...
2019-06-05, 22:32

YouTube tweaked its algorithm to surface 'quality family content' YouTube has quietly made some changes to its algorithm in July, and according to Bloomberg, it led to a significant decrease in views for a number of...
2019-08-02, 18:16

YouTube declines to pull videos containing homophobic, racist attacks YouTube is catching flak for an apparently inconsistent approach to tackling hate speech on its platform. The site has declined to remove videos fro...
2019-06-05, 18:16

‘Not Everyone Will Agree.’ How YouTube Is Defending its Handling of Homophobic, Racist Videos YouTube on Wednesday published a lengthy explanation of its harassment and hate speech policies, following a controversy over its refusal to remove v...
2019-06-06, 21:32

YouTube Star Gigi Gorgeous Marries Nats Getty YouTube Star Gigi Gorgeous is married! The 27-year-old Canadian beauty influencer and activist, who became even more famous in 2013 after coming out...
2019-07-14, 00:32

Google resolves cloud outage that took down YouTube, Snapchat, and Discord Gmail, YouTube and other services that rely on Google’s backend technology were disrupted for more than four hours on Sunday by what the company blam...
2019-06-03, 10:00

YouTube tests moving comments to a separate window on mobile Internet comment sections are notoriously awful, and comments on YouTube can be especially dark. Earlier this year, the platform turned off comments ...
2019-06-22, 02:32

YouTube fined $170m for collecting children's personal data FTC has fined Google $136m and company will pay an additional $34m to New York state to resolve similar allegationsGoogle’s video site YouTube has be...
2019-09-04, 21:00

YouTube recommendation algorithm audit uncovers paths to radicalization Analysis of YouTube's recommendation algoritmm found that it can lead people to discover more extreme racist content from less extreme videos.Read Mo...
2019-08-29, 00:16

Opinion: The YouTube Music Middle East Launch was very, very confusing. It’s 6:15PM on a suitably uncomfortable Monday evening. Septembers are always the most fun times to go out in Dubai, because the weather alway...
2019-09-11, 16:00

Google will pay $170 million to settle YouTube child privacy accusations Google will pay $170 million to settle charges from the Federal Trade Commission and the New York Attorney General that YouTube illegally collected d...
2019-09-04, 17:32

YouTube Announces Some Changes to Its Infamously Awful Copyright Infringement System The number of issues plaguing YouTube at any one time boggles the mind, and range from accusations it promotes extremist content to reports its night...
2019-07-10, 12:32

YouTube engineer injures 8 in drug-fueled rampage: deputies A “delusional” YouTube software engineer attacked four friends — including one he stabbed with a pencil — and rammed a stolen truck into pedestrians ...
2019-07-08, 20:32

YouTube Star PewDiePie Wages War Against Critics, Tries Making Peace Longtime YouTubers are among the first to know what it means to mature in real time on the Internet. It means constantly reckoning with what you've d...
2019-09-12, 05:32

YouTube disables channels over 'Chinese disinformation' on Hong Kong YouTube has disabled 210 channels appearing to engage in a coordinated influence operation around the Hong Kong protests, days after similar campaign...
2019-08-23, 01:16

YouTube TV gifts free Showtime subscriptions to 'longtime friends' If you've subscribed to YouTube TV for a while, then it's likely you're getting free Showtime this summer. If you are a "longtime frie...
2019-06-14, 20:16

YouTube exec calls cops on black man waiting for pal outside building An altercation between a white man who called police on black man waiting for his friend in a California apartment-building lobby was captured in a n...
2019-07-09, 04:48

Google Is Fined $170 Million for Violating Children’s Privacy on YouTube As part of a settlement, YouTube said it would also institute new privacy measures on children’s videos. Critics said the changes did not go far enou...
2019-09-04, 22:32

YouTube TV is giving away free Showtime subscriptions to longtime users They say that nothing in life is free, but Google would beg to differ, as select YouTube TV subscribers are now being offered a free subscription to ...
2019-06-15, 05:16

YouTube purges 17,000 hate speech channels after policy change YouTube this week issued an update on its efforts to remove hate speech from its platform — and it would appear it’s managed to make some headway. It...
2019-09-04, 23:32

YouTube is the world’s top-grossing video app with $138M in user spending Google must be happy. YouTube is the world’s top-grossing app in the photo and video software category for a second quarter in a row. To clinch the t...
2019-08-01, 17:00

YouTube flags robot battle videos as “animal fights” Enlarge / The "Great White" bot from King of Bots. On Monday, several YouTube users had their videos removed from the service due to YouTube's res...
2019-08-23, 01:48

Google's YouTube to pay $170 million penalty for collecting data on kids Google, which is owned by Alphabet Inc, and its YouTube video service will pay $170 million to settle allegations that it broke federal law by collec...
2019-09-05, 05:00

Google To Pay $170 Million Fine For Sharing Children's Data On YouTube Google agreed to pay a $170 million fine to settle charges that it illegally collected and shared data from children on its YouTube video service wit...
2019-09-05, 02:00

YouTube looks to dilute nasty programming with curated educational playlists Move follows controversy over hate and conspiracy and fake news videos. The curated playlists will not send viewers to other areas of the network. &...
2019-07-12, 03:16

Snapchat, YouTube and Google services interrupted by network congestion Google confirmed that YouTube, Google Cloud and G Suite services were affected by sporadic outagesUsers of YouTube, Snapchat and some Google services...
2019-06-03, 03:16

UPDATE 3-Google's YouTube to pay $170 mln penalty for collecting data on kids Google, which is owned by Alphabet Inc, and its YouTube video service will pay $170 million to settle allegations that it broke federal law by collec...
2019-09-04, 18:00

Big Google outage shuts down YouTube, Gmail, Snapchat, and other services in some of U.S. If you’re having trouble screwing around on the internet today, it could be because of what seems to be a major outage with Google’s Could service. A...
2019-06-03, 01:48

Geoff Keighley and YouTube unveil plans for E3 Live show The Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3) is less than a week away and producer Geoff Keighley and YouTube have announced the details for their E3 Live ...
2019-06-04, 20:32

Popular YouTube Toy Review Channel Accused of Blurring Lines for Ads In a complaint to the Federal Trade Commission, a watchdog group said Ryan ToysReview, which has 21 million subscribers, didn’t properly disclose ads...
2019-09-05, 01:00

Mets’ beloved SNY booth missing huge game due to YouTube Mets fans were angry when they were deprived of SNY’s Gary Cohen for a few days recently, and they certainly won’t be thrilled about this lates...
2019-08-29, 02:48

German state fights Islamist extremism with YouTube satire The state government of North Rhine-Westphalia is betting on wit and humor as an antidote to Islamist extremism. Extremists use YouTube to target you...
2019-08-25, 19:48

Intelligence Community whistleblower complaint reportedly relates to Trump call with foreign leader The whistleblower complaint at the center of a fight between House Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam Schiff and the nation's acting spy chief rela...
2019-09-19, 09:32

YouTube pulls ads from right-wing pundit after journalist alleges anti-gay harassment Amid backlash and policy updates, YouTube announced yesterday that it will demonetize videos published by right-wing commentator Steven Crowder. ...
2019-06-06, 19:00

YouTube flip-flops on Steven Crowder hate-speech decision Following a considerable amount of public shaming, YouTube announced today that it will no longer allow controversial conservative commentator Steven...
2019-06-05, 22:48

Britain's best known stockpicker posts apology on Youtube after suspension of flagship fund Britain's best known portfolio manager apologized to investors after being forced to suspend trading on his flagship fund after mounting losses ...
2019-06-05, 23:16

YouTube bans videos that deny factual catastrophes such as the Holocaust ever happened YouTube is to remove videos that deny factual catastrophes such as the Holocaust, and curb ad revenue with channels that skirt too close to its rules...
2019-06-06, 11:16

YouTube removed 17,000 channels, 500 million comments under new hateful conduct policy YouTube has removed more than 17,000 channels and 100,000 videos, along with at least 500 million comments, since the company announced a broad crack...
2019-09-04, 10:32

Ostensibly Serious Sports Broadcaster To Put On "Boxing Match" Between YouTube Ding Dongs What’s up YouTubers, welcome back to Da Zone, the exclusive home of Canelo Alvarez, but somehow also the exclusive home of a deeply embarrassing fake...
2019-09-04, 16:00

Update adds cool new feature for some YouTube videos on Google Search Rolling out via a server-side update to the Google Search app on Android is a new feature that is called "In this video." Spotted by Android Police, ...
2019-06-16, 12:16

YouTube bans videos glorifying Nazis and denying violent events YouTube said Wednesday that the platform will begin banning videos promoting Nazi ideology as well as those denying “well-documented violent events” ...
2019-06-06, 01:16

Regulators Fine Google $170 Million for Violating Children’s Privacy on YouTube As part of a settlement, YouTube said it would also institute new privacy measures on children’s videos. Critics said the changes did not go far enou...
2019-09-04, 16:00

YouTube Changes Hate Speech Policies, Prohibiting White Supremacist Videos (SAN FRANCISCO) — YouTube updated its hate speech policies Wednesday to prohibit videos with white supremacy and neo-Nazi viewpoints. The video...
2019-06-06, 04:32

YouTube reversal bans Holocaust hoaxers, stops pay for borderline creators YouTube said on Wednesday it would remove videos that deny factual catastrophes such as the Holocaust ever happened and stop sharing ad revenue with ...
2019-06-06, 13:16

YouTube blocks history teachers uploading archive videos of Hitler Teachers trying to educate about fascism hit by service’s new policy removing clips glorifying NazisYouTube has blocked some British history teachers...
2019-06-06, 14:32

'We Want YouTube to Remove Crowder': Googlers Gear Up to Protest at Pride Events YouTube dug a great big hole for itself earlier this week when its PR bungled its response to the ongoing harassment of a journalist by a far-right p...
2019-06-08, 21:48

Filling Oreo With Toothpaste Earns YouTube Prankster a Jail Sentence A Spanish court gave Kanghua Ren, known as ReSet, a 15-month prison term and ordered him to pay his victim, a homeless man in Barcelona, about $22,30...
2019-06-02, 19:01

NFL hurdling, basketball ejections and a cyclist's imaginary penalty | Classic YouTube This week’s roundup also features Oval Ashes Test memories, WSL highlights and some spectacular surfing1) The NFL is back, baby, and game of the open...
2019-09-13, 01:00

Russian disinformation on YouTube draws ads, lacks warning labels: researchers Fourteen Russia-backed YouTube channels spreading disinformation have been generating billions of views and millions of dollars in advertising revenu...
2019-06-07, 12:48

Russian disinformation on YouTube draws ads, lacks warning labels -researchers Fourteen Russia-backed YouTube channels spreading disinformation have been generating billions of views and millions of dollars in advertising revenu...
2019-06-07, 10:16

Banned Fortnite Streamer Admits He's 12, Streams On YouTube With His Mom Supervising [UPDATED] A pro Fortnite player signed to the esports organization FaZe Clan, who was recently banned from Twitch for being under the age of 13, has admitted ...
2019-06-07, 04:48

Google to pay $170 million to settle charges it violated kids’ privacy law on YouTube The settlement also requires YouTube to implement changes designed to ensure channels directed at children younger than 13 aren’t collecting data for...
2019-09-04, 19:32

Apple's September 10 iPhone Launch Event Will Be Live Streamed on YouTube Apple will live stream the September 10 iPhone launch event on YouTube, while analyst Ming-Chi Kuo has predicted three major upgrades for 2020 iPhone...
2019-09-07, 15:32

Police Let Mom Keep Feeding Son Bleach After She Showed Them YouTube Videos, Doctor Approval Search YouTube for “Miracle Mineral Solution” or “MMS” and you will find a trove of videos about how consuming bleach will treat various illnesses—ac...
2019-06-14, 20:48

YouTube Just Can't Stop Mumbling Nonsense About Its Harassment and Hate Speech Policy YouTube has not had an easy go of it over the last 24 hours. Right in the middle of LGBT Pride Month, the platform responded to Vox Media host Carlos...
2019-06-06, 17:48

YouTube Testimonials Lure Patients to Shady Stem Cell Clinics Emotional videos, often paid for by clinics, are attracting desperate patients to unproven stem cell treatments that can be dangerous—or even deadly....
2019-06-14, 21:16

Google fined $170M for YouTube’s violation of child privacy laws Google has agreed to pay a $170 million fine for allowing YouTube to profit by breaking child privacy laws, authorities announced Wednesday. Regulato...
2019-09-04, 19:32

YouTube Fined $170 Million for Collecting Kids’ Data Without Parental Consent (WASHINGTON) — Google’s video site YouTube has been fined $170 million to settle allegations it collected children’s personal data ...
2019-09-05, 01:00

How Emma Chamberlain, Kyle Hanagami and More Creators Are Forging Their Own Path on YouTube VidCon 2019 is well under way! In celebration of the famous convention, E! News has the scoop on all things YouTube to prepare those who are going t...
2019-07-12, 01:32

YouTube restores Chris Cuomo’s ‘Fredo’ rant after Trump Jr. tweet YouTube pulled a video clip of CNN host Chris Cuomo freaking out after a man called him “Fredo” — but quickly put it back up after a pointed message ...
2019-08-14, 04:00

'A show, not a sport': Russian face-slapping champion becomes YouTube star Siberian farmer Vasily Kamotsky fells opponents with a single blow – attracting hilarity and outrage Vasily Kamotsky does not so much slap his oppone...
2019-05-26, 23:16

YouTube cracks down on videos that promote drinking bleach as ‘miracle cure’ YouTube has cracked down videos posted by crackpots and fringe figures who promote a host of “miracle cures,” including a holy elixir bleach peddled ...
2019-05-21, 20:16

YouTube disables more than 200 channels for inauthentic activity around Hong Kong protests Google announced Thursday it had taken down 210 channels on YouTube after discovering they "behaved in a coordinated manner while uploading videos" r...
2019-08-22, 23:48

Facebook, YouTube May Face Heavy Fines in UK Over Harmful Content: Report Britain's broadcasting watchdog Ofcom would be given new legal powers to monitor, investigate and fine social platforms for sharing or live-streaming...
2019-08-12, 23:32

Horrific footage of Christchurch mosque shooting surfaces on YouTube and Instagram Almost five months after 51 people were massacred at two mosques in Christchurch, New Zealand, sick footage of the killings surfaced on YouTube and I...
2019-08-07, 07:00

YouTube takes action on campaigns targeting Hong Kong protests The move follows similar action by Twitter and Facebook, which said China was behind the campaigns. Google, YouTube's parent company, said VPNs and o...
2019-08-23, 12:16

YouTube finds influence campaign tied to Hong Kong protests Alphabet Inc's Google said on Thursday that its YouTube streaming service disabled 210 channels that showed signs of a coordinated influence operatio...
2019-08-22, 23:16

Ex-Facebook engineer takes to YouTube to mock the culture and joke about how he was fired Patrick Shyu, a former tech lead at Google, has posted a series of videos making fun of Facebook, where he worked as a software engineer until last m...
2019-09-19, 22:32

The Benevolent God-King of Traffic Exists and Here He Is Fixing Virtual Gridlock on YouTube America’s infrastructure is broken. Part of that is because we refuse to maintain it, but a large part is because it wasn’t designed correctly to beg...
2019-07-04, 15:32

Inside the Tragic Deaths of Emily Hartridge and More Beloved YouTube Stars Fans are mourning the death of Emily Hartridge. The British YouTube star died on Friday, July 12 after an electric scooter accident. She was 35 yea...
2019-07-15, 17:32

Huge leak: Both ‘Spider-Man: Far From Home’ credits scenes just leaked on YouTube It’s July 2nd, which means Spider-Man: Far From Home has been released in the US after premiering in China a few days ago. The final movie in P...
2019-07-02, 20:16

Amazon Prime Video now works with Chromecast, and YouTube comes to Fire TV devices Couch potatoes rejoice: you can finally stream Amazon Prime Video using Chromecast dongles, and YouTube support has returned to Amazon‘s Fire line of...
2019-07-10, 08:48

High Maintenance's Ben Sinclair has a couple hundred YouTube videos he'd like to show you It’s hard to imagine Ben Sinclair’s High Maintenance character—a weed delivery guy known only as...The Guy—ever having the time or desire to sit down...
2019-08-14, 22:00

Popular YouTube Star Known as ‘King of Random’ Dies in Paragliding Accident at 38 (SALT LAKE CITY) — The creator of the YouTube channel “King of Random,” whose experiments and hands-on science tips drew 11 million...
2019-08-01, 02:01

FTC's settlement with Google over YouTube kids privacy violations blasted by critics The Federal Trade Commission's reported settlement with Google over YouTube childrens privacy violations was been blasted by tech critics as not goin...
2019-07-23, 00:48

DeepMind’s AI learns to generate realistic videos by watching YouTube clips In a new paper, researchers at Alphabet's DeepMind say they managed to create an AI model that can generate complex videos from whole cloth.Read More...
2019-07-19, 21:00

Google Disables 210 YouTube Channels That Targeted Hong Kong Protests Google on Thursday said it disabled a series of YouTube channels that appeared to be part of a coordinated influence campaign against pro-democracy p...
2019-08-23, 10:16

After death of YouTube star, Amazon will push for e-scooter safety warnings in the U.K. Amazon, the global e-commerce giant, will ask electronic scooter manufacturers to make clear in their online listings that their devices cannot be us...
2019-07-18, 14:32

Google removes 210 YouTube channels in Hong Kong misinformation crackdown Google said Thursday that it had shut down 210 YouTube channels after the company learned they were tied to misinformation about the pro-democracy pr...
2019-08-23, 11:16

Lilly Singh: from YouTube star to late-night's first woman of colour As a queer woman of color, Lilly Singh is already breaking new ground in a world dominated by white men but can she bring online success to network T...
2019-09-20, 12:32

Eating, YouTube and playing with the kids: my day is a procrastination masterclass | Romesh Ranganathan I think I’ve got acres of time, and so have no sense of urgency. This needs to be tackledMy next tour is approaching in September, so I am doing what...
2019-05-25, 14:16

Hong Kong protests: YouTube takes down 200 channels spreading disinformation Google-owned service says it discovered channels ‘behaved in a coordinated manner’ against pro-democracy protestsYouTube has disabled 210 channels th...
2019-08-23, 15:48

FTC agrees to settle with Google after child privacy violations found on YouTube Google, who owns the video streaming company YouTube, is expected to pay a multimillion dollar fine for violating federal privacy laws protecting chi...
2019-07-20, 17:16

Report: FTC approves a fine for Google over YouTube kids privacy probe Google has to pay the FTC a multimillion dollar fine to settle a probe into YouTube's shortcomings when it comes to protecting kids using its se...
2019-07-20, 10:16

YouTube offers tiered membership levels to boost creators’ revenue Last year, YouTube took to the VidCon stage to share new ways creators could make money. This year, YouTube returned with updates to those programs. ...
2019-07-12, 11:48

How to put a YouTube video on repeat on your computer or mobile device, so it plays on loop Shutterstock You can put a YouTube video on repeat with just two clicks on your computer. It's not as simple to put a YouTube video on repeat on th...
2019-08-23, 22:16

Tic Tac Toy: Nashville family lands 4 million YouTube subscribers by playing with toys How business savvy, creative couple Lucy and Jason Maxwell turned their young daughters' love of toys into a multi-million-dollar operation. &#...
2019-08-08, 18:00

Create Written Notes From YouTube Videos Instantly With this Chrome Extension There are a ton of informative YouTube videos out there. When you’re watching one where you’re hoping to learn something; however, you have to take y...
2019-06-30, 19:00

YouTube pressured to kick Chinese state media ads off platform over misinformation YouTube users are pressuring the video platform to take down advertisements for China Central Television (CCTV), a state media channel accused of spr...
2019-08-22, 02:48

YouTube’s newest feature could save you a bundle in mobile data charges YouTube’s newest feature lets users seamlessly swap between a song and its music video with no interruption. If an official music video exists, the m...
2019-07-19, 03:32

Parents of YouTube child stars say new safety rules will lose them money Changes that YouTube is considering to protect children aren’t going over too well with some parents whose kids star in the site’s videos. YouTube is...
2019-06-27, 20:16

Trump campaign shells out on YouTube ad to draw more views than Democratic debate In a strategy to draw attention away from Wednesday's Democratic debate, President Donald Trump's reelection campaign bought out YouTube�...
2019-06-27, 23:32

YouTube star Brooke Houts accidentally uploads clip of herself hitting dog A California YouTube star accidentally uploaded a video that captured her apparently hitting, shoving, and spitting on her Doberman puppy — and...
2019-08-08, 21:32

YouTube star Brooke Houts has a history of hating on her pooch: report It looks like Brooke Houts is staying in the dog house. The YouTube star, who was busted in a homemade video earlier this week hitting and spitting o...
2019-08-11, 01:00

YouTube star Etika vanishes after posting cryptic ‘suicidal’ video A popular YouTube star from Brooklyn has gone missing — after posting a cryptic video claiming he was suicidal and apologizing for leaving behind “su...
2019-06-21, 20:48

Google kills its Twitch killer—the YouTube Gaming app shuts down this week Enlarge YouTube Gaming is more or less shutting down this week. Google launched the standalone YouTube gaming vertical almost four years ago as a ...
2019-05-29, 00:48

Russia demands Google stop advertising 'illegal' protests on YouTube Russia is intensifying its pressure on Google to censor political dissent in the country. Media overseer Roskomnadzor has sent a letter to Google ins...
2019-08-11, 22:32

YouTube Tests Hiding Its Notorious Comment Section By Default in India Most people would probably agree that YouTube comments are generally pretty worthless (especially the ones that tell you the year the commenter last ...
2019-06-20, 20:00

YouTube Music update adds new Smart Downloads feature, here is how it works Google's music streaming service, YouTube Music is bringing users a brand new feature that will allow them to listen to their favorite songs even whe...
2019-06-28, 13:48

YouTube bans robot-battle videos citing ‘animal cruelty’ Robots aren’t alive — yet — but that didn’t stop YouTube AI from trying to protect its own kind from so-called “animal cruelty.R...
2019-08-22, 08:48

The best free YouTube downloader 2019: the easy way to save your favorite videos Free YouTube downloaders will let you save videos from the world's biggest video hosting site, ready to watch offline later whenever you want.&#...
2019-05-21, 14:31

Elementary teacher touched girl in class, called her ‘baby’: lawsuit An elementary school teacher in Kentucky allegedly made repeated sexual advances toward a female student he called “baby” and demanded hugs from girl...
2019-09-10, 10:32

YouTube's Efforts to Scrub Hate Speech Spawn Vicious Reaction Online YouTube’s steps this week to block hate-based and conspiracy-mongering videos have sparked a backlash online, according to social-media intelligence ...
2019-06-07, 07:48

YouTube exec apologizes for calling police on a black man outside his San Francisco building after outrage A white YouTube executive who faced a social media backlash after calling the police on a black man outside his California residential building issue...
2019-07-11, 02:00

Google Disables YouTube Channels It Linked to Hong Kong Influence Operation Google pulled 210 YouTube channels from its platform, saying that they appeared to be part of a coordinated disinformation campaign in response to pr...
2019-08-23, 05:16

YouTube Disables 200 Videos Believed to Be Spreading Disinformation About Hong Kong Protests (SAN FRANCISCO) — YouTube says it disabled more than 200 videos this week that appeared to be part of a coordinated effort to spread misinforma...
2019-08-23, 03:48

Google AI researchers use mannequin challenge YouTube videos to improve depth prediction Google AI researchers used 2,000 mannequin challenge videos from YouTube to train AI that predicts depth in videos with people and objects in motion....
2019-05-23, 21:32

YouTube pulls hundreds of channels tied to Hong Kong influence campaign On Monday, both Twitter and Facebook announced they'd blocked accounts from China that were involved in disinformation attempts around protests ...
2019-08-23, 08:16

YouTube’s Susan Wojcicki: 'Where's the line of free speech – are you removing voices that should be heard?' As the crisis-hit video site struggles to stem the flow of extreme content, the CEO talks about her role as the internet’s gatekeeperIn YouTube’s fas...
2019-08-11, 01:32

UPDATE 3-YouTube reversal bans Holocaust hoaxers, stops pay for borderline creators YouTube said on Wednesday it would remove videos that deny factual catastrophes such as the Holocaust ever happened and stop sharing ad revenue with ...
2019-06-06, 02:00

YouTube crackdown blocked history teachers who shared archive videos of Hitler YouTube's crackdown on white supremacy and hate speech has ensnared history teachers who are trying to upload archival footage of Nazi dictator Adolp...
2019-06-07, 19:32

YouTube bans neo-Nazi and Holocaust-denial videos in push against hate speech Enlarge (credit: YouTube / Getty / Aurich Lawson) YouTube today expanded its hate-speech policy to ban more white supremacist videos, such as those...
2019-06-06, 03:32

YouTube and Universal Music clean up Adam Levine, Lady Gaga and other artists If you were worried that your kids and their kids will never get to enjoy the music video for the late Tom Petty's "Free Fallin'" in high quality, yo...
2019-06-21, 01:16

PhilosophyTube: YouTube star set to raise $100,000 for charity by livestreaming complete works of Shakespeare A YouTuber and professional actor has raised almost $100,000 (£82,000) for charity in three days by reading the complete works of Shakespeare live on...
2019-08-27, 06:16

Georgia teenagers staged kidnapping at mall to gain YouTube followers, police say A teenager screaming for help inside an SUV in the parking lot at a mall in Georgia last week was nothing more than a stunt meant to be uploaded to Y...
2019-07-11, 18:16

YouTube 'vanlifer' Jennelle Eliana blazes trail for solo female travellers Lo-fi videos about life on the road also fill blindspot travel industry has in catering for women of colourThe YouTube channel of a 21-year-old woman...
2019-09-13, 22:32

YouTube Concedes Robot Fight Videos Are Not Actually Animal Cruelty After Removing Them by Mistake Google subsidiary YouTube has admitted that it made a mistake when, citing its policies against “deliberate infliction of animal suffering” such as “...
2019-08-21, 10:48

Google Disables YouTube Channels for Alleged Disinformation Campaigns in Hong Kong Google pulled 210 YouTube channels from its platform, saying that they appeared to be part of a coordinated disinformation campaign in response to pr...
2019-08-23, 15:48

YouTube star PewDiePie marries longtime partner Marzia Bisognin: See the photos Popular YouTube star Felix Kjellberg, better known as PewDiePie, revealed he married his longtime partner Marzia Bisognin on Monday.   ...
2019-08-21, 03:48

YouTube CEO Susan Wojcicki says she takes her 5 kids' phones away during battles over their screen time Reuters YouTube CEO Susan Wojcicki has spoken about how she regulates her five kids' screen time. Wojcicki said she takes their phones away, particu...
2019-08-12, 15:00

Russia demands Google delete anti-government protest videos from YouTube Russia's media oversight agency is demanding Google take action to stop the spread of information about illegal mass protests. Thousands of YouTube c...
2019-08-11, 20:32

YouTube Says Homophobic Harassment Targeting a Popular Host Doesn’t Violate Its Policies YouTube says a popular conservative host is not violating the company’s policies despite his homophobic and racist slurs targeting another vide...
2019-06-05, 21:16

Google, YouTube to pay $170M to settle allegations of illegally collecting data on kids YouTube had been accused of tracking viewers of children's channels using cookies without parental consent and using those cookies to deliver million...
2019-09-04, 18:32

YouTube star's death prompts Amazon to push for e-scooter safety warnings in UK Following the death of YouTube star Emily Hartridge in a London accident, Amazon will reportedly begin asking e-scooter sellers to warn consumers abo...
2019-07-18, 21:16

YouTube cracks down on white supremacist videos and conspiracies, thousands of channels will be removed YouTube is cracking down on white supremacist content and conspiracy theories in an aggressive attempt to stop the spread of hate speech that will bl...
2019-06-06, 01:32

YouTube engineer 'on drugs rampage injures 8 with truck, light, and sharp pencil' A HIGH-flying software engineer who works for YouTube allegedly perpetrated a bizarre series of assaults after he took LSD and had “really bad trip.”...
2019-07-08, 23:00

UPDATE 1-YouTube finds influence campaign tied to Hong Kong protests Alphabet Inc's Google announced on Thursday that its YouTube streaming video service disabled 210 channels appearing to engage in a coordinated influ...
2019-08-23, 00:16