YouTube Said to Be Under Investigation Over Allegations That It Violates Children's Privacy  Gadgets 360 · 2 hours
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A change to Google will make YouTube videos a lot more useful. Meanwhile, images of the Samsung Galaxy Note 10... more
YouTube faces FTC investigation into its kids practices, report says - CNET  CNET · 11 hours
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YouTube facing investigation from federal government over inability to protect children  THE VERGE · 11 hours
YouTube’s ongoing problems surrounding content that involves children has led to an investigation from... more
YouTube weighs whether to move all kids content off main site, report says - CNET  CNET · 13 hours
Executives at the video site are reportedly considering major changes to protect young viewers. more
YouTube partners with Universal to upgrade nearly 1,000 classic music videos to HD  TechCrunch · 13 hours
YouTube has teamed up with Universal Music Group to remaster nearly a thousand classic music videos, the companies announced today, including those... more
Report: YouTube considering moving all children’s content to YouTube Kids  9to5Google · 13 hours
YouTube in recent weeks has been besieged by various scandals and responded to some by strengthening... more
YouTube remasters vintage music videos into HD, Lady Gaga included - CNET  CNET · 13 hours
Tom Petty, Lady Gaga, The Beastie Boys, Janet Jackson and Boyz II Men are all getting music-video quality upgrades. more
YouTube executives reportedly mulling over removing all children’s content from main site  THE VERGE · 14 hours
Google executives are reportedly discussing whether to remove all children’s videos from the site and have them exist solely on the standalone YouTube Kids... more
Hundreds of iconic music videos are being remastered in HD on YouTube  THE VERGE · 14 hours
Universal Music Group and YouTube have teamed up to remaster iconic music videos from standard definition to HD. The partnership will result in more... more
YouTube and UMG remastering 1,000 iconic music videos from SD to HD  9to5Google · 15 hours
Making the case that great music videos are “works of art” on the level of museum paintings or sculptures, YouTube and Universal Music Group... more
YouTube AR Beauty Try-On Feature Now Available, Lets Users Try on Makeup Virtually  Gadgets 360 · 18 hours
With a new "augmented reality (AR) Beauty Try-On feature", YouTube lets users try on virtual makeup. more
YouTube’s AR ads let you try on virtual makeup alongside beauty vloggers  THE VERGE · 22 hours
Starting this summer, Google will let users experiment with augmented reality makeup in YouTube. The idea is to use the experience like an interactive... more
YouTube’s new AR Beauty Try-On lets viewers virtually try on makeup while watching video reviews  TechCrunch · 1 day
Makeup tutorials and reviews are some of the most popular content on YouTube, as they help people learn... more
YouTuber Simone Giertz turned a Tesla Model 3 into the 'Truckla' pickup - Roadshow  CNET · 2 days
This massive project took the help of several friends, including the host of the Rich Rebuilds YouTube channel. more
Simone Giertz’s converted Tesla Model 3 pickup truck is wonderful  TechCrunch · 2 days
YouTuber Simone Giertz, celebrated DIY inventor, roboticist and general maker of cool stuff decided not to wait for Tesla’s forthcoming pickup truck. Instead, she bought a Tesla Model... more
3D Google ads are coming as YouTube tests new AR lipstick experience  9to5Google · 2 days
Following I/O 2019, Google Search gained its first AR objects with 3D animals. Google ads on the web can now feature interactive 3D objects,... more
YouTuber Simone Giertz transformed a Tesla Model 3 into a pickup truck  THE VERGE · 2 days
Simone Giertz was tired of waiting for Elon Musk to unveil his new Tesla pickup truck, so she decided to make one herself. The... more
The Most Popular Kids' Video Site in the World Isn't for Kids  Gadgets 360 · 2 days
Children who do watch YouTube Kids tend to shift over to YouTube's main site before they hit 13, according to multiple people at YouTube... more
YouTube Working on Removing Harmful Content: Pichai  Gadgets 360 · 2 days
YouTube has recently made "significant revisions" to its hate speech policy and removed over nine million videos in the last quarter, according to Google CEO Sundar Pichai. more
On the latest #WeekInMicrosoft ... Centaurus spotted and Project Scarlet  Windows Central · 3 days
A lot can happen with Microsoft in a short period of time, so we started a new program on YouTube to give you a quick-fix news summary. While... more
#WeekInMicrosoft No. 11: Centaurus spotted, Project Scarlet is coming  Windows Central · 3 days
A lot can happen with Microsoft in a short period of time, so we started a new program on YouTube to give you a quick-fix news summary. While we've been... more
Decentralized video infrastructure platform Livepeer raises $8m series A  TechCrunch · 3 days
Video is the core entertainment medium of the web. Platforms like YouTube, Twitch, Netflix and more deliver millions of hours of videos to hungry consumers every day, and those deliveries... more
The excellent myTube YouTube client for Windows just got even better  Windows Central · 3 days
myTube has been the best way to watch YouTube videos on Windows 10 for a while, but how does that change with the new version 4.0?... more
Google app rolling out ‘in this video’ bookmarks for YouTube video searches  9to5Google · 3 days
Google’s Search is set to get taken up a notch with the addition of video bookmarks for YouTube ‘how-to’ videos when you want guidance... more
How YouTube Erased History in Its Battle Against White Supremacy  Gadgets 360 · 6 days
Last week, YouTube launched a crackdown on white supremacists and purveyors of hoaxes. more
YouTube TV offering ‘longtime’ subscribers free Showtime this summer  9to5Google · 6 days
After rolling out to every U.S. market in March, Google announced a price hike for YouTube TV in... more
Facebook, YouTube, Twitter must team up to fight threat from deepfakes, experts say - CNET  CNET · 6 days
Deepfake specialists tell Congress that for society and democracy to weather the storm of manipulated media, social-media competitors... more
Tesla’s in-car touchscreens are getting YouTube support  TechCrunch · 6 days
Tesla has consistently been adding software to its in-car touchscreen infotainment displays – including sometimes things that probably leave a lot of people scratching their heads. During a special Q&A today at annual gaming... more
Hands-on with 50 new iPadOS 13 changes and features [Video]  9to5Mac · 7 days
In this iPadOS 13 video walkthrough, we go hands-on with lots of new iPad features. Items... more
Hands-On With Apple's New iPadOS Software  MacRumors · 1 week
With the launch of iOS 13, Apple decided to split iOS 13 for the iPad into its own dedicated operating system called iPadOS. Going... more
Facebook says video shows reach 720 mn viewers  PHYS.ORG · 1 week
Facebook said Wednesday some 720 million people are watching its original video shows, making it a growing part of the social network as it wades into the territory of YouTube and other... more
Updated YouTube Sans display font coming soon [Video]  9to5Google · 1 week
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YouTube is changing its notification system to address creator frustration  THE VERGE · 1 week
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YouTube confirms video notifications fix rolling out w/ new Creator Studio metrics  9to5Google · 1 week
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YouTube CEO Susan Wojcicki Apologises to LGBTQ Community  Gadgets 360 · 1 week
After the LGBTQ community called out to YouTube for not considering homophobic remarks as violation of its platform's policies, company CEO Susan Wojcicki apologised to the community. more
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YouTube CEO Susan Wojcicki addresses hate speech controversy  TechCrunch · 1 week
YouTube is standing by its decision not to remove Steven Crowder from its platform. more
YouTube CEO apologizes to LGBT community for ‘hurtful’ decision - CNET  CNET · 1 week
Still, Susan Wojcicki defended the call to not take down conservative comedian Steven Crowder’s channel. more
YouTube CEO apologizes to LGBTQ community after outcry  THE VERGE · 1 week
YouTube CEO Susan Wojcicki is apologizing to the LGBTQ community in the wake of the company’s failure to take more... more
Google reportedly asked to share data in Roger Stone investigation - CNET  CNET · 1 week
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YouTube creators can’t escape questionable sponsorship controversies  THE VERGE · 1 week
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Google CEO Sundar Pichai says tackling hate speech on YouTube is hard - CNET  CNET · 1 week
YouTube is under fire for hosting channels and videos that foster hate speech and fake news. more
Google Stadia will let publishers offer their own gaming subscriptions  THE VERGE · 1 week
The head of Google’s upcoming Stadia game streaming service, Phil Harrison, has said publishers will be... more
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YouTube’s new policies are catching educators, journalists, and activists in the crossfire  THE VERGE · 2 weeks
YouTube’s new policies designed to more aggressively tackle supremacist content have also led to some creators claiming their videos have been improperly removed or... more
The growing chaos at YouTube  THE VERGE · 2 weeks
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Congress is taking on YouTube’s pedophilia problem  THE VERGE · 2 weeks
Three senators are calling for YouTube to take more direct action in protecting children against predatory behavior on the platform in the... more
The hidden secrets of creating a viral YouTube ad  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
Researchers from the University of Southern California, University of Houston, and Uber Technologies, Inc. published a new paper in the Journal of Marketing, which finds that in order to create... more
Meet the angry gaming YouTubers who turn outrage into views - CNET  CNET · 2 weeks
The video game world is no stranger to controversy, but a new class of YouTube commentators is turning anger into influence. more
A guide to the insider's language of YouTube gamers - CNET  CNET · 2 weeks
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YouTube declines to ban vlogger using anti-LGBTQ2 slurs  Global News · 2 weeks
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Three ways YouTube could fight harassment  THE VERGE · 2 weeks
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Pratilipi, an app that is uniting writers in India and encouraging others to try their hand at storytelling, has just raised $15 million to... more
In trying to clear “confusion” over anti-harassment policy, YouTube creates more confusion  TechCrunch · 2 weeks
After a series of tweets that made it seem as if YouTube was contradicting its own anti-harassment policies, the video platform published a blog... more
Bowing to pressure, YouTube will reconsider its harassment policies  THE VERGE · 2 weeks
YouTube will reconsider its harassment policies and may update them, the company said in a new blog post.... more
YouTube to Ban Videos Promoting Extreme Views, Holocaust Hoaxers  Gadgets 360 · 2 weeks
YouTube is starting to take a broader view of hate speech in the face of criticism that it has failed to prevent the spread of harmful videos. more
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YouTube's 'confused' response to anti-gay slurs  BBC · 2 weeks
The video-sharing site faces a row over homophobic insults, while it claims to support LGBT rights. more
YouTube will let bigot monetize if he removes link to homophobic merch  TechCrunch · 2 weeks
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YouTube to ban 'hateful,' 'supremacist' videos  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
YouTube announced Wednesday it would ban videos promoting or glorifying racism and discrimination as well as those denying well-documented violent events, like the Holocaust or the Sandy Hook elementary school shooting. more
YouTube’s bully problems prove that community doesn’t scale  TechCrunch · 2 weeks
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YouTube finds a stance on Nazi ideologues and Holocaust deniers  TechCrunch · 2 weeks
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YouTube to ban supremacist and hoax videos in tougher hate speech policy - CNET  CNET · 2 weeks
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YouTube bans neo-Nazis and videos that deny ‘well-documented violent events’  Global News · 2 weeks
The new rules, which take effect immediately, will prohibit content that denies the Holocaust or promotes white supremacy. more
YouTube moves to ban neo-Nazi, Holocaust-denying videos  CBC · 2 weeks
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Creators aren’t surprised that YouTube won’t enforce its own policies against harassment  THE VERGE · 2 weeks
After five days of investigation, YouTube decided that conservative pundit Steven Crowder’s use of homophobic language to talk about Vox host Carlos Maza didn’t... more
YouTube updates hate speech guidelines to prohibit videos  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
YouTube is updating its hate speech policies to prohibit videos with white supremacist and neo-Nazi content. more
YouTube updates hate speech guidelines to prohibit videos  ABC NEWS · 2 weeks
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YouTube says anti-gay slurs don't break its rules  BBC · 2 weeks
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