Russia ‘Not Planning To Block YouTube’ Says Minister

Digital minister says Russia not planning to block YouTube in the country as Russian users would suffer, amidst mounting tensions…

2 days ago

Elon Musk To Reverse ‘Stupid’ Twitter Ban Of Donald Trump

Former President Donald Trump could be returning to Twitter, after Elon Musk says he would reverse 'morally wrong' Twitter ban

1 week ago

Alphabet Profit Slides As YouTube Misses Expectations

Tech giant posts mixed first quarter results, as Alphabet contends with rising inflation, increased YouTube competition, and falling ad spend

3 weeks ago

YouTuber Deliberately Crashed Plane For Views, FAA Rules

How far will you go for views? FAA says YouTuber intentionally parachuted out and filmed his own aeroplane crashing into…

3 weeks ago

Russia Retaliates Against YouTube Over Ukraine Invasion ‘Fakes’

Pot calling kettle black? Roskomnadzor to take punitive measures against YouTube over 'fake' images about Russia's invasion of Ukraine

1 month ago

Russian Bailiffs Seize $12m From Google – Report

A 'patriotic' Russian TV channel alleges that bailiffs have seized 1 billion roubles ($12 million) in unpaid fines from Google,…

2 months ago

Google, YouTube, Facebook Block Russia’s RT, Sputnik

After Google and Facebook blocks ad revenues for Russian state-owned media outlets, further restrictions by tech platforms announced

3 months ago

Meta Launches Short Video ‘Facebook Reels’ Feature

Watch out YouTube and TikTok? Facebook Reels has been launched in more than 150 countries to help content creators earn…

3 months ago

Donald Trump’s ‘Truth Social’ App Emerges For Beta Testing

Approximately 500 beta testers have begun using Donald Trump's 'Truth Social' app, which reportedly bears a striking resemblance to Twitter

3 months ago

YouTube ‘Major Conduit’ Of Misinformation, Fact-checkers Allege

Group of more than 80 fact-checking organisations write open letter to YouTube's CEO, calling platform a major conduit of misinformation

4 months ago

Google Faces French 150m Euro Fine For Cookie Breach

French regulator imposes 150 million euros ($169m) fine on Googe, and 60m euros fine on Meta, over complexity about refusing…

4 months ago

YouTube Co-Founder Slams Removal Of Dislike Counts

YouTube co-founder Jawed Karim hits out at removal of public dislike counts on videos, and suggests it could 'break' the…

6 months ago

YouTube To Hide Dislike Counts On Videos

Thumbs down? Anti-trolling measure for content creators on YouTube to stop online harassment by 'targetted dislike attacks'

6 months ago

YouTube To Block All Anti-Vaccine Content

Streaming platform will now block all anti-vaccine content, in a major expansion of its ban on misinformation on Coronavirus vaccines

8 months ago

YouTube ‘Terminates’ RT German Channels, Russia Threatens Retaliation

Russia threatens retaliation after German YouTube channels belonging to Russia's RT were deleted for Covid misinformation breaches

8 months ago

Age Appropriate Design Code Arrives To Protect Kids

Rules to protect youngsters come into effect in the UK today, governing how apps and online services should treat children’s…

9 months ago

YouTube Suspends Rand Paul Over Facemask Claims

Another social platform has banned yet another US Republican politician over false claims about facemask effectiveness during pandemic

9 months ago

YouTube Trials Cheaper Premium Lite Option

Not that much cheaper. Google's YouTube is trialing a more affordable premium subscription tier that doesn't display adverts

10 months ago

Rick Astley Video Rolls Up 1 Billion Views On YouTube

Rick Astley's 1987 single 'Never Gonna Give You Up' rolls up more than 1 billion views on YouTube as popularity…

10 months ago

Trump Sues Twitter, Facebook, Google, And Their CEOs – Update

Former US President Donald Trump is expected to announce a lawsuit against Twitter, Facebook and Google, as well as their…

11 months ago

Russia Threatens Google With Online Slowdown

Roskomnadzor watchdog says Google services will be slowed down in Russia if it fails to remove so called “unlawful content”

12 months ago

Trump Launches ‘Communications’ Website

Banned from social media for instigating US Capitol riot, Trump launches 'straight from the desk' website to publish his content

1 year ago

Data Centre Fire Blamed For Russia Google Outage

Fire in a French data centre causes outage of Google and YouTube services for people in Russia, as well as…

1 year ago

YouTube CEO Outlines Criteria To Restore Donald Trump Account

Way back for Trump on social media? YouTube CEO says threats of violence must fall before Donald Trump account reinstatement

1 year ago

Man Shot Dead In YouTube ‘Prank’

A 'prank' robbery filmed in the United States for a YouTube video, reportedly results in a 20-year old man being…

1 year ago

YouTube Extends Donald Trump Suspension

YouTube reviews its decision to ban Donald Trump from uploading to the plaform, and opts to keep its indefinite suspension…

1 year ago

YouTube Suspends Donald Trump Channel

Google streaming service YouTube becomes latest social network to suspend President Donald Trump, following attempted insurrection

1 year ago

YouTube Reinstates TalkRadio Channel After Ban Decision

Streaming service YouTube restores talkRADIO after a “further review” of its controversial decision to remove it over Covid-19 content

1 year ago

YouTube Axes TalkRadio Channel

Coronavirus misinformation speculated as reason for YouTube removing Ofcom-regulated TalkRadio from its streaming platform

1 year ago

Stop Streaming In Ultra HD On Phones To Save Planet, Scientists Warn

Boffins at UK Royal Society use mobile users to avoid streaming in unnecessarily high-resolutions in order to cut emmissions

1 year ago