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Trump Launches ‘Communications’ Website

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

13 hours 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…

2 months 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

2 months 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…

3 months 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…

3 months ago

YouTube Suspends Donald Trump Channel

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

4 months 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

4 months ago

YouTube Axes TalkRadio Channel

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

4 months 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

5 months ago

Facebook Bans Fake Covid-19 Vaccine Claims

Conspiracy clampdown. Social networking giant Facebook follows YouTube lead in banning false and misleading claims about Covid-19 vaccines

5 months ago

UK Government, Facebook, Google, Twitter To Tackle Covid Misinformation

Major social networking platforms team up with the UK government and Full Fact Chariy to fight misleading information about Coronavirus

6 months ago

Russia Readies Law So Moscow Can Block Social Networking Giants

No love for Twitter. Russia's parliament has prepared draft legislation that will allow Moscow to ban US social networking giants

6 months ago

YouTube Joins Ban On QAnon Conspiracy Theory

About time? Google's video-sharing platform joins Facebook and Twitter, after announcing ban on content about conspiracy theory QAnon

7 months ago

Coronavirus: YouTube To Ban Misleading Covid-19 Vaccine Content

Anti-vaxxer setback after YouTube confirms it will begin removing videos containing misinformation about Coronavirus vaccines

7 months ago

Facebook, Twitter, YouTube Agree To Hate Speech Audits

Social networking giants agree to outside audit of efforts to deal with hate speech, after advertising boycott by major firms

7 months ago

Coronavirus: One In Four YouTube Covid-19 Videos Are Misleading

More than a quarter of Coronavirus videos on YouTube contain “misleading or inaccurate information”, a new study has warned

12 months ago

YouTube Celebrates 15 Year Anniversary Of First Uploaded Video

First ever video on YouTube was uploaded fifteen years ago this week, featuring co-founder Jawed Karim standing around at a…

1 year ago

Facebook Launches Gaming Streaming Service To Rival Twitch, YouTube

Facebook has rushed the launch of its gaming streaming app, in order to capitalise on the enforced lockdown of potential…

1 year ago

Coronavirus: YouTube Clamps Down On Videos Linking 5G To Covid-19

Fuelled by ill-informed celebrities, Google's YouTube bans all conspiracy theory videos falsely linking Coronavirus to 5G networks, after masts vandalised

1 year ago

Coronavirus: Facebook Joins Netflix, YouTube In Streaming Downgrade

Facebook confirms it will downgrade video streaming quality on its platform and on Instagram in Europe, until bandwidth concerns ease

1 year ago

Coronavirus: Netflix, YouTube Lower Streaming Quality To Ease Network Strain

Streaming platforms respond to requests to halt high-definition streaming, with confirmation that Europe will see reduction in video quality

1 year ago

Coronavirus: AI Takes Over Social Network Moderation As Staff Sent Home

Social networks are turning to AI and automated tools to police social networking posts, as staff are sent home due…

1 year ago

UK ‘Will Not Implement EU Copyright Directive’

Controversial provisions that Google argued would ban memes and GIFs will not be brought into UK law, as country departs…

1 year ago

YouTube Tightens Harassment Rules With Policy Update

Harassment clampdown. Videos that “maliciously insult someone” or threaten violence will be banned

1 year ago

Huawei Mate 30 Cut Off From Google Apps

Goodbye Youtube and Gmail. Bootleg access to Google apps is shut down as US blacklisting bites

2 years ago

Google To Pay Up To £165m Fine For YouTube Children’s Privacy Violations

Google's settlement with the FTC to pay $150m to $200m fine was criticised as too low and as 'effectively rewarding'…

2 years ago

Russia Issues Election Protest Warning To Google

As protests continue in Moscow, Russian regulator warns to Google stop 'advertising' protests on YouTube

2 years ago

Controversial EU Copyright Reform Clears Final Hurdle

EU member states, including the UK, adopt sweeping copyright changes intended to adjust rules for the digital age

2 years ago

European Parliament Approves Controversial Copyright Reforms

'A good sign for the creative industries in Europe', say those in favour, while opponents call the outcome 'catastrophic'

3 years ago

Facebook Expands Video Platform Outside The US

A year after its US launch, Facebook Watch comes to the UK and the rest of the world - along…

3 years ago