Gulf Times - YouTube
Google to pay $170 mn fine for sharing YouTube data from kids

Google to pay $170 mn fine for sharing YouTube data from kids

Google agreed Wednesday to pay $170 million to settle charges that it illegally collected and shared data from children on its YouTube video service, a deal critics said was too soft on the internet giant.

London anti-knife protesters target YouTube

London anti-knife protesters target YouTube

Anti-knife crime protesters smeared themselves with fake blood outside YouTube's London offices in protest at the Google company's alleged promotion of graphic content.

Popular Nepali singer pulls video from YouTube after threat

Popular Nepali singer pulls video from YouTube after threat

A popular Nepali folk singer has been forced to remove a satirical song on corruption from YouTube after a youth wing of the ruling communist party allegedly threatened him, local media reported on Monday.

Facebook rolls out video service worldwide

Facebook rolls out video service worldwide

Facebook launched Watch amid a shift in video viewing habits away from traditional television to online platforms including Netflix and Hulu.

YouTube offers creators new ways to earn money

YouTube offers creators new ways to earn money

Viewers will pay $4.99 a month for channel memberships giving them access to exclusive content including livestreams.

YouTube deletes 5mn videos for content violation

YouTube deletes 5mn videos for content violation

YouTube, owned by Alphabet Inc's Google, deleted about 5 million videos from its platform for content policy violations in last year's fourth quarter before any viewers saw them, it said in a new report that highlighted its response to pressure to better police its online community.

Female suspect dead, several hurt in YouTube shooting

Female suspect dead, several hurt in YouTube shooting

California news outlets late on Tuesday said she appeared to be a vegan-themed content creator who has raged against YouTube on her personal website for what she saw as censorship of her videos.

Woman who fatally shot boyfriend in YouTube stunt jailed

Woman who fatally shot boyfriend in YouTube stunt jailed

A judge in the US state of Minnesota sentenced a YouTube prankster to six months in prison on Wednesday for fatally shooting her boyfriend in a botched video stunt they hoped would go viral.

Suicide victim video by YouTube star sparks anger in Japan

Suicide victim video by YouTube star sparks anger in Japan

Japanese social media reacted with a storm of outrage to a video by YouTube star Logan Paul showing a suicide victim in a forest near Mount Fuji, as anger spread over the now-deleted video on Wednesday.

YouTube sharpens how it recommends videos despite fears of isolating users

YouTube sharpens how it recommends videos despite fears of isolating users

Google's YouTube has updated its recommendation feature to spotlight videos users are likely to find the most gratifying, brushing aside concerns that such an approach can trap people in bubbles of misinformation ...

North Korea 'more opaque' after YouTube propaganda ban: monitors

North Korea 'more opaque' after YouTube propaganda ban: monitors

North Korea has become ‘more opaque’ to the outside world following a decision by YouTube to silence an official propaganda channel, a monitoring group has warned ...

Taylor Swift's new music video makes biggest YouTube debut ever

Taylor Swift's new music video makes biggest YouTube debut ever

Taylor Swift's vengeful new music video ‘Look What You Made Me Do,’ is smashing records on YouTube, garnering more than 43 million views in its first 24 hours of release.