Stories tagged: youtube
UPDATED: Wed., Sept. 4, 2019, 7:53 p.m.
Google’s video site YouTube has been fined $170 million to settle allegations it collected children’s personal data without their parents’ consent.
Fri., Aug. 30, 2019, 4:48 p.m.
A published report says Google will pay at least $150 million to settle a complaint with the Federal Trade Commission
Sun., June 23, 2019, 5 a.m.
Judging from YouTube, Spokane is the city where parents don’t get into fights at Little League games. Could this be a slogan?
Wed., June 19, 2019, 5:44 p.m.
The Washington Post is reporting that the Federal Trade Commission is in late stages of an investigation into how Google’s YouTube handles children’s videos.
Wed., June 19, 2019, 3:16 p.m.
YouTube’s first live broadcast of a Major League Baseball game will be July 18 when the Philadelphia Phillies host the Los Angeles Dodgers. MLB and YouTube are partnering to live …
UPDATED: Wed., June 5, 2019, 4:08 p.m.
YouTube is updating its hate speech policies to prohibit videos with white supremacist and neo-Nazi content.
UPDATED: Tue., May 7, 2019, 9:48 a.m.
The clicking of finger nails. A breathy whisper. A woman applying makeup. Hands submerging into slime. The crunch and snap of biting into pickles. Millions of YouTube users seek out …
UPDATED: Wed., April 17, 2019, 7:59 p.m.
High schoolers are inviting thousands of strangers to watch as they get into college – and get rejected
Reaction videos from non-celebrities, like Chae, offer a different kind of relatability. Some of the viewers are high school juniors and sophomores who are beginning the long process of applying …
Tue., April 9, 2019, 5 p.m.
YouTube disabled the live chat section of the streaming video about 30 minutes into the hearing because of what it called “hateful comments.”
Fri., March 15, 2019, 3:50 p.m.
The actress and comedian joined Jimmy Fallon on Thursday’s episode of “The Tonight Show” to announce that she will officially be joining the NBC late-night family with her new series …
Fri., March 8, 2019
The vitriol directed at me and my family since my daughter’s murder has been unbearable. So I was outraged to discover that recommendation algorithms for YouTube and its parent company, …
Thu., Feb. 21, 2019, 12:07 p.m.
Building a snowman isn’t always just a way to while away a long winter. For some people in Russia and Ukraine, it’s a way to possibly earn some significant money.
UPDATED: Fri., Jan. 25, 2019, 7:01 p.m.
SAN FRANCISCO – YouTube said Friday it is retooling its recommendation algorithm that suggests new videos to users in order to prevent promoting conspiracies and false information, reflecting a growing …
UPDATED: Thu., Dec. 13, 2018, 8:44 p.m.
YouTube removed 7.8 million videos and 1.6 million channels in the third quarter of this year, mostly for spreading spam or posting inappropriate adult content, the company said in a …
UPDATED: Wed., Nov. 28, 2018, 4:51 p.m.
Ariana Grande is giving fans an all-access pass into her musical life through a new documentary series on YouTube.
Thu., Sept. 13, 2018, 4 p.m.
Caylus Cunningham’s channel Infinite has nearly 7 million subscribers.
UPDATED: Fri., Aug. 10, 2018, 2:05 p.m.
Social media bans of conspiracy theorist Alex Jones have thrust Facebook, YouTube, Twitter and others into a role they never wanted – as gatekeepers of discourse on their platforms, deciding …
UPDATED: Sun., July 8, 2018, 9:08 p.m.
Megan Scraper was standing at the edge of the scenic but treacherous Shannon Falls when she slipped into a swift-moving current, authorities in British Columbia said. Her companions, Ryker Gamble …
UPDATED: Thu., May 31, 2018, 9:29 p.m.
Three years ago, Facebook was the dominant social media site among U.S. teens, visited by 71 percent of people in that magic, trendsetting demographic. Not anymore.
Sat., April 21, 2018, 10:27 a.m.
Facebook has taken the lion’s share of scrutiny from Congress and the media about data-handling practices that allow savvy marketers and political agents to target specific audiences, but it’s far …
Mon., April 9, 2018, 10:14 a.m.
In a complaint filed Monday, child advocates and consumer groups are asking the Federal Trade Commission to investigate and impose potentially billions of dollars of penalties on Google for allegedly …
UPDATED: Wed., April 4, 2018, 6:25 p.m.
Just hours before she shot and wounded three people at YouTube headquarters, Nasim Aghdam calmly told police who found her sleeping in her car that she was having family problems …
UPDATED: Tue., April 3, 2018, 9:20 p.m.
A woman opened fire with a handgun Tuesday in a courtyard at YouTube headquarters, wounding three people before fatally shooting herself in what is being investigated as a domestic dispute, …
UPDATED: Wed., March 21, 2018, 4:15 p.m.
YouTube, a popular media site for firearms enthusiasts, this week quietly introduced tighter restrictions on videos involving weapons, becoming the latest battleground in the U.S. gun-control debate.
Sat., Feb. 10, 2018, 2:39 p.m.
NEW YORK – YouTube has temporarily suspended all ads from video star Logan Paul’s channels after what it calls a pattern of behavior unsuitable for advertisers. In an emailed statement, …
Wed., Jan. 17, 2018, 1:39 p.m.
Google says humans will now review video from its most popular YouTube creators after recent complaints.
Sat., Jan. 13, 2018, 2:44 p.m.
YouTube has suspended a star who posted video images of what appeared to be a suicide victim but said Saturday that doesn’t mean it won’t work with him in the …
UPDATED: Thu., Jan. 4, 2018, 1:54 p.m.
YouTube star Logan Paul has stepped away from posting videos following an outcry when he uploaded images of what appeared to be the body of someone who killed themselves in …
UPDATED: Tue., Dec. 5, 2017, 3:22 p.m.
Google is pulling its popular YouTube video service from Amazon’s Fire TV and Echo Show devices in an escalating feud that has caught consumers in the crossfire.
UPDATED: Tue., Dec. 5, 2017, 4:36 p.m.
YouTube is hiring more people to help curb videos that violate its policies.