Image by Elijah Nouvelage/Getty Images YouTube Music, Apple Music, Spotify and Amazon Music have all pledged in support of Blackout Tuesday – a campaign calling for the music industry to put normal day-to-day operations on ‘pause’ and “and instead spend time reflecting on how to support the black community.” AccordingContinue Reading

The YouTube star Jake Paul has denied taking part in looting at an Arizona mall on Saturday night. Video emerged on Sunday of Paul standing inside a looted mall in Scottsdale, Arizona. YouTube star Jake Paul and his friends were caught “looting” and trashing property in a Scottsdale mall last night amidContinue Reading

YouTube is investigating the apparently automatic removal of comments critical of the Chinese Communist party amid complaints of censorship. The company said the filtering appeared to be “an error” amid a greater reliance on automated systems during the coronavirus pandemic because its human reviewers have been sent home. The inquiryContinue Reading

YouTube has deleted conspiracy theorist David Icke’s account. The video-sharing site said the 68-year-old violated its policies on sharing information about coronavirus. The former footballer has made controversial unproven claims about the virus on several internet platforms, including one that it is linked to the 5G mobile network. The videoContinue Reading

Read Article Alphabet Inc shares surged after first-quarter results and upbeat executive comments showed the company’s cloud and YouTube businesses kept growing in the midst of the Covid-19 pandemic. Sales came in at $33.71 billion, up 14 per cent from a year ago and ahead of Wall Street estimates. YouTube revenue jumpedContinue Reading

YouTube on Tuesday said it would start showing text and links from third-party fact-checkers to US viewers, part of efforts to curb misinformation on the site during the COVID-19 pandemic. The information panels, launched in Brazil and India last year, will highlight third-party, fact-checked articles above search results for topicsContinue Reading