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Research: 18% UK teens have deleted social media apps

MediaCom’s 2019 Connected Kids research has revealed the extent to which young people are recognising the negative impact of social media on their lives, with nearly 1-in-5 (18 per cent)…

YouTube U-turn on status ID overhaul

YouTube has reversed a decision that would have seen many of its popular video-streamers stripped of their ‘verified’ status badge. The proposed change was supposed to make the ID check…

YouTube phasing out precise subscriber numbers

YouTube has commenced phasing out exact subscriber numbers for content channels with more than 1,000 followers. The video-sharing site giant will gradually roll out the change throughout September. Numbers will…

YouTube restores wrongly deleted robot battles

YouTube is in the process of remedying a site error after its algorithm falsely identified personal videos of robot battles – similar to the likes of those seen in BBC…

LGBT group sues YouTube

A group of US YouTubers is suing the video-sharing website and parent company Google, claiming both discriminate against LGBT-themed videos and their creators. The group claims YouTube restricts advertising on…

India: 79% of smartphone users watch OTT apps

India: 79% of smartphone users watch OTT apps

techARC-Unomer has released some key insights about OTT entertainment app (live and VoD) penetration in India.  The insights are from Unomer AppMap, an in-depth analysis of smartphone and consumer data…

YouTube app launches on Amazon Fire TV in UK

YouTube app launches on Amazon Fire TV in UK

The official YouTube app for Amazon Fire TV is now availabe in the UK on Fire TV Stick (2nd Gen) and Fire TV Stick 4K. The new YouTube app will expand to additional…

Analysis: Netflix extends online reach over Facebook

Analysis: Netflix extends online reach over Facebook

Since Q3 2016, US and European viewers of videos on Facebook have declined from 28 per cent to 23 per cent of internet respondents. YouTube also recorded a slight decline…

DCA: “YouTube only pulls content in face of public disdain”

YouTube’s plans to take down videos promoting hate speech and extremism – by removing thousands of videos promoting neo-Nazism, white supremacy and bigotry – continues Google’s modus operandi of taking…

PewDiePie, DLive live streaming partnership

PewDiePie, DLive live streaming partnership

DLive, a disruptive live streaming platform that leverages blockchain technology to reward both creators and viewers, is now the exclusive live streaming platform for famed content creator, PewDiePie. As the…

T-Series ousts PewDiePie as most-subbed YouTube channel

Indian channel T-Series – which shares Bollywood movie trailers and music videos – has become the most subscribed-to channel on YouTube, overtaking Swedish gamer PewDiePie. T-Series curently boasts around 15,500…

BitMovio open beta gamified video entertainment

BitMovio open beta gamified video entertainment

BitMovio has launched an open beta for its next-generation gamified video entertainment marketplace. The launch delivers an expansive update on content creator and consumer interactivity as well as access to…

YouTube bans comments on kid’s content

YouTube bans comments on kid’s content

YouTube has confirmed it will switch off comments on almost all videos featuring under-18s, in an attempt to “better protect children and families”. A number of brands stopped advertising on…

Study: “YouTube to blame for Flat Earthers”

Study: “YouTube to blame for Flat Earthers”

A research study conducted by Texas Tech University has revealed that YouTube is the biggest culprit in the rise of “Flat Earthers” – a growing community of people who worryingly…

EC reaches copyright compromise

EC reaches copyright compromise

The European Commission has reached an agreement on new copyright rules, including the controversial Article 13 requiring internet platfroms to obtain authorisation from rights holders at the point of posting.…

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