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Instagram Deemed Worst Social Media Platform For Young Users' Mental Health, YouTube Ranked Most Positive: Study

A new study highlights the dangers of social media and the negative impact it can have on young users. Among the popular social media apps, Instagram and Snapchat are the worst for youngsters' mental health, while YouTube is the most positive one.

Internet May 19, 2017

YouTube Signs Ellen DeGeneres, Kevin Hart, Ryan Seacrest, And More In Multi-Million Dollar Push For Original Content

YouTube made an interesting pitch at the Newfront conference in New York, pledging to pour millions of dollars into premium original content. The company already teamed up with high-profile celebrities such as Ellen DeGeneres, Kevin Hart, Ryan Seacrest, and more.

Internet May 6, 2017

YouTube's New Material Design Look And Dark Mode Now Open To Everyone

YouTube is letting everyone try the site’s new material design refresh, which includes a dark mode. But you might want to hurry up if you wish to try it.

Internet May 2, 2017

YouTube Dark Mode: Here's How To Activate The Hidden Feature To Save Your Eyes

YouTube has a hidden dark mode that can help reduce eye strain when visiting the online streaming service at night. Here are the steps on how users can activate YouTube dark mode.

Internet April 15, 2017

Expanded YouTube Partner Program Holds Off On Revenue-Making Ads Until 10,000 Views

YouTube is holding off money-making advertisements on videos until the 10,000 views mark is reached. The company is continuously working on ways to protect creators and advertisers.

Internet April 7, 2017

YouTube TV Goes Live: How To Sign Up And What You Need To Know Before You Do

YouTube TV is now live, and here's how to sign up for the streaming service. However, before you do, you might want to read up on a few caveats.

Internet April 6, 2017

YouTube Personality JonTron Cut From ‘Yooka-Laylee’ Voice Cast Over Racist, Anti-Immigrant Comments

Developers of Kickstarter-funded 'Yooka-Laylee' have dropped JonTron, who did voice work for the game, over racist, anti-immigrant statements he made last week. The developers, while distancing themselves from JonTron’s comments, promoted diversity.

Video Games March 23, 2017

AT&T And Verizon Pull Ads Off YouTube Over Videos Promoting Terrorism And Hate

AT&T and Verizon have decided to remove their ads from YouTube over videos promoting hateful speech and terrorism. Google pledged to give advertisers more control over ad placement, but apparently it didn't move fast enough.

Internet March 23, 2017

Google Launches Uptime For iOS, The Definitive App For YouTube Viewing Parties

Google’s experimental incubator has just launched Uptime, a social video-sharing app that makes YouTube viewing parties more interactive. The app is currently available on iOS only.

Apps/Software March 14, 2017

The Chainsmokers’ Coldplay Collab ‘Something Just Like This’ Breaks One Day YouTube Viewing Record [Video]

The Chainsmokers and Coldplay’s new collaboration ‘Something Just Like This’ has broken the record for most views of a lyric video on YouTube in one day. The song racked up over 9 million views, surpassing previous record holder Justin Bieber.

Internet March 4, 2017

YouTube Takes On Netflix, Hulu, And Other Streaming Services: Launches On-Demand Service For $35 A Month

YouTube has officially announced plans to launch YouTube TV, its own $35-a-month video-on-demand service. It’ll launch on major U.S. markets in the coming months, with plans to expand to more cities across the country.

Internet March 1, 2017

YouTube: 1 Billion Hours Of Videos Watched By People Each Day

YouTube reached the 1 billion mark in terms of hours of video viewing by people all over the world. The milestone was announced by YouTube's VP Cristos Goodrow.

Internet February 28, 2017

Comcast Integrates YouTube Into Xfinity X1 Set-Top Box: Why It's Better Than Having YouTube As A Stand-Alone App

Comcast and Google teamed up for a neat YouTube integration on the Xfinity X1 set-top box, and not just as a stand-alone app. Starting later this year, YouTube content will be more easily accessible, including via the X1 voice remote, and will integrate similarly to Netflix.

Internet February 27, 2017

Nokia 3310, Nokia 6, Nokia 3 Set For MWC 2017 Unveiling, Live Stream The Launch Event On Facebook, YouTube

Nokia is all set to launch its speculated Nokia 6, Nokia 3 and the revamped Nokia 3310 at MWC 2017. Nokia will be live streaming the MWC event on its official Facebook page and also on its YouTube channel.

Internet February 25, 2017

LG G6 Latest Teasers: What Features Is LG Hinting For The Upcoming Smartphone?

Prior to its MWC press event, LG has released three teaser videos about its upcoming flagship LG G6. All the videos hints at some specs or features that the LG G6 will be coming with such as the dual rear camera setup.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech February 25, 2017

YouTube Bans Giraffe Giving Birth Video For Nudity, Too Sexually Explicit

YouTube took down a video that is livestreaming a giraffe about to give birth last Feb. 22. It was reinstated two days later after some criticism, so you can still witness the new calf being born.

Internet February 24, 2017

Howard Stern’s SiriusXM Office Compound Exposed On Live YouTube Stream, Culprit Rival DJ Opie May Be Fired

Howard Stern rival and fellow SiriusXM host Gregg 'Opie' Hughes broke into Stern’s locked office compound and live streamed the incident on YouTube. Hughes may be fired as a result.

Internet February 22, 2017

Player Used Porsche 911 As Controller To Play 'Doom' Classic

A YouTube channel called vexal posted a simple guide to play the classic version of 'Doom' on the car's computer. The tutorial used the steering wheel and the gear shift as controllers.

Video Games February 21, 2017

Hate YouTube’s Unskippable 30-Second Ads? Google Is Getting Rid Of Them Next Year

Google, parent company of YouTube, has officially announced that 30-second ads you can’t skip will disappear from the site. The company is now encouraging advertisers to begin exploring shorter formats for ads.

Internet February 17, 2017

PewDiePie Finally Responds To Controversy Over Anti-Semitic Videos

PewDiePie has now uploaded a video response over the recent controversy involving anti-Semitic content posted on his channel. The YouTube star offered an apology, but also mentioned his criticism of the media in general.

Internet February 17, 2017

YouTube Automatic Captioning Service: 1 Billion Videos Now Have Captions

YouTube achieved a monumental feat by automatic captioning 1 billion videos till date. The automatic captioning feature of YouTube was introduced in 2009 by Google.

Internet February 17, 2017

Valentine’s Day Breakup: YouTube Cancels Scare PewDiePie, Removes Online Superstar From Google Preferred

Valentine’s Day didn’t go well for YouTube star PewDiePie. Following the move of Disney-owned Maker Studios, YouTube has also decided to reprimand Felix Kjellberg over his controversial anti-Semitic videos.

Internet February 14, 2017

Disney-Owned Maker Studios Drops PewDiePie Over Anti-Semitic Videos

Maker Studios has dropped PewDiePie over anti-Semitic content published on the YouTuber’s channel. PewDiePie, however, says that he was in no way espousing hateful attitudes.

Internet February 14, 2017

Original Series Are Coming To YouTube Kids This Spring

YouTube Red subscribers will be able to stream four original series that will launch on the YouTube Kids app starting this April.

Internet February 13, 2017

YouTube Fixes Bug That Caused Channels To Lose Subscribers

A glitch in YouTube recently led channels to lose two subscriber counts when only one user unsubscribed. Thankfully, the team at YouTube has fixed the bug after it created a lot of panic among users.

Internet February 10, 2017

YouTube Go Beta Released On Google Play Store: Save Videos For Offline Viewing, Share Them With Friends

Google has silently released a beta version of the YouTube Go app on the Google Play Store. The app works like the regular YouTube app, but with added features to cater to users who are often on limited internet connections.

Google February 10, 2017

YouTube’s Mobile App Now Has Live Streaming For Its Top Creators

YouTube announced the launch of live streaming for its app for its top creators, as well as a new way to make money on the platform.

Apps/Software February 7, 2017

YouTube Rolls Out Double Tap Function To Fast Forward And Rewind Videos

Some iOS and Android users reported having the ability to double tap on videos to fast forwarding rewind by 10 seconds in the YouTube app.

Apps/Software February 3, 2017

HTC U Ultra: First Impressions Of The Smartphone [Video]

A video has been released by HTC which records the reaction of fans towards the company’s latest HTC U Ultra. Here's a look at what the fans have to say about the smartphone.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech February 3, 2017

Mobile Search, YouTube Drive Alphabet’s Strong Q4 Growth

Alphabet, Google’s parent company, has reported a total revenue of $26.1 billion, a 22 percent rise over 2015’s $21.33 billion revenue. Mobile search and YouTube surface as its primary growth drivers.

Business Tech January 30, 2017

A Mother Learned How To Build A Home For Her Four Children By Watching YouTube Tutorials

Cara Brookins built a home with her four children by learning from YouTube tutorials. Brookins has released an autobiographical book, 'Rise: How A House Built A Family,' chronicling how her family came together for the massive act.

Google January 30, 2017

Alphabet's 'Other Bets' Start Making Higher Profits Amid Moon Shot Shutdowns

A number of Alphabet's moon shot projects are already paying off, posting improved performance in the fourth quarter of 2016. There are investors, however, who are not impressed, here's why.

Google January 27, 2017

Kid Lands In Hospital After YouTube Stunt Imitation Goes Wrong

An 8-year-old boy from New Hampshire suffers a bad burn after imitating a YouTube sanitizer stunt, and his mother has spoken up to warn other parents.

Healthy Living/Wellness January 20, 2017

YouTube 'Super Chat' Lets Creators Earn Money From Live Streams

YouTube has bid adieu to Fun Funding and welcomed Super Chat that will let the creators earn some revenue while connecting with millions. It comes with some modified features that have been implemented to make this initiative a success.

Internet January 13, 2017

Facebook, Google Dominate List Of Top 10 Apps In US For 2016

According to consumer research company Nielsen, Facebook and Google dominated the list of top 10 apps in the United States for 2016. The report also revealed the top operating systems for smartphones in the country for the third quarter.

Apps/Software December 28, 2016

Biggest TV Shows Of 2016 On Social Media: ‘Pretty Little Liars,’ ‘Walking Dead,’ ‘Teen Wolf,’ ‘Shadowhunters’ And More

The most popular TV shows on social media for 2016 have been announced. The winners include ‘Pretty Little Liars,’ ‘Walking Dead,’ ‘Teen Wolf,’ and new show ‘Shadowhunters.’

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech December 21, 2016

Stream Ripper YouTube-mp3 Blocked By Google, Then Returns But Still Not Working: What’s Going On?

The largest stream ripping website worldwide was blocked in Google search results recently. Though it has now returned, the site still lacks functionality and blames Google for denying it access to YouTube servers.

Internet December 13, 2016

PewDiePie Trolls The Internet By Deleting Alternate Channel Instead: A Simple Joke Or An Amazing Marketing Stunt?

Felix Kjellberg, more popularly known as PewDiePie, trolled the internet by joking that he would delete his channel after it reached 50 million subscribers. However, the stunt might be more than just a simple joke.

Internet December 10, 2016

Fifth Harmony’s ‘Work From Home’ Is Top YouTube Video Of 2016, Calvin Harris And Rihanna Take Second [Video]

2016’s most viewed music video on YouTube was ‘Work From Home’ by girl group Fifth Harmony. The clip has amassed more than 1 billion views since its February release.

Internet December 9, 2016

PewDiePie To Delete His YouTube Account To 'Stop His Channel From Dying'

PewDiePie is threatening to bolt YouTube due to what he claims to be a conspiracy against his channel. He has cited his race as one of the motivations behind the allegedly nefarious campaign.

Internet December 6, 2016

Facebook, Twitter And YouTube Work Together To Crack Down On Terrorist Content Online

Big-name tech companies are joining forces to effectively remove terrorist propaganda online. Facebook, Twitter, YouTube and Microsoft will share identifiers on a database accessible to all four companies to properly flag and eventually remove terrorist material.

Internet December 6, 2016

EU Urges Facebook, Google And Other Tech Companies To Act Promptly Against Online Hate Speech

The European Union wants tech companies like Facebook, Twitter, YouTube and Microsoft to deal with hate speech swiftly. The EU may have to enact laws forcing these companies to be fast while dealing with hateful content.

Internet December 5, 2016

YouTube Launches HDR Video Support: Expect More Clarity, Wider Color Range

YouTube's announcement that it will now support HDR videos is drawing even more interest on this emergent display technology. As opposed to other formats such as 4K videos, it is more focused on color rather than pixels.

Internet November 7, 2016

Google Will Help Keep Tabs On US Presidential Election: Updates Every 30 Seconds, Results As Soon As Polls Close

Google really stepped up its game for the U.S. presidential election on Nov. 8. With key info straight in search results, updates every 30 seconds, live coverage on YouTube and election results as soon as the polls close, Google has you covered.

Google November 7, 2016

YouTube Creators Get New Tools To Control Comments, Engage With Viewers Better

YouTube's comments section has always been prone to hate-filled and harsh dialogue, but YouTube's new tools for creators attempt to fix that. Starting now, creators can opt for a trial run of a new review system to flag inappropriate comments.

Internet November 3, 2016

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