YouTube CEO Defends Its Efforts to Reduce Violent Content

At the Lesbians Who Tech conference, Susan Wojcicki said the platform takes children’s safety seriously and has restricted comments on videos featuring kids. YouTube CEO Susan Wojcicki defended her company’s efforts to keep violent content off the video platform at the sixth annual Lesbians Who Tech Summit Friday in San Francisco. Wojcicki was interviewed by New York Timescolumnist […]

YouTube prevents anti-vaccine channels from running ads

YouTube is killing anti-vaccine channels’ ability to earn from advertisements following a BuzzFeed News report that put a spotlight on the spread of anti-vax videos on the platform. During its investigation, the publication discovered that ads, including ones from health companies, run before anti-vaccination content. Seven advertisers told BuzzFeed News that they weren’t aware their […]

YouTube is trying to prevent angry mobs from abusing “dislike” button

Enlarge (credit: Valentina Palladino) YouTube’s dislike button can be a source of anxiety for many creators, and now YouTube is considering a number of options to prevent viewers from abusing that tool. Tom Leung, director of project management at YouTube, posted an update to the Creator Insider channel recently in which he detailed some “lightly discussed” […]

5 Most Useful Blockchain Videos: A Beginner’s Guide

Article was originally published on YoutubeToMP3Shark. You might be somewhat familiar with the idea of blockchains, or you might have only heard of the phrase in passing (or you might not have any idea what a blockchain is but thought the article title sounded more interesting than the topic currently being discussed in the meeting […]

YouTube star Cameron Dallas has been arrested on assault charges

Aspen Police Department Internet personality Cameron Dallas was arrested on assault charges on Saturday, according to a statement from the Aspen Police Department. Dallas was arrested at a hotel in Aspen, Colorado after an ambulance “found a man bleeding from injuries to his face,” the statement says. The 24-year-old, known best for his YouTube videos […]

‘YouTube Rewind 2018’ is now the second-most disliked video in YouTube history — here’s why people are so upset (GOOG, GOOGL)

YouTube YouTube last week released its annual “Rewind” video, which features more than 100 YouTube stars and celebrities. Appearances included Will Smith, Marques Brownlee, Tyler “Ninja” Blevins, John Oliver, and many more. In the course of five days, YouTube Rewind 2018 has become the second-most disliked video in YouTube history. As of Monday morning, it […]

Daily Podcast: Spider-Man, Cowboy Bebop, Handmaid’s Tale, Creed, Candyman, To All The Boys I’ve Loved Before, YouTube, Ralph Breaks The Internet

On the November 28, 2018 episode of /Film Daily, /Film editor-in-chief Peter Sciretta is joined by /Film managing editor Jacob Hall, and writers Hoai-Tran Bui and Chris Evangelista to talk about the latest tv and film news, including Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse, Cowboy Bebop, Handmaid’s Tale, Sylvester Stallone, Candyman, To All The Boys I’ve Loved […]

YouTube will remove all pop-up annotations on January 15th

Back in March 2017, YouTube announced that it would be retiring annotations, those boxes that pop up during a video with links and additional information. It discontinued the annotations editor in May of last year and soon all existing annotations will be going away as well. The company added an update to the help page […]