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YouTube upgrades Premieres with trailers, themes and a live pre-show option

YouTube upgrades Premieres with trailers, themes and a live pre-show option YouTube today is launching three new features designed to improve its “Premieres” experience, including trailers, themes, and live stream “pre-shows” that later redirect to the main event. Premieres, which first arrived in 2018, are designed to give creators the ability to […]

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YouTube targets music fans with new audio ad format

YouTube targets music fans with new audio ad format YouTube is announcing new ad products today, designed to help marketers reach YouTube visitors who are doing more listening than watching. The big addition is audio advertising. As the Google -owned video site puts it in a blog post, these are ads designed […]

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GitHub defies RIAA takedown notice, restoring YouTube-dl and starting $1M defense fund

GitHub defies RIAA takedown notice, restoring YouTube-dl and starting M defense fund GitHub has restored the code of a project that the RIAA demanded it take down last month after finding that the group’s DMCA complaint was meritless. YouTube-dl, a tool that lets videos from the streaming site be downloaded for offline […]

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YouTube copies Spotify’s ‘Daily Mixes’ with its new ‘My Mix’ feature

YouTube copies Spotify’s ‘Daily Mixes’ with its new ‘My Mix’ feature YouTube Music is taking another cue from Spotify with today’s launch of a set of personalized playlists that are essentially YouTube Music’s own take on Spotify’s “Daily Mixes.” Each of these new “My Mix” playlists will feature a different aspect of […]

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Steve Bannon’s show pulled off Twitter and YouTube over calls for violence

Steve Bannon’s show pulled off Twitter and YouTube over calls for violence Former Presidential advisor and right-wing pundit Steve Bannon had his show suspended from Twitter and an episode removed by YouTube after calling for violence against FBI director Christopher Wray and the government’s leading pandemic expert, Dr. Anthony Fauci. Bannon, speaking […]

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YouTube removes ads from, but won’t pull, ‘Trump Won’ video following backlash

YouTube removes ads from, but won’t pull, ‘Trump Won’ video following backlash This year’s presidential election has already proven to be a considerable test of the U.S. democratic system. It’s also been doing a fine job testing the systems behind leading social networks four years after a rather disinformation-ridden election. Twitter today […]

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The RIAA is coming for the YouTube downloaders

The RIAA is coming for the YouTube downloaders In ye olden days of piracy, RIAA takedown notices were a common thing — I received a few myself. But that’s mostly fallen off as tracking pirates has gotten more difficult. But the RIAA can still issue nastygrams — to the creators of software […]

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YouTube bans videos promoting conspiracy theories like QAnon that target individuals

YouTube bans videos promoting conspiracy theories like QAnon that target individuals YouTube today joined social media platforms like Facebook and Twitter in taking more direct action to prohibit the distribution of conspiracy theories like QAnon. The company announced that it is expanding its hate and harassment policies to ban videos “that [target] an individual or […]

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YouTube will add mail-in voting info box next to videos that discuss voting by mail

YouTube will add mail-in voting info box next to videos that discuss voting by mail YouTube has been relatively quiet about its strategy to battle the flow of misinformation leading into the 2020 U.S. election, but the platform has a few new measures in store. The video sharing site will begin attaching […]

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YouTube hit with UK class action style suit seeking $3BN+ for ‘unlawful’ use of kids’ data

YouTube hit with UK class action style suit seeking BN+ for ‘unlawful’ use of kids’ data Another class action style lawsuit has been lodged against a tech giant in the UK alleging violations of privacy and seeking major damages. The latest representative action, filed against Google-owned YouTube, accuses the platform of routinely […]

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