How social media became a part of our everyday lives
Did you know that the world’s first recognisable social media site was created in 1997 and was called Six Degrees? Watch this short video to see how much has changed since Six Degrees began the trend of enabling users to upload photos and connect with others. Have a Happy Social Media Day.
Multi-talented Harmony talks about time management and how he mixes business with pleasure
Next on Popsicles this week, GuardianTV's Nuella Ogunlade sat with Adènipèkun Harmony to talk about his career as a lawyer, actor, and influencer and how he mixes business with pleasure.
Rural Colombian family wins YouTube with tips for city folk
In just one month, farmer Nubia Gaona and her boys, David and Alejandro, have gone from being a traditional rural family living in the mountains of central Colombia -- taking care of chickens and pigs -- to being YouTubers with nearly 150,000 followers, with video tips for confined city residents that have been shared tens of thousands of times.
AGF fire: Burna Boy's reaction stirs controversy, Miss England halts reign to help tackle pandemic
Catch the latest episode of Guardian Life’s recap of the week’s biggest entertainment news. Join Violet Johnson as she brings you a fresh array of gist every week!
Youtube Music and YouTube premium launched in Nigeria
American video-sharing platform, YouTube has launch YouTube Music and YouTube Music Premium in Nigeria. The video platform announced that YouTube Music is free but supported by advertising. While YouTube Premium is a paid streaming subscription service that provides advertising-free streaming of all videos hosted by YouTube, exclusive original content produced in collaboration with the site's creators.
YouTube bans 'maliciously insulting' videos
YouTube has imposed a ban on "maliciously insulting" videos on their site.
YouTube Music celebrates Afrobeats
YouTube has announced it will be partnering with nigerian artistes Kizz, Daniel, Reekado Banks, Simi and Teni in promoting afrobeats. The four fast-rising Nigerian artists selected will also receive support on their individual music journey.
Beyoncé releases new song 'Spirit' from 'Lion King' album
Queen Bey dropped the new track on Tuesday via YouTube, Spotify, Apple Music, Amazon Music and Tidal. The song is part of the 'Lion King' album, 'The Gift,' which was curated by the singer.
Youtube kids site shunned by children
Loup Ventures Managing Partner, Doug Clinton and Bloomberg's Lucas Shaw, discuss YouTube Kids, an app geared for children under the age of 13. According to several YouTube staffers, most children using the YouTube Kids app switch to the main app long before reaching 13.