3 Feb 2022
Germany denies involvement in YouTube decision
17 Dec 2021
YouTube on Thursday again blocked a German-language channel of Russian state broadcaster RT for breaching user terms, having drawn Moscow's ire in the past with similar shutdowns.
8 Oct 2021
RT's German YouTube channels have been blocked over alleged COVID-19 misinformation. What does the German government make of the move? And what do other observers think?
1 Oct 2021
The Russian Foreign Ministry has threatened to "retaliate" after YouTube deleted Russia Today's German-language channels. YouTube said the Moscow-backed broadcaster had violated its COVID misinformation policy.
30 Sep 2021
YouTube will ban any videos that claim commonly used vaccines approved by health authorities are ineffective or dangerous, moving beyond COVID-19 to include content targeting vaccines such as measles and chicken pox.
24 Jun 2021
The video platform is not liable "in principle" when users upload copyrighted content. However, there are a few important caveats.
11 Jun 2021
He's 93 years old, but he's as fast as he ever was. After retiring from taxi driving, Ryuji Urabe gave up his driver's license, sit in the cockpit and became a YouTube sensation after his grandson started sharing online videos of grandpa racing in fancy sports cars.
7 May 2021
Floyd Mayweather is involved in a chaotic brawl during the build-up to next month's fight with Internet star Logan Paul as tempers boiled over at a photo-opportunity in Miami.
30 Apr 2021
With more than 8 million views on YouTube since its launch on 21 March, Alephia 2053 offers Middle Eastern viewers a taste of homemade dystopian animation. The film tells the tale of an uprising against a dictatorship in a fictitious state.
9 Apr 2021
The Brave Girls were losing courage just weeks ago, on the verge of breaking up and abandoning their dreams of K-pop stardom after years of going nowhere. Then a pseudonymous YouTuber called Viditor uploaded a compilation of them performing on South Korean army bases -- and saved their careers.
31 Mar 2021
Police found the fugitive hiding in the Dominican Republic after recognizing his tattooed arms in a series of cooking videos. Authorities said "the love of Italian cuisine" made it possible for them to track him down.
17 Mar 2021
This week, we're focusing on the strengths and weaknesses of France's influencers. On YouTube, TikTok, blogs and Instagram, they count their followers in the millions. However, France's "content creators" are still in the process of exploring all the potential of their virtual sway. In this show we see how brands and marketing teams are actively harnessing this grassroots power. We also see how influencers are being included in political campaigns. Finally, we check out the online trends to look out for from social media stars in the future.