YouTube to Livestream Coachella performances by Childish Gambino, Pusha-T and more
For the ninth straight year, YouTube will live stream the festival's biggest performances. This will be the first time that YouTube will stream both weekends of Coachella.
YouTube staff let toxic videos run rampant
YouTube's massive “library,” generated by users with little editorial oversight, is bound to have untrue nonsense. YouTube’s problem is that it allows the nonsense to flourish. And, in some cases, through its powerful artificial intelligence system, it even provides the fuel that lets it spread.
YouTube bans comments on videos with minors
YouTube said it’s banning comments on some videos featuring minors, responding to criticism and the loss of advertisers after the service was used by potential predators to exploit children.
YouTube updates guidelines on content that 'crosses the line'
Bloomberg's Lucas Shaw reports on YouTube's updated content guidelines.
YouTube to crack down on conspiracy video recommendations
Bloomberg's Mark Bergen discusses YouTube's plan to crack down on conspiracy video recommendations.
Berlin police YouTube blog targets young female recruits
The smiling host of "Simply Helena" takes viewers behind the scenes of her daily life as a Berlin police trainee, from weapons to work-wear. The videos have pumped up some aspiring officers, but not everyone is happy.
2018 most downloaded app on Apple
Apple has released its 2018 most downloaded apps. YouTube, the world’s largest digital video hosting platform came first beating Facebook, Instagram and Snapchat. In 2017, Instagram and Snapchat were the most downloaded app on ios but have fallen to second and third positions respectively.
YouTube's ninth-largest channel gets bought out
Little Baby Bum, YouTube’s 9th most-watched channel, has been bought by an agency called Moonbug, which may use the channel to pursue other YouTube-based companies in hopes of building scale and pooling resources, according to Little Baby Bum co-founder Derek Holder.
Ad sales surge at Google parent Alphabet, but so do costs
Strong growth in ad sales on Google search and YouTube were not enough to offset a surge in costs at parent Alphabet Inc that shrank the first-quarter operating margin, leaving shares volatile.