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.
German political parties paid for Instagram, Facebook likes
German companies and political parties paid for an online popularity boost. Who bought likes on Facebook, Instagram and YouTube usually remains hidden from the public, but poor programming brought the details to light.
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.
YouTube takes action on campaigns targeting Hong Kong protests
The move follows similar action by Twitter and Facebook, which said China was behind the campaigns. Google, YouTube's parent company, said VPNs and other methods were used to disguise the origin of the accounts.
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.
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 creator Dimma Umeh opens up on the things you never knew about her
Exclusive: A date with Dimma Umeh (YouTube Content Creator)
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.