YouTube goes the TikTok way, starts testing short video-sharing app 'YouTube Shorts' in India
TikTok's brand of brief, quirky videos made on users' cellphones has grown hugely popular.
YouTube bans coronavirus vaccine misinformation
The video platform said it would now ban any content with claims about COVID-19 vaccines that...
Clever Harvey co-founder likes the comfort of WFH, goes cycling & follows YouTube work-out videos to stay fit
Subramaniam categorises all pro...
'Hello you': Israeli-UAE joint song a YouTube hit
The normalisation of ties between Israel and the United Arab Emirates has produced its first musical collaboration: "Ahlan Bik", or "Hello you" in Arabic.
Japanese director known for making single-shot films releases first-ever movie shot on Zoom calls
The film features footage shot by the actors themselves on their phones, recordings of meetings.
Paris Hilton says she 'feels free' and happy after YouTube documentary, no longer has nightmares
Hilton has built a multi-billion dollar company around her image.
From modelling to acting, DJ-ing & being a boss lady, there's absolutely nothing Paris Hilton can't do!
Talking about the past, her documentary 'This Is Paris' releases today.
How to advertise one's product: An organically trending YouTube Ad shows the way
In an environment where buying fake views and followers have become common practice across social media platforms, one may really question the significance of an ad trending on the platform on the back of views. To this, Dhruv Sachdeva, founder of Humour Me, pointed out that the video had fetched over 50,000 comments across platforms.
Pre-book all-new Galaxy Z Fold 2 5G on Monday; Samsung's foldable smartphone to cost Rs 1.5 lakh
Customers can pre-book the device on Samsung's website or other online stores.
Food for thought: McAfee India MD discovered YouTube cooking channels during lockdown
Venkat Krishnapur didn't see any dramatic change in screen time during the lockdown.
Watch out, Disney+! YouTube Kids to launch 100 movies & special shows to keep kids entertained during lockdown
The new additions to the YouTube Kids catalogue will include Baby Shark and Pinkfong.
Without us even realising it, Google has occupied every nook and cranny of our existence
It isn’t just that I am spending more time in a Google search, either. The Silicon Valley company has leveraged the act of looking for something online into such a vast technology empire that it has crept into my home, my work, my devices and much more. It has become the tech brand that dominates my life — and probably yours, too, writes the New York Times' Brian Chen.
Republican voters are taking a radical internet conspiracy theory into the mainstream
Across the country, Republicans are embracing QAnon. The followers of this online phenomenon believe that the Democratic establishment and much of the Republican elite are deeply corrupt, and that Trump was delivered to save America from both. Urged on by the president, whose espousal of conspiracy theories has only intensified in the waning weeks of his campaign, QAnon adherents are pushing such ideas into the conservative mainstream alongside more traditional issues like low taxes and limited government.
Vanessa Pappas: The woman taking over TikTok at the toughest time
Pappas said, she is focusing on what TikTok’s future could look like if the app’s ownership is bifurcated. Most of all, she said, she is doubling down on putting TikTok’s community of creators and users.
Is Facebook really ready for the 2020 US election?
While other platforms like Twitter and YouTube have also struggled to address misinformation and hateful content, Facebook stands apart for its reach and scale and, compared to many other platforms, its slower response to the challenges identified in 2016.