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Music label T-Series becomes world's No.1 YouTube channel

Mumbai: After a close battle with Swedish YouTuber PewDiePie’s channel, Indian film production house and music label T-Series has finally managed to become the worlds No.1 YouTube channel. T-Series is leading by more than 60,000 subscribers now as currently it has garnered over 91,774,917 subscribers while PewDiePie has subscribers with a count of 91,705,546. The […]

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AI couldn't catch NZ attack video streaming: Facebook

San Francisco: Facing flak for failure to block the live broadcast of the New Zealand terrorist attack last week, Facebook on Thursday said that its Artificial Intelligence (AI) tools were not “perfect” to detect the horrific video. Vowing to improve its technology, the social networking giant, however, ruled out adding a time delay to Facebook […]

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YouTube revamps Strike rules, intensifies punitive action

San Francisco: Google-owned video sharing platform YouTube has revamped its community guidelines and after almost a decade, updated its Strike rules. “Starting February 25, all channels will receive a one-time warning the first time they post content that crosses the line, with no penalties to their channel except for the removal of that content,” the […]

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Earth is flat, said YouTube

San Francisco: In a major goof-up, popular video-sharing platform YouTube projected it upon impressionable minds that — the Earth is flat — raising the number of people who now seriously believe the planet to be a flat unending stretch of land, a study said. The fact which is to the contrary was proved almost five […]

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YouTube will no longer recommend conspiracy videos

San Francisco: Google-owned video sharing platform YouTube has announced that it will no longer recommend videos that “come close to” violating its community guidelines, such as conspiracy or medically inaccurate videos. The video sharing platform will no longer recommend videos “claiming the earth is flat, or making blatantly false claims about historic events like 9/11”, […]

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YouTube expands test 'Explore' feature to more devices

San Francisco: Google-owned video sharing platform YouTube has expanded its test “Explore” feature to iPhones, iPads, Android phones, tablets and web that is intended to help users find relevant content recommendations based on their search history for viewing. YouTube confirmed that the test feature now comes with ‘On the Rise’ recommendations, suggesting content from smaller, […]

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YouTube revises guidelines to address dangerous pranks, challenges

San Francisco: Aiming to let its users know that dangerous viral pranks such as the Bird Box challenge or the Tide Pod stunt have no place on the platform, video-sharing giant YouTube has updated its community guidelines. The move comes in the wake of Bird Box challenges that are going viral, and that urge participants […]

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YouTube to remove share activity feature

San Francisco: Video-sharing giant YouTube has announced that it will kill the feature that allows users to automatically share their YouTube Activity on micro-blogging site Twitter after January 31. Twitter currently allow users to share their YouTube activity via options such as going to YouTube Settings, then to Connected apps and choosing “Share your public […]

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Google denies it altered YouTube code to slow down Microsoft Edge

San Francisco: Google has denied it altered YouTube code to break Microsoft Edge, thus slowing down its performance while users streamed YouTube videos — a claim made by a former Microsoft intern. Microsoft Edge is a graphical web browser included in Windows 10, Windows 10 Mobile and Xbox One devices, replacing Internet Explorer as the […]

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Comedian Bhadana most subscribed YouTuber from India

New Delhi: With 11.8 million subscribers, comedian Amit Bhadana has topped the list of top YouTube creators in 2018, the Google-owned video sharing platform said on Thursday. Following him closely is another homegrown comedy star Bhuvan Bam, who runs the channel BB Ki Vines at YouTube, with over 11.2 million subscribers, according to the “YouTube […]

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T-Series Likely To Beat PewDiePie, Rule YouTube Universe

Indian music label T-Series will soon become the most-subscribed channel on YouTube surpassing the controversial Swedish YouTuber, PewDiePie. T-Series is presently ruling the world of YouTube with as many as 28 channels excluding its main Bollywood channel. The company’s videos have already been viewed, in total, over 53 billion times and gaining over 100,000 subscribers […]

Google probing 'malicious' attack on its internet traffic

San Francisco: After several users complained that they were either unable to access Google services like YouTube on Tuesday, the tech giant confirmed the root cause of this was “external” and under investigation. Internet research firm ThousandEyes, however, claimed that “traffic to certain Google destinations appears to be routed through an ISP in Russia and […]

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YouTube launches investment in educational content, creators

San Francisco: Google-owned YouTube has announced an investment of $20 million in educational content and creators to expand its initiative to support people across the world in sharing knowledge and pursuing learning on the platform. YouTube said on Monday that it was creating a new Learning Fund programme to support creators who make some of […]

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Videos showing 'how to hack Facebook' running on YouTube

London: Even as Facebook struggles to deal with a fresh data breach that affected nearly 50 million of its users, Google’s video streaming platform YouTube continues to host tutorials that claim to provide people ways to hijacking Facebook accounts, the media reported. Hours after Facebook revealed the breach on Friday, some YouTube videos, which were […]

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Ravenshaw University students make film on Baji Rout

Cuttack:  A group of students of Ravenshaw University have come up with ‘Baji Rout India’s  Youngest Freedom Fighter’, a short film on the courage and valour of Baji Rout, a martyr in the history of India’s freedom struggle. The British forces had gunned down Baji Rout, who was born in Dhenkanal district, after he had […]

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YouTube Kids brings music, games for 'older' children

San Francisco: In a bid to increase parental control on its platform, YouTube has rolled out a new setting in its “Kids” app that showcases popular music and gaming videos. Known as “Older”, the setting is targeted towards children between ages eight to 12, the Google-owned content sharing platform said in a blog post on […]

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More non-skippable ads coming to YouTube

San Francisco: Google-owned Youtube is expanding the concept of non-skippable advertisements on its platform for the creators to monetise their content and earn more revenue. The change will begin rolling out from next week and eligible creators will get a notification in their dashboard, company officials said in a video uploaded on YouTube’s Creator Insider […]

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YouTube to let users launch pre-recorded videos as live moment

San Francisco: Google-owned YouTube has announced several new updates to the platform including the new “Premieres” feature that would allow creators to debut pre-recorded videos as a live moment. Premieres are starting to roll out to creators today and will be available broadly soon, Neal Mohan, YouTube’s Chief Product Officer, said in a blog post […]

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Indian Cobras between teeth in Jatra show sparks protests

Ganjam: In what could be a violation of the Wildlife Protection Act, a dangerous performance involving torture and cruelty on snakes for the purpose of entertainment during a Jatra show in Ganjam district has reportedly gone viral on social media. The video, which was uploaded on YouTube on May 15, reveals a member of the […]

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YouTube executive's Twitter account hacked to spread fake news

San Francisco: As Twitterati searched for news regarding the shooting at the YouTube headquarters in the US, hackers compromised a verified employee’s Twitter account to spread fake news in the midst of the attack, a media report said. According to The Verge, a hacker hijacked the verified Twitter account of Vadim Lavrusik, who works as […]

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80% Indian internet users browse YouTube: Google

Mumbai: With the increasing penetration of smartphones, data becoming affordable and ever-growing availability of content, 80 per cent of internet users across all age-groups in the country are accessing YouTube, Google India said on Friday. The Google-owned company highlighted how YouTube is associated with India’s internet growth story at “Brandcast 2018” event as it celebrated […]

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Love watching YouTube? Remember it won't make you an expert overnight

New York: Watching YouTube videos, Instagram demos and Facebook tutorials may boost your confidence in performing a task but it probably would not make you an expert overnight, suggests new research. Social media platforms have made it easy to record, share, and access instructional videos, but merely watching them without practicing the demonstrated skills may […]

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Google sued for 'hiring discrimination' against white, Asian males

San Francisco: Google has been sued by a former YouTube employee for allegedly pressuring recruiters to only look for female and Latina applicants and that the video-sharing platform had last year stopped hiring White and Asian males for technical positions. The lawsuit claims that the tech giant would only hire people from historically under-represented groups […]

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Going live on YouTube just got easier; Know the details

New Delhi: Online video sharing service YouTube on Tuesday rolled out a new enhanced version of YouTube “Mobile Live” that will afford users more ways to watch live videos and interact with the community in real time. YouTube is starting to roll out chat replay so that users can follow the conversation even after a […]

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YouTube apologises for Polish PM translation error

Warsaw: Online video sharing service YouTube has apologised for a translation error that misrepresented Polish Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki by suggesting that Nazi German death camps “were Polish”, the media reported. Polish Press Agency reported on Saturday that YouTube apologised for the error caused by “automatic translation”, according to Xinhua. Morawiecki made a public TV […]