Google pulls YouTube from Amazon devices, escalating spat
Rare public spat in the technology industry escalated when Google said it would block its video streaming application YouTube from two Amazon.com Inc devices.
10,000 Google staff set to police YouTube content: chief
Google is to deploy a staff of 10,000 to hunt down extremist content on its YouTube platform following recent criticism, the video-sharing site's chief executive told Britain's Daily Telegraph Tuesday.
Yemi Alade's "Johnny" Is YouTube's Most Viewed Nigerian Music Video
The hit single Johnny by Yemi Alade has broken the record for the Nigerian video with the most views on YouTube, dethroning P-Square's Personally. This is another record for the Effyzie Music diva who first broke the record earlier this year as the female African artist with the highest views on a video. Johnny, which…
Apple's deep pockets could take on Hollywood, Netflix
The potential move of Apple into streaming video could reshape an industry which is already feeling the impact from new players like Netflix.
Merkel reaches out to young voters on YouTube
German Chancellor Angela Merkel, campaigning Wednesday for the youth vote on YouTube ahead of September 24 elections, said her favourite emoticon was the "smiley" and dismissed fears about a potential World War III.
Emmanuella Breaks Record With One Million YouTube Subscribers
Mark Angel's comedy channel with skits starring 8-year old award-winning comedian and his niece, Emmanuella, hit one million subscribers on their YouTube channel, setting the record for the most-viewed comedy channel in Nigeria and Africa. This is a huge achievement for them. Having over 120 comedy skits on the channel and due to Nigerian's affinity…
'Gangnam Style' Dethroned As Top YouTube Video
Psy Oppa-gangnam-styled out of the position as YouTube's most watched video. "Gangnam Style" took the world by storm when it was released in 2012. The South Korean K-pop video triggered a global dance craze that nearly broke YouTube, hitting a billion views for the first time ever and rocketing up to 2.89 billion views. The…
Issa Rae leads charge of YouTube stars into Hollywood
Since its early days in the mid-2000s, YouTube has showcased the talents of entertainers seeking fame and fortune, with Hollywood executives increasingly sitting up and taking notice.
Facebook seeks to become 'hostile place' for extremists
In a joint blog post, the social network's global policy management director Monika Bickert and counterterrorism policy manager Brian Fishman said Facebook was committed to tackling the issue "head-on."
Game players face their demons in virtual reality
Zombies from the television series "The Walking Dead" and other demons are coming to life for video game players in virtual worlds.