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YouTube deletes 5mn videos for content violation

YouTube deletes 5mn videos for content violation

YouTube, owned by Alphabet Inc's Google, deleted about 5 million videos from its platform for content policy violations in last year's fourth quarter before any viewers saw them, it said in a new report that highlighted its response to pressure to better police its online community.

Female suspect dead, several hurt in YouTube shooting

Female suspect dead, several hurt in YouTube shooting

California news outlets late on Tuesday said she appeared to be a vegan-themed content creator who has raged against YouTube on her personal website for what she saw as censorship of her videos.

Woman who fatally shot boyfriend in YouTube stunt jailed

Woman who fatally shot boyfriend in YouTube stunt jailed

A judge in the US state of Minnesota sentenced a YouTube prankster to six months in prison on Wednesday for fatally shooting her boyfriend in a botched video stunt they hoped would go viral.

Suicide victim video by YouTube star sparks anger in Japan

Suicide victim video by YouTube star sparks anger in Japan

Japanese social media reacted with a storm of outrage to a video by YouTube star Logan Paul showing a suicide victim in a forest near Mount Fuji, as anger spread over the now-deleted video on Wednesday.

YouTube sharpens how it recommends videos despite fears of isolating users

YouTube sharpens how it recommends videos despite fears of isolating users

Google's YouTube has updated its recommendation feature to spotlight videos users are likely to find the most gratifying, brushing aside concerns that such an approach can trap people in bubbles of misinformation ...

North Korea 'more opaque' after YouTube propaganda ban: monitors

North Korea 'more opaque' after YouTube propaganda ban: monitors

North Korea has become ‘more opaque’ to the outside world following a decision by YouTube to silence an official propaganda channel, a monitoring group has warned ...

Taylor Swift's new music video makes biggest YouTube debut ever

Taylor Swift's new music video makes biggest YouTube debut ever

Taylor Swift's vengeful new music video ‘Look What You Made Me Do,’ is smashing records on YouTube, garnering more than 43 million views in its first 24 hours of release.

India bans social media in Kashmir for a month

India bans social media in Kashmir for a month

Authorities in Indian-administered Kashmir on Thursday announced a month-long ban on social networking sites like Facebook, Twitter, WhatsApp and YouTube.

YouTube star says kicked of Delta flight for speaking Arabic

YouTube star says kicked of Delta flight for speaking Arabic

A Yemeni-American YouTube star from New York, Adam Saleh, called for a boycott of Delta Airlines after charging he was removed from one of its flights on Wednesday for speaking Arabic.

Singer Christina Grimmie killed in Florida shooting, suspect dead

Singer Christina Grimmie killed in Florida shooting, suspect dead

Christina Grimmie, a rising singing star who gained fame as a YouTube sensation and a contestant on television's The Voice, was shot dead while signing autographs for fans after a concert in Orlando, police said on Saturday.

Qatar Charity launches its social network

Qatar Charity launches its social network

Qatar Charity (QC) has launched its own social network in cooperation and partnership with different groups of the Qatari society and social media activists.

Bowie music videos break view record after death

Bowie music videos break view record after death

David Bowie has broken a record for most views of his music videos in the aftermath of his death, online provider Vevo said Thursday.