Fact-checkers urge YouTube to fight disinformation

More than 80 fact-checking organisations Wednesday urged online video platform YouTube to better combat disinformation, offering to help debunk false statements

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Disney signs new distribution deal with Google’s YouTube TV

Disney and Google’s YouTube TV have reached a new deal that will restore access to a number of the entertainment giant’s networks including ESPN, ABC and FX

In this file photo taken on 23 August 2019 a Disney+ streaming service sign is pictured at the D23 Expo, billed as the “largest Disney fan event in the world,” at the Anaheim Convention Center in Anaheim, California. Photo: AFP

India hunts 'fake news' spreaders after anti-Muslim attacks

Indian police are seeking the owners of around 100 social media accounts accused of sharing "fake news" after mob attacks on mosques in the country's northeast.

India hunts 'fake news' spreaders after anti-Muslim attacks

Google to demonetise YouTube videos on climate misinformation

Amid an increasing pressure to tackle misinformation on climate change on the world’s largest video platform- YouTube, the parent company Google has announced that it will start demonetising content ...

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The foreign legion of YouTubers defending China

With YouTube videos “debunking” allegations of human rights abuses and diatribes on Western “conspiracies” against China, an unlikely set of foreigners are loudly defending Beijing from its ...

This photo illustration taken on 2 September, 2021 shows Lee Barrett speaking on his YouTube channel as seen on a computer screen in Beijing

TikTok reportedly overtakes YouTube in US average watch time

Short video-making platform TikTok’s users now spend more time each month watching content than YouTube users, says a new report

The TikTok logo is pictured outside the company's US head office in Culver City, California, US, on 15 September 2020.

YouTube's Partner Programme reaches 2 mn creators

Now, more than two million creators participate in YPP globally, including many who might not otherwise have had a platform, from tech reviewers to entertainers

YouTube's Partner Programme reaches 2 mn creators

Google parent Alphabet profit tripled as ads surge

Google is among the tech companies that saw use soar as the pandemic accelerated a trend toward working, shopping, socialising and more online

A sign is pictured outside a Google office near the company's headquarters in Mountain View, California, US, on 8 May 2019

YouTube's TikTok rival Shorts rolls out globally

YouTube Shorts, which is still in beta, will be available “across more than 100 countries around the world where YouTube is available,” reports The Verge

In this file photo taken on 28 June 2013 a webcam is positioned in front of YouTube`s logo in Paris.

Irrfan Khan’s never-seen-before film ‘Dubai Return’ releases on YouTube

Fans of late actor Irrfan Khan have a reason to rejoice as ‘Dubai Return’, which is an old unreleased film featuring the star, released on YouTube today

In this 17 May, 2017 file photo, Bollywood actor Irrfan Khan appears at a press conference to promote his film, `Hindi Medium` in Ahmadabad, India.
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