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Google, YouTube outline plans for the US midterm elections

When users search for election content on Google or YouTube, systems are in place to highlight journalism or video content from authoritative news...

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YouTube is testing a new way for select creators to promote their content

YouTube is experimenting with a new way for creators to promote their channels and content without having to go through Google Ads Manager. The...

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YouTube TV update could let viewers watch up to four live streams at once

Google may be working on a handful of new features for its live TV streaming service, YouTube TV. According to Protocol, the feature is called...

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Twitch now lets partners stream on rival platforms like YouTube and Facebook

Twitch is lifting its exclusivity agreement that prevented its partners from streaming on other services, the company said in an email to partners on...

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YouTube launches a dedicated podcasts homepage for U.S. users

Earlier this year, reports emerged that YouTube would soon add a dedicated podcasts homepage — a signal the company was getting more serious...

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YouTube isn’t cool with videos of Tesla FSD beta testing on kids

YouTube removed two videos from its platform showing Tesla drivers using their own children to conduct vehicle safety tests. The tests were meant to...

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VTubers are making millions on YouTube and Twitch

Even Tony the Tiger, the 70-year-old cereal mascot, is now a virtual streamer

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Streaming viewership surpassed cable TV for the first time, says Nielsen

Streaming viewership reached new highs last month, exceeding cable usage for the first time, according to Nielsen. The measurement firm today...

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Along’s new mobile app lets creators record ‘infinite length’ video collabs

All major social networks including Instagram, TikTok, and Snapchat have their own take on how collaborations should work. But most of these features...

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YouTube may launch a channel store for streaming services, report says

YouTube may be looking to launch an online channel store for streaming services through the YouTube app, positioning itself in direct competition...

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Teens have abandoned Facebook, Pew study says

Instagram isn't too far behind TikTok, though.

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Google Meet’s new feature lets users consume YouTube and Spotify together

As Google continues the great merger between its Duo and Meet video communications apps, the company today announced that it’s introducing new...

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4 principles for building an MVP even if you can’t write a single line of code

If you haven’t found a technical co-founder or freelancer to build your MVP, here are four principles that will help in the meantime.

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Daily Crunch: Mac sales down 10%, iPhones up 3% — Breaking down Apple’s quarterly numbers

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YouTube’s new tool lets creators turn their own videos into Shorts

YouTube wants to quickly ramp up the number of short-form “Shorts” videos available on its platform in order to better compete with...

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Big Tech’s push to self-regulate harmful content in New Zealand is ‘weak attempt to preempt regulation’, critics say

Big technology companies including Facebook’s parent Meta and Google have signed a pact to self-regulate themselves over harmful content shared...

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YouTube rolls out new shopping features, announces partnership with Shopify

YouTube announced today that it’s launching several new shopping features for both viewers and creators. Most notably, YouTube is partnering...

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Russia hits Google with a $375M fine for allowing ‘prohibited’ Ukraine news on its platforms

Russia fined Google 21.1 billion rubles ($374 million) on Monday for repeatedly failing to “remove prohibited information” — content...

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This Week in Apps: Elon wants out, TikTok’s content ratings, a new milestone for subscription revenue

This Week in Apps offers a way to keep up with the latest from the world of apps, including news, updates, startup fundings, mergers and acquisitions...

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Daily Crunch: Stripe, stripped: Fintech leader slashes internal valuation by 28%

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Kids and teens now spend more time watching TikTok than YouTube, new data shows

Kids and teens are now spending more time watching videos on TikTok than on YouTube. In fact, that’s been the case since June 2020 — the...

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YouTube TV now has topped 5 million subscribers and ‘trialers,’ says Google

YouTube’s Chief Product Officer Neal Mohan confirmed today a new milestone for YouTube’s live TV streaming service, YouTube TV. Speaking...

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YouTube ends Lofi Girl’s two-year-long music stream over bogus DMCA warning

Though the music stream will be back soon, Lofi Girl says false DMCA takedowns are "an underlying problem on the platform."

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MKBHD says yes to Google Glass, no to the metaverse

At VidCon, the 28-year-old internet star told TechCrunch about transitioning to TikTok, his views on the metaverse and the most underrated tech...

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YouTube will disable hidden subscriber counts to fight comment spam

YouTube is chipping away at its own spam woes with a few feature changes designed to make it harder for fake accounts to impersonate real ones.

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Music distributor DistroKid expands into music video distribution with ‘DistroVid’

Record labels used to be the one ticket into the music industry. Now, it’s easier than ever for struggling musicians to get their music and video...

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MrBeast explains YouTube’s algorithm

At the first VidCon since 2019, YouTube’s top earner in the U.S., MrBeast, got on stage to talk to YouTube’s director of discovery Todd...

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YouTube Music introduces seasonal recap playlists to compete with Spotify Wrapped

YouTube Music has launched a new feature called seasonal recaps, a culmination of your top artists, songs, albums, and playlists. “Spring Recap”...

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