A group representing major Internet companies has urged a US regulator to reject a Trump administration bid to narrow the ability of social media companies to remove objectionable content.
Despite its superficially frivolous nature, young people have been using TikTok to send political messages, coordinate political actions and hang out in an online space largely free of adults.
Facebook on Wednesday for the first time took down a post by US President Donald Trump, which the company said violated its rules against sharing misinformation about the coronavirus.
Facebook has completed a series of deals for the right to show music videos, according to people familiar with the matter, vaulting the social network into a medium dominated by YouTube.
Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak says YouTube has for months allowed scammers to use his name and likeness as part of a phony bitcoin giveaway similar to one that was quickly extinguished by Twitter last week.
Alphabet shares surged after first-quarter results and upbeat executive comments showed the company’s cloud and YouTube businesses kept growing in the midst of the Covid-19 pandemic.
The coronavirus outbreak has forced billions of people around the world to answer a question they’d never contemplated. What do we do without live sports?
MTN South Africa has introduced new social bundles, including a plan that offers 10GB of data, with YouTube access, for R120.
YouTube will reduce the quality of videos around the world starting on Tuesday, an effort by the world’s most popular video site to ease Internet traffic during the coronavirus outbreak.
Instagram, the photo-sharing app Facebook acquired for $715-million in 2012, generated more than a quarter of the social media company’s revenue last year, according to people familiar with the matter.