The head of the UK’s advertising watchdog has said social media platforms are “not as transparent as we would like”, as complaints about online ads spiked last year by 41%.
Far-right activist Tommy Robinson is asking for donations for his European election campaign on a new YouTube channel, despite the video platform imposing strict restrictions on him last month.
Fans are claiming that I Don’t Care will become the song of the summer after Justin Bieber and Ed Sheeran released their highly-anticipated collaboration overnight.
A group of female anti-knife crime campaigners have smeared themselves in fake blood outside YouTube’s London offices in protest over the technology giant’s “disgusting” attitude to removing violent content.
Justin Bieber got his start posting cover songs on YouTube and now he is working with the platform on a “top secret project”.
Stunt biker Danny MacAskill has said he still finds it “unbelievable” that posting a video online 10 years ago triggered his global stardom.
Make-up artist and Scottish YouTube star Jamie Genevieve has been served with what she describes as her “most fitting” award yet – a Tennent’s Golden Can.
The BBC has signed up YouTube stars as part of its efforts to “modernise” daytime.
The BBC is looking to enhance its coverage of film with two new cinematic commissions.
YouTube has clamped down on Tommy Robinson by putting a number of restrictions on his account but stopped short of banning the activist completely despite mounting pressure to do so.
A frozen burger attached to a polystyrene box descended from space and landed at a League Two football club’s training ground.
Copyright campaigning MEP Mary Honeyball has said memes will not be killed off by “divisive” copyright laws.
The boss of the Brit Awards has welcomed copyright legislation which will help the “ecosystem” of UK music.
Social media sites have been criticised over the speed of their action to remove footage of the New Zealand mosque shootings.
YouTuber PewDiePie has said he is “sickened” that the alleged gunman in the New Zealand mosque attacks said his name during a live-streaming of the shootings.
Gamers are regularly told by others to kill themselves for not playing a game well, MPs were told at a committee hearing into new technologies.
A volunteer organisation has released a collection of short videos of inspiring north-east social entrepreneurs.
Deputy Labour leader Tom Watson has called on Google’s YouTube to follow Facebook in banning activist Tommy Robinson from its service as “a matter of utmost urgency”.
YouTube has said it will suspend comments on videos featuring children which “could be at risk of attracting predatory behaviour”.
A dangerous social media craze targeting young children has sparked concerns - but north-east officers said parents "should not panic".
YouTube is under increased pressure to follow Facebook in banning activist Tommy Robinson from its service, the last mainstream platform the former EDL leader is able to use.
Activist Tommy Robinson has had his official Facebook page and Instagram profile removed because he has posted “in ways that violate our policies around organised hate”, according to the social network.
Culture Secretary Jeremy Wright has said talks with Facebook boss Mark Zuckerberg on how to tackle online harms were constructive but warned social network giants that they can no longer rely on self-regulation.
Companies including Nestle and Fortnite maker Epic Games have suspended advertising on YouTube over claims their ads appeared next to offensive content on the video platform.
YouTube is changing the way it penalises users that breach its community guidelines, by simplifying the three-strike policy it enforces with more consistent punishments.
YouTuber Joey Graceffa has revealed that it took time to brush off hatred online and believes that web trolling comes from a state of jealousy.
YouTube is removing more drill videos reported by the Metropolitan Police for provoking violence.
YouTube’s golden age is over and has been replaced by a dark place, popular YouTuber Joey Graceffa has claimed.
Social media companies must be subject to a “legal duty of care” to protect the health and well-being of younger users of their sites, a report by MPs has concluded.
Children find it “too much effort” to interact in real-life and prefer to watch YouTube, an Ofcom report has found.