Divisive EU copyright reforms that could affect the likes of YouTube will not be adopted in the UK, a Government minister has said.
YouTube faces an existential challenge, as it enters the next decade with potential hurdles from EU politicians on copyright changes for the digital era.
Michael Wood, 35, previously admitted behaving in a threatening or abusive manner and also acting in a racially aggravated manner.
An eight-year-old boy who reviews toys has topped a list of the highest-earning YouTube stars after making £19.8 million.
YouTube has said it will take a “stronger stance against threats and personal attacks” by banning videos that “maliciously insult” people based on their race, gender expression, or sexual orientation.
Michael Wood admitted behaving in a threatening or abusive manner and also acting in a racially aggravated manner.
Liverpool’s Uefa Champions League defeat of Barcelona was the most popular video on YouTube for UK users in 2019, the video-sharing platform has revealed.
Google has removed Conservative Party election adverts which used edited BBC clips from its video-sharing platform YouTube.
The Conservative Party has shared an hour-long dance music track which samples Boris Johnson, in an apparent effort to attract younger voters.
Comedian Sacha Baron Cohen has labelled social media companies “the greatest propaganda machine in history”, accusing Facebook, Google and others of facilitating hate on their sites.
Ofcom has said it plans to accept the BBC’s proposals to move more of its children’s content online, in an attempt by the corporation to halt declining viewing numbers among young people.
Blackpink have become the first K-pop group to have a video earn more than a billion views on YouTube.
Britain’s KSI has won his six-round cruiserweight bout against fellow YouTube personality Logan Paul in Los Angeles.
YouTube star KSI has clarified comments he made ahead of his highly-anticipated boxing match with Logan Paul, saying that he does not want to kill him.
A YouTube ad for the film Pet Sematary seen before Fortnite videos on the family gaming channels DanTDM and FGTEEV has been banned for being inappropriately targeted at children.
Philosopher Alain de Botton has praised the younger generation of YouTube stars and influencers for being “self-motivated educators”.
Google has added the ability for users to delete audio data from their account using voice commands for the first time, as part of a number of privacy updates.
Google’s video site YouTube has been fined 170 million US dollars (£139 million) to settle allegations it collected children’s personal data without their parents’ consent.
YouTube appears to be making progress in the fight against hate speech, reporting a five-fold increase in the number of offending videos and channels removed.
Justin Bieber has said he became involved with “pretty heavy drugs” as a teenager as he shared a candid post about the pitfalls of fame.
YouTube has revealed that the biggest track on the platform this summer was Lil Nas X hit Old Town Road.
YouTube has started testing changes to the way videos are recommended to users in the UK to prevent borderline content and misinformation from spreading, the platform’s chief has revealed.
YouTube says it disabled more than 200 videos this week that appeared to be part of a coordinated effort to spread misinformation about the ongoing protests in Hong Kong.
Taylor Swift has released the music video for her single Lover, hours before the release of the highly anticipated album of the same name.
Taylor Swift has given fans a first-look at her collaboration with renowned fashion designer Stella McCartney.
YouTuber PewDiePie has married his social media star partner Marzia Bisognin after eight years together.
YouTube has warned that more content could be blocked in the short term as a result of changes in the way it deals with music copyright.
Conspiracy theorists have been accused of hijacking some scientific topic terms on YouTube to appear credible, according to new research.
The partner of YouTuber Emily Hartridge, who died in an electric scooter crash in London, has said she was killed while making her way to a fertility clinic scan.
YouTube will not remove drill music videos from the platform because they “provide a place for those too often without a voice”, the UK head of the site has said.