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YouTube’s golden age is over and has been replaced by a dark place, popular YouTuber Joey Graceffa has claimed.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.
Children are turning away from TV to watch “oddly satisfying” videos of slime, a report has found.
YouTube has suspended adverts on the account of controversial activist Tommy Robinson for breaching the site’s advertising guidelines.
YouTube has removed adverts for far-right group Britain First after clips promoting the organisation appeared before videos on the site.
YouTube has updated its guidelines to ban prank and dangerous challenge videos.
A war on the web is brewing for YouTube supremacy, as PewDiePie battles to keep his place as the most subscribed channel against Indian music and movie label T-Series.
Harmful content and privacy are some of the issues that will be addressed by landmark decisions this year, as governments across the world look to make tech giants and social networks more accountable.
If you’re wondering what YouTube channel Bad Lip Reading does, the clue is in the name.
YouTube has released a rundown of the 10 most-viewed adverts of 2018, with a star-studded campaign for Amazon’s Alexa coming out on top.
A Silicon Valley tech wizard has returned to his north-east roots in a bid to inspire schoolchildren.
American rapper Pitbull has recorded a cover version of Toto’s classic rock ballad Africa, to the bemusement of hundreds of listeners online.
YouTube’s annual recap video of the year’s biggest trends on the platform has become the most disliked post in the site’s history.
New footage has been released of British YouTuber Stampy Cat’s world record in making 10 cakes in Minecraft in less than four minutes.
YouTube’s annual recap video celebrating the biggest videos and trends of the year has become the second most disliked post in the site’s history.