Former US president Donald Trump should probably be allowed back on social media platforms, Bill Gates has said.
Priti Patel has told tech giants they have a social responsibility to take down anti-vaccination content and wider misinformation about the coronavirus pandemic.
Advertising for unhealthy foods on websites aimed at children has significantly reduced, a watchdog has said.
YouTube has been challenged over how much it pays musicians per stream in an exchange with MPs.
Musicians and songwriters are being “cheated” by the way streaming revenue is handled, industry bosses have said.
The head of the British Phonographic Industry has said YouTube is paying only “a tiny fraction” of what it should in music-streaming revenue.
A groundbreaking fly-on-the wall documentary about the royal family from 1969 – which had been hidden for 50 years – has resurfaced in full on the internet before being swiftly removed.
More than half a million misinformation videos about coronavirus have been removed by YouTube in the past 12 months, the Google-owned platform’s boss has said.
YouTube is suspending US President Donald Trump’s account for “a minimum of seven days” due to concerns about “the ongoing potential for violence”, the video sharing website said.
Donald Trump’s permanent suspension from Twitter following the storming of the US Capitol by his supporters marks another significant step in the president’s tumultuous relationship with social media.
Donald Trump had to use an adviser’s Twitter to promise an orderly transition of power to Joe Biden after he was locked out of his own social media accounts.
YouTube has reinstated the page of talkRadio following “further review” by the video platform.
YouTube has removed the official channel of talkRadio from its platform.
One of the UK’s biggest gaming YouTubers has created a guide to video games slang after research suggested nearly three-quarters of parents in the UK do not understand terms used by their children when they play.
Social media platforms have been told their systems of moderation are failing, after MPs highlighted high-profile accounts spreading anti-vaccine misinformation without reprimand.
Google has confirmed the worldwide service outage on Monday was caused by a technical fault inside its own systems.
Google said it has restored service for the “vast majority of users” after a major outage took the firm’s key apps, including YouTube and Gmail, offline.
Google services including YouTube, Gmail and Google Docs have gone down for users around the world, leaving people unable to access the platforms.
YouTube is hosting a virtual New Year’s Eve celebration featuring appearances from Dua Lipa and Michaela Coel.
A comprehensive report into the 2019 Christchurch mosque shootings in which 51 Muslim worshippers died sheds new light on how the gunman was able to elude detection by authorities as he planned his attack.
YouTube users can expect to see warnings before comments are posted if they contain potentially offensive material, the video-sharing site has revealed.
Joe Wicks, KSI and Yammy are some of the YouTube sensations who have paired up with rising stars on the platform to celebrate British talent.
Saffron Barker has reflected on the “pain” of her childhood memories of having hearing difficulties.
Anne-Marie has said her life is “changing week by week” after committing to therapy during lockdown.
Geri Horner has transformed herself into Queen Elizabeth I to mark the launch of her new YouTube series Rainbow Woman.
Facebook has not followed Twitter in banning former Donald Trump advisor Steve Bannon from its platform after he suggested America’s top infectious disease expert Dr Anthony Fauci and FBI director Christopher Wray should be beheaded.
Newsround is hoping to make its mark on YouTube after axing its teatime bulletin.
Living in lockdown saw more people turn to vlogging as a way to be creative at home, new research suggests.
Live Life Aberdeenshire is to release a series of online video support sessions for sports clubs.
An Aberdeen woman has created a virtual "Boogie in yer Living Room", which promises to keep people dancing during the lockdown.