Facebook, YouTube and Twitter warned about new type of extremism as lawmakers grill them

Facebook, YouTube and Twitter were warned about an insidious new form of online extremism on Capitol Hill as they sought to push back on the notion that they aren’t doing enough to rid their platforms of terrorists and hate-filled content.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2018/01/18/facebook-youtube-and-twitter-warned-about-new-type-extremism-as-lawmakers-grill-them.html

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YouTube adds humans to video reviews, revamps ad policy after recent scandals

YouTube announced on Tuesday a revamp of its advertising policy as well as stringent, human-run video reviews in the wake of recent scandals that have plagued the platform.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2018/01/17/youtube-adds-humans-to-video-reviews-revamps-ad-policy-after-recent-scandals.html

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YouTube punishes Logan Paul for Japan ‘suicide forest’ video

YouTube has punished Logan Paul for his controversial video showing an apparent suicide victim. The Google-owned company said it’s removing his videos from a major ad revenue program and canceling his appearance in a web series.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2018/01/11/youtube-punishes-logan-paul-for-japan-suicide-forest-video.html

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Logan Paul controversy: YouTube under fire for letting shocking video stay up

Though YouTube star Logan Paul has faced severe criticism for posting a video to his channel that appeared to show a body hanging in a Japanese “suicide forest” (which he later deleted and apologized for), it appears the platform itself is also to blame.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2018/01/03/logan-paul-controversy-youtube-under-fire-for-letting-shocking-video-stay-up.html

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New YouTube music service launching in March, report says

Not content with just dominating online video, YouTube wants a piece of the music subscription business and is apparently preparing to launch a YouTube-branded service in March 2018.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/12/08/new-youtube-music-service-launching-in-march-report-says.html

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Google drops YouTube from Amazon's Fire TV, Echo Show

Google is pulling YouTube from Amazon’s Echo Show and Fire TV devices over the online retailer’s refusal to carry certain products from the search company.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/12/06/google-drops-youtube-from-amazons-fire-tv-echo-show.html

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Advertisers flee YouTube over videos exploiting children, 'disturbing' autofill results

Major companies have suspended advertising campaigns on YouTube after their ads were displayed with videos depicting children in threatening situations—while the tech giant investigates ‘disturbing’ autofill results that users flagged over the weekend.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/11/27/advertisers-flee-youtube-over-videos-exploiting-children-disturbing-autofill-results.html

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Dumb and dumber: Apple fires iPhone X engineer after daughter's viral video

After his daughter’s YouTube video showing off the iPhone X went viral, Apple reportedly fired one of its iPhone engineers.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/10/30/dumb-and-dumber-apple-fires-iphone-x-engineer-after-daughters-viral-video.html

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Parents who lost custody of kids over YouTube 'prank' videos sentenced

A Maryland couple whose YouTube prank videos garnered them accusations of child abuse were sentenced to five years probation on child neglect charges Monday, BuzzFeed reports.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/09/13/parents-who-lost-custody-kids-over-youtube-prank-videos-sentenced.html

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NASA debunks Anonymous claim of imminent alien life discovery

Last week a YouTube video purportedly posted by hacker collective Anonymous said that NASA was set to announce the discovery of intelligent alien life.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/06/26/nasa-debunks-anonymous-claim-imminent-alien-life-discovery.html

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YouTube revamps Restricted Mode feature that sparked outrage over LGBT content

YouTube has made changes to its Restricted Mode, which is designed to hide objectionable content, after the feature sparked intense criticism of the video sharing service.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/04/21/youtube-revamps-restricted-mode-feature-that-sparked-outrage-over-lgbt-content.html

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YouTube TV launches, but what are you getting for $35 a month?

YouTube is finally getting into the skinny bundle wars, competing against Sling TV, DirecTV Now, Netflix and a host of others looking to grab consumers who want great television, but don’t want to pay for what they don’t watch.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/04/06/youtube-tv-launches-but-what-are-getting-for-35-month.html

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Following YouTube gaffe, AT&T, Verizon may pull most of their ads from Google

After their ads appeared next to extremist content on YouTube, telecom companies AT&T and Verizon said they were going to pull their ads from the video site. But the fallout may go further than just YouTube.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/03/23/following-youtube-gaffe-at-t-verizon-may-pull-most-their-ads-from-google.html

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YouTube Jumps into the Live TV Streaming Fray


YouTube has jumped headfirst into the growing market for live streaming television with the announcement of YouTube TV, a service aimed squarely at DirecTV Now, Sling and other streaming TV services. YouTube’s cord-cutter friendly $35-a-month service will offer live sitcoms, dramas, news and sports from ABC, NBC, CBS, FOX, ESPN, CW, Telemundo and other networks. It will include local TV stations offering news and sports. It will be accessible on mobile phones, tablets or computers, and it can be streamed to a television using Google Chromecast.

The original article can be found here: http://www.ecommercetimes.com/story/84343.html?rss=1

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YouTube begins rolling out live-streaming via app, starting with creators

YouTube has featured live-streaming on its desktop site since 2011, but the company is finally ready to take on Facebook Live by bringing the feature to smartphones.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/02/07/youtube-begins-rolling-out-live-streaming-via-app-starting-with-creators.html

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YouTube restores influential conservative website's channel

The YouTube channel of influential conservative politics and law website Legal Insurrection, which was controversially removed by the video sharing service last week, has been restored.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/01/16/youtube-restores-influential-conservative-websites-channel.html

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