Michelle Obama On Being Her ‘Natural Self’ In New YouTube Series Celebrating Women [VIDEO]

In honor of International Women’s Day, Michelle Obama appears with three YouTube stars in a special about Creators for Change on Girls’ Education. We previously reported, the former first lady dishes with Liza Koshy, Prajakta Koli and Thembe Mahlaba about the state of girls’ education around the world, … Read more…

YouTube tells creators to expect more video removals during coronavirus pandemic

YouTube is warning creators of coronavirus-related moderation changes that could impact their livelihood. On Monday, the company announced policy enforcement changes that will come about due to the company’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic.  According to YouTube, as it prioritizes … Read more…

Facebook, Reddit, Google, LinkedIn, Microsoft, Twitter and YouTube issue joint statement on misinformation

In an unprecedented move to reassure customers and flag the potential for misinformation about COVID-19 on their platforms, all of the major social media companies and their parent corporations issued a joint statement on their efforts. Last week, U.S Chief … Read more…

YouTube reiterating ban on ‘deepfakes,’ ‘birther’ videos ahead of 2020 election

Better late than never, YouTube is making clear there will be no “birtherism” on its platform during this year’s US presidential election. Nevermind that the conspiracy theory around former President Barack Obama’s citizenship emerged in 2008 and has not been … Read more…

Overwatch, Call of Duty, and All Other Activision Esports to Broadcast Exclusively on YouTube

Activision Blizzard has announced an Esports streaming exclusivity deal with YouTube, making it the official partner for live broadcasts of all Activision Esport leagues and events. The new multi-year deal will bring Esport broadcasts of games like Overwatch, Call of … Read more…

Doctors are turning to YouTube to learn about surgical procedures, but there’s no quality control

Tens of thousands of surgery-related videos are on YouTube, and the number keeps climbing every year. Health and Science U.S.HEALTHCARE UPDATE: SPECIAL NEWS UPDATE: Click today to request your free ACRX discount prescription card and save up to 80% off … Read more…

Facebook, YouTube censor mentions of ‘whistleblower’ in Trump-Ukraine scandal

Social media companies are removing any mentions of the whistleblower in the Trump-Ukraine scandal, according to a report. Though the whistleblower’s name has been percolating online — including in the widely-read Drudge Report — Facebook said publishing the name on … Read more…

Facebook and YouTube block spread of supposed whistleblower’s name and photo. Twitter allows both.

Facebook and YouTube said they would block references to the supposed whistleblower’s name under their policies against “coordinating harm.” But Twitter said it would permit such references, including posts that both name the person and show pictures supposedly depicting the … Read more…

YouTube Star Amanda Cerny Doesn’t Think Tana Mongeau And Jake Paul’s Relationship Will Last

Even fellow YouTube stars are skeptical of Jake Paul and Tana Mongeau’s engagement. Amanda Cerny says she doesn’t think their romance is real and they’re doing it for clout. Hollywood Life BEST DEAL UPDATE: Save Up to 50% Off ROXY … Read more…