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I&B Ministry blocks 16 YouTube channels for ‘spreading false news’ | Deets here

I&B Ministry blocks 16 YouTube channels for ‘spreading false news’ | Deets here

New Delhi: The information and broadcasting ministry has blocked 16 YouTube channels for ‘spreading disinformation related to India’s national security, foreign relations, and public order’. The blocked YouTube channels included six Pakistan-based news channels and 10 Indian news channels, according to sources. The Indian and Pakistani YouTube-based news channels were

YouTube reports global outage, mainly on smart TV apps; restored later

YouTube reports global outage, mainly on smart TV apps; restored later

New Delhi: With the global outage of several social networking websites being in the news for the past few months, the video-sharing application YouTube became the most recent networking platform to report a mass outage for thousands of its users. Alphabet Inc’s YouTube announced in the early hours of Wednesday

YouTube blocks Russian state-funded media channels globally amid Ukraine invasion

YouTube blocks Russian state-funded media channels globally amid Ukraine invasion

Washington: YouTube announced on Friday that it had begun blocking access globally “effective immediately” to channels associated with Russian state-funded media, citing a policy barring content that denies, minimizes or trivializes well-documented violent events. “Our Community Guidelines prohibit content denying, minimizing or trivializing well-documented violent events, and we remove content

YouTube hits major 10 billion download milestone on Google Play Store

YouTube hits major 10 billion download milestone on Google Play Store

California: The Google-owned video sharing platform, YouTube, for Android users has surpassed a whopping 10 billion downloads on the Google Play Store. According to reports, video streaming has exploded in popularity over the past decade with improving global internet speed, introduction of 4G devices and increasing access to smartphones/tablets. As

Google restores services after multiple users report outage

Google restores services after multiple users report outage

California: The search engine giant, Google restored its services soon after multiple users complained about an outage affecting Google as well as its streaming and email services late Monday, according to outage monitoring website Downdetector. Platforms including Google, YouTube, and Gmail were down, with users citing issues with login and

Twitter, FB, WhatsApp and YouTube suspended in Pakistan amid violent protests

Twitter, FB, WhatsApp and YouTube suspended in Pakistan amid violent protests

Islamabad: The Pakistan Telecommunication Authority on Friday suspended social media platforms such as Facebook, YouTube, Twitter, WhatsApp and Telegram till 3 pm, amidst tension in Pakistan over violent anti-France protests that paralysed large parts of the South Asian country this week. As per the Interior Ministry, the Pakistan Telecommunication Authority

YouTubers earned whooping $30 Billion in last 3 years: CEO

YouTubers earned whooping $30 Billion in last 3 years: CEO

California: Google owned video sharing app, YouTube, has reportedly paid a whooping amount of $30 billion to its creators, artists, and media companies in the last three years, as per CEO Susan Wojcicki. Meanwhile, a report in Oxford Economics claims that YouTube’s creative ecosystem has contributed around $16 billion to