YouTube lifts restrictions on Donald Trump's channel as presidential campaign ramps up
YouTube on Friday said that the restrictions placed on former President Donald Trump's channel after the Jan. 6 riot at the U.S. Capitol would be lifted.
YouTube TV users will see 13% subscription price increase
YouTube TV users will see the price of a base plan subscription go up 13%, according to a Google announcement Thursday. The new price kicks in in about a month.
Supreme Court hears arguments on whether Twitter Is liable in terror case
Twitter and other social-media companies have deflected blame saying in court filings that they have made extensive efforts to remove Islamic State content.
YouTube CEO Susan Wojcicki stepping down
Susan Wojcicki will step down from her position as CEO of YouTube, she announced on Thursday. Her tenure as YouTube's chief executive has spanned about nine years.
Google says Supreme Court ruling could potentially upend the internet
Google filed a Supreme Court brief case hoping to keep a liability shield that would keep them immune from lawsuits if content they recommend causes harm.
Ninth Circuit breathes new life into children's class action lawsuit against Google for YouTube ad tracking
A panel on the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals reversed a lower court decision that dismissed a class action lawsuit brought by children whose private information was used for ad targeting without parental consent.
YouTube stars cash In video rights for millions of dollars
Investors, including Softbank, are buying Youtubers historic video rights to infuse the video streaming stars with cash to expand their video catalog.
YouTube to reward Shorts creators with share of ad revenue
Shorts-focused creators will be eligible to apply to YouTube's Partner Program in early 2023 by meeting a threshold of 1,000 subscribers and 10 million Shorts views over 90 days.
Current, former social media execs address national security issues at Senate hearing
Current and former executives from Twitter, Facebook, TikTok and others will address social media national security concerns at a Senate Homeland Security Committee hearing.
YouTube removes account of Brooklyn shooting suspect Frank James
YouTube has removed an account believed to belong to Frank James, the man law enforcement officials believe is responsible for the shooting that took place in Tuesday's Brooklyn subway shooting, Bloomberg reported.
YouTube blocks Russian parliament channel, drawing ire from officials
YouTube has blocked Russia's DumaTV.
Finance YouTuber Meet Kevin offers to pay 1M rubles to cover fine for anti-war Russian journalist
Kevin Paffrath, the prominent YouTube finance influencer also known as Meet Kevin, is offering 1 million rubles to the Russian TV editor who photo-bombed her own network’s primetime broadcast over the weekend to share an anti-war message amid Vladimir Putin’s invasion of Ukraine.
Facebook, Apple and other tech giants face rising pressure over Ukraine
Russia and the West are pressuring tech companies to respond to the conflict in Ukraine.
YouTube moves to prevent RT, other Russian channels from earning revenue
YouTube has taken action against several of its Russian channels, including state-funded RT, to prevent them from using the platform to generate revenue.
Watchdog group pushes Google, YouTube parent company for government censorship requests
An ethics watchdog is using shareholder activism to try to pry information about whether the Biden administration has been essentially outsourcing censorship to Google and YouTube.
YouTube bans counseling channel for 'hate speech' after 'conversion therapy' report
YouTube has deleted the account of a nonprofit counseling organization for “Hate Speech” days after a left-leaning group published a report about “conversion therapy” online, attacking the organization.
YouTube takes down, then reinstates John Ondrasik video that criticized Biden Afghanistan withdrawal
A music video written by famed singer-songwriter John Ondrasik titled "Blood on my Hands" went viral this week before being removed and then reinstated on YouTube Friday.
Sen. Rand Paul explains why he is leaving YouTube
Rand Paul takes on Big Tech censorship, calling YouTube the 'worst' in Big Tech.
Rand Paul quits YouTube, citing censorship
Sen. Rand Paul, R-Ky., on Monday launched a boycott against YouTube over what he describes as "almost religious adherence to the edicts of government bureaucrats."
ABC, ESPN, FX returning to YouTube TV after Disney, Alphabet strike deal in carriage fee dispute
The restoration comes after the two parties failed to establish a deal by Friday at 11:59 p.m., resulting in a temporary blackout of the content over the weekend.