Now that over a year has passed since Stadia first launched, Google is finally starting to deliver on many of its promises. Starting today, any Stadia user can now livestream their gameplay directly to YouTube from a compatible web browser without any other software.
MGM, the studio behind the long-running James Bond film franchise, has made most of the films in the series available to watch for free on YouTube. The films come ad-supported, which is a small price to pay for a franchise worth billions.
in 2016, Big Tech was criticised for being complacent amid a storm of misinformation. In 2020, Facebook, Google, and Twitter are using their platforms to encourage their customers do do their civic duty.
YouTube is working on a new information panel that will appear at the top of search results for election-related videos. The new information panel will note that election day results might not be final and direct users to Google’s election results feature.
YouTube Premium joins Stadia and Google One as subscription perks for new Chromebook buyers. The offer can only be redeemed if you've never tried YouTube Premium or Google Play Music in the past, unfortunately.
Google and Facebook this week announced restrictions on COVID-19 vaccine misinformation on their respective platforms. Google will no longer allow views which spread vaccine hoaxes on YouTube, while Facebook will now ban ads that attempt to discourage people from getting vaccinated.