A case against YouTube brought under alleged First Amendment violations has been dismissed by the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals this week. The court found that despite YouTube being ubiquitous, it was not a state actor and was therefore not subject to scrutiny by judges under First Amendment grounds.
YouTube is rolling out a new feature that would let users donate money to their favorite creators with an applause button. The feature is only available in Australia, Brazil, India, Japan, Korea, Mexico, New Zealand, and the U.S. at this time.
YouTube is filled with more videos than you could ever see in a lifetime, but what do you do when you’re going to be away from your Wi-Fi? Why, download some YouTube videos for offline playback, of course!
Accenture, the firm behind YouTube's moderation services, has been found forcing its contractors to sign a document acknowledging the potential for mental health decline. While pitched as voluntary, deferring contractors have been threatened with firing.
When the first Echo Show was unveiled it had official YouTube support, but (no) thanks to squabbles between Google and Amazon, that has been taken away. Thankfully, there is a workaround to watch your YouTube favorites and live streams.
Google is rolling out a set of changes to YouTube aimed at keeping kids and their data safe. With a new option for marking videos at child-friendly, Google will now disable data collection and similar features on such videos.
Up until now, the casting screen on the YouTube app only featured a rudimentary play/pause button and volume control. Google is adding a bit more functionality with the latest update, including a basic TV remote.
YouTube was one of the first apps to receive the dark theme treatment from Google. Now, it is rolling out an update that allows the app to follow the system-wide theme settings on your Android 10 device.