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YouTube touts first new original programme under free strategy

05 May, 2019 9:27 am 9:27 am

NEW YORK/SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – Alphabet Inc’s YouTube unveiled on Thursday nine new original programmes that will be available for free this year as the streaming service shrinks an effort to attract subscribers with content exclusively behind a paywall. The unveiling at a YouTube event for advertisers and media in New York offered the first … Read More

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French Muslim group sues Facebook, YouTube over Christchurch footage

03 March, 2019 11:27 pm 11:27 pm

PARIS (Reuters) – French Muslims said on Monday it was suing Facebook and YouTube, accusing them of inciting violence by allowing the streaming of footage of the Christchurch massacre on their platforms. The French Council of the Muslim Faith (CFCM) said the companies had disseminated material that encouraged terrorism, and harmed the dignity of human … Read More

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YouTube, under pressure for problem content, takes down 58 million videos i...

12 December, 2018 8:46 am 8:46 am

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – YouTube took down more than 58 million videos and 224 million comments during the third quarter based on violations of its policies, the unit of Alphabet Inc’s (GOOGL.O) Google said on Thursday in an effort to demonstrate progress in suppressing problem content. Government officials and interest groups in the United States, Europe … Read More

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Google pulls Russian opposition leader’s YouTube advert ahead of vote

09 September, 2018 9:40 am 9:40 am

MOSCOW (Reuters) – Google removed a YouTube advert by Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny after authorities complained that the videos would violate an election silence law before Sunday’s vote for regional governors, an aide to Navalny said. The series of YouTube videos featured Navalny inviting Russians to join demonstrations on Sunday, when polls suggest President … Read More

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YouTube pushes memberships, merchandise as alternatives to ads

06 June, 2018 9:42 am 9:42 am

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – YouTube said that video uploaders with more than 100,000 followers could start paid fan clubs on the service, one of several new features aimed at helping itself and its users diversify revenue after a turbulent year. The unit of Alphabet Inc’s Google said it was investing in reducing reliance on advertisers, … Read More

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