YouTube Reducing Video Quality Worldwide To Ease Internet Strain During Coronavirus PandemicVideos on YouTube will now default to standard definition for all users worldwide.
Appeals Court Rejects Conservative Group's Free-Speech Lawsuit Against YouTubeA federal appeals court in San Francisco on Wednesday rejected a free-speech lawsuit filed against YouTube and Google by a conservative nonprofit group.
YouTube Advertising A $15B Business, Google Parent Discloses For First TimeAlphabet for the first time disclosed the size of various business units within Google, including YouTube advertising.
YouTube Cracks Down On Racist, Sexist And Similar InsultsYouTube is taking another step to curb hateful and violent speech on its site.
Democrats Blast Google's New Rules For Political AdsThe three major Democratic committees blasted Google on Friday for an ad policy that will allow politicians to run false ads across its platforms.
Google Rolls Out Updated Privacy Tools For YouTube, MapsGoogle is rolling out more tools for users to control their privacy settings.
Tech Giants Revamp Organization To Fight Online ExtremismSome of Silicon Valley's biggest companies announced Monday that they're revamping an organization they established to fight online extremism in order to allow it to work more extensively with outside parties.
Tech Execs To Congress: We're Acting Faster On Extremist ContentExecutives of Facebook, Google and Twitter told Congress on Wednesday that they've gotten better and faster at detecting and removing violent extremist content on their social media platforms.
California Could Tighten Social Media Rules For ChildrenCalifornia is considering tightening the rules for children under 13 using social media.
YouTube To Pay $170M Fine After Violating Kids' Privacy LawGoogle's video site YouTube has been fined $170 million to settle allegations it collected children's personal data without their parents' consent.
YouTube Says It's Removing More Hate Speech Than Before; Controversial Channels Remain UpDespite instituting a more stringent policy around hateful content in June, YouTube has been criticized for doing too little and not providing enough transparency.