Alphabet's YouTube will no longer allow political or election ads in its coveted masthead spot at the top of the site's homepage nor ads for alcohol, gambling and prescription drugs, it said on Monday.
Services from Alphabet Inc’s Google were restored for most users on Monday after it experienced widespread outages around the world, preventing people from accessing Gmail, YouTube and other products.
Italian tenor Andrea Bocelli's solo Easter concert in a deserted Milan cathedral has scored a record as the most-watched classical music concert on YouTube.
Internet giant Google on Monday urged the European Parliament to resist approving a planned overhaul of the bloc's online copyright law that the company said would hurt Europe for “decades to come”. European lawmakers could vote as soon as next week on the landmark legislation that is intended to modernize copyright for the digital age but has set off a furious lobbying war in Brussels.
A seven-year-old boy who reviews toys has been revealed as YouTube's highest-earning star, raking in US$ 22m. The estimate by Forbes magazine found that Ryan of Ryan Toys Review pipped Jake Paul by US$ 500,000 for the 12 months to June. Videos are posted most days and one promoting a blue giant mystery egg-bearing Ryan's face has had more than a million views since Sunday.
YouTube, the second most visited website in the world, had experienced an outage across its various platforms on Tuesday night for more than an hour. The Google-owned streaming site took to Twitter to thank users for your reports about YouTube, YouTube TV and YouTube Music access issues.