YouTube: News

25 May 2024

Madhya Pradesh

Man impersonates female professor using voice-changing app, rapes tribal girls 

A 30-year-old man named Brajesh Prajapati has been arrested in the Sidhi district of Madhya Pradesh for allegedly raping at least seven tribal girls.

22 May 2024


K-pop artist Chuu gears up for comeback with new album

ATRP, the agency representing K-pop sensation Chuu, announced on Wednesday that the artist is preparing for a comeback next month.

18 May 2024

Delhi High Court

Delhi HC defends unauthorized use of Jackie Shroff's personality: Report

The Delhi High Court has passed an order to protect the personality and publicity rights of renowned Bollywood actor Jackie Shroff.

17 May 2024


TikTok trials 60-minute video uploads to challenge YouTube

TikTok is currently testing a new feature that allows users to upload videos up to 60 minutes long, the company confirmed to TechCrunch.

16 May 2024


YouTube introduces branded QR codes to make ads more interactive

YouTube has announced significant updates at its 2024 Brandcast event that will impact both viewers and advertisers.

14 May 2024

Cannes Film Festival

77th Cannes Film Festival kicks off; know where to watch

The 77th Cannes Film Festival, a highly anticipated event in the cinematic world, kick-started its journey on Tuesday, May 14, 2024.

11 May 2024


BTS's RM dominates iTunes chart with 'Come Back to Me'

BTS's RM aka Kim Namjoon has achieved international acclaim with his latest solo track Come Back to Me, which has reached the number one spot on iTunes charts in 82 regions worldwide.

06 May 2024


YouTube introduces AI-driven 'Jump Ahead' feature: How to use it

YouTube has launched an innovative AI-powered feature called 'Jump Ahead,' designed to enhance the viewing experience for its subscribers.

06 May 2024

Shark Tank India

Start-ups agitated as 'Shark Tank India' issues copyright infringement notices

The business reality TV show Shark Tank India has issued legal notices to several start-ups, including Dorje Teas, for alleged copyright infringements.

AI revives stroke-silenced Randy Travis's voice for new song

Country music legend Randy Travis, who suffered a stroke in 2013 impairing his singing ability, has made a triumphant return to the music scene.

05 May 2024

Mamata Banerjee

Voice 'AI-modulated': BJP leader after saying 'no rapes in Sandeshkhali'

A day after a video surfaced in which Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Gangadhar Kayl was heard saying that "Suvendu Adhikari is behind the conspiracy," in Sandeshkhali, Kayl has taken a 180-degree turn.

01 May 2024


Google services disrupted: Users encounter 502 error

A recent global disruption in Google's services has left users struggling to access the search engine.

30 Apr 2024


Threads users can now earn money but there's a catch

Meta has launched an exclusive bonus program for creators on its social media app, Threads.

30 Apr 2024


YouTube TV's Multiview feature now available on Android devices

YouTube TV has extended its Multiview feature to Android phones and tablets, following a successful launch on iOS devices last month.

29 Apr 2024


HBO makes 'Last Week Tonight with John Oliver' S01 free

In an unexpected but welcome move, HBO has made the entire first season of Last Week Tonight with John Oliver available on YouTube at no cost.

26 Apr 2024


Alphabet's Q1 earnings surpass market predictions; shares jump 14%

Alphabet Inc., the parent company of Google, has reported first-quarter earnings that surpassed market predictions.

16 Apr 2024

YouTube Premium

YouTube cracks down on third-party apps that block ads

YouTube is escalating its fight against ad blockers, now extending its efforts to mobile platforms.

14 Apr 2024

Emmanuel Macron

Macron's wife sues conspiracists who claim she was born man 

Brigitte Macron, the wife of French President Emmanuel Macron, is taking legal action against conspiracy theorists who claim she was born a man.

11 Apr 2024


MKBHD condemns Dbrand for racist behavior toward Indian customer

Renowned YouTuber Marques Brownlee, popularly known as MKBHD, has decided to end his association with Canadian mobile accessories firm, Dbrand.

10 Apr 2024


YouTube's new features make videos more shoppable

YouTube has launched a range of new shopping features aimed at helping content creators market products and increase their earnings.

07 Apr 2024

Google TV

Google TV offering free streaming of 2024 total solar eclipse

Google TV has announced its plans to offer free live coverage of the 2024 total solar eclipse.

07 Apr 2024


OpenAI utilized millions of YouTube videos to train GPT-4: Report

OpenAI has utilized transcriptions from more than a million hours of YouTube videos, to improve its advanced language model, GPT-4, as per The New York Times.

06 Apr 2024


Samsung highlights Galaxy S24 Ultra's unique Gorilla Glass Armor protection

Samsung has showcased the unique Corning Gorilla Glass Armor feature of its Galaxy S24 Ultra.

05 Apr 2024


YouTube expresses concern over OpenAI's video training approach for Sora

Neal Mohan, the CEO of YouTube, has publicly expressed his apprehension regarding OpenAI's potential use of YouTube videos to improve its AI-powered video creation tool, Sora.

George Carlin's daughter warns of AI threat after settling lawsuit

The estate of the late comedian George Carlin has settled a lawsuit against Will Sasso and Chad Kultgen—hosts of the Dudesy podcast.

28 Mar 2024


Deceptive 'slippage bot' cryptocurrency scam is circulating on YouTube

A fraudulent scheme involving a so-called "slippage bot" has been identified on YouTube, exploiting the artificial intelligence model ChatGPT to entrap individuals in a cryptocurrency scam.

27 Mar 2024


YouTube purged 9 million videos in Q4 2023: Here's why

In a sweeping move, global video streaming giant YouTube has axed over nine million videos worldwide in the last quarter of 2023.

24 Mar 2024


US federal authorities asking Google to share YouTube user data

US federal authorities have requested Google to disclose user data associated with certain YouTube videos, according to court documents recently made public and reviewed by Forbes.

23 Mar 2024

Arbaaz Khan

Arhaan Khan announces debut podcast, special guest Salman Khan joins

A new starkid is stepping into the limelight.

20 Mar 2024


Snake venom case: Elvish Yadav transferred to a high-security cell

YouTuber and Bigg Boss OTT 2 winner, Elvish Yadav, has been relocated from an isolation unit to a high-security cell following his arrest in the snake venom case, according to a report by India TV.

20 Mar 2024


YouTuber Jessica Pettway (36) succumbs to cervical cancer after misdiagnosis

Jessica Pettway, a beauty influencer who boasted 228K subscribers on YouTube, sadly died at 36 last Wednesday, E! News reported.

19 Mar 2024


Meta announces measures to combat AI-generated fake content during elections

Meta has announced a partnership with the Election Commission of India (ECI) to curb misinformation and foster transparency on its platforms ahead of the imminent 18th General Elections.

19 Mar 2024

Noida Police

Elvish Yadav's motive behind supplying venom at parties revealed

The controversial YouTuber Elvish Yadav is embroiled in legal turmoil due to his alleged involvement in the snake venom scandal that surfaced in 2023.

YouTube will now label deepfake videos and AI generated content

YouTube is rolling out a fresh policy that mandates creators to reveal when they employ artificial intelligence (AI) to fabricate realistic content.

19 Mar 2024

Amazon Prime Video

MrBeast's new show to offer $5M prize—biggest payout ever!

YouTube sensation Jimmy Donaldson aka MrBeast has announced his latest venture: a reality competition show titled Beast Games, greenlit by Amazon Prime Video.

18 Mar 2024


Arundhathi Nair on ventilator after road accident, confirms sister

Arundhathi Nair, a celebrated figure in the Tamil and Malayalam cinema, was gravely injured in a motorcycle accident last week (March 14).

17 Mar 2024

YouTube Music

YouTube Music's song search feature leverages AI to generate results

YouTube Music is rolling out a new song search feature, similar to the one previously offered by Google Play Music, where opening the search bar would list an "Identify what's playing" button.

10 Mar 2024

Bigg Boss

Elvish Yadav summoned by police for assaulting YouTuber Maxtern

Bigg Boss OTT 2 winner Elvish Yadav is facing questioning by Gurugram Police after a video of him assaulting YouTuber Sagar Thakur aka Maxtern went viral.

09 Mar 2024


X's long-form videos coming to smart TVs soon: Elon Musk

Elon Musk has announced that his social media platform X is working to launch a streaming service for long-form videos, taking on YouTube in the process.

09 Mar 2024

Munawar Faruqui

Elvish Yadav booked for alleged assault on YouTuber Maxtern

On Friday, X (Twitter) and Instagram were abuzz with a video of Bigg Boss OTT 2 winner and YouTuber Elvish Yadav assaulting fellow YouTuber-gamer Maxtern (whose real name is Sagar Thakur).

08 Mar 2024

Munawar Faruqui

Watch: Elvish attacks YouTuber following criticism over friendship with Munawar

Bigg Boss OTT 2 winner and controversies' old friend Elvish Yadav has landed in trouble again.

04 Mar 2024


Unionized YouTube Music employees axed during ongoing city council meeting

In a surprising turn of events, Google laid off unionized YouTube Music workers in Austin, Texas, during a city council meeting last week.

American parenting advice YouTuber Ruby Franke sentenced for child abuse

A 42-year-old parenting advice vlogger from Utah, United States, has been sentenced to at least four years in prison for child abuse.

20 Feb 2024


LE SSERAFIM makes an 'EASY' record; surpasses 10M YouTube views

FEARNOTs, it's time to rejoice!

20 Feb 2024


Watch Oscar-nominated film 'Nimona' on YouTube for free

Netflix has made the Oscar-nominated film Nimona available for free on their YouTube channel, just in time for the upcoming 96th Academy Awards.

20 Feb 2024


Why 'Last Week Tonight' YouTube premiere is getting delayed

HBO is putting an end to sharing next-day clips from the hit comedy talk show Last Week Tonight With John Oliver on YouTube.

Former YouTube CEO's son found dead at US university

Marco Troper, the son of YouTube's former CEO Susan Wojcicki, was found dead on Tuesday (February 13) in his dormitory at the University of California, Berkeley, in the United States (US), per reports.

16 Feb 2024


YouTube TV launches 'Last Channel Shortcut': How it works

YouTube's streaming television service, YouTube TV, has launched its "Last Channel Shortcut" feature, making it easier for users to switch between channels they're watching.

16 Feb 2024


YouTube now lets users crop, remix music videos for Shorts

YouTube has introduced a Remix feature for its mobile app, allowing users to transform music videos into Shorts.

14 Feb 2024

Valentine's Day

F.N.S. Cringe Vinash finds nationwide backing for 'Erase Valentine's Day'

Cadbury 5 Star is on a bold mission to "Erase Valentine's Day."

13 Feb 2024


Ateez's 'Crazy Form' MV surpasses 100M views in record time

K-pop sensation ATEEZ has done it again! Their latest music video, Crazy Form, from the group's second full-length album THE WORLD EP FIN: WILL, has racked up a whopping 100M views on YouTube in just two months.

06 Feb 2024


YouTube makes a U-turn, now mulling Apple Vision Pro app

Google has confirmed plans to create a native YouTube app for Apple's Vision Pro headset, after initially stating they had no intentions of doing so.

04 Feb 2024

YouTube Music

YouTube Music rolls out TikTok-style 'Samples' feature: How it works

YouTube Music introduced its Samples feature last year, and now it is showing up on the home screen.

03 Feb 2024


Advertisers cut spending on X by 55% before Super Bowl

Ahead of this year's Super Bowl, advertising spending on X has plummeted by 55%, reported MediaRadar, an advertising intelligence and sales enablement platform.

31 Jan 2024


YouTube TV lets users pick which games to watch simultaneously

YouTube TV has revamped its multi-view feature, giving users the ability to personalize their sports viewing experience by selecting their preferred combination of broadcasts.

26 Jan 2024

South Korea

First Lady's Dior bag scandal shakes South Korea's leadership 

South Korea's First Lady, Kim Keon Hee, is caught up in a scandal after allegedly receiving a pricey Dior bag from a pastor.

25 Jan 2024


YouTube app crashing on Android phones for some users

Recently, some Android users have been experiencing issues with the YouTube app crashing, leading to frustration for those who depend on it daily.

17 Jan 2024


IVE's Jang Won-young wins 100M KRW lawsuit against YouTuber Sojang

K-pop group IVE's Jang Won-young has emerged victorious in a lawsuit against YouTuber Sojang, her agency Starship Entertainment confirmed on Wednesday.

14 Jan 2024


YouTube intensifies slowdowns for users employing ad blockers

YouTube has implemented a site-wide slowdown for users employing ad blockers.

12 Jan 2024


YouTube discontinues its iMessage app for iPhone, iPad users

YouTube used to be one of the applications that seamlessly integrated with Apple's messaging app. However, it appears that the company has opted to terminate its iMessage mini-app.

10 Jan 2024

Health & Wellness

YouTube to prioritize credible first-aid videos in search results

YouTube will now provide reliable first-aid information during emergencies by prioritizing credible explainer videos in search results.

28 Dec 2023


Samsung's new AI-powered refrigerator lets you watch videos on TikTok

Samsung will showcase its 2024 Bespoke 4-Door Flex Refrigerator with AI Family Hub+, at the CES 2024.