A New Demi Lovato Docuseries Is Coming to YouTube to Break Us

YouTube is once again investing in your tears with a new, to-be-titled Demi Lovato docuseries. The platform announced its new and returning original programming at the digital upfront Brandcast Delivered Thursday June 25, among them a follow-up to her 2017 YouTube Originals documentary, Simply Complicated. The untitled Demi Lovato project will be a four-part series […]

What I’m really watching: David Lynch’s YouTube channel

Lynch has more than meteorology on his mind. He has uploaded two short films to the channel, exploiting the element of surprise as he did when he released 2017’s What Did Jack Do? on Netflix in January. First he sprang the abstract animation Fire (Pozar) on us and more recently, episodes of his 2002 leporine […]

Jenna Marbles’s boyfriend suspends YouTube channel in her support

Addressing all trolls and hater Julian stated, “If anyone deserves a walk into the sunset it’s jenna. She’s been a beacon of light for so many people. she’s shared her humility, kindness and love with all of you. she’s allowed you into her life with open arms and internet hugs. now it’s time jenna takes […]

YouTube hit original Cobra Kai is moving to Netflix

Editor’s take: Reviving a franchise as beloved as The Karate Kid is almost always a recipe for disaster yet somehow, executive producers Jon Hurwitz, Josh Heald and Hayden Schlossberg defied all the odds. The series stays true to the original with lots of throwbacks for diehard fans while successfully managing to introduce several new characters […]

YouTube is experimenting with 15-second, multi-segment videos to counter TikTok

Bottom line: YouTube is the preeminent platform for traditional video sharing but really, that doesn’t mean a whole lot as success in one style of video doesn’t guarantee similar results in another. YouTube has a massive user base and a solid marketing machine behind it but ultimately, it’ll be up to end-users to decide how […]

YouTube TV getting HBO in spring, HBO Max in May

Unlike AT&T TV Now which includes HBO as part of the price, YouTube will offer the new services as add-ons as it does with Showtime and Epix. While pricing is yet to be confirmed, this could potentially bring the price of YouTube TV + HBO to $65 per month, for example.

YouTube TV Hikes Prices By $15 A Month, Blaming Rising Programming Costs: “We Don’t Take These Decisions Lightly”

“While we would love every member to continue to stay with our service, we understand that some of you may choose to pause or cancel your membership,” he wrote. “We want to make YouTube TV flexible for you, so members can pause or cancel anytime.”

Facebook, YouTube, Twitter and Microsoft sign EU hate speech code

All the internet companies that signed the code of conduct emphasised the tension themselves. Google’s public policy and government relations director, Lie Junius, said “We’re committed to giving people access to information through our services, but we have always prohibited illegal hate speech on our platforms… We are pleased to work with the Commission to […]

YouTube and Reddit Put Their Foot Down, Ban Far-Right Content

YouTube has taken down accounts from white supremacists including David Duke, Richard Spencer, and Stefan Molyneux, permanently banning them from the site. The video platform banned six accounts in total for hate speech on June 29: Spencer, Duke, and Molyneux’s personal channels, Spencer’s channel for his National Policy Institute/Radix Journal, the white-nationalist group American Renaissance, […]

YouTube bans David Duke and other US far-right users

The company’s action came the day after Twitch and Reddit both made surprise moves themselves. Reddit deleted more than 2,000 subreddits for repeated rules violations, including The_Donald, the notorious home of the US president’s most ardent fanbase. “To be clear, views across the political spectrum are allowed on Reddit – but all communities must work […]