The video-sharing platform YouTube is striving to block those who would use it to promote racism, hate speech, violence and disinformation, its number two executive told AFP, as the Google-owned company comes under increasing scrutiny.
In a bid to curb notorious users from misusing the dislike button to harm content and channels on YouTube, the Google-owned video sharing platform is seeking creators’ feedbacks on ideas to tackle the issue.
A female suspect opened fire at the headquarters of YouTube in San Bruno, California, on Tuesday, injuring three people before turning the gun on herself. Follow events as they unfolded with FRANCE 24's live blog.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel, campaigning Wednesday for the youth vote on YouTube ahead of September 24 elections, said her favorite emoticon was the "smiley" and dismissed fears about a potential World War III.
"Pakistan does not plan to lift its ban on YouTube more than two years after blocking the video-sharing website for hosting a blasphemous movie that insulted Prophet Mohammad, an official says" presstv.ir reported.