Tag: YouTube

Brave Browser Update Allows Users to Tip YouTube Creators Directly

Ever since the Brave browser was introduced, people have been wondering whether or not it could appeal to the masses. So far, that remains to be determined. The team has introduced a new feature that could make this a preferred tool among YouTube content creators and mainstream Internet users. More specifically, being able to donate directly to YouTubers is an attractive feature, to say the least. Brave Browser Update is Pretty Important It …
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YouTube Hits One Billion Hours of Viewing a Day

Google’s YouTube is now attracting 1 billion hours of viewing a day. The possibility of YouTube overtaking television as the most watched medium of entertainment, news, and content is a very real. As with much of the digital age, no one could have predicted something like this even ten to fifteen years ago. That averages out to about 8.4 minutes a day by every person on the planet. But how …
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Microsoft, Google, Facebook, and Twitter are Partnering to Fight Online Terrorist Content

After the European Commission warned Microsoft, Google, Facebook, and Twitter to “act faster” in tackling online hate speech, the technology companies decided to form an online alliance to combat terrorist content on their platforms, as well as hate speech.  The European Commission raised their concern over the companies’ inaction to adopt policies in order to control hate speech and terrorist content on their platforms. Six months ago, the technology companies decided to …
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Google’s Jigsaw Helps Deter ISIS Recruits With the Help of YouTube

Google plans to stop ISIS recruits before they become radicalized, with what else? Information. For the past year, Google’s Jigsaw has been developing a program that will combine Google’s search advertising algorithms with YouTube’s video platform to target new recruits. Google’s goal is to stop them from joining the Islamic State Group ISIS, or ISIL. They plan on doing this by supplying them with accurate information on the terrorist organization. …
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