Published: Oct 27, 2021
TikTok, Snapchat and YouTube, all social media sites popular with teens and young adults, faced a barrage of questions and accusations Tuesday from lawmakers who want the companies to do more to protect children online.
Published: Sep 30, 2021
SAN FRANCISCO - YouTube is taking down several video channels associated with high-profile anti-vaccine activists including Joseph Mercola and Robert F. Kennedy Jr., who experts say are partially responsible for helping seed the skepticism thats contributed to slowing vaccination rates across the country.
Published: Jun 12, 2021
YouTube has suspended Sen. Ron Johnson from uploading videos for one week after the Wisconsin Republicans account shared a clip in which he touted the supposed benefits of hydroxychloroquine and another drug in fighting covid-19.
Published: Apr 07, 2021
YouTube released data on Tuesday arguing that it is getting better at spotting and removing videos that break its rules against disinformation, hate speech and other banned content.
Published: Jan 14, 2021
YouTube suspended President Donald Trump from uploading new videos to his official account for at least a week, making the decision days after fellow social media giants Twitter and Facebook shut the president out of his accounts because of concerns his posts will incite violence.
Published: Dec 10, 2020
YouTube will now remove videos that make false claims that widespread fraud or error cost President Donald Trump the election, the company announced Wednesday in a blog post, and has purged 8,000 channels since September for spreading "harmful and misleading claims."