YouTube adds fact-checking features for news videos

Payal Ganguly

With the general elections underway in India, Google-owned video sharing website YouTube has added a fact-checking feature from ....

15 April, 2019

Only ads verified by EC to be published: Facebook, Google tell Bombay HC

Payal Ganguly

Social media platforms Facebook, Google and YouTube on Monday said they will conduct a “pre-verification process” ....

19 February, 2019

Google parent Alphabet beats Q4 profit estimates but higher spending raises concern


Alphabet Inc reported sharply higher fourth-quarter spending on video content, employees and facilities, worrying investors who ....

5 February, 2019

YouTube shifts strategy, will make all future original programming free


YouTube plans to make all future original programming available to users for free with advertising, as the video streaming ....

28 November, 2018

Facebook to take on YouTube, pushes out its video streaming service worldwide


Facebook is rolling out its Watch video service globally one year after it launched in the United States with original entertainment ....

29 August, 2018

Why Hotstar thinks its revenue model can keep video streaming rivals at bay


Indian video streaming service Hotstar sees its blended revenue model that relies on both subscription fees and ad sales as a ....

17 August, 2018

Netflix says it's 'way behind' Hotstar in India, will upgrade local avatar

Anand J

Streaming giant Netflix said that in India it was far behind video-sharing site YouTube and Star's video-streaming platform, ....

17 July, 2018

Google-owned YouTube to commit $25 mn to take on fake news

Anirban Ghoshal

Video-sharing service YouTube in partnership with the Google News Initiative (GNI), launched by the parent firm in March this ....

11 July, 2018

Facebook-owned Instagram to play long videos in challenge to Google's YouTube


Facebook Inc-owned social network Instagram launched a mobile app on Wednesday dedicated to user-generated videos up to an ....

21 June, 2018

YouTube to roll out new music streaming service


Google’s YouTube said on Wednesday it will launch a new music streaming service, YouTube Music, next week and unveil soon ....

17 May, 2018

YouTube users can now watch more Indian language content

Priya Singh

The world's largest video platform YouTube will provide more content in local Indian languages. Based on users' history, YouTube ....

8 December, 2016

Ed-tech platform Unacademy raises $500K

Nishant Sharma

Sorting Hat Technologies Pvt. Ltd, which runs education technology platform Unacademy, has raised $500,000 (about Rs 3.3 crore) ....

12 May, 2016

Exclusive: OTT platform ZengaTV scouts for strategic investor

Anushree Bhattacharyya,

Over-the-top (OTT) video streaming platform ZengaTV is actively scouting for a strategic investor as it looks to raise funds ....

4 May, 2016

Google adds shopping buttons to YouTube's video ads

Binu Paul

Google has introduced a new feature that allows advertisers to list their products alongside or within their video ads on YouTube. As ....

22 May, 2015

Govt asks YouTube to remove BBC documentary on gangrape


Government has asked video sharing website YouTube to remove the controversial BBC documentary on Delhi gangrape, saying that ....

5 March, 2015

YouTube launches offline video viewing feature for mobile users in India

Anand Rai

Google's video-sharing service YouTube has finally enabled Indian users to watch videos offline on its mobile apps. What this ....

11 December, 2014

YouTube introduces music subscription service to offer ads-free music, background play & offline viewing

Anand Rai

After rumours about the same doing the rounds for some time now, Google's video-sharing website YouTube has finally introduced ....

13 November, 2014

YouTube close to launching offline video viewing feature

Priyanka Sahay

Very soon, YouTube users will be able to download and watch videos offline, a company executive said on Monday. According to Ceaser ....

15 September, 2014

YouTube sees money in gaming-video eyeballs


To imagine how YouTube might one day become a money-spinner for content producers, consider the power of the irreverent video ....

2 April, 2014

Disney to buy YouTube network Maker Studios for $500M


The Walt Disney Co has agreed to buy Maker Studios, one of YouTube's largest networks, for $500 million, a deal that makes Disney ....

25 March, 2014

New online platform wants to take on YouTube


Wonder PL, a new video platform for lifestyle content that launched on March 13, is taking direct aim at YouTube and Vimeo while ....

18 March, 2014