Absolute madlad completes Halo 3 Legendary run with Guitar Hero controller
by Lewis White
Madlad alert: a gaming YouTuber has completed the entirety of 2007’s Halo 3 using just a Guitar Hero controller. Oh, and he did it on legendary difficulty. YouTuber Super Louis 64 beat the first-person shooter over the cours...
Google trades out Play Music for YouTube Music on new Android handsets
Google has long since been moving its primary music service from Google Play Music over to YouTube Music for the past year. The firm had been working to fill out its initially barely functional app with user-friendly features like...
YouTube verification chaos leads CEO to apologise
YouTube’s CEO issued an apology over the verification brouhaha the site experienced this week. Yesterday, YouTube announced it would be revamping its verification policies for creators. As a result, the firm announced that i...
Google to pay a record $170 million fine for illegally collecting personal information from children
Federal Trade Commission today announced that Google and its subsidiary YouTube will pay a record $170 million fine for illegally collecting personal information from children without their parents’ consent. Google’s behav...
Google agrees to pay $150-200 million to settle FTC YouTube investigation
Google has agreed to pay up to $200 million to settle an FTC investigation into YouTube for breaking children’s privacy laws. The news was first reported by Politico who confirmed it from a person familiar with the matter. While...
YouTube will start suppressing conspiracy theorists and fake news videos in the UK
YouTube is tweaking its recommendations engine in the UK to reduce conspiracy theories, as per a report from TechCrunch. The platform has been criticized for enabling and spreading conspiratorial content like climate change denial...
YouTube Kids gets safer for kids as Google prepares a web launch
YouTube has made some changes to its YouTube Kids app this week to make it more flexible for kids and parents both. Google has added new age groups for parents to select in the app. This means that you’ll be able to tweak th...