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YouTube users are running into fake and dangerous videos, study finds

New data from Pew Research Center highlights both the highs and lows of YouTube. The study -- which was based on a survey of 4,594 adults in the US conducted earlier this year -- found that people of all ages use YouTube for just about everything......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralNov 9th, 2018

YouTube"s prostate cancer advice may be dangerous, misleading, study finds

Popular YouTube videos on prostate cancer often mislead patients seeking medical screening and treatment information, according to a new study led by researchers at NYU School of Medicine and its... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkNov 28th, 2018

How ‘service with a smile’ could be driving stressed-out workers to drink

Employees who tend to amplify, suppress or fake emotions are more likely to be heavy drinkers, a new study finds......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatch18 hr. 23 min. ago

How ‘service with a smile’ could be driving workers to drink

Employees who tend to amplify, suppress or fake emotions are more likely to be heavy drinkers, a new study finds......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchApr 15th, 2019

Elon Musk says he aged 5 years from running Tesla in 2018

Elon Musk said the stress of running Tesla in 2018 made him feel like he aged five years. But research finds working too much is a dangerous habit......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralMar 16th, 2019

YouTube adds feature to fact-check conspiracy videos

YouTube is working to decrease the popularity of fake news and conspiracy theories on its platform by rolling out a new feature to fact-check videos on sensitive topics......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralMar 8th, 2019

YouTube to ban comments on most videos featuring minors to combat child exploitation

Google said Thursday that it would block YouTube users from leaving comments on most videos that feature minors, responding to reports that pedophiles had used the site to find, track and exploit children......»»

Category: topSource: washpostFeb 28th, 2019

YouTube to ban comments on most videos featuring minors to combat child exploitation

Google said Thursday that it would block YouTube users from leaving comments on most videos that feature minors, responding to reports that pedophiles had used the site to find, track and exploit children......»»

Category: topSource: washpostFeb 28th, 2019

The growing problem of fake online reviews

A new study finds 1 in 3 reviews at sites such as Amazon may be fake or unreliable......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralFeb 27th, 2019

YouTube aims to drive less traffic to conspiracy theory videos

The company is rewriting its algorithms so that fewer conspiracy theory videos will be "recommended" to users......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralJan 29th, 2019

YouTube is changing its algorithms to stop recommending conspiracies

YouTube is retooling a core feature that recommends videos to users in an effort to curb the company's role in promoting misleading content......»»

Category: topSource: washpostJan 25th, 2019

Daily bitcoin transactions on darknet markets doubled throughout 2018: report

Use of bitcoin as a form of payment doubled in 2018 on darknet market sites, where users can buy anything from illegal drugs to fake IDs, even though the price of the cryptocurrency crashed, according to a study by data firm Chainalysis......»»

Category: topSource: reutersJan 18th, 2019

These are the 50 most recommended videos on YouTube

YouTube A study from the Pew Research Center has delved into how we use and interact with the world's biggest video site — YouTube. As wel.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderNov 11th, 2018

Hate Speech on Live "Super Chats" Tests YouTube

YouTube’s Super Chat, which allows users to pay to have comments amplified during streaming videos, generates revenue but can contain racist comments and other hate speech......»»

Category: asiaSource: wsjNov 3rd, 2018

Halloween isn’t just scary, it’s dangerous

There are four times more pedestrian deaths on Halloween night, a new study finds......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchOct 30th, 2018

I fell for Facebook fake news. Here’s why millions of you did, too.

Everyone now knows the Web is filled with lies. So then how do fake Facebook posts, YouTube videos and tweets keep making suckers of us?.....»»

Category: topSource: washpostOct 18th, 2018

I fell for Facebook fake news. Here’s why millions of you did, too.

Everyone now knows the Web is filled with lies. So then how do fake Facebook posts, YouTube videos and tweets keep making suckers of us?.....»»

Category: topSource: washpostOct 18th, 2018

YouTube Down For Many Users; @TeamYoutube Says "Working On Resolving"

The world's second most used search engine, YouTube, was down for a portion of users Tuesday evening.Starting around 9:15 p.m. ET, users on Twitter, Inc. (NYSE:TWTR) reported they were unable to watch videos on the read more.....»»

Category: blogSource: benzingaOct 16th, 2018

Study finds fake Twitter accounts from the 2016 election are still active

As midterm election season comes around, social media site Twitter is catching heat for failing to stop fake news. Veuer's Natasha Abellard has the story......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralOct 5th, 2018

How To Download And Save YouTube Videos On The iPhone And iPad

YouTube is the go-to place for videos, but it has always been a challenge for users to download videos on the iPhone and iPad. Although there is no official way to download YouTube vi.....»»

Category: blogSource: valuewalkOct 4th, 2018

Watching "Fast and Furious" Films Could Promote Dangerous Driving, Study Claims

Study finds incidences of speeding and driving infractions increased significantly the same weekend of a "Furious" film release......»»

Category: topSource: newsweekJul 12th, 2018