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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

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

YouTube says it has a plan to stem the flow of "fake news" videos

The world's biggest video website outlined a number of improvements and investments, all designed to show that it is an ally of news publishers......»»

Category: topSource: cnnJul 10th, 2018

YouTube’s picture-in-picture mode is now available on Android for free

You know that cool feature that lets you watch videos while you’re using other apps? It’s called picture-in-picture (PiP), and YouTube is making it available to all Android users free of charge. .....»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralJun 29th, 2018

Online Trolling Can Lead to Financial Rewards, Study Finds

Trolling is the deliberate, deceptive and mischievous attempt to provoke reactions from other internet users.....»»

Category: topSource: newsweekJun 22nd, 2018

YouTube"s plan to clean up the mess that made it rich

Extremist propaganda, dangerous hoaxes, videos of tasered rats — the company is having its worst year ever. Except financially......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralApr 28th, 2018

Big company ads are being placed on extremist videos on YouTube

Ads from more than three hundred companies and organizations have been running ads on extremist videos, according to a new CNN investigative report. Veuer's Sam Berman has the full story......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralApr 20th, 2018

Big company ads are being placed on extremist videos on YouTube

Ads from more than three hundred companies and organizations have been running ads on extremist videos, according to a new CNN investigative report. Veuer's Sam Berman has the full story.      .....»»

Category: topSource: usatodayApr 20th, 2018

Flat Earth, Illuminati, and Fake Moon Landing: Are Conspiracy Theory Videos Hurting YouTube?

News reports have implicated YouTube in the spread of fake news and extremism, often due to conspiracy videos touting false information......»»

Category: topSource: newsweekApr 17th, 2018

A Google computer scientist says his new lip-reading technology has terrifying implications for fake news

TED/YouTube Google computer scientist Supasorn Suwajanakorn has created a lip-reading technology that can make convincing, fake videos of celebrities sa.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderApr 11th, 2018

Fitness app with ties to Mark Cuban, Mavericks launches with ability to score game tickets

The Dallas Mavericks joined Lympo in announcing the launch of its blockchain fitness app. Lympo, a Lithuanian company, allows users to earn crypto tokens with real monetary value through walking or running and completing fitness challenges on the app.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournals6 hr. 41 min. ago

Study: Massive Italian Volcano Is Filling Up With Magma

Italy is truly rich in volcanoes, needless to say some of them are really dangerous, leaving catas.....»»

Category: blogSource: valuewalkNov 16th, 2018

Shoppers make "seismic shift" to plant-based foods

More plant-based foods and drinks are making their way into consumers' shopping carts, and a popular fake meat burger will soon hit grocery store shelves.   A DuPont Nutrition & Health study on consumer eating habits found that 52 percent of U.S. shopp.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsNov 16th, 2018