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Russian state media RT adopts Canadian v...

Chris Pavlovski, the Canadian founder and CEO of social media platform Rumble.Handout Russian state media RT is boosting its presence on a Canadian video-sharing site after major social media companies blocked or limited content from the Kremlin-controlled network. Since March 1, RT has more than quadrupled its subscriber count on Toronto-based Rumble Inc., a YouTube […]

Right’s go-to video site Rumble has much

Representatives for Mr. Pavlovsky and Rumble did not respond to interview requests. But he’s made it clear in streamed remarks to Rumble’s creators and others that his ambitions are far more important than increasing traffic to his website and app. With investments from like-minded Big Tech critics like Mr. Thiel, Mr. Pavlovski outlined a vision […]

Former investor sues video site Rumble f...

Chris Pavlovski, founder of Rumble Inc.Handout A former Rumble Inc. investor is suing the Toronto-based video platform, alleging founder Chris Pavlovski misrepresented the company’s financial health in an apparent attempt to increase his own equity stake. Rumble is preparing to list on the Nasdaq at a valuation of US$2 billion. David Kosmayer, a Toronto entrepreneur, […]

Trump’s social media company just partne

Former President Donald Trump speaks in the Oval Office before signing an executive order regulating social media on May 28, 2020 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Doug Mills-Pool/Getty Images) Untangling viral misinformation and explaining where it comes from, the damage it causes and what we should do about it. Former President Donald Trump’s proposed social […]

Raw video: Fatal crash site on Vasco Roa...

Oakland News Now – Raw video: Site of fatal crash on Vasco Road near Byron – video made by the YouTube channel with the logo in the upper left corner of the video. OaklandNewsNow.com is the original blog post for this type of video blog content. One person was killed and two others injured in […]

GetGo proposed for old family video site...

The former Family Video store in Greensburg could house a GetGo gas station and convenience store if plans are approved. Planning director Jeff Raykes said the proposed plans would involve dismantling the structure at 531 S. Main St. and building the new gas station. “There is no final approval, but they have presented their plans […]

Gas station on the Family Video site, en...

The expansion of a homeless men’s shelter and the proposed redevelopment of an old family video into a gas station and convenience store are on the agenda for Port Huron planning commissioners on Tuesday. Commissioners will review special use permits and site plans for both projects. The Planning Commission will meet on Tuesday at 6 […]

Vimeo video site is an independent compa...

IAC / Interactive (NASDAQ: IAC) completed its online video platform spin-off Vimeo (NASDAQ: VMEO) as YouTube rival started trading on the Nasdaq exchange today. Vimeo is the 11th company created by IAC, most recently a home service listing site Angie’s List in March, and before that, online dating service Match group. Image source: Vimeo. Vimeo […]

Omegle: What You Need To Know About The ...

Video chat site Omegle has come under fire following a report that showed child pornography videos being posted on the site. The BBC reports that prepubescent boys were explicitly touching each other in front of strangers, as the site’s popularity increased during the coronavirus pandemic. Omegle has also become more prominent as social media influencers […]

What you need to know about the video si...

© Provided by The Independent Video chat site Omegle has come under fire following a report that revealed child pornography videos being posted on the site. The BBC reports that prepubescent boys were explicitly touching each other in front of strangers, as the site’s popularity increased during the coronavirus pandemic. Omegle has also grown in […]

Youtube down Ireland: Latest Google upda...

These are some of the most popular apps and services around the world, but it looks like Google, Gmail, and YouTube are all down this morning. According to DownDetector, the problems started around 11:56 a.m. GMT and are affecting users around the world. Those who use Youtube will be greeted with a “something went wrong” […]

Chinese video site ‘illegally distribute

Seoul – Allkpop media recently reported that the Netflix documentary Blackpink: Light Up The Sky was illegally distributed on a Chinese video site. A 79-minute entirety of the Netflix documentary was uploaded Wednesday, October 14, to the popular Chinese video site BiliBili, which is similar to YouTube. Chinese viewers can easily search and watch the […]

Chicago PD Launches Looting Video Site F...

Chicago police want residents of Windy City to speak out against the looters who ransacked their city. The department launched a new “Looting & Civil Unrest Videos” website on Wednesday with surveillance camera footage of Sunday’s chaos in the city – and calls on the community to speak out on the offenders. “It was an […]

Lessons for Zoom from Chatroulette, the ...

Receive free technology updates We will send you a MyFT Daily Summary email bringing together the latest technology news every morning. It had been another long day going from video call to video call, when suddenly a stranger appeared on my screen. I saw my own face pull back when it became obvious that my […]

UMN doctor uses TikTok video site to edu...

As COVID-19 rampages across the country, many are relying on mainstream experts like CNN’s Dr Sanjay Gupta for the latest news on the coronavirus. But a local doctor and other medical professionals across the country are leading an information crusade in an unorthodox environment: TikTok. The video service, popular among young Internet users who put […]

YouTube comments hidden by default in th...

Won’t YouTube say comments? Sergey Konkov / Getty Images The comments section of YouTube can be a mix between no man’s land in war zone and the Wild West. Translation: The place can be dangerous. So instead of making you read what the New Statesman called “the Internet’s worst”, YouTube is working on a new […]

Baidu video site iQiyi adds 37 million s...

Baidu in China, which is often compared to Alphabet’s Google, shows no signs of slowing its betting pace on video content as its main ad unit is feeling pressure from rivals. The company’s latest financial results show that its iQiyi video streaming business recorded a net loss of 9.1 billion yuan or $ 1.3 billion […]

Free Movies on YouTube: Australia Lacks ...

Hundreds of free movies backed by ad breaks have appeared on YouTube. But it doesn’t look like Australians will be able to take advantage anytime soon. Hundreds of feature films have quietly appeared on YouTube, including famous titles such as The revenge of a blonde, Terminator, and Rocky. However, currently the movies are only available […]

2017 hit ‘Despacito’ deleted from video

The most watched video on YouTube was removed in an apparent hack. Luis Fonzi’s hit “Despacito” was viewed more than 5 billion times before being deleted on Tuesday. The hackers, who call themselves Prosox and Kuroi’sh, apparently hacked videos of more than a dozen artists writing the message “Free Palestine” under a slew of videos […]

Bytedance’s shopping video site in China

Bytedance, the Chinese digital aggregation giant, is set to acquire the United States-based social video app Musical.ly, the companies confirmed in Asia on Friday. Bytedance described the deal as a “merger” and gave no details of the transaction. The Bloomberg financial news agency reported the price to be around $ 800 million, while the Wall […]

Chinese video site offers virtual escape...

Bilibili.com is a Shanghai-based video-sharing platform that has attracted over 150 million Chinese users with its eclectic mix of user-generated videos and animations largely inspired by the Japanese world of ACG (animation, tapes comics and games). Feeling trapped in her “boring” life as a member of China’s modern workforce, “Yaorenmao” escapes online, where she prances […]

Jet Li Launches Kung Fu Video Site – The

Veteran Chinese actor and kung fu master Jet Li launched a video site dedicated to martial arts. Li unveiled the official launch of the site, Jetli.com, on the Chinese social media service Weibo Tuesday, saying his goal is to share his “passion for bringing the philosophies and lifestyle of kung fu to people all over […]

YouTube Founder Steve Chen Talks About H...

YouTube co-founder Steve Chen is betting big on live video streaming with his recently launched app for food lovers called Name. Name was launched last week and is billed as a “community for foodies who want to create, share and watch their favorite stories in real time”. Speaking to SXSW, Chen joined Vijay Karunamurthy, CEO […]

Baidu-owned Qiyi could go private in dea...

China’s online video wars are resuming. Last year, Alibaba bought Youku Tudou, the country’s largest YouTube-like video portal, in a major $ 3.5 billion deal. Baidu, best known for its search technology and investment in Uber, owns 80.5% of Qiyi and revealed on Friday that it had received an offer for the stake that values […]

Joan Lunden, Former Good Morning America...

Joan lunden has created a new online video destination especially for breast cancer patients and their supporters. Former ABC host Hello america launched the video subscription site Living with Jeanne, using the Press on subscription television platform. Lunden, who is a breast cancer survivor herself, decided to have Alive with Joan a year after her […]

Fury at Facebook over ‘baby abuse’ video

Facebook bowed to public pressure and agreed to take down versions of a video showing a baby dived in water and thrown by the head. Children’s charities had demanded a crackdown on online child abuse after the web company refused to remove a video showing a “terrified and sobbing baby” repeatedly having his head thrown […]

YouTube FanFest: How Google’s Video Site

Toronto today hosts the very first YouTube FanFest in North America with a full-day live presentation for the types of celebrities you probably know best from your smartphone or tablet (or smartphones and tablets of your children.) All the digital demigods will be there, including Rochester, Chihuahua-kissing New York comedian Jenna Marbles, who has 15 […]

YouTube celebrates its 10th anniversary:...

YouTube now attracts over a billion users per month. James Martin / CNET Ten years ago today, a startup called YouTube uploaded their first video. Co-founder Jawed Karim, in a private test of the nascent service’s abilities, posted a short video of himself at the San Diego Zoo. The 18-second clip shows Karim half-heartedly noting […]

NFL Partners YouTube To Post Official Cl...

Looking for the highlights of the Super Bowl next week after the big game? They will be available, legally, directly from the source. The NFL protected its video as fiercely as any league, pushing most users to its website or to its broadcast partners. On Monday, the league and YouTube announced a partnership between two […]

SoftBank takes over global video site Dr...

After announcing $ 250 million joint venture with media giant Legendary, SoftBank focuses more on entertainment with undisclosed deal to buy DramaFever, a five-year startup that broadcasts global TV shows and movies in line. DramaFever, which has raised more than $ 12 million in funding from investors including SoftBank Ventures Korea, isn’t limited to Korean […]

Video streaming site Justin.tv announces...

On Tuesday, Justin.tv, the video streaming service that created the popular video game site Twitch, announced it was shutting down with immediate effect. Visitors to the main Justin.tv site or one of its sub-channels are now redirected to a farewell message stating that “the Justin.tv website, mobile apps and APIs are no longer in service.” […]