Tfue’s lawsuit against FaZe has been a long time coming

Turner Tenney is the most popular Fortnite player in the world. He plays as Tfue on YouTube and Twitch, where there's a small red logo for FaZe Clan, the esports organization he signed with in April 2018, built into the border of his selfie box. At 2...

Google’s how-to videos explain Assistant’s accessibility features

As part of Global Accessibility Awareness Day, Google revealed a series of video tutorials meant to help people with disabilities set up and use their Assistant-enabled smart devices. The videos are available in a YouTube playlist, and so far they co...

Facebook, Google and others join Christchurch Call to curb extremism

In the two months since the Christchurch attack in New Zealand, social media companies have struggled to remove videos of the violence from their platforms. And they've grappled with the role they may unintentionally play in the spread of terrorism....

Google confirms ads are coming to your Discover feed for the first time

If you're one of the few people who wish for more advertisements across Google platforms, you're in luck. The search giant announced this week a whole heap of new ads that will be served up across a number of its mobile services. The personalized Dis...

The best alternatives to YouTube Kids

On the surface, it seems like a great idea. YouTube is home to all kinds of quality video content, so a dedicated, age-appropriate version for children sounds great. However, even with a host of parental controls, YouTube Kids is still plagued with i...

Google’s privacy push adds Incognito Mode for Maps and Search

Among the new developments announced at Google I/O 2019, CEO Sundar Pichai revealed tweaks that will impact data retention and privacy. Filters that auto-delete web & app activity will become available starting today with support for auto deletin...

Google is testing shopping links under YouTube videos

Google is looking at more options to boost its bottom line, and one of them seems to be shopping links tucked under YouTube videos. The company is running a test where it displays recommended products along with prices on its video-sharing platform,...