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The roof of Notre Dame Cathedral is on fire.
Nathan Laine/USA TODAY NETWORK
April 15, 2019 - 3:35 pm
(CNN) — A YouTube feature designed to combat misinformation offered some of its own during a major news event Monday: It linked the fire at the Notre Dame Cathedral to the September 11 terrorist attacks. The company blamed the mixup on its algorithms. A label with a paragraph pulled from the...
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The home of Machelle Hobson in Maricopa, Ariz.
Terry Tang/AP Photo
March 20, 2019 - 8:18 pm
MARICOPA, Ariz. (AP) — A woman who operated a popular YouTube channel featuring kids is facing allegations she used pepper spray to discipline her seven adopted children, and locked them for days in a closet at their home outside Phoenix, authorities said Wednesday. Machelle Hobson's children had...
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FILE - This March 20, 2018 file photo shows the YouTube app on an iPad in Baltimore.
Patrick Semansky/AP Photo, File
February 28, 2019 - 7:00 pm
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — YouTube said Thursday it will turn off comments on nearly all videos featuring kids — potentially affecting millions of posts on the site — after reports last week that pedophiles were leaving inappropriate comments on innocuous videos of children. The change comes as YouTube...
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Most parents feel pretty safe letting their children watch YouTube Kids, the child-friendly version of the video platform. But disturbing videos recently found by some moms show the social media site may not be safe for kids at all.
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February 25, 2019 - 10:50 pm
By Doug Criss, CNN (CNN) -- Most parents feel pretty safe letting their children watch YouTube Kids, the child-friendly version of the video platform. But disturbing videos recently found by some moms show the social media site may not be safe for kids at all. A Florida mother said she has found...
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FILE - This March 20, 2018 file photo shows the YouTube app on an iPad in Baltimore.
Patrick Semansky/AP Photo, File
February 21, 2019 - 8:56 pm
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Several companies, including AT&T and Nestle, are pulling advertisements from YouTube over concerns about inappropriate comments on videos of children. A video from a popular YouTuber and a report from Wired showed that pedophiles have made unseemly comments on innocuous...
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January 25, 2019 - 8:51 pm
SAN BRUNO, Calif. (AP) — If you believe the world is flat, don't count on YouTube recommending videos supporting your theory. That's because YouTube is promising to stop promoting so many sensationalistic clips that revolve around scientifically proven falsehoods and other suspect information, such...
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Bird Box
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January 17, 2019 - 8:38 am
By Tara John, CNN (CNN) -- YouTube has banned users from sharing videos of dangerous pranks on its platform because of concerns about challenges that put people's lives in jeopardy. The US-based website, which is owned by Google, updated its guidelines Tuesday and said it will not allow the upload...
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Ian Bush
November 08, 2018 - 1:34 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — If you're a cable cord cutter, Comcast has something in the works for you. The company is designing a box that will make it easier to navigate streaming video apps, like Netflix, Amazon Prime and YouTube. It is controlled by a voice-activated remote, according to a...
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October 23, 2018 - 11:41 am
By Sara Ashley O'Brien, CNN Business (CNN) -- YouTube is making an investment in educational videos on its platform. The company announced Monday it is putting $20 million into a series of education initiatives, including a fund to support YouTube creators making learning-based videos and providing...
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In this Feb. 28, 2018 photo, Matty Nev Luby holds up her phone in front of a ring light she uses to lip-sync with the smartphone app Musical.ly, in Wethersfield, Conn.
AP Photo/Jessica Hill
October 04, 2018 - 8:54 am
By Matt O'Brien and Barbara Ortutay, AP Technology Writers WETHERSFIELD, Conn. (AP) — Teens and young adults say cyberbullying is a serious problem for people their age, but most don't think they'll be the ones targeted for digital abuse. That's according to a new poll from The Associated Press-...
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