YouTube responds to suicide-video outcry


The online video platform finally takes steps against vlogger Logan Paul after he posted a video of a dead body online.

Facebook to emphasise friends, not news

The social media firm says it will change the filter for the News Feed to prioritise what friends and family share.

Facebook defends itself against social media critics

18 Dec

The social media network believes its technology has potential benefits if used correctly.

Facebook to push more videos to users

Dec 15, 2017

The social network giant plans to promote more videos inside its News Feed.

Amazon to start selling Apple TV, Google Chromecast

Dec 15, 2017

The video-streaming devices will be available on the e-commerce giant's online store.

YouTube to launch music subscription service

Dec 8, 2017

Alphabet's YouTube plans to introduce a paid music streaming service in March 2018, according to a Bloomberg report.

Top YouTube moments in 2017

Dec 7, 2017

South Africans opted to watch local musicians on YouTube this year, followed by news stories and comedy skits.

Telkom has cheapest kids' contracts

Dec 6, 2017

Bill-optimisation company Tariffic's latest quarterly tracker found that Telkom has the cheapest cellphone contract prices for children.

Google pulls YouTube from Amazon devices

Dec 6, 2017

In a move that seems to escalate an ongoing spat, Google blocked YouTube from Amazon's Echo Show and Fire TV.

YouTube to expand teams reviewing extremist content

Dec 5, 2017

The move is in response to criticism over extremist, violent and disturbing videos and comments on the video platform.

Brands pull YouTube ads over images of children

Nov 27, 2017

YouTube reportedly allowed sexualised imagery of children to be easily searchable, failing to better police its services to protect children.

YouTube moves to become 'family-friendly'

Nov 23, 2017

The Google-owned online video platform will toughen up its approach to protect families on YouTube and YouTube Kids.