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YouTube lifts Swazi reed dance restrictions

2017-10-16 16:34

YouTube has lifted restrictions from videos showing Swaziland's reed dance, saying it allows nudity when "culturally relevant or properly contextualised".

YouTube tightens rules on external links

2017-10-01 12:11

The world’s biggest streaming website YouTube has tightened rules around video creators, including external links in their videos.

Google to police YouTube like never before

2017-08-25 05:00

Starting now, Google will add warnings and disable advertising on videos that the company determines contain hate speech or promote terrorism.

'Threatening' messages, derogatory posts - SA Youtuber in social media scandal

2017-08-04 18:46

Local Youtuber Kyle Olinsky found himself in hot water last week after what appeared to be threatening and sexually abusive messages surfaced and which he apparently sent to women via Instagram.

This celeb-filled air travel ad will make you want to catch the next flight!

2017-07-19 12:19

British Airways has released a new safety video filled with celebrities that will make you wish you were flying somewhere right now.

Internet star dies

2017-07-04 12:07

Stevie Ryan, an actress and comedian who gained fame with impersonations of celebrities on YouTube, has died.

YouTube star Austin Jones ordered to stay offline after child porn charges

2017-06-16 16:00

A federal judge has agreed to release a YouTube singer to await trial on charges he instructed fans via social media to send him sexually explicit videos of themselves.

Watch this new local web series for some comic relief

2017-03-12 06:02

City Press reviews new web series Once Upon a Time in Jozi, which follows the lives of six individuals living in one of the country’s most vibrant cities.

Egypt frees three youths held over mocking video

2016-09-11 21:55

Egypt has released three youths arrested in May over an online video mocking the government, but a fourth member of the group is still in custody, their lawyer said Sunday.

Ultimate ice breakers – Nudging goes digital. 4 Tips.

2016-06-01 06:30

Ideas on how to nudge people who aren’t getting back to you without coming across as a ‘spam-pest’, or a ‘phone-stalker’.

 

WATCH: Could this be the worst driver yet?

2017-10-14 08:00

A driver in an older version Citroen struggles to get out of a tight courtyard. Watch the painful, yet funny video, as the driver scrapes and bashes their way out through the exit...

History of Syria's war at risk as YouTube reins in content

2017-09-13 15:15

Syria's civil war played out on YouTube, but now that history is at risk of disappearing as tech giant reins in content.

WATCH: Man downs bottle of booze in one go

2017-08-20 23:02

Downing a bottle of booze in one go not only is a sign of emotional problems, but also very dangerous, doctors warn after video surfaces of man apparently doing just that.

China outrage over 'panda abuse' video

2017-07-28 19:33

Viral video footage of giant panda cubs being dragged and hurled around by staff at a Chinese breeding centre has sparked online outrage and accusations of cruelty towards the country's favourite animal. WATCH

Wiz Khalifa's See You Again is now the most-viewed YouTube video

2017-07-12 10:27

Move over, Gangnam Style. YouTube has a new top-viewed video of all time.

US woman kills boyfriend in YouTube stunt

2017-06-29 20:29

A 19-year-old US woman faces a manslaughter charge after fatally shooting her boyfriend in a YouTube stunt gone wrong.

New Vodacom service aims to attract more YouTube viewers

2017-05-29 11:24

Vodacom hopes to launch a new service allowing users to watch more YouTube videos offline, as the company seeks to offer customers more video content.

Israel advances bill to remove online 'incitement'

2017-01-04 08:26

Israel's parliament has advanced a bill that will allow a court to order internet sites such as Facebook to remove material considered "incitement".

Mastering social media – 12 tips to stand out amongst the crowd

2016-07-13 16:44

When it comes to social media, Brendan Jack suggests having fun and creating a strategy that works for you - there is no definitive, correct way.

Egyptian police condom video goes viral

2016-01-26 21:55

A video purporting to show two young Egyptian men, a reporter and an actor who participated in the 2011 uprising, mockingly handing policemen condom balloons has received more than 1 million views.

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