WATCH: YouTube bans 'harmful or dangerous' prank videos

2019-01-16 14:03

Videos showing people biting into laundry soap or driving blindfolded 'have no place on YouTube', the company says.

Netflix, Facebook, and Google will probably have a new tax to pay in SA – and that will hit consumers

2018-11-29 17:54

Regulations that will make online multinationals responsible for South African VAT are due to come into effect from April 1, 2019 – and price changes on their services seem inevitable.

Piracy, YouTube and Spotify: Here's how the world listens to music right now

2018-10-10 22:00

If you are listening to music, chances are you're on YouTube.

PIC: YouTube star Lilly Singh in SA

2018-07-19 11:36

YouTube sensation, Lilly Singh, who goes by the name Superwoman on the video sharing site and social media, is living it up in South Africa.

YouTube offers talent option to sell subscriptions

2018-06-22 11:51

The online video site is adding a feature that will allow content creators with more than 100 000 subscribers to sell memberships to their fans.

YouTube revamped their streaming music service but it's still not in SA

2018-05-21 10:21

The new YouTube Music is set to launch next week in the United States, Australia, New Zealand, Mexico and South Korea, with more markets coming online soon.

The top 5 trending music videos on South African YouTube

2018-05-07 10:15

South Africans love their music and the millions of views on each of these local trending music videos list is proof of that.

YouTube shooter visited gun range before attacking company

2018-04-05 07:11

Police say the woman who opened fire at YouTube headquarters had visited a gun range before the attack.

YouTube tightens restrictions on firearm videos

2018-03-23 08:30

YouTube has tightened its restrictions on firearms videos..

YouTube tries to crack down on conspiracy videos

2018-03-15 10:10

YouTube says it is cracking down on conspiracy videos, though it's scant on the details.


WATCH: This 7-year-old YouTube toy reviewer makes R302m!

2018-12-04 20:12

Who said making millions was more than child's play?

Children drowning in 'digital diet of pizza and sweets'

2018-10-17 05:45

Children are being swamped by the visual equivalent of 'pizza and sweets' in 'a digital Wild Wild West', some of the world's top kids television programme makers have warned.

WATCH: YouTube channel FamilyOFive shut down for child abuse

2018-07-20 22:23

The YouTube channel that used to upload prank videos on family members is shut down after uploading "content that endangers children."

Fake news: algorithms in the dock

2018-07-14 13:17

At the heart of the spread of fake news are the algorithms used by search engines, websites and social media which are often accused of pushing false or manipulated information.

7 music videos South Africans are watching on YouTube right now

2018-06-11 11:25

The plummeting temperatures aren’t stopping local music lovers from getting down to some great tunes on YouTube.

Childish Gambino's This is America gets 100 million hits in just over a week

2018-05-14 09:15

A graphic music video by Childish Gambino has racked up more than 100 million views in just over a week on YouTube with its powerful takes on gun violence and racism.

YouTube shooting spotlights debate raging inside video giant

2018-04-05 18:07

YouTube has been wrestling with how to make the site safer for users and advertisers without damaging the careers of its creators or censoring free speech.

One deceased female with ‘self-inflicted wounds’ found at YouTube building - police

2018-04-03 22:46

Northern California's Stanford Hospital says it has received four to five patients from a shooting at YouTube headquarters

YouTube to `frustrate' some music users with ads so they pay

2018-03-22 12:59

YouTube says it will increase the number of ads that some users see between music videos, part of a strategy to convince viewers to pay for a forthcoming subscription music service.

Your boss could have the rights to your social media accounts

2018-02-12 19:18

South African law is unclear about who may own your social media accounts when you leave the company - even if you have the passwords.

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