Neowin News Feed for: Content Neowin News Feed for: Content en-us Neowin Ignition News (Managing Editor) (Neowin Developers) 5 Here is the type of content Facebook demotes on its platform <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Facebook has provided more information about how it demotes certain content on the News Feed. This includes posts from &quot;broadly untrusted news publishers&quot; and &quot;sensationalist health content&quot;. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Usama Jawad) Fri, 24 Sep 2021 07:22:01 +0000 OnlyFans suspends ban on sexually explicit content <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>OnlyFans is suspending the ban it announced on sexually explicit content due to mounting pressure from banking partners. The company says that it now plans to provide a home for all creators <a href="">Read more...</a> (Karthik Mudaliar) Wed, 25 Aug 2021 14:46:01 +0000 YouTube reveals top trending videos and creators in the U.S. in 2020 <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>YouTube has published the list of its trending content and creators in the U.S. in 2020. It includes videos coming from influencers such as MrBeast, Corpse Husband, and John Krasinski. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Usama Jawad) Wed, 02 Dec 2020 08:36:01 +0000 Google denies scraping content from lyrics website <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>After being accused by a popular lyrics website of stealing content, Google has made a public statement which vehemently denies any wrongdoing, including illegally scraping content from websites. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Usama Jawad) Wed, 19 Jun 2019 10:56:01 +0000 Lyrics website alleges that Google steals its content <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Popular lyrics website Genius has alleged that Google steals content from its website and shows it directly in search results, which consequently means less viewership for the website. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Usama Jawad) Mon, 17 Jun 2019 19:46:01 +0000 YouTube creators will now be informed when their videos have been re-uploaded to the service <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>YouTube will roll out a new tool that will inform content creators when their videos have been re-uploaded to the service. The Copyright Match tool will allow swift action to have the copy removed. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Timi Cantisano) Thu, 12 Jul 2018 00:08:01 +0000 Telegram apps have been removed from the App Store due to "inappropriate content" [Update] <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Apple has apparently removed two of Telegram&#039;s apps from its App Store, citing &quot;inappropriate content&quot;. Interestingly, the two applications continue to be available on the Google Play Store. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Usama Jawad) Thu, 01 Feb 2018 14:12:01 +0000 Facebook alters algorithm to prioritise local news <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Facebook has announced yet another change to its website in order to make you feel more connected on the site. This time, Facebook changed its algorithm in order to prioritise local news. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Paul Hill) Tue, 30 Jan 2018 09:00:01 +0000 Facebook refocusing your news feed towards friends and family <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>If you&#039;ve been lamenting the fact that your Facebook News Feed has become a never-ending stream of content from pages you probably haven&#039;t liked, a new update could end your suffering. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Dreyer Smit) Fri, 12 Jan 2018 09:42:01 +0000 Vidme to shutter its site due to costs and tough competition <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Citing the dominance of Facebook and YouTube in the user-created content space along with unsustainable costs, Vidme will wind up its site and focus on a new product to be announced next year. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Boyd Chan) Sun, 03 Dec 2017 03:12:02 +0000 Google Now can now show personalized content on Chrome's New Tab page <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>The Chrome browser on Android got a new feature recently, though it&#039;s still hidden from the general public. Google Now can show tailored content in the New Tab page inside of the browser. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Vlad Dudau) Thu, 18 Aug 2016 12:10:01 +0000 Netflix is set to double the amount of original content in 2016 <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Netflix is looking to produce 31 original series in 2016, double that of 2015. The new content will be spread across a range of categories including kids shows, documentaries and stand-up specials. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Luke Payne) Tue, 08 Dec 2015 10:22:01 +0000 Content providers ask UK ISPs to block more sites, including Demonoid <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>The list of sites that UK ISPs are requested to block by copyright holders has been updated, and now includes more popular examples such as Demonoid, and even sites that sell counterfeit luxury goods. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Andy Weir) Tue, 20 Oct 2015 13:56:01 +0000 Apple criticized for requiring publishers who aren't interested in Apple News to opt out <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Apple has been inviting publishers to join its new Apple News service - but rather than ask them to agree to its terms and conditions, it&#039;s requiring those who aren&#039;t interested to opt out. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Andy Weir) Wed, 17 Jun 2015 14:36:01 +0000 Spotify is reportedly planning a video streaming service, and may announce it this month <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Spotify is said to have been in talks with numerous content creators, including many who produce videos for YouTube, as it plans to launch a video streaming service, which may launch this month. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Andy Weir) Thu, 07 May 2015 20:20:01 +0000 Google won't block pornography on Blogger after all <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Google won&#039;t block sexually explicit content on Blogger after all, following backlash from veteran bloggers who would otherwise have had their accounts banned by the end of next month. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Usama Jawad) Fri, 27 Feb 2015 12:41:57 +0000 Creator of world's largest torrent client signs anti-piracy deal with MPAA <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="/images/news/logos/1323574724pirate_logo.jpg" alt="" /></div>The creator of the world&#039;s largest torrent client has agreed a deal with the MPAA to combat piracy, which will see the company&#039;s video-on-demand service protected by a content recognition system. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Daniel Hull) Sat, 07 Jun 2014 19:22:18 +0000 Mercedes-Benz GLA coming to Japanese Mario Kart 8 in bizarre DLC <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Nintendo and Mercedes-Benz have paired up in a strange case of product-placement which involves a DLC for Mario Kart 8 this summer featuring the addition of Mercedes&#039; GLA as a new driveable kart. <a href="">Read more...</a> (James Walker) Thu, 29 May 2014 15:36:27 +0000 Samsung Music to close on July 1st <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="/images/news/logos/1302685994sa.jpg" alt="" /></div>Samsung is to close its own audio streaming service, Samsung Music, and its associated Android app, Samsung Music Hub, on 1st July meaning that customers should begin using up existing vouchers now. <a href="">Read more...</a> (James Walker) Tue, 20 May 2014 23:02:50 +0000 "Amazing TV content experiences" coming to Xbox, as Microsoft hires UK TV exec <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="/images/news/logos/889018230xbox-live-2013-icon-dark.png" alt="" /></div>As Microsoft works to strengthen its entertainment credentials, the company has hired a UK TV executive to join its Xbox team, &quot;building amazing TV content experiences for Xbox&#039;s millions of users&quot;. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Andy Weir) Mon, 08 Jul 2013 16:43:27 +0000 Official figures show music and video piracy on the rise in the UK <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>The latest figures from the UK&#039;s communications regulator, Ofcom, show an increase in online piracy, with 18% of all web users aged 12 and over accessing content online via an illegal source. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Andy Weir) Wed, 29 May 2013 07:10:56 +0000 Beware, pirates: McAfee plans to detect and block infringing content in the browser <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="/images/news/logos/1323574724pirate_logo.jpg" alt="" /></div>McAfee has patented technology to detect and block pirated content within a web browser, impeding access to sites that infringe copyrights and redirecting users to approved content sources instead. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Andy Weir) Sun, 28 Apr 2013 07:49:23 +0000 Code in YouTube app on Android suggests paid channels coming <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="/images/news/logos/1569810845yt.jpg" alt="" /></div>An update to Google&#039;s YouTube app for Android added some interesting code, indicating you could be paying to subscribe to channels in the near future, though the company has been tight-lipped. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Paul Ferson) Sun, 24 Feb 2013 20:06:07 +0000 Dropbox to bring document preview options in coming months <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="/images/news/logos/181459850np.jpg" alt="" /></div>Dropbox is to bring some big changes in coming months, with a greater emphasis on image sharing and file previews. Gone are the days of structured folders; the future seems to be document previews&#33; <a href="">Read more...</a> (Paul Ferson) Thu, 31 Jan 2013 09:01:12 +0000 Simple Android Backup brings backups to non-rooted phones <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="/images/news/logos/241536846android-blue-bg.png" alt="" /></div>Preserving a backup from your Android handset can be a wise idea, though it has been one that has long required root access. While not the first to avoid this, SAB claims to be able to avoid rooting. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Paul Ferson) Fri, 11 Jan 2013 22:12:42 +0000 Bing testing expanded content view on homepage <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>It appears, thanks to a screenshot from a tipster, that Microsoft is testing an expanded content view for Bing. The idea seems to be to provide more content on the home page with an an expanding pane. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Brad Sams) Tue, 23 Oct 2012 12:50:46 +0000 Google takes action against SEO spamming politician <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="/images/news/logos/19535579601.jpg" alt="" /></div>Grant Shapps, a Conservative housing minister in the UK, was found to have abused Google&#039;s Adsense. Now, the search engine has responded in turn, blacklisting 19 sites operated by the family. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Paul Ferson) Sat, 08 Sep 2012 12:47:35 +0000 TechSpot: How to Access Region-Locked Online Content From Anywhere <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="/images/news/logos/1115542051ethernet_logo.jpg" alt="" /></div>Online services like Netflix, Hulu, Pandora, Spotify, Steam and many others have changed the way millions of people access media. They&#039;ve brought upon an era of instant, on-demand digital media... <a href="">Read more...</a> (Julio Franco) Tue, 04 Sep 2012 08:53:45 +0000 Google explains how new search results will impact YouTube <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="/images/news/logos/797488219news-logo-google-logo-colour.png" alt="" /></div>Google offered Neowin some new information about their upcoming search result changes, including how that information will impact results from its own YouTube service. <a href="">Read more...</a> (John Callaham) Mon, 13 Aug 2012 14:21:07 +0000 Could YouTube avoid Google's crackdown on pirates? <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="/images/news/logos/122708913youtube2011.png" alt="" /></div>Google&#039;s recently announced efforts to cut down the search results for websites that have pirated content have raised questions on how searches for YouTube videos will be affected. <a href="">Read more...</a> (John Callaham) Sun, 12 Aug 2012 18:15:13 +0000 GEMA could have crippled YouTube due to copyright <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>GEMA, a German group responsible for royalty collection, has managed to take Google to court over YouTube&#039;s copyrighted videos, winning the case and potentially unleashing havoc on the site. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Paul Ferson) Fri, 20 Apr 2012 21:29:53 +0000 3DTV still failing to excite buyers <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="/images/news/logos/1391635321GlassesIcon.png" alt="" /></div>3D may be making big bucks in cinemas across the globe, but sales of 3DTVs to home users remain sluggish, to say the least. A new survey suggest that this isn&#039;t likely to change any time soon. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Andy Weir) Fri, 04 Nov 2011 10:38:07 +0000 Facebook buys content sharing service <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="/images/news/logos/119121962a.jpg" alt="" /></div>It looks like Facebook has plans to continue branching into areas of the social networking world that the company has yet to penetrate. Over the weekend,, a popular private content sharing platform, announced via... <a href="">Read more...</a> (Tzvi Friedman) Mon, 01 Nov 2010 15:29:46 +0000 Hulu coming to Xbox Live? <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="/images/news/logos/238762885huluplus_app_logo.jpg" alt="" /></div>While Microsoft's E3 2010 offering will undoubtedly focus on Project Natal and expanding the life span of its flagship gaming console, it seems like Hulu might grab some time in the limelight. Gearlive, citing a... <a href="">Read more...</a> (Tzvi Friedman) Wed, 02 Jun 2010 12:45:16 +0000 Google vs. Hulu: can it be avoided? <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="/images/news/logos/8365113191854278940tv.jpg" alt="" /></div>Google and Hulu may be two totally separate and different companies, but they do share one important trait: they don't mind picking a fight. Starting with search, Google pushed and shoved its way into many... <a href="">Read more...</a> (Tzvi Friedman) Tue, 25 May 2010 23:19:21 +0000 Hulu won't be coming to the UK, talks abandoned <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="/images/news/logos/238762885huluplus_app_logo.jpg" alt="" /></div>If you live in the UK and have been waiting to get in on some Hulu action, you can forget about it. Hulu has reportedly abandoned its plan to bring the popular US based... <a href="">Read more...</a> (Brad Sams) Tue, 27 Apr 2010 21:08:01 +0000 Time to pay up - News Corp, AP tell search engines <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="/images/news/logos/19535579601.jpg" alt="" /></div>The heads of two of the worlds largest news outlets, Tom Curley from The Associated Press and Rupert Murdoch from News Corp, each spoke at a conference of 300 media representatives in Beijing this week... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Sun, 11 Oct 2009 01:22:30 +0000 Hulu may charge for content in the future <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="/images/news/logos/238762885huluplus_app_logo.jpg" alt="" /></div>People love Hulu for providing full episodes to TV shows and movies for free. Recently, Disney struck a deal with Hulu, and the company has also struck an international TV deal as well. They have... <a href="">Read more...</a> (Kevin Weiner) Thu, 04 Jun 2009 17:22:52 +0000 Amazon wants a 70% cut for newspaper content on the Kindle <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="/images/news/logos/2085595224amz.jpg" alt="" /></div>Amazon is not playing around with its revenue streams when it comes to offering content on the Kindle. They want a 70% cut of the subscription revenue and the rights to offer the content... <a href="">Read more...</a> (Brad Sams) Thu, 07 May 2009 16:55:30 +0000 Apple readying AV cables for an upcoming HD iPhone <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="/images/news/logos/996709829apple-logo-1.jpg" alt="" /></div>Apple has told Apple Authorized Resellers to begin placing their current Apple Composite AV Cable and Apple Component AV Cable on clearance, ahead of a new cable which will combine both functions alongside the launch... <a href="">Read more...</a> (Sam Symons) Sun, 19 Apr 2009 21:05:52 +0000