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Facebook has provided more information about how it demotes certain content on the News Feed. This includes posts from "broadly untrusted news publishers" and "sensationalist health content".
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
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.
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.
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.
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.
Apple has apparently removed two of Telegram's apps from its App Store, citing "inappropriate content". Interestingly, the two applications continue to be available on the Google Play Store.
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.
If you've been lamenting the fact that your Facebook News Feed has become a never-ending stream of content from pages you probably haven't liked, a new update could end your suffering.
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.
The Chrome browser on Android got a new feature recently, though it's still hidden from the general public. Google Now can show tailored content in the New Tab page inside of the browser.
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.
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.
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's requiring those who aren't interested to opt out.
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.
Google won'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.
The creator of the world's largest torrent client has agreed a deal with the MPAA to combat piracy, which will see the company's video-on-demand service protected by a content recognition system.
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' GLA as a new driveable kart.
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.
As Microsoft works to strengthen its entertainment credentials, the company has hired a UK TV executive to join its Xbox team, "building amazing TV content experiences for Xbox's millions of users".
The latest figures from the UK'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.
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.
An update to Google'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.
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!
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.
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.
Grant Shapps, a Conservative housing minister in the UK, was found to have abused Google's Adsense. Now, the search engine has responded in turn, blacklisting 19 sites operated by the family.
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Google offered Neowin some new information about their upcoming search result changes, including how that information will impact results from its own YouTube service.
Google'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.
GEMA, a German group responsible for royalty collection, has managed to take Google to court over YouTube's copyrighted videos, winning the case and potentially unleashing havoc on the site.
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't likely to change any time soon.
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, drop.io, a popular private content sharing platform, announced via...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...