Twitter, YouTube, Instagram work on stealth advertising
The quandary for those who run social media networks is how to make money on them without antagonising and thus losing users through distracting ads.
10 years later, YouTube is a hit but faces challenges
Ten years after its launch, YouTube has become a household name for online video but faces an array of rivals in the market and lingering questions about its business model.
In a cameras-everywhere culture, science fiction becomes reality
Science fiction writer David Brin calls it "a tsunami of lights" - a future where tiny cameras are everywhere, lighting up everything we do, and even predicting what we'll do next.
US CEO cuts salary to boost employee pay to $70,000
One startup founder is making his own effort to respond to the issue of income inequality—cutting his own pay while seriously boosting that of his employees.
How children view privacy differently from adults
Have you seen the how-to video of a teenage girl styling her hair that went disastrously wrong? She was obviously very disturbed by what happened, yet still uploaded the footage onto YouTube. Do you think ...
Consumer groups claim YouTube kids app 'deceptive'
A coalition of consumer and child advocacy groups asked US regulators Tuesday to investigate Google's new YouTube app for children, claiming it inappropriately delivers too much advertising to young viewers.
A 'Beat the Clock' for the YouTube generation
This isn't your grandparents' "Beat the Clock."
User creativity made YouTube the world's biggest music service
Alternative variations from popular artists' videos may reach an audience of millions, shows the new study from Finland's Aalto University.
Vivendi confirms offer for video sharing site Dailymotion
Vivendi, the Paris-based media multinational, confirmed an offer for the online video sharing platform Dailymotion on Tuesday, a day after a Hong Kong company blamed France's protectionist policies for its decision to abandon ...
Turkish prosecutor seeks to block social media (Update)
Turkey on Monday blocked access to social networking sites, including Twitter and YouTube, over photos showing a militant pointing a gun at a prosecutor who died last week in a failed hostage rescue operation. ...
Goodbye to MP3s: Music listeners are happy with streaming services
In a survey of over 600 young Finns, 76% of respondents listened to music from YouTube every day.