YouTube Shorts $100 Million Fund Aims to Take on TikTok

YouTube has established a $100 million fund in an effort to attract creators to its YouTube Shorts TikTok competitor.

Mobile App Usage Up 30%, Hits 4.2 Hours Per Day

A new report shows how much mobile app usage has grown during the pandemic, reaching 4.2 hours per day, a 30% increase over 2019.

Twitter Testing In-Line YouTube Viewing

Twitter is testing a new feature that will let users watch YouTube videos in-line, without leaving the Twitter conversation.

YouTube Can Now Check For Copyright Issues During Upload

YouTube is rolling out a major new feature designed to protect content creators, warning them of potential copyright issues during upload.

Google Updates iOS YouTube App…Finally

Google has updated the first of its major iOS apps, after months of letting them languish.

Vimeo Raises $300 Million In Equity, Valued At $5.7 Billion

Vimeo has raised $300 million in equity, raising its valuation to some $5.7 billion as it prepares to become independent.

YouTube Runs Ads On Creators’ Videos Without Paying Them

Starting Wednesday, YouTube began running ads on some content creators’ videos without sharing the revenue those ads bring in.

YouTube.com Restores iOS Picture-in-Picture Compatibility

YouTube.com has restored iOS picture-in-picture (PiP) functionality after disabling it in September.

Google Sued For $3 Billion in the UK Over YouTube Privacy

Google is being sued for $3 billion in the UK over allegations that YouTube tracks children, violating the UK’s privacy laws.

UK and Australia Open Joint Investigation Into Clearview AI

The UK and Australia have announced a joint investigation into Clearview AI—to cheers of privacy advocates the world over.