YouTube suspends Donald Trump’s channel for at least 7 days

Posted by - January 13, 2021

YouTube has become the latest social network to suspend President Trump. The Google-owned service has prevented his account from uploading new videos or live-streaming material for a minimum of seven days, and has said it may extend the period. The firm said the channel had broken its rules over the incitement of violence. The president

Google and YouTube launch new teaching resources

Posted by - March 23, 2020

Google and YouTube have launched new resource pages to help teachers and families continue to educate students while they’re home from school due to the novel coronavirus. Google’s page, called Teach From Home, offers recommendations on how teachers can teach remotely using Google products. Right now, the page features ideas like doing a video call

Google wants to Work with Huawei despite US China Trade Ban

Posted by - February 28, 2020

Google is reportedly eager to work with Huawei again, after telling German news publication DPA that it has applied for licensing with the US government. This comes after US president, Donald Trump claimed that Huawei is a danger to American national security in May 2019. Trump then went on to sign an executive order allowing his

YouTube is a $15 billion-a-year business, Google reveals for the first time

Posted by - February 4, 2020

[sg_popup id=”1″ event=”onload”][/sg_popup]YouTube generated nearly $5 billion in ad revenue in the last three months, Google revealed today as part of parent company Alphabet’s fourth quarter earnings report. This is the first report under newly instated Alphabet CEO Sundar Pichai, who took over as the chief executive of the entire company late last year after

YouTube appoints Alex Okosi as MD of emerging markets: EMEA

Posted by - January 23, 2020

YouTube announced the appointment of Alex Okosi as managing director of emerging markets for YouTube in Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA). Alex Okosi is the newly appointed managing director of emerging markets for YouTube in Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA), effective April 2020. Okosi will be responsible for running YouTube’s business and partnership

YouTube updates its policy on harassment

Posted by - December 12, 2019

YouTube has announced that it would be implementing a series of policy changes that improve the way the platform tackles harassment. “We systematically review all our policies to make sure the line between what we remove and what we allow is drawn in the right place and recognized earlier this year that for harassment, there

YouTube Unveils New Initiatives to Support Local Creators

Posted by - October 31, 2019

YouTube, the world’s most popular online video community has unveiled two new initiatives to support the growth of YouTube Creators in Nigeria. The first is a YouTube-driven promotional campaign that features upcoming content from top local YouTube channels and Creators. The second is a partnership with MTN, which will see creators provided with free data

YouTube Music launches in South Africa

Posted by - March 13, 2019

YouTube has launched a new music streaming service called YouTube Music in South Africa. The service offers music videos, official albums, singles, remixes, live performances, covers and hard-to-find music you can only get on YouTube. YouTube Music offers a number of features music lovers will really enjoy, says Google SA Head of Marketing Asha Patel.