Looking ahead, Google bets big on monetising YouTube, Shorts in India
YouTube has now become the platform of choice for four out of every five people online in India while its short-video-making app called Shorts has grown in popularity, with 96 per cent aged 18 to 44 in the country using YouTube Shorts.
PM Modi addresses YouTube Fanfest, speaks about his 15-year journey on video sharing platform
The Prime Minister also completed 15 years on YouTube and shared his experience of creating a global impact through the medium. Addressing the YouTuber community, Modi expressed delight in completing his 15-year YouTube journey and said that he is here today as a "fellow YouTuber".
YouTube ends cheaper ad-free 'Premium Lite' subscription plan
In an email to customers, the company announced it will no longer offer ‘Premium Lite’ after October 25 this year reports ‘The Verge’.
Pak-linked hacker who targets Indian entities spreading malware via fake YouTube apps
According to the cybersecurity company SentinelOne, the CapraRAT toolset has been used for surveillance against spear-phishing targets privy to affairs involving the disputed region of Kashmir, as well as human rights activists working on matters related to Pakistan.
Shorts may 'cannibalise' YouTube’s long-form video biz: Report
According to a report in The Financial Times, citing veteran YouTube staff, the short-video platform Shorts “risks cannibalising its core business”.
YouTube removes 1.9 mn videos for rule violations in India
Globally, the video-streaming giant removed over 6.48 million videos for rule violations.
YouTube sees over 1.7 bn views on AI tool-related videos in 2023
The platform also introduced YouTube’s Music AI Incubator.