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YouTube Go now released in South Africa

By Staff Writer 24 August 2018

We’re quite the fans of Google Go, which provides a less data intensive way to search. Now the company is doing something similar with the launch of YouTube Go in South Africa. FULL STORY >

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YouTube Red rebranded as YouTube Premium

By Robin-Leigh Chetty 17 May 2018

From 22 May onwards, YouTube Red will be known as YouTube Premium, costing $12 a month instead of $10, but users can still sign up for the previous price within the next five days. FULL STORY >

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No self control? YouTube now offers take a break reminders

By Staff Writer 14 May 2018

If you feel like you have lost a bit of self control and can’t quite handle your YouTube binges, the company has come up with a solution. Sort of. FULL STORY >

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YouTube says it has 1.8 billion logged-in viewers every month

By Robin-Leigh Chetty 4 May 2018

Despite the frustration of its creators, YouTube has reached a new milestone, with the company reporting that 1.8 billion viewers are logged into the platform each month. FULL STORY >

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YouTube says it removed 8.3 million videos during Q4 2017

By Robin-Leigh Chetty 24 April 2018

The platform's first community guidelines report details the removal of 8.3 million videos between October and December 2017. FULL STORY >

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YouTube details new video upload process amid fears of demonetisation

By Robin-Leigh Chetty 18 April 2018

The company is aiming to help YouTubers understand why their videos get demonetised with a new uploading checklist. FULL STORY >

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YouTube HQ shooting leaves one dead and several wounded

By Robin-Leigh Chetty 4 April 2018

The latest in a series of shootings in the US, YouTube is targeted with one person left dead and several others severely injured. FULL STORY >

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YouTuber who killed her boyfriend sentenced to jail

By Staff Writer 16 March 2018

In a tragic story that has no winners, Monalisa Perez, the woman who shot dead her boyfriend in a YouTube prank gone wrong, was sentenced to six months in prison. FULL STORY >

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Four hours the limit for watching disturbing YouTube videos

By Staff Writer 14 March 2018

There is indeed a limit to how much disturbing content you can watch on YouTube, and that seems to be set at four hours a day. FULL STORY >

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Logan Paul returns to YouTube with suicide prevention video

By Robin-Leigh Chetty 25 January 2018

The controversial YouTuber's short lived hiatus from the platform is broken with a video about suicide prevention. FULL STORY >

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YouTube removing #TidePodChallenge videos

By Staff Writer 18 January 2018

If you’ve ever considered eating laundry detergent to get some views on YouTube, you can just stop there. FULL STORY >

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Making money off YouTube just got harder

By Staff Writer 17 January 2018

It just became more difficult to monetise your videos on YouTube, with the video streaming service’s tightening the requirements to become part of the YouTube Partner Program (YPP). FULL STORY >

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Logan Paul pulled from Google's Preferred Ads, with YouTube Red projects put on hold

By Robin-Leigh Chetty 11 January 2018

The divisive YouTuber is facing severe consequences following his video from the Japanese suicide forest. FULL STORY >

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Music heavy list feature for YouTube’s Top SA Videos of the Year

By Staff Writer 7 December 2017

With the list of top videos internationally released yesterday. YouTube has now provided South Africa’s Top 10 Videos, and Music Videos for 2017. FULL STORY >

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YouTube reveals Top 10 videos of 2017

By Staff Writer 6 December 2017

It’s that time of year again when all the Top 10 lists start appearing. One of the first out of the blocks is YouTube, providing us with their Top 10 trending videos of the year, plus the top music videos. FULL STORY >

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