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Anurag Thakur: Govt blocked 94 YouTube channels, 19 social media accounts in 2021-22

Anurag Thakur: Govt blocked 94 YouTube channels, 19 social media accounts in 2021-22

🕔18:45, 21.Jul 2022

New Delhi, July 21 (IANS) Information and Broadcasting Minister Anurag Thakur said on Thursday that in 2021-22, the ministry took strong action against YouTube channels working against the interest of the country. Responding to a question in the Rajya Sabha, Thakur

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Govt blocks 22 YouTube channels for spreading disinformation

Govt blocks 22 YouTube channels for spreading disinformation

🕔16:38, 5.Apr 2022

The Ministry of Information and Broadcasting on Tuesday blocked 22 YouTube channels, including 18 Indians for spreading disinformation related to the country’s national security, foreign relations and public order. The ministry also blocked three Twitter accounts, one Facebook account and

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YouTube creators contributed Rs 6,800 cr to Indian economy in 2020

YouTube creators contributed Rs 6,800 cr to Indian economy in 2020

🕔14:56, 3.Mar 2022

YouTube’s growing creator ecosystem is generating considerable economic value for the indian market and contributed Rs 6,800 crore to the country’s GDP, while supporting 6.83 lakh full-time equivalent jobs in 2020, the Google-owned platform said on Thursday. Mumbai, March 3

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Google Search, YouTube sales soar to record high in pandemic

Google Search, YouTube sales soar to record high in pandemic

🕔13:20, 28.Jul 2021

San Francisco, July 28  Riding on Search and YouTube advertising growth amid the pandemic, Alphabet has posted a record $61.88 billion in revenue for its June quarter. Google Search reached a record $35.8 billion in revenue (up 68 per cent)

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Top 100 subscription apps earned $13B in 2020, YouTube leads

Top 100 subscription apps earned $13B in 2020, YouTube leads

🕔12:12, 12.Feb 2021

New Delhi, Feb 12  Global consumer spending in the top 100 non-game subscription-based apps grew 34 per cent (year-over-year) from $9.7 billion in 2019 to $13 billion last year. YouTube was the subscription app leader across both Apple and Google

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YouTube reaches 265 mn users in India

YouTube reaches 265 mn users in India

🕔20:13, 9.Apr 2019

Mumbai, April 9  Google-owned YouTube on Tuesday announced that India was its largest and fastest growing audience in the world with more than 265 million monthly active users. “India is now both our biggest audience and one of our fastest

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YouTube removes 7.8 mn violative videos in July-Sept

YouTube removes 7.8 mn violative videos in July-Sept

🕔20:07, 14.Dec 2018

New Delhi, Dec 14 (IANS) Video-sharing giant YouTube has removed as many as 7.8 million videos between July and September, in its attempt to address violative content on the video platform. According to YouTube’s latest “YouTube Community Guidelines Enforcement” report, 81

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YouTube launches investment in educational content, creators

YouTube launches investment in educational content, creators

🕔10:43, 23.Oct 2018

San Francisco, Oct 23  Google-owned YouTube has announced an investment of $20 million in educational content and creators to expand its initiative to support people across the world in sharing knowledge and pursuing learning on the platform. YouTube said on

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YouTube to roll out new music service on May 22

YouTube to roll out new music service on May 22

🕔14:38, 17.May 2018

San Francisco, May 17  YouTube is rolling out a new service “YouTube Music” on May 22 to seperate the music and film components on the Google-owned video-sharing platform. “YouTube Music” is a mobile app and desktop player with multiple playlists,

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Facebook launches YouTube competitor called ‘Watch’

Facebook launches YouTube competitor called ‘Watch’

🕔10:15, 10.Aug 2017

San Francisco, Aug 10  In an apparent bid to take on Google-owned YouTube, Facebook has rolled out ‘Watch’ – a redesigned video platform for creators and publishers. The social media giant last year launched ‘Video’ tab in the US which

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