Activision Blizzard esports leagues are moving from Twitch to YouTube. BBC News Source link"Overwatch and Call of Duty leagues move exclusively to YouTube"
Content moderators review hundreds of disturbing images each day for social media sites. BBC News Source link"Facebook and YouTube moderators sign PTSD disclosure"
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Google is introducing filters to the Subscriptions tab on its iOS app today, to make it less intimidating to figure out what to watch next (via 9to5Google). The company says it plans to bring them to Android phones “in the future.” The filters exist to help users more easily order their unwatched videos from channels they subscribe to — and could be particularly helpful for people who subscribe…"YouTube adds some basic subscription filters on iOS to make your backlog less intimidating"
The market for live-stream gamers intensifies as companies compete to sign exclusive deals. BBC News Source link"YouTube signs three top gamers away from rival Twitch"
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge YouTube executives have warned creators over the last few months that changes are coming to the platform to comply with a federal children’s privacy law. Today, those changes enter full effect: targeted ads will now be restricted from running on kids’ videos, and kids’ videos will lose access to comments and some other community features. YouTube has said kid-focused channels will see “a significant business impact” due to…"YouTube officially rolls out changes to children’s content following FTC settlement"
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge YouTube’s recent Studio update is finally giving people an easier way to deal with copyright claim disputes. The new update now lets creators address copyright disputes directly from their digital back-end workspace and gives them the option to trim out the claimed content in question. The “Assisted Trim” option is the biggest feature rolling out with the new Studio update, with the “endpoints of the edit pre-set to…"YouTube gives creators more control over copyright claim disputes with new update"
Youtube mobile app voice search | Google YouTube wants to make it easier for people to watch, control, and have the full YouTube experience on any device of their choosing. In a blog post published late last week, the platform outlined changes its product team made to its mobile apps this year, including a new feature that allows people to voice search on either the iOS or Android app, even when their phone is casting…"YouTube updates mobile app for improved TV experience"
The original series sets out to explain and demystify artificial intelligence technology. BBC News Source link"Robert Downey Jr launches YouTube doc featuring AI baby"
This time last year, Twitch was top of the molehill when it came to game streaming. Now several of its major stars are leaving for apparently greener pastures — namely, Mixer, YouTube, and Facebook (of all things). So what brought this on? The deepest of these cuts, by far, was Tyler “Ninja” Blevins. The most popular of Twitch’s stars, Ninja quickly rose to prominence thanks mostly to Fortnite. His celebrity is such that he can appear…"2019: The year Twitch streamers jumped ship to Mixer, YouTube & Facebook"