YouTube sees surge in AI backed info stealing content
It installs Vidar, RedLine and Raccoon
YouTube has seen a recent surge in the number of videos containing harmful links to infostealers Vidar, RedLine, and Raccoon in their descriptions.
YouTube CEO steps down
No. 16 escapes the Village
Google's Number 16 employee and YouTube CEO Susan Wojcicki is stepping down from her role.
Google warns that Supremes could shut down the internet
Don't remove protection against content moderation
Search engine outfit Google has warned that a ruling against it in an ongoing Supreme Court (SC) case could put the internet at risk.
Google explains how it is going to fact-check things
Including on YouTube where it invented flat earth theory
Google has explained how its fact-checking initiatives will work soon in its bid to stop fake news and science. This will apply to YouTube which boffins have previously claimed was responsible for the return to popularity of flat earth theory.
Apple purges videos of its Worldwide Developer Conferences from YouTube
Fruity cargo cult Apple has conducted a “special operation” to purge YouTube of historical files from its history.
YouTube's dislike button pretty rubbish
Firefox strike back
Firefox developer Mozilla has been asking around about YouTube’s video moderation tools and discovered that most people think they are as useless as a chocoate teapot because the continue to recommend videos you have said are rubbish.
Google goes bankrupt
At least in Russia
Google is going to file for bankruptcy in Russia, although to be fair was only after Tsar Putin seized the company’s bank account and did a “special operation” on its funds.
Cop admits using Disney’s copyright trolls
To stop people videoing him
A US cop in Santa Ana, California came up with a wizard wheeze to stop people videoing him and putting up his arrests on YouTube – he played Disney songs on his squad car to make sure that the Enchanted Kingdom’s briefs would issue take down notices.
Russia going to sanction Google for telling the truth
In Tsar Putin’s Russia truth is not something we say out loud
Russia's communications watchdog has said it is taking punitive measures against Google for allegedly violating Russian law.
Trump’s “look at my face” book released
Twitter for those without opposable thumbs
Former US president Donald Trump's new social media venture, Truth Social, launched late on over the weekend in Apple's App Store.