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How Reels affects your Child brain
ANALYSIS

How Reels affects your Child brain

In today's digital era, social media platforms have become an integral part of our lives, and social media platforms like Facebook, Instagram, Youtube stands out as one of the most popular platforms. One of its highly influential features, called "Reels," has taken these platform by storm. These captivating video clips have an uncanny ability to capture our attention, keeping us scrolling for hours. However, it's crucial to explore the detrimental effects these social media reels can have on the developing child brain. The impact lies in the intriguing domain of dopamine, commonly known as the "feel-good" neurotransmitter. Understanding the Dopamine Rush Dopamine plays a significant role in regulating mood, motivation, and reward as a chemical messenger in the brain. The neurotransmit...
YouTube acquired Indian video e-Commerce platform Simsim
ACQUISITION

YouTube acquired Indian video e-Commerce platform Simsim

New Delhi, Jul 20th, 2021: YouTube said it will acquire Indian video e-commerce platform Simsim, as part of its efforts to help small businesses and retailers in India reach new customers. The detail of the transactions has not been disclosed. "We are taking another step to help viewers discover and buy products from local businesses, we have signed a definitive agreement to acquire Simsim and expect to complete the transaction in the coming weeks," Google said in a blogpost. There will be no immediate changes to Simsim and the app will continue operating independently, it added. YouTube is working on ways to showcase Simsim offers to YouTube viewers. In a joint statement, Simsim co-founders Amit Bagaria, Kunal Suri, and Saurabh Vashishtha said, "The platform was started to he...
Google Cloud and Youtube Revenue Jumps, Alphabet Shares Slump 4 Percent
BUSINESS

Google Cloud and Youtube Revenue Jumps, Alphabet Shares Slump 4 Percent

Detailing its cloud computing and YouTube revenues for the first time, Alphabet reported that profits rose 19 percent from a year ago in the quarter to nearly $10.7 billion as revenues increased 17 percent to $46 billion. Alphabet and Google chief executive Sundar Pichai touted YouTube as a revenue star at the company, with ad revenue reaching $15 billion last year in an increase of about 36 percent from 2018. YouTube music and television premium services now have more than 20 million paid subscribers, according to Pichai. Despite assurances by executives that Alphabet sees plenty of money-making potential ahead and is investing to capitalize on long-term trends, Alphabet shares slipped more than four percent in after-market trades that followed release of the earnings figures. ...
Google Fined $170 mn for Sharing Kids YouTube Channel Data
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Google Fined $170 mn for Sharing Kids YouTube Channel Data

Google agreed to pay USD 170 million to settle charges that it illegally collected and shared data from children on its YouTube video service, deal critics said was too soft on the internet giant. The settlement with the Federal Trade Commission and the New York State Attorney General is the largest amount in a case involving the Children's Online Privacy Protection Act, a 1998 federal law, officials said. Officials said YouTube violated the law that requires child-directed websites and online services to provide notice of their information practices and obtain parental consent prior to collecting personal information from children under 13. The company marketed itself as a destination for children and benefitted by selling advertising to toymakers and others seeking to connect w...
How to Set up a Successful YouTube channel
Tech

How to Set up a Successful YouTube channel

The scope and reach of the internet are increasing day by day. Along with it, the scope of earning through the Internet is also increasing tremendously. The Internet has provided new and innovative opportunities to make online money and as it has made it possible for lots of people to work from home. There are different ways in which one can earn online. In this article, we are specifically going to focus on how you can earn with the help of YouTube channel. About YouTube and YouTube channel YouTube is the most popular video streaming website on the internet. It started off independently and seeing its success, it was bought by Google around two decades back and since then it has been a part of Google and it is regularly progressing in its popularity. Every day, multi-million uses b...
YouTube Took Down 58 Million Videos that Violated its Policies
Tech

YouTube Took Down 58 Million Videos that Violated its Policies

The biggest video streaming platform YouTube has reportedly taken down more than 58 million videos and 224 million comments during the third quarter based on violations of its policies. Along with this, government officials and interest groups in the United States, Europe and Asia have been pressuring YouTube, Facebook and other social media services to quickly identify and remove extremist and hateful content that critics have said incite violence. The European Union has proposed online services should face steep fines unless they remove extremist material within one hour of a government order to do so.  An official at India's Ministry of Home Affairs speaking on the condition of anonymity stated that social media firms had agreed to tackle authorities' requests to rem...
7 year Old Ryan Become Highest Paid YouTube Star
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7 year Old Ryan Become Highest Paid YouTube Star

As per the Forbes list of "Highest-Paid YouTube Stars 2018", a seven-year-old American boy Ryan become this year's highest-paid YouTube star. Ryan with impressive earnings of USD 22 million beat some of the very known names in the business. Ryan of "Ryan Toysreview", who makes his millions by reviewing everything from toys, cars, Legos through simple home-made videos that are then uploaded on his YouTube channel by his parents. The prestigious US business magazine said these short videos have made Ryan one of the most popular influencers online, with 17.3 million followers and a total of nearly 26 billion views since he and his parents launched his main channel, Ryan ToysReview, in March 2015. "For Ryan, this means not only an endless stream of toys to play with but also a seem...
Facebook Brings Monetisation Tool for Indian Content Creators
BUSINESS

Facebook Brings Monetisation Tool for Indian Content Creators

With an aim to popularise original videos on its platform and give a fight to YouTube, Facebook has announced that it is introducing multiple monetization tools for the Indian content creators. This was announced during its first Indian “Creator Day” event. Facebook has opened ad breaks to all qualifying video creators to help them earn money. The new feature will allow the creators in India to join ad breaks to get a 55% share of the revenue from the video ads shown to the viewer. These ad breaks will available for eligible partners in Hindi, Bengali, Tamil, Malayalam and English. But, the creators will have to follow certain guidelines in order to be able to allow ads. Starting with the first one, ad breaks can only be included in long-form videos with length of three minutes an...
YouTube Originals is Coming to India with AR Rehman’s Show
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YouTube Originals is Coming to India with AR Rehman’s Show

The most popular video streaming platform YouTube which is owned by Google is introducing its YouTube Originals to India in partnership with music maestro A.R. Rahman for its first such show in the country. After Netflix and Amazon Prime Video, YouTube is also bringing in 'Originals' for the Indian audience. Meanwhile, the India originals will be on the company’s ad-supported platform. But it will, gradually, launch an ad-free subscription service called YouTube Premium. "Affordable data costs are driving video consumption in India, data usage is about 8 GB a month per subscriber. This has pushed online video consumption as well, which is now about 75% of all mobile traffic as per industry reports," said YouTube India Head of Entertainment Satya Raghavan.  Satya Raghavan also stated t...
Facebook Launches Video-on-Demand Service Facebook Watch
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Facebook Launches Video-on-Demand Service Facebook Watch

With all the social media platforms coming up with various innovations, Facebook has also introduced its Facebook Watch video-on-demand service for all users. With this particular feature, the users can view video on different categories like sports, news, entertainment along with videos from content creators. Facebook Watch will provide an experience similar to that of YouTube where users can comment and react to videos on real time. This feature was first launched in 2017 in the US, however, now it will be available for all the users. The company is basically launching the Watch service globally to boost its advertisement revenue. "Taking Watch global also means new opportunities for creators and publishers around the world. We’re expanding our Ad Breaks program so more partners can ...
Youtube Projects Original Programming In India, Japan Other Markets
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Youtube Projects Original Programming In India, Japan Other Markets

YouTube is planning to create scripted series and another original programming for international markets including France, Germany, Japan, Mexico and India in order to draw new customers to its paid subscription service, informed a senior executive. YouTube allows users to upload, view, rate, share, add to favourites, report, comment on videos, and subscribe to other users. It offers a wide variety of user-generated and corporate media videos. Several programming will appear on YouTube Premium, the monthly subscription service formerly called YouTube Red. Other content will be available on YouTube’s free service with advertising. The programming will consist of multiple genres such as music documentaries, reality series, talk shows and scripted series, Susanne Daniels, informed Yo...
Reliance Jio OS Provider Raises Investment From Google
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Reliance Jio OS Provider Raises Investment From Google

Google is increasingly pushing itself as a startup investor as it has invested $22 million into KaiOS, the company that has built an eponymous operating system for feature phones that packs a range of native apps and other smartphone-like services. Under the new partnership, Google services like Assistant, Maps, YouTube, and Google Search will be available to KaiOS users, as informed by the Hong Kong company in a post. KaiOS CEO Sebastien Codeville in a statement, This funding will help us fast-track development and global deployment of KaiOS-enabled smart feature phones, allowing us to connect the vast population that still cannot access the internet, especially in emerging markets. It is interesting to note that KaiOS has played a significant role in pushing feature phone demand ...