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YouTube’s making it easier for creators to turn longer content into Shorts

YouTube is introducing a tool to the YouTube app for iOS and Android that lets creators easily turn segments from longer videos into Shorts. YouTube...

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Meta will stop paying US publishers to put their content in Facebook’s News tab

In 2019 Facebook launched a News Tab with curated stories from approved organizations and paid some US publishers to aggregate content. Now those...

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Spotify amps up fiction podcast effort with new leader of scripted content

On the heels of Spotify’s blockbuster audio drama Batman Unburied, the company is promoting Gimlet executive Mimi O’Donnell to head of scripted...

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Meta adds an 18 and up tag in Horizon Worlds, opening the door to mature VR content

Meta seems to be opening the door to sexually suggestive and violent content in its user-generated Horizon Worlds VR spaces, though there are still...

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Russia fines Google $365 million over YouTube videos containing ‘prohibited’ content

Russia’s communications regulator is fining Google $365 million over its failure to remove videos from YouTube that Russia deemed...

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Instagram will start nudging teens away from content they continuously browse through

Instagram is rolling out its nudge feature, which encourages young users to spend time on a different topic if they’ve spent too long on posts with...

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How do you solve a problem like content moderation?

The advisory group will help the company devise policies to prevent and remove dangerous content as more creators flock to the platform. I hope...

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Instagram’s sensitive content filters are changing

Instagram is expanding its Sensitive Content Control feature to more areas of the platform. It’s also renaming the options to "More,"...

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Apple’s mixed reality headset will reportedly feature content created by Hollywood directors

Apple is reportedly teaming up with Hollywood directors, like Jon Favreau, to create video content for its upcoming virtual reality and augmented...

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Netflix adds content warning to Stranger Things season 4 premiere after Texas school shooting

In light of the Uvalde mass shooting, Netflix has issued a timely content warning for Stranger Things’ season 4 premiere. Due to the general but...

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Acer’s new Predator Helios 300 supports glasses-free 3D content

Acer’s latest gaming laptops are a mix of predictable and unexpected. It’s releasing a Helios 300 with its SpatialLabs 3D stereoscopic camera...

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Court lets Texas restrictions on social platform content moderation take effect

The Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals has granted a request from Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton to stay an injunction blocking HB 20, which limits...

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Amazon’s trying to solve problem of endless streaming content with IMDb games

Amazon has made an app for the Fire TV that’s meant to help people decide what to watch, without an hour of scrolling through separate streaming...

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Xbox mobile app will let you share game content as Snapchat-style Stories

Microsoft is updating the Xbox mobile app on iOS and Android to let you share your game moments in the form of Snapchat-style Stories. There are also...

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Google Cloud’s Media CDN lets companies build on the network that keeps YouTube running

Google Cloud has announced general availability of its Media CDN. This content delivery network has one selling point that others don’t: it’s the...

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Instagram shuffles hashtag content in a new test that removes its ‘recent’ tab

Instagram tweeted that it has begun testing the removal of its recent tab for hashtag searches. Currently being conducted on a small group, the test ...

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Instagram is begging you to stop reposting TikToks to Reels

Instagram and Facebook are desperate to get people to stop reposting TikToks on Reels and otherwise resharing content. So Insta is tweaking its...

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Ubisoft is done creating new content for Ghost Recon Breakpoint, even if you bought an NFT

Ubisoft is no longer creating new content for Ghost Recon Breakpoint — and that includes no NFTs for the game. The game gained some notoriety for...

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How to use Twitter’s content warnings when sharing sensitive images

A recently released Twitter feature lets you tag sensitive imagery, which hides it behind a warning about its content. It provides a compromise when...

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How to set your content rating in Disney Plus

Starting today, when you first sign in to your Disney Plus subscription, you’re going to be asked to select content ratings for all the users in...

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Disney’s queer content won’t save it from being on the wrong side of history

Disney CEO Bob Chapek says the company wants to do more to support queer people following its support of Florida’s "Don’t Say Gay"...

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Spotify removes content from Kremlin-backed RT and Sputnik and closes Russia office

Spotify has closed its office in Russia and has moved to remove content from Kremlin-backed outlets RT and Sputnik. It’s also restricting the...

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Twitter now lets you place content warnings on individual tweets

Twitter has added the option to add sensitive content warnings to individual photo and video tweets rather than putting a blanket warning on all...

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Tumblr is settling with NYC’s human rights agency over alleged porn ban bias

Tumblr and parent company Automattic have settled with the NYC Commission on Human Rights over its 2018 adult content ban, agreeing to moderation...

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TikTok is banning misgendering, deadnaming, and content promoting disordered eating

TikTok’s policy changes crack down on areas the app has come under fire for in the past, like content promoting eating disorders and dangerous...

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Here is the Spotify COVID content policy that lets Joe Rogan slide

Spotify is up in arms after musician Neil Young pulled his music from the platform over its choice to host, distribute, and monetize Joe Rogan’s...

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OPI announces Xbox-inspired nail polish that unlocks in-game content

OPI and Xbox are collaborating on 12 gaming-inspired nail polish colors, each unlocking in-game DLC for Halo Infinite and Forza Horizon 5. The line...

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Google faces nearly $100 million fine in Russia over failure to delete banned content

A Russian court has levied a $98 million fine against Google, saying that the company hasn’t deleted content deemed illegal in the country. Russia...

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