MakeUseOf: The 10 Best Free Video Hosting Sites

MakeUseOf: The 10 Best Free Video Hosting Sites. “The move to streaming video services was quick. It started as a niche area for hardened geeks, but now this is the way almost all people watch videos. Uploading videos to the internet are now easier than ever. Free video hosting is just as common (with a few limits in place). But what service shall you choose? Here are the best free online hosting services for your videos.”

Nieman Journalism Lab: Could those information boxes under YouTube conspiracy videos add legitimacy instead of reduce it?

Nieman Journalism Lab: Could those information boxes under YouTube conspiracy videos add legitimacy instead of reduce it?. “I thought it was worth highlighting a criticism of YouTube’s system made last year by Mike Caulfield, who runs the Digital Polarization Initiative. Caulfield worried that embedding external information from Encyclopedia Britannica or other trusted sources might end up adding credibility to conspiracy videos rather than reducing it.”

BuzzFeed News: YouTube’s New Fact-Check Tool Flagged Notre Dame Fire Coverage And Attached An Article About 9/11

BuzzFeed News: YouTube’s New Fact-Check Tool Flagged Notre Dame Fire Coverage And Attached An Article About 9/11. “As the Notre Dame Cathedral went up in flames on Monday, YouTube flagged livestreams of the incident as possible sources of misinformation and then started showing people articles about the 9/11 attacks.”

The Next Web: YouTube’s plan to reward ‘quality’ content has some problems

The Next Web: YouTube’s plan to reward ‘quality’ content has some problems. “After a turbulent year, YouTube is allegedly doing some damage control with its advertisers. According to a report from Bloomberg, the company is looking for a way to reward constructive and quality content. The problem is that’s not something that can be done by algorithms. That’s something that’s going to take human eyeballs, looking at every video if the company doesn’t want another scandal.”

CNET: YouTube to develop its own choose-your-own-adventure shows

CNET: YouTube to develop its own choose-your-own-adventure shows. “Video streaming site YouTube is jumping into programming where viewers can directly interact with a show’s narrative, according to Bloomberg. These choose-your-own-adventure shows will be overseen by Ben Relles, YouTube’s head of unscripted programming for YouTube Originals.”

YouTube Blog: YouTube delivers Coachella 2019 to millions of global music fans with official two-weekend live stream

YouTube Blog: YouTube delivers Coachella 2019 to millions of global music fans with official two-weekend live stream. “For the ninth year in a row, YouTube continues to take the magic of Coachella beyond the Indio desert and into the homes and phones of millions of people around the world with the exclusive two-weekend live stream of Coachella 2019. … YouTube Music is turning it up a notch at Coachella 2019, making sure music fans — no matter where they are — can enjoy the world’s preeminent music festival in convenient and immersive new ways.”

Neowin: Criterion Collection resurrected with new streaming service; access to over 1,000 films

Neowin: Criterion Collection resurrected with new streaming service; access to over 1,000 films. “It was five months ago when many were crushed to learn that FilmStruck, the home for the highly revered Criterion Collection, would be closing down. Today, a new service has been erected that will host all of the classics of the Criterion Collection, making it available to stream once again.”