Search Engine Journal: Facebook’s Popularity Plummets As YouTube Takes Top Spot With Teens

Search Engine Journal: Facebook’s Popularity Plummets As YouTube Takes Top Spot With Teens. “A Pew Research Center survey of American teenagers ages 13 to 17 finds Facebook usage is down as they gravitate toward video-centric social media apps. The percentage of US teens who say they use Facebook dropped from 71%, recorded in a similar survey in 2015, to 32% in 2022.”

Engadget: YouTube is reportedly planning to launch a ‘channel store’ for streaming services

Engadget: YouTube is reportedly planning to launch a ‘channel store’ for streaming services. “YouTube has been working on an online store where you can purchase subscriptions for various streaming services, according to The Wall Street Journal. The Google-owned video streaming platform has reportedly been developing a ‘channel store’ for at least the past 18 months and is currently in talks with potential partner companies.”

MakeUseOf: 5 Sites to Discover the Best YouTube Channels and Creators Recommended for You

MakeUseOf: 5 Sites to Discover the Best YouTube Channels and Creators Recommended for You. “You’ve probably subscribed to a few channels already. Then YouTube has recommended a few others you might like based on that. But let’s face it, these are often quite bad. So if you’re sick of irrelevant YouTube recommendations for channels, you need to go away from its algorithm and find other ways to discover creators.”

Tubefilter: Lawsuit from Grammy winner claims that YouTube’s copyright systems “reduce the value of all works”

Tubefilter: Lawsuit from Grammy winner claims that YouTube’s copyright systems “reduce the value of all works”. “On August 1, A California judge denied YouTube‘s request to throw out a 2020 lawsuit filed by jazz musician Maria Schneider. The suit, which argues that YouTube fails to protect smaller creators from infringement, will now be allowed to move forward.”

Daily Journal Online: New Missouri State Archives’ YouTube channel is launched

Daily Journal Online: New Missouri State Archives’ YouTube channel is launched. “Secretary of State Jay Ashcroft has announced the launch of a new YouTube channel curated by the Missouri State Archives, a division within his office. The platform offers the public unprecedented access to historic films created by Missouri state government, along with recordings of the State Archives’ Thursday Evening Speaker Series and other Missouri history-related content.”

New York Times: You, Too, Can Strike It Rich on YouTube!

New York Times: You, Too, Can Strike It Rich on YouTube!. “YouTube automation has led to a cottage industry with online influencers offering tutorials and opportunities for fast money. But, as is often the case with promises of quickly made fortunes in online businesses, the YouTube automation process can be a money pit for aspiring internet entrepreneurs and a magnet for poseurs selling unhelpful services.”

Oddity Central: Man Tries to Perform Nose Job on Himself, Unsurprisingly Ends Up in the Hospital

Oddity Central: Man Tries to Perform Nose Job on Himself, Unsurprisingly Ends Up in the Hospital . “You can find all sorts of DIY tutorials on YouTube these days, and that apparently includes nose surgery as well. However, just because someone says you don’t have to be a doctor to perform an operation, especially if it’s on yourself doesn’t make it a good idea. Unfortunately, one Sao Paolo man actually tried to do his own rhinoplasty using a YouTube video as a guide and ended up at the Campo Limpo Emergency Care Unit with an infected wound.”

Bloomberg: Google Defeats Lawsuit Decrying Animal Abuse Videos on YouTube

Bloomberg: Google Defeats Lawsuit Decrying Animal Abuse Videos on YouTube. “An animal rights group failed in a legal attempt to force Google to do more to keep videos of animal abuse off its YouTube streaming platform. Alphabet Inc.’s Google is protected by a federal law, Section 230 of the Communications Decency Act, that shields internet platforms from lawsuits based on content posted by their users, Santa Clara Superior Court Judge Sunil R. Kulkarni said in a tentative ruling Wednesday.”