Sunday, 2 October, 2022

Topic: YouTube

Over 7 lakh watch as SC starts live-streaming hearings. ‘Real’ Sena tussle rakes in most views

Other proceedings live-streamed included hearing on 103rd Constitutional Amendment and challenge to All India Bar Exam. Blow to team Thackeray, no stay on ECI hearing Shinde’s plea.

Ytviews is bringing a special platform that will be revolutionary for social media content creators

Ytviews provide real-time viewership and subscribers on platforms such as YouTube, Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Snapchat, Spotify, Tumblr and many more.

India bans 8 YouTube channels, 1 from Pakistan, for spreading ‘religious hate, security lies’

The Ministry of Information and Broadcasting said the cumulative viewership of these channels were 114 crore, and they had a subscription base of 87 lakh.

Centre blocks 8 YouTube channels for spreading disinformation under IT Rules, 2021

Ministry of Information & Broadcasting blocked seven Indian & one Pakistan-based YouTube news channels for sharing fake news linked to national security, foreign relations among others.

IIT graduate to ‘Flying Beast’ – How Gaurav Taneja’s online fame led to his Noida Metro arrest

Gaurav Taneja was one of the first Indians to create a social media empire. He has also done TEDx talks, been a ‘whistleblower’ against Air Asia and met Barack Obama.

Sidhu Moose Wala’s song on SYL water canal removed from YouTube

Released after his death, the song is said to have highlighted the dispute over water sharing between Punjab and Haryana and also featured visuals of controversial figures

Video of men ‘protesting’ Nupur Sharma’s controversial remarks is from 2021 rally in Pakistan

The Tehran Times mistakenly passed off a Pakistani far-right leader's commemoration ceremony as backlash against the BJP.

YouTube CEO says work remains to curb misinformation but committed to free speech

Speaking at the World Economic Forum in Davos, YouTube CEO Susan Wojcicki also said the platform continues to operate in Russia in order to deliver independent news there.

Rise of social media leading to privacy & IP disputes. Indian laws need teeth to tackle them

GDPR directives make platforms such as Facebook and YouTube responsible for ensuring that copyright-infringing content is not hosted on their sites.

7 pro tips to increase your YouTube channel engagement

Here are seven simple yet powerful strategies that can boost your YouTube engagement in a short time.

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Illustration by Prajna Ghosh | ThePrint

Over 38% inmates in Indian jails are OBCs, 10% increase in a decade, study finds

Religious minorities, specifically Muslims and Sikhs, have been overrepresented among prison inmates for years now, but there have been some shifts in the last decade, NCRB data shows.
A man counts Indian currency notes inside a shop in Mumbai, India | Reuters/Francis Mascarenhas

RBI tells state refiners to reduce dollar buying in spot market, contain sharp fall in rupee

RBI has ensured that $9 billion has been made available at overseas branches of some Indian banks for the country's three state-run refiners to tap, according to sources.


Naval Group & IIT Goa signing agreement to extend partnership on 28 September | Twitter @navalgroup

France’s Naval Group, IIT Goa extend R&D deal for underwater surveillance, submarine imaging

Agreement will act as catalyst for improving analysis of data collected by underwater sensors through application of neural systems & AI.

India’s hijab supporters will lose even if they win SC battle. Because the real war is political

In a highly polarised time, cornered minorities tend to lean back and protect the roots and fundamentals of what is so dear to them. Politically, it can often be a bad trap.