Celebrating Veterans Day

From heartwarming homecoming videos to personal vlogs about their service experiences, veterans turn to YouTube to help share their stories and form community. Thanks to their videos, we’ve been able to learn about some of the incredible individuals who serve our country, whether it’s Missy Lynn speaking out about her experience in the Air Force, Nick Bare chronicling his journey from the start of a new business to his last day in the Army, or a … [Read more...]

Ozuna: ‘Música Sin Fronteras’ – Appeal of Puerto Rico’s reggaeton sensation knows no borders

“Back then there was salsa,” reflects 25-year-old Puerto Rican superstar Ozuna in the new documentary “Musica Sin Fronteras.” “In another era you had rock, then you had time for electronic music. Well now today it’s time for reggaeton.”Led by the meteoric rise of “Despacito,” with its 4 billion views and counting, reggaeton and other Latin genres have dominated YouTube’s charts all year, with no signs of slowing. Currently, six of the top ten … [Read more...]

Introducing kid profiles, new parental controls, and a new exciting look for kids, which will begin rolling out today!

After talking to parents all over, we know that kids who love the YouTube Kids app are getting older and want a platform that’ll grow with them. Whether kids are watching Monster High, DC Kids, LEGO, learning their ABCs, or picking up the latest tricks in Minecraft, we want YouTube Kids to help. Here’s what’s new with YouTube Kids:When you sign in with your Google account, you get:Kid profiles to customize your kids’ experience: Now you can … [Read more...]

An update on our commitment to fight violent extremist content online

In June, we announced four steps we’re taking to combat terrorist content on YouTube:Better detection and faster removal powered by machine learning;More expert partners to help identify violative content;Tougher standards for videos that are controversial but do not violate our policies; andAmplified voices speaking out against hate and extremism.We shared our progress across these steps in August and wanted to update you again on where things … [Read more...]