Local YouTube Influencer May Have Caught Little League Board Member In Sex ScandalA local YouTube influencer's video went viral, when he became the star of his own version of “To Catch A Predator.”
Illinois Writer With Disabilities, Melissa Blake, Shuts Down Internet Trolls With Message: ‘You’re Not Going To Get The Best Of MeFive years after GamerGate brought global attention to the scourge of harassment towards women in male-dominated industries, an Illinois writer with a genetic disorder tweeted multiple selfies in defiant response to YouTube commenters who made derogatory and hateful comments about her looks.
YouTube To Pay $170 Million Fine After Violating Kids' Privacy LawGoogle's video site YouTube has been fined $170 million to settle allegations it collected children's personal data without their parents' consent.
Report: YouTube To Pay FTC Fine Over Kids' Data ProtectionConcerns have been raised about how YouTube collects minors' information and also about comments from pedophiles that have plagued the site.
What's Your Data Worth To Big Tech? Bill Would Compel AnswerThe measure would require commercial services with more than 100 million active monthly users to disclose to their customers and financial regulators the types of data they collect.
YouTube Updates Hate Speech Guidelines To Prohibit VideosYouTube is updating its hate speech policies to prohibit videos with white supremacist and neo-Nazi content.
JOY RIDE: Kids Drive Off-Road Vehicles Down Dan Ryan ExpresswayOmar Orozco couldn’t believe his eyes: three kids in two off-road vehicles going down the Dan Ryan Expressway at about 60 mph.
Former You Tube Star Austin Jones Sentenced To 10 Years In Prison For Child Porn, Demanded Explicit Videos From His Teenage FansIllinois You Tube star Austin Jones was sentenced on Friday after he admitted to pressuring underage fans online into sending him sexually-explicit videos.
Prosecutors Asking For 11-Year Prison Sentence For YouTube Star Austin JonesProsecutors are asking for an 11-year prison sentence for a YouTube star from Illinois who has admitted to pressuring underage fans online into sending him sexually-explicit videos.
Former YouTube Star Austin Jones Pleads Guilty To Child Pornography ChargeAustin Jones, a YouTube star from Bloomingdale, pleaded guilty to one count of receipt of child pornography Friday.
YouTube Bans Dangerous Prank VideosA recent "Bird Box challenge" featured videos of people engaging in activities while blindfolded. People also were sickened in a challenge that involved eating Tide detergent pods.
Meet Emily Graslie, The Youtuber Who Became Chief Curiosity Correspondent At Field MuseumAs the star of her own YouTube channel, "The Brain Scoop," the 29-year-old is part comedian and part science tutor.
Researchers: YouTube's Efforts Combating Extremist Videos Falling ShortYouTube, which is owned by Google, incorporated aspects of the "Redirect Method" last year.
The Rise Of Social Media InfluencersInfluencers are now so plentiful, and powerful, that the federal government has begun requiring them to clearly identify who's picking up the tab.
YouTube Took Down More Than 8 Million Videos In 3 MonthsYoutube is once again trying to clean up its platform. On Monday, the Google-owned company said it took down more than 8 million videos between October and December for violating its community guidelines.