Research + News | Topic: YouTube
Nov 14, 2017
I Watched 1,000 Hours Of YouTube Kids’ Content And This Is What Happened
What do you get if you endlessly recombine Spiderman and the Joker with Elsa from Frozenand lashings of product placement for junk food brands like McDonalds? Read the article here.
Nov 9, 2017
YouTube Accused Of ‘Violence’ Against Young Children Over Kids’ Content
Google’s video service is filled with disturbing channels and pre-school-aimed videos such as dark Peppa Pig that ‘border on abuse’, says campaigner. Read the article here.
Nov 7, 2017
On YouTube Kids, Startling Videos Slip Past Filters
The app YouTube Kids contains dark corners, as videos that are disturbing for children slip past its filters, either by mistake or because bad actors have found ways to fool the YouTube Kids algorithms. Read the article here.
Nov 2, 2017
Why Do My Kids Waste Hours Watching Millennials Play Video Games On YouTube?
There is a monster cottage industry of millennials who record themselves playing video games, and many kids and teens have plunged into it. Read the article here.
Oct 31, 2017
YouTube’s Milestone: Users Now Watch 100 Million Hours Per Day On TV Sets
Every day, users of the video site watch 100 million hours of its content on TV sets, through smart TVs and devices like video game consoles and internet-connected set-top boxes. Read the article here.
Oct 19, 2017
Booze Often Glorified On YouTube Videos
Jul 24, 2017
The YouTube Star Who’s Teaching Kids How To Bake
Rosanna Pansino is a YouTube star and a celebrity chef. Her YouTube cooking show Nerdy Nummies has millions of subscribers, many of whom are children interested in baking. Read the article here.
Jul 13, 2017
The Worst Things Your Kid Can Learn On The Internet
Being aware that kids can discover some iffy stuff online – and discussing what to do with the information – are the best ways to keep kids safe. Read this blog post from Common Sense Media here.
Jun 16, 2017
12 YouTube Challenges Your Kid Already Knows About
Learn about the viral Internet stunts kids can’t resist — and help them play it safe. Read the blog post from Common Sense Media here.
Jun 6, 2017
13-Year-Old Girl Enters Rehab For Depression, Compulsive YouTube Viewing
There’s no question that people are consuming massive amounts of YouTube right now — to the tune of 1 billion hours of content every single day. But for some, it turns out, YouTube is becoming a bonafide addiction. Read the article here.