YouTube steps further into the political arena by introducing further restrictions on firearms videos

Full Article : BetaNews – https://betanews.com/2018/03/23/youtube-introduces-more-firearms-video-restrictions/ YouTube has stepped further into the debate surrounding gun control by introducing new restrictions on weapon-related videos on its platform. The move sees Google nailing its political colors to … Read more

Wikipedia didn’t know about YouTube’s plans to show its content next to conspiracy videos

Full Article : BetaNews – https://betanews.com/2018/03/15/wikipedia-unware-of-youtube-plans/ YouTube’s announcement that it plans to display content from Wikipedia next to conspiracy videos in the name of balance and providing the “right information” caught many people by surprise … Read more

Google Maps gains wheelchair accessibility info in several cities

Full Article : BetaNews – https://betanews.com/2018/03/15/google-maps-wheelchair-accessibility-2/ Google is adding some important accessibility information to Maps, letting users see whether or not routes are navigable by wheelchair. The company says the extra data will be useful … Read more

Advertisers pull ads from Alex Jones’ YouTube channel because they don’t want to be linked to InfoWars

Full Article : BetaNews – https://betanews.com/2018/03/05/advertisers-pull-infowars-alex-jones-ads/ Just over a week ago, YouTube decided to remove an InfoWars video from the Alex Jones’ channel for breaching site rules about harassment. In videos, students who had spoken … Read more

Google launches Mobile Real-time Video Segmentation as limited beta (AI green screen to you and I)

Full Article : BetaNews – https://betanews.com/2018/03/04/google-youtube-green-screen/ Google is testing a new AI green screen tool for YouTube called Mobile Real-time Video Segmentation. We’ve become used to every chat tool worth its salt offering AR overlays … Read more

Dropbox partners with Google Cloud for integration with Docs, Gmail and Hangouts Chat

Full Article : BetaNews – https://betanews.com/2018/03/02/dropbox-google-cloud-g-suite-partnership/ Dropbox has joined forces with Google Cloud to bring integration with G Suite. The move comes out of a recognition that people tend to use more than one cloud … Read more

Google’s Slack alternative Hangouts Chat exits beta

Full Article : BetaNews – https://betanews.com/2018/03/01/google-hangouts-chat/ After a period of beta testing, Google is unleashing Hangouts Chat on the world. Despite the name crossover, the service is completely separate to Google Hangouts, and over the … Read more