You’ll soon be able to report fake news on Instagram

Have you spotted fake news on your Instagram feed recently? The social media giant has come up with a new way to make it easier to report dodgy content online. Instagram wants its users to help prevent misinformation being shared on its platform. Starting from the end of August, if an Instagram user sees something […]

YouTube gaming star Etika found dead aged 29

A popular YouTube gamer has been found dead by police after he went missing last week. Daniel Desmond Amofah, 29, who posted gaming videos under the name Etika, was found dead in New York. He was reported missing six days ago. His belongings were found on Manhattan Bridge on Monday night. Concerns were raised last week when he […]

How much time do you spend on social media?

From checking Facebook while waiting for the bus in Valletta, to posting beautiful photos of Mdina on Instagram – social media plays a big role in our daily lives. Most of us in Malta and Gozo are slowly becoming social media addicts and spend a lot of time browsing online every day. But have you […]

Google ‘blocks Huawei from using apps on phones’

Google has blocked Huawei from using apps on its phones. Fears that the Chinese government could use Huawei to spy on other countries are thought to be the reason behind the move. Huawei is one of a number of manufacturers who use the Google-developed Android operating systems on its smartphones and tablets. Google reportedly halted […]

Most dieting blogs on social media ‘give bad advice’

Slimmers should not trust weight loss and diet advice on social media blogs, according to scientists. They found just one in nine of the most popular sites gave accurate information. Health experts claimed that social media bloggers often ‘offer inaccurate or biased diet advice’. Some touted opinion as fact and failed to provide evidence for […]

Taylor Swift’s new song demolishes YouTube record

Taylor Swift is back with a bang on 89.7 Bay. And the music video for her latest track ‘Me’ has smashed YouTube records, racking up an astonishing 65.2 million views in just one day.  Vevo also said that Me! broke the record for the most views in a single day. Reacting to the news, Taylor, […]

‘Despacito’ breaks a massive YouTube world record

Luis Fonsi and Daddy Yankee’s fans can’t get enough of their infectious tune Despacito. The song’s music video has racked up a record six billion views on YouTube. It’s the first video in internet history to smash the huge milestone, beating its nearest rival – Ed Sheeran’s Shape of You – by 1.9 billion views. […]

Here’s how you could start earning some cash through YouTube

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If you’ve ever dreamt of becoming a YouTuber here in Malta, now is the perfect time to do it, because as of the 14th of March, you can now start earning money off of your YouTube videos. With YouTube now paying Maltese vloggers, here’s how you can start earning a bit of cash on the […]

YouTube bans dangerous prank videos

Videos that show distressing or dangerous pranks have been banned from YouTube The move comes in response to so-called ‘challenges’ that have sometimes resulted in death or injury. The Google-owned video sharing site said harmful material had ‘no place on YouTube’. From now on, the site said it would not allow videos that featured ‘pranks […]

Maltese YouTube star awarded for reaching epic milestone

A Maltese YouTube star is celebrating after reaching a massive milestone. Grandayy has become the first person in Malta to be honoured with a Gold Play Button from YouTube. He was given the award for reaching more than 1,000,000 subscribers. He told his Instagram followers: ‘It feels pretty amazing to be the first Maltese person to […]

Malta’s YouTube stars will soon be paid for videos

Malta’s YouTube stars will soon start making money from their videos. The video site has finally agreed to add Malta to its partner programme, allowing Maltese vloggers to earn from their work through advertising. The decision will also make it easier for internet users to find Malta-based videos and online content. In a statement, Google […]