Here are the inner workings of YouTube recommendation engine’s accuracy

How many times have you found new or engaging content while clicking on recommended videos on YouTube? Recommendations may or may not have the majority user vote, but a lot of thought has gone into developing the algorithm that makes these suggestions to users, a top executive said on Wednesday. Reiterating …

Short-form video consumption to reach 650 mn users in India by 2025

As online video consumption explodes in a mobile-first country, three in four Internet users — or 600 to 650 million Indians — will consume short-form videos by 2025, with active users spending upto 55 to 60 minutes of this per day, a new report showed on Wednesday. India’s online video user …

Dhar Mann, son of Indian immigrants becomes YouTube’s moral philosopher

The internet is not exactly a repository of moral guidance. Yet over the past few years, millions of viewers have flocked to the YouTube channel Dhar Mann to watch contemporary fables. Instead of talking animals, these videos feature stock characters learning lessons in a format tailored to the uncanny algorithmic currents of social …