Breaking news and top news on YouTube
Breaking news information panel in Search
An information panel providing breaking news may appear when there is a significant news event. When there is news of this nature, we may provide sections from a verified news article while the story is still developing. The information panel will also link directly to the news website, so that you can easily access and read the full article about the event.
Breaking News shelf on the homepage
A Breaking News shelf appears on the YouTube homepage, except for users under 18. When there is a significant news event, the breaking news shelf on the homepage can be found by scrolling down the YouTube homepage. The breaking news shelf on the homepage is dismissible if a user is not interested.
Top news shelf in Search
A Top News shelf in Search shows up if you look for news for which we have relevant content from verified news sources. The Top News shelf will show up regardless of age.
Top news shelf on your homepage
A top news shelf on your homepage may surface if you watch or search for news content. The top news shelf will show up regardless of age, and will include relevant content from verified news sources.