New Media

It’s Been 10 Years Since the <i>Charlie Bit My Finger</i> Video Went Viral

It’s been 10 years since Charlie bit Harry’s finger and the brothers became an internet sensation. Feel old yet?<p>The viral video was uploaded to …

It’s 10 years since Charlie bit his brother’s finger

It is now an incredible 10 years since two little boys were brought into the lives of millions of people across the world with one of the highest …

Which New Show Will Be a Hit Based Just on the Trailer Plays?

You shouldn't judge a book by its cover and you shouldn't judge a new show's potential success by its trailer views. Or at least until last year. In …

TV

How to SEO YouTube videos-7 Simple Strategies

Become part of the YouTube craze. Get your share of this media world and let your site or video have a super presence. It is no secret that since …

SEO

Biz Stone is coming back to Twitter to do whatever Biz Stone does

Back to Biz-ness<p>Twitter co-founder Biz Stone is returning to the company to do whatever Biz Stone does, he said today. “My top focus will be to guide the company culture, that energy, that feeling,” he wrote, in the sentence that came closest to describing what might be expected of him in the new …

Biz Stone

YouTube CEO Susan Wojcicki: Charlie Rose

On "Charlie Rose," a conversation with Susan Wojcicki, the CEO of YouTube. The Google-owned video platform has over a billion users in more than 88 …

Susan Wojcicki

Tyler Oakley and Ingrid Nilsen’s Manager Lisa Filipelli Exits AwesomenessTV’s Big Frame

Lisa Filipelli, VP of talent at AwesomenessTV’s Big Frame division — whose clients include top digital creators Tyler Oakley, Ingrid Nilsen, Amanda …

Phoenix New Media EPS in-line, misses on revenue

Phoenix New Media (NYSE:FENG): Q1 EPS of -$0.05 in-line.<p>Revenue of $42.78M (-8.5% Y/Y) misses by $2.26M.<p>Press Release<p>Now read: <b>Facebook Can Beat All</b> …

Business

The rise of the tweenage vlogger

<b>Nikki Christou, 12, known in the vlogging world as Nikki Lilly, makes YouTube videos about baking, make-up and a rare medical condition known as arterial venous malformation (AVM), something she was diagnosed with when she was six.</b><p>Her condition has resulted in a severe facial disfigurement and the …

New Media's Decline Is Accelerating, Not Slowing

NEWM's rollup of declining local newspapers seems dangerous - and it is.<p>Management is forecasting a return to overall revenue growth, but digital …

Stocks

Bae Of The Day: A Gallery Of Reasons Rob Kardashian Can’t Quit Blac Chyna

1 of 24<p>❯<p>❮<p>WENN<p>Why Rob Loves Blac Chyna<p>Rob K and Blac Chyna have had a bumpy relationship over the last couple of years. But Rob can’t leave her. He’s …

Blac Chyna

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London

Jillian Michaels scored a 'landmark' $6 million win over YouTube that may change the internet

Former "Biggest Loser" trainer Jillian Michaels is celebrating a $5.8 million win in her legal battle with Lionsgate that could have implications for the future of free videos on YouTube.<p>Michaels sued Lionsgate in 2015 over it posting her workouts for free on its YouTube channel, BeFit. She claimed …

6 Dark Secrets YouTube Doesn't Want You To Know

YouTube is the most fun you can have on the internet without committing crimes of wildly varying severity, providing billions of hours of …

Cool Stuff

YouTube Serves Up A Billion Hours Of Video A Day

YouTube viewers world-wide are now watching more than 1 billion hours of videos a day, boosted by algorithms personalizing user lineups, and …

Advertising Industry

Get to Know Mind of Chef's Danny Bowien in These 5 Videos

The next star of the show is no stranger to the camera.<p>Season six of PBS’s <i>Mind of a Chef</i> was announced last week and it will star chef Danny Bowien …

Food & Dining

14 things you don’t know about Jenna Marbles, the reigning queen of YouTube

Jenna Marbles is a pioneer for women on YouTube. For the past five years, she’s thrived in the face of adversity and prompted traditional media …

YouTuber Tyler Oakley Highlights Asian-American LGBTQ Trailblazers

Tyler Oakley, the content creator and YouTube star whose channel has nearly 8 million subscribers, released a new video Tuesday for Asian Pacific American Heritage Month that highlights eight LGBTQ+ activists who he says "deserve recognition for their incredible work."<p>"As a digital creator who …

Modern Moms on YouTube Are Finding Their Own Way to Parent

Did you know moms watch YouTube more for "me" time than "we" time? In honor of Mother's Day, we're looking at all the ways #AllTheMoms watch online …

Parenting

Brands Boycotting YouTube: Is This The Right Time To Invest In YouTube Ads?

The past few months have been rather hectic at YouTube. The world’s second biggest search engine and the largest video sharing platform was boycotted …

Advertising

Candid, Comedic and Macabre YouTube Stars Feel an Advertising Pinch

Tim Wood sat on a chair inside a house in Hinsdale, N.Y., long rumored to be haunted. He had a Ouija board in his lap and was livestreaming the experience to a group of fans on YouTube.<p>“You’re not ever supposed to do Ouija alone, let alone in a place that had an exorcism done in it,” he said to the …

Advertising

YouTubers Earn Less Money On Call of Duty WWII, PewDiePie Not To Blame

It turns out YouTubers are having a very hard time making money off <i>Call of Duty: WWII</i> at the moment. Shocking, right? #CallofDutyWWIIis one of the …

Call of Duty

Insights: Disney’s Latest Maker Move Punctuates End of Multi-Channel Network Era

Insights <i>is a weekly series featuring entertainment industry veteran David Bloom. It represents an experiment of sorts in digital-age journalism and</i> …

Walt Disney Company

Why 2007 was the golden age of YouTube

Storms and gales ravaged the UK. In room 552 of the Balmoral Hotel, Edinburgh, JK Rowling finished writing the seventh – and final – <i>Harry Potter</i> …

YouTube

The average smartphone user spends 2h 15m a day using apps – how about you? [Poll]

Data from App Annie shows that the average smartphone owner spends 2 hours and 15 minutes a day using apps – the equivalent of one month a year. The average person has 60-90 apps installed on their phone, using around 30 of them each month and launching 9 per day.<p>Utilities and Tools led the way …

Apps

YouTube unveils content with Johnson Johnson as exclusive advertiser partner

YouTube kicked off its NewFronts pitch with a star-studded gala event featuring stars led by James Corden, where it unveiled a host of programming …

Advertising

YouTube to Launch Original Series With Kevin Hart, Ellen DeGeneres, Others on Ad-Supported Site

YouTube has already invested in original programming for its subscription-only YouTube Red service. Now the video giant is going to launch original …

Susan Wojcicki

Mom of 2 kids in YouTube stars’ 'prank' videos says they were abused

The biological mother of two children featured in "prank" videos their father and stepmother posted on YouTube, which garnered widespread backlash …

YouTube

This 62 year old Grandma became a YouTube star after teaching herself how to green screen

Tatiana Subbotina, from Saint Petersburg, Russia, started making videos in 2013 while living in Thailand. The videos were aimed at children. But then …

Chroma Keying

YouTube prankster arrested for hiding stop signs

When will the stupidity end?<p>Yesterday, I briefly returned to the cesspit that is YouTube’s over-the-top pranking community to cover the story of a …

Crime