New Media

Wreck It Wednesday

Crash videos are unfortunate. But they’re funny!

Motocross

For One Weekend, The Drama Of YouTube Comes To Life

YouTube as a website and community bursts with positivity and good vibes. It’s also a cesspool of divisive discourse, which can sometimes turn into …

Feminism

What you missed at VidCon 2017, according to someone who's been to every one

People go to VidCon to take selfies with YouTube stars. For the last eight years, I’ve gone to learn about the changing landscape and the future of video.<p>What Woodstock was to music, VidCon is to digital video. I’ve attended from the beginning, so I’ve gotten to see the event mature from 1,400 …

YouTube Now Pulls in a Massive 1.5 Billion Monthly Viewers

YouTube shared a mind-blowing number at this year’s VidCon conference in Anaheim, CA. — the video streaming giant now rakes in 1.5 billion logged-in …

Susan Wojcicki

YouTube Has 1.5 Billion Viewers Watching Over an Hour of Video Every Day

But it isn't done growing engagement.<p>News alert: A lot of people spend a lot of time watching YouTube videos.<p>Ok, so that's not really news. Anyone …

Stocks

New Media rebrands SMB unit as UpCurve

New Media Investment Group (NEWM +2.3%) has rebranded its Propel Business Services unit, focused on small and midsized business.<p>The unit will be …

Marketing

YouTube Adds Machine Learning To Comments, Rebuilds Its Desktop Creator Studio

Capping off the slew of updates it unveiled this year at <b>VidCon</b>, YouTube announced at a session on Saturday evening that it is rebuilding its Creator …

Machine Learning

YouTube Touts Social Impact Initiative as Creators, Community Aim to Make a Difference

ANAHEIM, Calif. — Growing up, Humza Arshad always dreamed of one day having his own show on the BBC. For the Pakistani-British comedian and YouTube Creators for Change ambassador, the idea of being able to use his voice to create something new and original was exciting.<p>Enter YouTube: Arshad began …

Susan Wojcicki

15 things you didn’t know about Grace Helbig, YouTube’s queen of comedy

<i>Hi, my name is</i> <i>Grace Helbig</i><i>, if you did not know, now you know! Your life is different now!</i><p>Whether starting her own YouTube challenge or sharing her …

Podcasting

YouTube Reports Updated User Count, 'VR 180' and Vertical Video Support

YouTube has made a range of announcements at VidCon, including an update on their user numbers.

Social Media

Jeffrey Katzenberg is making a $600 million bet on mobile TV

Cannes, France<p>Jeffrey Katzenberg is making a $600 million bet on the future of television. The former chairman of Walt Disney Studios and co-founder of DreamWorks started a new company, WndrCo, and raised a big chunk of change at the start of the year.<p>To what end? Katzenberg is on the hunt for …

YouTube claims 1.5 billion monthly users as it races to boost video-ad business

Google's YouTube unit says it now reaches 1.5 billion viewers every month -- and its users watch more than an hour of mobile videos per day -- as it …

Susan Wojcicki

YouTube Introduces VR180 Format

<b>So you don’t have to look behind you.</b>During a keynote at Vidcon, YouTube CEO Susan Wojcicki took the stage to announce the rollout of a new video …

Adobe Premiere

YouTube + Tin Can = Amazing

People learn a <i>lot</i> from YouTube. Some companies have libraries of videos on YouTube that they use for formal training, or maybe you just want to watch …

YouTube Red originals have racked up nearly 250 million views

1.5 billion users now log in to watch videos each month<p>The eighth annual VidCon starts today, and all eyes are on YouTube, the world’s biggest platform for online video. It’s been almost two years since the company announced Red, its subscription service, and began creating ad-free original content …

Technology

YouTube Introduces New Immersive Virtual Reality Format, VR180, At VidCon

YouTube CEO Susan Wojcicki unveiled several new features at VidCon Thursday such as the ability to search, share content, and work in virtual …

Virtual Reality

YouTube program gives women creators a 'fighting chance' at ad deals

Last summer, Ari Fitz set herself a goal to create a YouTube video every day.<p>Anyone can record a video of themselves and put it online. But Fitz made it her full-time job — many of her videos required planning, art direction and editing.<p>“On a scale from 0 to 100, I’d say I’m at 97,” the 27-year-old …

Susan Wojcicki

Interview With LGBTQ YouTube Star Shannon Beveridge

Even if it's not at home.<p>You might know Shannon Beveridge as one of the babes from Fletcher’s new Wasted Youth music video, but she’s also a prominent queer YouTuber with almost 500,000 subscribers.<p>For the past three years, Shannon has been creating regular LGBTQ content for her dedicated …

LGBTQ

How YouTuber Lilly Singh Is Going Mainstream -- And Making Millions

Lilly Singh, YouTube comedian turned big-time star.<p>Lilly Singh was in her final year of university, finishing a psychology degree, when she first learned ‘YouTube star’ was a viable career option. She’d always wanted to rap, dance, and act, but lacked confidence and didn’t know where to start.<p>It …

When is VidCon 2017? And other burning questions answered!

Calling all YouTube lovers! VidCon is coming up fast — are you ready?<p>The eighth installment of the annual digital video convention kicks off this week in Anaheim, Calif., where internet celebrities, their devoted subscribers, and online video insiders all gather together for one weekend to …

4 month old american bulldog

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AOL

Susan Wojcicki Has Transformed YouTube—But She Isn’t Done Yet

To outmaneuver traditional TV—and secure Google’s future—YouTube’s CEO must satisfy homegrown creators, risk-averse advertisers, Hollywood celebs, and a billion-plus viewers.<p>Outside of the Jacob Javits Convention Center on New York’s far West Side—where YouTube is hosting the Brandcast, its annual …

Susan Wojcicki

VidCon: shaping the future of online video by Jose Antunes

Experts from the biggest names in media are coming together at VidCon to discuss the future of video, advertising, and more. The conference is held …

Filmmaking

YouTube Adds Virtual Reality Video Analytics, Lets Creators See What Viewers Watch | International Business Times

Virtual reality is a new area for content creators, but there generally haven’t been many ways for them to get in-depth information about viewers — …

Mixed Reality

Increase your influence with one powerful social media strategy

Everyone is doing it, why aren’t you? This is a question you can expect to hear a lot of in the near future. It’s an especially important question …

Learning

Six Ways YouTube Is Primed For The Future (And Four Areas That Need Work)

The video giant is entertaining the planet and diversifying its revenue. But it’s not easy to keep advertisers and creators happy.<p>Since becoming YouTube’s CEO in 2014, Google legend Susan Wojcicki has been busy shaping a service that long ago captured the world’s eyeballs into a business built to …

Susan Wojcicki

The Stuff–From Lego To Ludacris–That Makes YouTube YouTube

YouTube isn’t Netflix, or Facebook Video, or network TV. In its own way, it’s a little of all of the above–plus other ingredients that make it unique.<p>For years, independent creators and savvy brands have made YouTube their playground. Now, TV-like content from Hollywood pros has them competing for …

Susan Wojcicki

VidCon 2017: Facebook Boosts Profile at Event YouTube Has Long Dominated

Facebook will try to cut through the noise at VidCon next week, expanding its presence at an event virtually synonymous with YouTube since the …

Facebook Live

Why 90 Percent of High-Performing YouTube Videos Have One Thing in Common

You have spent a ton of time creating a great video, but have you taken the time to create a custom thumbnail?<p>In this video, Entrepreneur Network partner Salma Jafri explains just how important a good, custom thumbnail image can be for your YouTube videos.<p>Think about it: You've spent hours creating …

Marketing

WARNING: GRAPHIC Testing YouTube's 'Promotes Terrorism' Flagging Feature Part IV: Platform Features Videos Celebrating Martyrs And Martyrdom By Al-Qaeda, ISIS, And Other Jihadi Organizations And Supporters Worldwide

<b>Introduction</b><p>In January 2015, MEMRI researched and flagged YouTube videos of support for jihadi fighters and "martyrs" and "martyrdom," to test the …

Anwar al-Awlaki