Video content has gone through a major push over the past few years. During that time, YouTube developed into the default go-to website for most video sharers and viewers across the world. Nowadays, Google’s online video streaming platform typically attracts one billion unique users per month. Its knack to capture and hold the attention of Internet users has pulled in brand advertisers who are keen to influence these
At midnight tomorrow, April 2, YouTube will cease to exist.
Google has announced the decision to shut down YouTube and revealed the real reason behind the world’s largest video site in a post on the official YouTube blog.
Google has revealed that the site is just a massive contest that has run for eight years.
According to Google’s Tim Liston, the YouTube Competition director, they set out in 2005 to swiftly increase user engagement through an inventive way to draw people in and catalyze …
Not all meme videos are funny and have a happy ending, as one company will attest why it fired workers with high-paying jobs for their version of “Harlem Shake” on YouTube.
A newspaper from Down Under reported on Monday that up to 15 miners got sacked from work in an Australian gold mine after a thought-provoking YouTube video performance to the tune of American DJ Baauer’s song “Harlem Shake” captured the wrong audience.
Last week eight brave miners in the Agnew Gold Mine wore …
Internet users are uploading hundreds of films to the video-sharing website YouTube, but some movie studios are not taking action to stop or block copyright infringement on their flicks.
According to the Wall Street Journal on Friday, blockbusters from Walt Disney, Sony’s Columbia and Tristar, and hundreds of full-length films from other movie studios are available for free viewing on the YouTube, the world’s most popular site for sharing video clips.
Viacom, the owner of MTV, sued YouTube …
“Gangnam Style” on YouTube by the Korean rapper Psy has racked up a total of $8 million in advertising revenue, Google has revealed.
According to reports, Google Senior VP and Chief Business Officer Nickesh Arora said during Google’s earnings call that the video which has become a worldwide viral hit has “generated over $8 million in online advertising deals.
On YouTube, a video’s creator gets half of all the advertisement revenue generated by his or her video. This means that Psy …
A motorist on Saturday captured video of a plane crash in Moscow that killed five crew members on board.
First posted on December 29 on YouTube, the video now has over 5.1 million views.
The video was first noticed by LJ-Toys followed by other Russian sites before breaking to news outlets like the Daily Mail in the UK and popular site Reddit.
Five people died in the crash of the Red Wings Tu-204 airliner just off a highway near Moscow’s Vnukovo Airport.
The plane was carrying eight people on …
The Pakistani government lifted on Saturday its YouTube ban after an anti-Islam video on the website stirred riots among Muslims, but reimposed it three minutes later when they found irreverent clips were still on-site.
Pakistani officials lifted the ban on YouTube after months of continuous bashing from locals to restore access to the popular online video-sharing site.
The authorities said filters were in place to hide offensive content, but quickly retraced their course in a seemingly …
YouTube has stripped more than two billion views from the world’s largest recording companies after the video-sharing website clamped down so-called ‘fake viewers’.
The biggest loser was Universal, the music label of popular singers Justin Bieber, Rihanna and Nicki Minaj, after YouTube removed one billion views from it in the Google-owned site’s largest crackdown on paid views, whereas Sony, the home of Alicia Keys and other famous artists, lost more than 850 million views.
PSY’s viral “Gangnam Style” music video has raised the bar and achieved on Friday, December 21, a milestone where no other YouTube video ever set foot in.
While it already is the most popular YouTube video in history, ”Gangnam Style” now is the first clip to pass one billion views on the Google-owned online video sharing site.
“Gangnam Style” passed by Justin Bieber’s “Baby” music video last month to become the most popular YouTube …
PSY’s “Gangnam Style” surpassed on Saturday Justin Bieber’s “Baby” as YouTube’s most-watched video of all time after it registered over 805 million views.
Park Jae-Sang, 34, popularly known as PSY, skyrocketed to fame only four months ago with the world release of his “Gangnam Style” music video, where he popularized his catching horse-riding dance move.
On Saturday, November 24, YouTube posted in its blog that PSY’s music video had tallied more than …