- News tagged "youtube"
Thursday, 30 Oct 2014
YouTube videos have been capped at 30 frames per second for years, but are now bumped up to 60 FPS for extra smooth playback.
Tuesday, 20 May 2014
According to numerous reports, Google is said to be in talks to possibly acquire video game-streaming website Twitch for US$1 billion.
Wednesday, 19 Mar 2014
According to The Information, Google is reportedly working on a children-friendly version of YouTube. The site's videos will be safe for viewing by children under the age of 10; in addition, parents will have the final say on access to its contents.
Wednesday, 18 Dec 2013
What did Singaporeans love most on YouTube in the year 2013? Apparently, everyone was really curious about what a fox said and the types of people on our island. Plus we still liked the Jayesslee twins (you go, girls!).
Friday, 25 Oct 2013
According to Billboard, Youtube is readying a music streaming service that will be launched very soon. The service will stream both audio and video content on two service tiers. One is free to use while the other operates on paid subscriptions, similar to Spotify and Google Play All Access.
Friday, 16 Aug 2013
Update: Two days after Microsoft relaunched its YouTube app on the Windows Phone Store, Google has blocked it again.
Thursday, 4 Jul 2013
Google has just taken up a 7% stake in Vevo for an estimated US$45 million, which means it's worth about US$650 million. Vevo serves music related videos, and is currently one of the most viewed channels on Youtube.
Friday, 10 May 2013
UPDATE: YouTube paid subscriptions are now live starting at US$0.99/month! Google‘s YouTube subscription plans for specialist video channels could officially be announced as soon as this week, according to a report by ft.com.
Thursday, 2 May 2013
A survey done by American measurement company Nielsen has revealed that Youtube reaches more users in the 18 to 34 age group, than any other US cable network company. These viewers are what Youtube calls "Generation C", and the company reckons that advertisers need to be on Youtube in order to reach them.
Tuesday, 16 Apr 2013
If you've ever pined for the days of fuzzy, static-filled VHS tapes, your prayers have been answered! To mark the 57th anniversary of commercial videotape, YouTube has added a 'Tape mode' to selected videos, emulating the look and feel of vintage VHS.