News tagged ‘youtube’

Wednesday, 19 Mar 2014

Google Reportedly Working on Kids-Friendly Version of YouTube

Google Reportedly Working on Kids-Friendly Version of YouTube

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

These are the Top 10 Most Viewed YouTube Videos in Singapore

These are the Top 10 Most Viewed YouTube Videos in Singapore

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

Rumor: Youtube Preparing to Launch Subscription Music Service

Rumor: Youtube Preparing to Launch Subscription Music Service

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

YouTube App Returns for Windows Phone (Update: Google Blocks It Again!)

YouTube App Returns for Windows Phone (Update: Google Blocks It Again!)

Update: Two days after Microsoft relaunched its YouTube app on the Windows Phone Store, Google has blocked it again.

Thursday, 4 Jul 2013

Google Paid $45 Million for 7% Stake in Vevo

Google Paid $45 Million for 7% Stake in Vevo

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

YouTube Close to Announcing Paid Subscription Plans (Updated)

YouTube Close to Announcing Paid Subscription Plans (Updated)

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

Nielsen: Youtube Attracts More Young Viewers than any US Cable Network

Nielsen: Youtube Attracts More Young Viewers than any US Cable Network

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

YouTube Adds Tape Mode to Celebrate 57th Anniversary of Videotape

YouTube Adds Tape Mode to Celebrate 57th Anniversary of Videotape

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.

Wednesday, 20 Mar 2013

Yahoo Might be Buying Stake in Video Sharing Site Dailymotion

Yahoo Might be Buying Stake in Video Sharing Site Dailymotion

There are unconfirmed reports that Yahoo might be in talks to purchase a major controlling stake in video sharing site, Dailymotion. If the deal goes through, it would be Yahoo CEO, Marissa Mayer's first major acquisition since taking over Yahoo.

Monday, 28 Jan 2013

Google+ Now Second Most Popular Social Network

Google+ Now Second Most Popular Social Network

In the last quarter of 2012, Google+ became the second most popular social media on the Internet, just slightly behind Facebook. In third place was Youtube, another Google product, while Twitter was in fourth place.

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