- News tagged "youtube"
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.
Wednesday, 20 Mar 2013
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
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.
Wednesday, 24 Oct 2012
The last major revamp YouTube had was last December, and it's about time for a fresh look. Hit the link to find out how to grab YouTube's new look for those who have not received the updated layout.
Friday, 21 Sep 2012
YouTube adds a new beta Video Questions Editor feature which enables users to make their videos more interactive by inserting questions during video playback which viewers can answer to.
Wednesday, 12 Sep 2012
Philips Smart TV owners in the UK will soon be able to rent movies from YouTube's Movie Rental store when the feature is made available on their TVs later this year.
The new standalone YouTube app for the iPhone and iPod Touch is now available on the App Store. According to YouTube, their standalone app is faster, more user-friendly and offers more functionality.