Items tagged with YouTube

Have you ever sat down and thought to yourself, "Self, what the Internet really needs are more animated GIFs!" Probably not, but brace yourself for a deluge of GIFs in the coming months anyway as YouTube rolls out a new feature that will make it... Read...
With over a billion visitors each month, it'd be quite an understatement to say that YouTube has a good hold on the online video market. But that doesn't mean that the incredible growth the service has experienced since its launch couldn't halt --... Read...
The Internet is a wonderful place overflowing with information and different kinds of content. It also has its seedier sides; places where you wouldn't want your children stumbling into. Parental controls can only do so much, and while the burden... Read...
An online music video with a catchy tune and words that you probably can't understand has racked up so many views that it burned up YouTube's hit counter, no joke. That's right, not even YouTube could handle the number of views that Psy's "Gangnam... Read...
I've been pretty critical of Microsoft's advertising campaigns, including the ones featuring Jerry Seinfeld and Bill Gates several years ago. They lacked the wit and amusement of Apple's "Mac vs PC"... Read...
When it comes to downstream internet traffic, the streaming-video service continues to dominate by a large amount. Netflix alone, at the top of the list, accounts for 34.89 percent in North America according to the latest report from broadband... Read...
YouTube has spent some time working on a paid subscription service that would let users listen to music without ads. Today, it has announced YouTube Music Key which is now in beta. YouTube Music Key is a monthly subscription-based service that will... Read...
Remember that uncomfortable feeling you got in the pit of your stomach from watching Amazon's terribly awkward commercial for its new Echo digital assistant speaker thing? Well, we felt it too, as did the Internet community at large. And just like a... Read...
Back in June, YouTube announced that it would offer 48 and 60 frames per second video support by allowing users to upload footage with higher fps. However, since then, the company has remained silent on the issue. But now, YouTube has begun to roll... Read...
Which do you despise more, advertisements or paying for a service when you've grown accustomed to it being free? Don't feel obligated to answer now, though you should put some thought into the question in case YouTube decides to charge a... Read...
Google may have missed out on acquiring Twitch, but it still has YouTube which is a powerhouse among video-sharing websites. While 1 billion viewers visit the site on a monthly basis YouTube wants to keep its viewer base growing and has announced... Read...
While mobile users are worrying about their monthly data allowance, with Facebook’s auto-play feature eating it up, Facebook is focusing its efforts on videos. The social media site announced that it would be rolling out some YouTube-like... Read...
Twitch streamer and YouTuber Jordan “Kootra” Mathewson is the latest victim in a trend called “Swatting.” People who tuned into The Creatures’ Twitch channel this past... Read...
Because Google adheres to COPPA, the Children's Online Privacy Protection Act, the company hasn't ever allowed persons under the age of 13 to sign up for any of its services. Nothing could ever stop a youngin from fibbing about their age, of course... Read...
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