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All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘channels’

Roku Gets a YouTube Channel, Complete with HD Streaming and ‘Send to TV’ Feature

Roku is the latest set-top device to get a YouTube app. Starting today, Roku 3 owners in the US, UK, Canada, and the Republic of Ireland can now stream YouTube videos on the big screen with their device – in HD when applicable. You can also shoot videos from your phone to your TV via Roku. “Control YouTube on Roku …

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YouTube Opens Up Live Streaming to All Channels in Good Standing

As long as you verify your YouTube account and it’s in good standing, you will soon be able to live stream video all across the globe. YouTube has just announced that they are opening up live streaming to all channels. Back in May, the company opened up live streaming to all channels with 1000+ subscribers, but now even the little …

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YouTube Users Have Longer Attention Spans Than You Think

If you think that it’s impossible to hold a YouTuber’s attention with a longer video, think again. According to YouTube reps speaking at a closed partners event this week, more then one-third of all of the video viewing time on the site comes from videos that are longer than 20 minutes (via GigaOm). It appears that many users’ attention spans …

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YouTube Opens Up Paid Channels in a Big Way

If your YouTube channel is in good standing and you have 10,000 existing subscribers, there’s a good chance that you can now charge users to view your content if that’s something you wish to try. YouTube has just announced an expansion to the paid channels pilot that will allow more partners to participate. Eligible partners in good standing with over …

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YouTube Celebrates All Things Geek with a Week of Exclusive Content

According to YouTube, over half of its top 20 non-music channels are dedicated to geek culture. And with that in mind, the video site decided that it was high time they hosted an international geek week. “There’s never been a better time to be a geek. From ‘Game of Thrones’ and ‘The Big Bang Theory,’ to ‘Harry Potter’ and ‘The …

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YouTube Now Lets You Add a Subscribe Button Anywhere on the Web

In order to promote channel subscriptions (and to make it easier for channel owners to gain more subscribers), YouTube has just launched a subscribe button that’s embeddable on any site on the web. “The YouTube Subscribe Button lets you add a one-click Subscribe button to any page. The button lets people subscribe to your YouTube channel without having to leave …

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YouTube’s Paid Channels May Be Off to a Slow Start

Back in May, after much speculation, YouTube finally unveiled their first-ever paid channels. Most costing a few dollars a month, the paid channels put exclusive content behind a paywall, ultimately changing an aspect of YouTube that users are quite comfortable with. Mainly, getting stuff for free as long as they can put up with some ads every now and then. …

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YouTube’s New Channel Design Launches for Everyone

After some time spent beta testing, in which YouTube gave channel owners a choice to opt-in to the new YouTube One Channel design, the company announced last month that the clock was ticking – everyone would be switched over to the new design on June 5th. Well, today’s that day. If you hadn’t already switched to the new design, YouTube’s …

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YouTube’s New Channel Design Rolls Out to Everyone on June 5th

If you’ve spent some time on YouTube recently, you may have noticed that not every channel you land on looks the same. Some channels sport a new look that features a large header photo, social links, and a new design that reorganizes videos by category. This new design is called the YouTube One Channel, and YouTube has had it in …

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YouTube Live Streaming Expands to All Channels with 1000+ Subscribers

Back in April of 2011, YouTube launched YouTube Live, which offered live streaming capabilities to a select number of partners. Today, they’re announcing a massive expansion of the program which will allow tons of new channels to live stream content as they wish. Starting today, all YouTube channels in good standing (you know, following the YouTube Community Guidelines) with over …

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YouTube May Soon Launch Paid Channel Subscriptions [REPORT]

Over a year ago, YouTube started a big push toward making the site more channel-centric. Not only did they facilitate the launch of a bunch of new original content channels across all types of categories (sports, automotive, comedy, etc.), but they also changed up the way the site looks to encourage users to subscribe to channels. In all, Google invested …

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YouTube Launches New Campaigns Tool for Nonprofits

It’s campaign season, and YouTube has been an integral part of that by streaming the conventions and debates live on their Elections Hub. Now, they’re turning to another type of campaign. YouTube has just launched another tool to help the nonprofit organizations enrolled in their YouTube Nonprofit program. Now, YouTube wants to give channel owners a “digital thermometer” for their …

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