All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘YouTube’

Google’s Susan Wojcicki Joins Salesforce Board

Salesforce announced it has appointed YouTube CEO Susan Wojcicki to its Board of Directors. Her role went into effect on December 5, and increases the board size to 11 members. “We are delighted that Susan has joined our Board of Directors,” said Salesforce CEO Marc Benioff. “Susan is an extraordinary executive who has been instrumental in helping to build the …

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YouTube Shows What Will Happen To Your Video When You Use A Song

When you’re uploading a video with music on YouTube, you can now search the YouTube Audio Library to determine how using a specific song will go over in terms of visibility and monetization from a copyright standpoint. It will tell you if the video will stay live or if there are restrictions. “Let’s say you made a video with the …

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Google Still Working On Kid Versions Of Its Products

Earlier this year news came out that Google was looking at catering to a whole new market – kids under thirteen years old. The Wall Street Journal reported at the time that the company was working on a new system that would let parents set up accounts for kids, and control how they use services and what info is collected …

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Fake Army Ranger Exposed; Video Goes Viral On YouTube

On Black Friday, Afghanistan veteran Ryan Berk spotted a man dressed in camouflage fatigues while shopping at a mall in Pennsylvania. While it is common for veterans to don their uniforms when they’re out and about, Berk noticed something different about the parading soldier. Aside from having the American flag patch in the wrong spot, Berk saw three Combat Infantryman …

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Netflix Gets Comedy ‘Camp Takota’ From YouTube Stars

Netflix is getting Camp Takota, a film from Grace Helbig, Mamrie Hart, and Hannah Hart, who have become stars on YouTube. The film’s Twitter account announced the news, and was retweeted by the official Netflix account: CAMP TAKOTA IS COMING TO @NETFLIX! pic.twitter.com/gr5EolQgwQ — Camp Turk-ota (@CampTakota) November 24, 2014 Camp Takota’s description is as follows (via Wikipedia): Camp Takota …

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YouTube Gives Creators New Custom URLs

Google announced that YouTube creators with at least 500 subscribers may get emails and in-product notifications enabling them to claim updated custom URLs. In these notifications, creators will see a few options based on the channel’s description, Google identity, and associated websites. So it’s not totally custom. It’s at Google’s suggestion, but it should still be helpful if you’ve made …

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Bethany Mota Talks ‘DWTS’ and YouTube Success

Bethany Mota is making quite a name for herself as a contestant on Dancing With the Stars, as she and pro dance partner Derek Hough make their way across the dance floor week after week, wowing fans and judges alike. She has also made a name for herself as a YouTube vlogger (video blogger, for those not quite up on …

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YouTube Music Key Launches in Beta

“Since the beginning, you’ve been making music better. Now it’s our turn.” That’s what Google’s YouTube is saying of its just-unveiled subscription music service. Long-rumored, YouTube Music Key is launching in beta. You can sign up for an invite here. So, what is YouTube Music Key? It’s a $10 per month subscription service that offers ad-free music, background play, and …

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Glowstick In Microwave: “Dingaling” Learns A Lesson

Putting a glowstick in the microwave is usually not one’s idea of an awesome thing to try, but Jack thought it would be. Even though Jack’s dad apparently already said it was a dumb idea. When one puts a glowstick in the microwave, spoiler alert, it explodes all over the place. And it doesn’t respect one’s face. Ok, we’ve all …

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YouTube Now Supports 60fps Videos

Your YouTube videos are about to get silky smooth – I mean seriously good-lookin’. Back in June, YouTube announced that 48 and 60 frames-per-second videos were on the way. Well, they’re here. Kotaku has spotted the option in the wild. To view videos at 60fps, you’ll have to be in Chrome or Safari right now. Also, you’ll have to watch …

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Would You Pay for an Ad-Free YouTube?

The sky is blue, grass is green, water is wet, and YouTube is free. For many, many years we’ve all lived in a world where one can just go to a website and watch billions of hours of video – for free. I don’t think it’s Google fawning to say that YouTube, and its open, unrestricted video database, is one …

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Facebook Referrals Still Looking Good, Not A Lot Of Good News For Other Social Networks

Shareaholic released its quarterly Social Media Traffic Report for the third quarter. Facebook is still sending way more referrals than any other social network, but at the same time, things are looking worse for traffic from the others. The report found that Facebook is driving four times as much traffic to sites as Pinterest, which is in second place. In …

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