YouTube Launches Newswire to Offer Verified Eyewitness Videos

We’ve seen the era of the “citizen journalist” expand as the tools at their disposal grow. If you have a camera and you’re in the right place at the right time, you can make history on YouTube. Now, YouTube is…

News Corp. Pays $25 Million For Social News Verification Agency Storyful

News Corp. announced today that it has acquired social news agency Storyful for $25 million as a move to accelerate its “digital transformation” and video strategy. Storyful is known for verifying news from social media, or in other words pulling…

YouTube, WITNESS, Storyful Partner for New Human Rights Channel

YouTube has partnered up with WITNESS, an international organization that utilizes video for human rights advocacy, and Storyful, a social network of aggregated news, to create a powerful new outlet that offers the world a new venue to spotlight important…