LinkedIn Killing Stories, Revamping Videos

LinkedIn is killing off its ephemeral Stories features but plans to use what it learned to improve videos across its platform.

YouTube Runs Ads On Creators’ Videos Without Paying Them

Starting Wednesday, YouTube began running ads on some content creators’ videos without sharing the revenue those ads bring in.

A Quick Guide To Gmail Ads

For months, Google has been releasing quick video tutorials as a series called “AdWords in Under Five Minutes”. It’s been a while since they released one, but this week, they released a new one about Gmail ads. The video can…

Adele Pranks a Bunch of Adele Impersonators [VIDEO]

Adele is one of the biggest stars in the world, so it’s a little tough to go undercover and make herself unrecognizable. But that’s exactly what she did for a recent TV special, and all in the name of a…

Snapchat Rivals Facebook When It Comes to Video Views

Last week, when Facebook announced that it sees over eight billion video views per day, you likely said well, that’s a hell of a lot of video views. And you’d be right, it is. But here’s a number that’s even…

Uber Driver Records Drunk Passenger’s Brutal Attack

We’ve reported on plenty of instances of Uber drivers attacking, kidnapping, and raping passengers. Here’s some shocking video from the other side – a drunk passenger brutally attacking a driver. In a video uploaded on October 30th, an Uber driver…

Goodbye, Facebook Profile Pics – Hello, Profile Videos

Facebook has just announced the coolest thing to happen to your profile since the Cover Photo. Soon, you’ll have the ability to set a seven-second looping video as your profile pic. (Don’t worry, you can still just have a static…

Salesforce A Has Building With An Awesome Pac-Man Wall

Businesses can expect to see a lot of Saleforce news this week as the company kicks off its big Dreamforce event on Tuesday. According to Forbes, it could just be THE conference of the year for entrepreneurs and startups. In…

Facebook Says It’s Trying to Fix Its Stolen Video Problem

You always hear about Facebook catching up to, and even surpassing YouTube as a destination for video. And it’s no joke – Facebook is a video powerhouse. But you may or may not have heard about some of the criticisms…

Watch This If You Want To Capitalize On One Of Google’s Newest Ranking Signals

Earlier this year, Google announced two major pieces of news with regards to how it ranks search results on mobile devices. The one that got the majority of industry coverage was related to the mobile-friendliness of sites. The other was…

YouTube Music Videos In the UK Are Getting Slapped with Age Ratings

Some in the UK feel that YouTube videos, like movies and other forms of art/media, need age ratings. According to The Guardian, YouTube and Vevo have collaborated with two organizations – the British Board of Film Classification (BBFC) and the…

Twitter Pulls Flashing Ads After Epilepsy Group Takes Issue

Twitter-owned Vine’s videos autoplay in users’ timelines, unless you turn off autoplay in your settings – so it’s pretty hard to avoid them unless you’ve made a real effort to. Twitter just got in a bit of trouble over some…

Kid Reads Hateful YouTube Comments to Show How Bullying Affects People

YouTube is a wonderful thing – arguably one of the top three most important websites in history. YouTube comments, on the other hand, are a cesspool. Sometimes it’s easy to look at the trolling, the virtiol, and the downright stupidity…

Fireworks Can, and Will, Blow Your Head Off, Demonstrates the US Gov

On average, about 230 people go to the hosptial with fireworks-related injuries during the month surrounding the 4th of July. Half of those injuries are burns. Obviously, hands and fingers make up the majority of injured body parts (36%), followed…

Facebook Has a New Video Ad Option That Only Charges Advertisers After 10 Seconds of Viewing

What amounts to a video “view” on Facebook? For regular videos, Facebook will give it an official view if it’s watched for three seconds. For video ads, a “view” is really an impressions for advertisers. Facebook’s video ads structure charges…

YouTube Is Giving Creators 10 Helpful New Features

Google announced a list of ten new features that are coming soon to help YouTube Creators. Some will become available over the coming weeks, and others may take a bit longer, but they’re all expected to be available this year.…

Facebook Page Insights Gets Videos Tab

Facebook just announced the addition of a new Videos tab to Page Insights, enabling Page admins to see views and 30-second views at the Page level, top videos within a certain date range, and metrics for videos shared from other…

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…

Twitter Announces Autoplay Video, Defines What Constitutes a ‘Play’

Twitter is taking the plunge already taken by fellow social networks Facebook and Instagram. Starting today, autoplay videos are coming to Twitter. This has been a long time coming for Twitter, which has been debating the merits of autoplay for…

ICYMI: Here’s The Entire Google I/O 2015 Keynote

Google made a ton of announcements at its annual Google I/O conference on Thursday. It did stream the keynote live, but in case you didn’t get a chance to tune in, but still wish to see it in its entirety,…