Entries in 'youtube' (103)

SuperData

Game video content revenue set to reach $4.6bn in 2017 with global audience of 665m

The worldwide gaming audience for gaming video content will reach 665m in 2017, according to the latest report from SuperData, which is more than double the population of the ...

Katharine  Byrne
by Katharine Byrne
on Apr 20th 2017 at 4:00PM in News
PewDiePie claims he's going family-friendly after video demonetisation

PewDiePie claims he's going family-friendly after video demonetisation

YouTube’s biggest star has claimed that he’s dropping some of the edgy humour he’s known for after a change in YouTube’s advertiser rules.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 11th 2017 at 10:15AM in News
YouTube imposes new creator monetisation restriction

YouTube imposes new creator monetisation restriction

Smaller YouTube channels will as of today find it harder to generate revenue from their content .

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 7th 2017 at 10:17AM in News
Google reckons new AI is stamping out YouTube hate speech ads

Google reckons new AI is stamping out YouTube hate speech ads

Web giant Google claims that a new AI system has increased the number of YouTube videos identified as containing hate speech by a factor of five.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 4th 2017 at 10:59AM in News

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YouTube faces advertiser exodus over hate speech fears

YouTube faces advertiser exodus over hate speech fears

A growing list of major global brands are withdrawing their advertising spend on YouTube due to the fear of being associated with hate speech.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 27th 2017 at 9:44AM in News
JonTron cameo yanked from Yooka-Laylee

JonTron cameo yanked from Yooka-Laylee

Developer Playtonic has announced that shamed YouTuber JonTron will no longer star in upcoming platformer Yooka-Laylee.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 24th 2017 at 9:21AM in News
YouTube caught up in LGBT restriction anger

YouTube caught up in LGBT restriction anger

Video service YouTube has been criticised for restricting access to videos that contain references to same-sex relationships.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 21st 2017 at 9:49AM in News
Yogscast

Yogscast on YouTube vs Twitch and its future as a 'full-blown media company'

There was a time when The Yogscast was synonymous with World of Warcraft and Minecraft Let’s Play videos. Since then, however, the Bristol-based production firm has grown into a full-blown ...

Katharine  Byrne
by Katharine Byrne
on Mar 17th 2017 at 12:00PM in News

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Team Reach

Exclusive: PlayStation Access to depart Yogscast

The team behind PlayStation Access, PlayStation UK’s award-winning YouTube channel, is to leave its current home at The Yogscast to form a new video-focused creative agency called We Are Reach, ...

Katharine  Byrne
by Katharine Byrne
on Mar 17th 2017 at 9:00AM in News
Moriarty quits Kinda Funny after Twitter joke controversy

Moriarty quits Kinda Funny after Twitter joke controversy

The co-founder of YouTube channel Kinda Funny has quit the group after being drawn into a row about a sexist tweet.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 15th 2017 at 11:15AM in News
Maker Studios sheds staff, cuts ties with 55,000+ YouTubers

Maker Studios sheds staff, cuts ties with 55,000+ YouTubers

Disney owned Maker Studios is to undergo some significant changes, reports claims.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 24th 2017 at 9:45AM in News
PewDiePie apologises for offensive video, responds to Wall Street Journal coverage

PewDiePie apologises for offensive video, responds to Wall Street Journal coverage

YouTube superstar Felix ‘PewDiePie’ Kjellberg has published a video in which he apologies for remarks people found offensive.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Feb 17th 2017 at 10:25AM in News

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YouTube cancels Scare PewDiePie premium show

YouTube cancels Scare PewDiePie premium show

After being dropped by his network Maker Studios, PewDiePie has run into trouble with YouTube itself.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Feb 15th 2017 at 9:43AM in News
YouTuber NepentheZ pleads guilty to FIFA gambling accusations

YouTuber NepentheZ pleads guilty to FIFA gambling accusations

FIFA YouTuber Craig ‘NepentheZ’ Douglas and business partner Dylan Rugby have pleaded guilty to charges of gambling they previously rejected, the BBC reported yesterday.

Marie Dealessandri
by Marie Dealessandri
on Feb 7th 2017 at 10:50AM in News
Why YouTubers need management

Why YouTubers need management

YouTubers are now an indivisible part of the games industry. What started as a hobby for kids in their bedroom has evolved into a massively important – and influential ...

Marie Dealessandri
by Marie Dealessandri
on Jan 30th 2017 at 12:00PM in News
Henry Clay and Sam Barkaway

"Running a YouTube channel is a business," says Hype Management's Henry Clay

With the number of YouTubers on the rise, influencers should aim to be more professional if they wish to be successful in their field.

Marie Dealessandri
by Marie Dealessandri
on Jan 27th 2017 at 11:10AM in News

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YouTube VR now supports PlayStation VR

YouTube VR now supports PlayStation VR

Owners of PS4’s BR headset are now able to stream and enjoy the service’s 360 degree videos.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 22nd 2016 at 10:54AM in News
YouTube dismisses subscriber count concerns

YouTube dismisses subscriber count concerns

Video host YouTube has basically said that the growing number of reports of malfunctions with its subscriber systems are, basically, wrong.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 16th 2016 at 10:04AM in News
EA ups disclosure requirements for sponsored content

EA ups disclosure requirements for sponsored content

Influencers and YouTubers who agree to promote EA content will from now on need to be even more transparent about their commercial agreements.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 18th 2016 at 10:17AM in News
YouTube introduces HDR support

YouTube introduces HDR support

Streaming video giant YouTube has for some time supported 4K video, and now HDR output has been added to the mix.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 8th 2016 at 11:04AM in News
Opinion: How YouTube personalities can push your product

Opinion: How YouTube personalities can push your product

YouTube is changing the games media landscape – you need to adjust your marketing strategies accordingly, says uChannel Management’s director Sam Barkaway.

on Nov 4th 2016 at 9:41AM in News
Note 7

YouTube blocks Samsung's copyright claim on exploding Note 7 GTA mod video

After Samsung filed a copyright claim on a video showcasing the GTA V mod where bombs are replaced with Note 7 phones, YouTube basically told them to get stuffed.

Mike Stubbs
by Mike Stubbs
on Oct 21st 2016 at 12:40PM in News
Dan Harmon

Dan Harmon is making a scripted eSports comedy show for YouTube

Dan Harmon, creator of Community and Rick and Morty, is making a comedy series based around eSports for YouTube Red.

Mike Stubbs
by Mike Stubbs
on Oct 19th 2016 at 11:59AM in News
FIFA YouTuber NepentheZ could face gambling prosecution

FIFA YouTuber NepentheZ could face gambling prosecution

A popular FIFA YouTuber could become the first big streaming star to face prosecution for promoting gambling on his channel.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 19th 2016 at 12:15PM in News
YouTube stars talk scandals, legitimacy and the future

YouTube stars talk scandals, legitimacy and the future

At this point, it’s hardly a secret that YouTube is a force to be reckoned with. 

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Sep 9th 2016 at 10:45AM in News