Entries in 'youtube' (59)

YouTube is ten years old

YouTube is ten years old

Or should that be ‘only’ ten years old? Because it can sometimes be hard to remember a time when internet video wasn’t just a click/swipe away.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 1st 2015 at 2:09PM in News
Minecraft continues to boss gaming on YouTube

Minecraft continues to boss gaming on YouTube

Newzoo and Octoly’s monthly YouTube Game Franchises table sees Minecraft once again bossing the world of video games content on the video channel.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 21st 2015 at 10:52AM in News
PewDiePie: Legend of the Brofist getting smartphone release this summer

PewDiePie: Legend of the Brofist getting smartphone release this summer

YouTube kingpin PewDiePie is to star in his very own game.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 13th 2015 at 12:03PM in News
Ad-free, subscription-based YouTube service incoming

Ad-free, subscription-based YouTube service incoming

A leaked letter sent to content creators has confirmed YouTube’s long-suspected plan to launch an ad-free subscription service for viewers.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 9th 2015 at 9:53AM in News

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YouTuber Angry Joe lashes out at Nintendo over video copyright claim

YouTuber Angry Joe lashes out at Nintendo over video copyright claim

Another video games YouTuber has criticised Nintendo for its copyright claiming strategy.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 7th 2015 at 12:34PM in News
YouTube to launch live streaming eSports drive, report claims

YouTube to launch live streaming eSports drive, report claims

The world’s biggest online video provider has set its set on the live streaming video market, with eSports to be a central thrust.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 25th 2015 at 9:53AM in News
YouTube videos featuring Minecraft hit 4.3bn views last month

YouTube videos featuring Minecraft hit 4.3bn views last month

Minecraft has once again taken the top spot on Newzoo and Octoly's monthly chart tracking the top 20 game franchises on YouTube.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Mar 19th 2015 at 4:32AM in News
YouTube for Kids arrives on smartphones

YouTube for Kids arrives on smartphones

Streaming video leader YouTube has released a smartphone app designed to provide kids with a safe viewing environment.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 23rd 2015 at 3:41PM in News

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Minecraft beats out GTA for top gaming franchise on Youtube

Minecraft beats out GTA for top gaming franchise on Youtube

A new study on YouTube gaming franchises draws one inevitable conclusion: There's Minecraft, and there's everyone else.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Feb 12th 2015 at 4:25AM in News
Devolver Digital gives backing to YouTubers

Devolver Digital gives backing to YouTubers

Can you post and monetise videos of Devolver games? Yes, emphatically yes.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 2nd 2015 at 10:05AM in News
PewDiePie and other YouTubers dismiss Nintendo's proposed revenue sharing plan

PewDiePie and other YouTubers dismiss Nintendo's proposed revenue sharing plan

Nintendo’s latest attempt to reach out to YouTubers has been ill received.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 30th 2015 at 1:21PM in News
Nintendo Creators Program wants to recruit YouTubers with new ad sharing offer

Nintendo Creators Program wants to recruit YouTubers with new ad sharing offer

Wii U and 3DS platform holder Nintendo is taking another step toward repairing relations with video creators by launching a new ad revenue sharing video model.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 29th 2015 at 10:10AM in News

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Sony removing PS Vita features

Sony removing PS Vita features

Sony will discontinue a few notable PlayStation Vita features in its upcoming series of system software updates.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Jan 29th 2015 at 3:08AM in News
PewDiePie rules YouTube once again with 4.1bn views in 2014

PewDiePie rules YouTube once again with 4.1bn views in 2014

UK-based Swede Felix ‘PewDiePie’ Kjelberg was the single most watched person on YouTube in 2014.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 16th 2015 at 2:24PM in News
Microsoft happy for users to make money from their Xbox game footage on YouTube and Twitch

Microsoft happy for users to make money from their Xbox game footage on YouTube and Twitch

The greenlight has been given to gamers to monetise footage of their Xbox gameplay on YouTube and Twitch.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 12th 2015 at 12:42PM in News
Minecraft was the second most searched topic on YouTube in 2014

Minecraft was the second most searched topic on YouTube in 2014

Frozen may have beaten gaming in the UK’s 2014 entertainment sales war, but it was a different story on YouTube.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 7th 2015 at 9:32AM in News

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Google offering bonuses to YouTube stars as rivals circle

Google offering bonuses to YouTube stars as rivals circle

Bonuses are being offered to some of YouTube’s biggest stars in an attempt to stop them being lured away by rival networks, a report has claimed.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 8th 2014 at 3:32PM in News
ASA warns YouTubers about product promotion

ASA warns YouTubers about product promotion

The Advertising Standards Authority has warned YouTubers that they need to make it clear when they are paid to promote products.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 26th 2014 at 10:07AM in News
PewDiePie: Deactivating YouTube comments has made me happier

PewDiePie: Deactivating YouTube comments has made me happier

YouTube’s biggest celebrity has said the decision to turn off comments on his videos has improved his life.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 6th 2014 at 1:43PM in News
VIDEOS: YouTube rolls out 60fps video

VIDEOS: YouTube rolls out 60fps video

Users are now able to upload videos to YouTube at 60 frames per second.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 30th 2014 at 3:40PM in News
UPDATE: YouTubers defend Shadow of Mordor's contractually positive reviews

UPDATE: YouTubers defend Shadow of Mordor's contractually positive reviews

Two prominent YouTubers have come out in defence of the draconian contract requirements that Warner handed to YouTubers who wanted access to Shadow of Mordor.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 9th 2014 at 9:47AM in News
Mojang reassures Minecraft YouTubers, pledges support

Mojang reassures Minecraft YouTubers, pledges support

Individuals and groups who make a living from posting Minecraft videos on YouTube are safe, Mojang has asserted.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 8th 2014 at 3:24PM in News
YouTubers required to be positive in return for Shadow of Mordor review code, report claims

YouTubers required to be positive in return for Shadow of Mordor review code, report claims

“Persuading viewers to purchase” and putting FCC disclosures at the bottom of the video description are among the many requirements asked of YouTubers who wanted to review Middle-earth: Shadow of ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 7th 2014 at 3:57PM in News
PewDiePie expresses desire to establish his own video network

PewDiePie expresses desire to establish his own video network

YouTuber Felix ‘PewDiePie’ Kjellberg has seemingly expressed an interest in establishing his own video network away from current employer Maker Studios.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 6th 2014 at 10:56AM in News
PewDiePie is sick of internet comments too, removes them from his YouTube videos

PewDiePie is sick of internet comments too, removes them from his YouTube videos

King of YouTube Felix ‘PewDiePie’ Kjellberg has permanently disabled comments on his YouTube channel.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 3rd 2014 at 10:00AM in News