Olympic Boxer Joseph Diaz Jr. Scores a KnockOut Through YouTube


Joseph Diaz, Jr. an American boxer trying to win his first Olympic gold medal, knocked out Ukrainian boxer Pavlo Ischenko in the bantamweight opener Saturday. He talked about his hopes of winning the gold to help his family make ends meet, but what was the secret to his successful fight over the weekend? YouTube. Yes, […]

5 London 2012 Olympic Videos that Go for Viral Gold


The London 2012 Olympics are in full force right now, and the Internet is in a frenzy in response the onslaught of news and Twitter coverage all devoted to the planet’s biggest quadrennial display of athletic prowess. When you’re not busy watching the world’s Super Mario-esque blood thirst for shiny gold coins, check out these […]

4 Worst Blunders of the 2012 London Olympics in Social Media and the Internet


It’s been a few days since the opening of the 2012 Summer Olympics in London and already we’ve got quite a few social media gaffes — some of them even before the arrival of the Olympic flame at the stadium. Whatever happens at these Olympics, these fails will always make us scratch our heads. Here […]

New YouTube Creator Space in London Set to Help Video Makers


Just in time for the 2012 Summer Olympics, the YouTube Creator Space has made its own British invasion by setting up a studio at Google’s London office. Sara Mormino, director of YouTube content operations and Next Lab in Europe, Middle East and Africa, said in an official statement that the new studios opened last night […]

How the London 2012 Olympics’ Athletes’ Hub Boosts Social Media Engagement


Unless you’re a die-hard synchronized swimming fan, you may not necessarily watch or engage in the Olympics when they happen to roll around every 4 years. It would seem that the International Olympic Committee (IOC) must have recognized this fact, because the franchise has undergone a complete image transformation for the London 2012 Olympics and […]

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