Autism Speaks Premieres ‘I Want To Say’ Documentary on YouTube [VIDEO]

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Autism Speaks, an advocacy group dedicated to raising awareness of disorders in the autism spectrum and funding research for possible treatments, is premiering its documentary “I Want To Say” for the first time on YouTube today. The documentary focuses on how technology is improving the lives of children who suffer from the developmental disorder. The […]

Is PlayStation 4′s ‘Share’ Button A Threat To Game Commentary On YouTube?

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  Last week during a press conference in New York, Sony unveiled several features that would come preloaded with the Playstation 4. Among them, as the acquisition of cloud-based gaming service Gaikai alluded to, was a feature that allowed users to instantaneously share game footage by simply tapping the controller’s “Share” button. It may seem […]

Bear Grylls Stars In Latest Viral Air New Zealand Flight Safety Video

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  Count on Air New Zealand to make the boring flight safety video into a viral piece of work. Their recent flight safety videos featuring the cast of “The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey” and legendary fitness guru Richard Simmons have become sensations on YouTube, with their videos getting more than 10 million and 2 million […]

YouTuber Zack James Talks ‘Prank Tour’ & Its Message Against Network Malpractice

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  On face value “Prank Tour” is exactly what it sounds like. It’s madcap, it’s silly and crass. Sometimes it’s disgusting, and sometimes it’s anxiety-inducing in its brazen pranking. If you focus on the surface of this movie it will deliver exactly what its title promises — a national tour where hopeless strangers are fucked […]

UK Singles Charts Snubs YouTube Views As Part Of Its Data

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Last week, Baauer’s highly addictive “Harlem Shake” reached the number one spot on the Billboard charts in the United States thanks to Billboard’s policy change counting YouTube music hits. However, their counterparts in the United Kingdom are hesitant to count viral video hits on their charts. The Official Charts Company, which tracks singles sales in […]

Mark Zuckerberg, Bill Gates, Chris Bosh Tout Coding in New Viral Video

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It may look daunting, but the science of computer programming, or coding, has helped fuel the many internet companies we use today such as Facebook, Twitter and Dropbox. Yet it is one of the most important subjects that most schools don’t teach. Code.org, a non-profit organization dedicated to enhancing computer programming education, says that 1 […]

VidIQ Tools Suite Promises to Help YouTube Creators Grow, Develop Their Audiences

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  VidIQ wants to make it easier for YouTube creators to work more efficiently and reach their targeted audiences. Today, they announced that they’ve opened their platform to the public thanks to $800 thousand raised from a group of investors that includes Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban. Rob Sandie, CEO and Co-Founder of VidIQ, said […]

5 YouTube Creators Who Should Be Directing Blockbuster Films

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Maybe you haven’t heard, but director Michael Bay is making a “Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles” movie. In this version, however, the titular turtles have been replaced by aliens, and stone cold fox April O’Neil will be played by dead-eyed Fox, by which I mean actress Megan Fox. For some reason, perhaps to crush the last […]

UK’s Virgin Media Offers YouTube On Its TiVo Listings

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YouTube is on a mission to get you to watch viral videos anywhere and everywhere. Their mission is a little easier now that another British cable and satellite company is making it more convenient for their customers to watch YouTube on demand. Virgin Media has revamped its TiVo guide to include YouTube videos so that […]

Latest YouTube App Update Includes Code That Confirms Pay-To-View Channels Are Coming

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[Update 2/25/13 9:19 a.m. PST] A YouTube spokesperson has responded with the following statement: “We have nothing to announce at this time, but are looking into creating a subscription service that could bring even more great content to YouTube for our users to enjoy and provide our creators with another vehicle to generate revenue from […]

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