More YouTube Ads Anyone?

YouTube has launched a new advertising option for its partners, called First Watch. The option lets advertisers purchase pre-rolls on users’ first view of a YouTube video each day. A report from the New York Times says: If the sponsorship …

Multi-Tasking Taiwanese Musician Goes Viral on YouTube

While most of us can’t even master one musical instrument, Taiwanese Musician, Shara Lin mastered three – Piano, violin and Guzheng. In a video posted on YouTube, Lin performed a series of music […] Related posts: Docomo’s YouTube Ad Goes Viral Here’s a great commercial for DOCOMO’s Touch Wood phone, a… YouTube Viral Star Brings […]

Misspelling Gone Viral: Indonesia Loves Fecebook

Before you even ask, no, ‘Fecebook’ is not a new social network for people to talk about their toilet experiences. Let me explain… Facebook, as it is in most countries, is very popular […] Related posts: Funny Bollywood Cop Video Goes Wildy Viral in Indonesia YouTube houses lots of funny videos. Here’s one more addition… […]

Google Solicits AdWords 10th Birthday Tributes

For quite some time, AdWords has been good to Google and a lot of other companies, and Google would now like some outside help as it celebrates that fact.  Advertisers have been asked to contribute YouTube videos or written pieces in recognition of the tenth birthday of AdWords. Admittedly, this may sound a little self-involved […]

YouTube’s First Video Uploaded Five Years Ago Today

Although YouTube’s birthday is officially February 14, 2005, the first video was actually uploaded to the site exactly five years ago, on April 23, 2005. The video is entitled “Me at the zoo.” It was shot by Yakov Lapitsky and it’s only 19 seconds long, showing one of YouTube’s founders, Jawed Karim, at the San […]

Facebook Twice as Popular as Google in the Workplace [STATS]

Business employees are visiting Facebook from the workplace more than any other internet site, including Google, Managed Security Services company Network Box discovered in a recent study. The company looked at 13 billion URLs used by businesses in the first quarter of 2010 and found that 6.8% of all business internet traffic goes to Facebook, […]

Texas Stadium Implosion Captivates YouTube [VIDEO]

Texas Stadium, the longtime home of the Dallas Cowboys, was demolished early this morning — and construction workers invited the public to view (and film) the event live. As a result, hundreds of videos have been posted to YouTube: Here are some of the very best from those on the ground. Reviews: YouTube Tags: implosion, […]

Details: Twitter’s New @Anywhere Platform

Twitter CEO Evan Williams just announced at SXSW that his company is taking another step to integrate with the rest of the web with a new platform called @anywhere. Operators of third-party websites will be able to plug in @anywhere to integrate some basic Twitter functionality without requiring their users to navigate away from a […]