The Anatomy of YouTube: 26 Amazing Facts from the Past 10 Years

May 28th, 2015
The Anatomy of YouTube: 26 Amazing Facts from the Past 10 YearsYouTube is 10 years old, and as you would expect from the world's largest video site, they have an incredible amount of data to share with the world about user and viewer behavior. We bring you 26 of the top facts from the last decade.

Silence is Golden: Be Quiet and Let Your Video Speak for Itself

May 27th, 2015
Silence is Golden: Be Quiet and Let Your Video Speak for ItselfThe online video space is more crowded than ever, but one way to stand out from your competitors is to produce a really well-made, compelling and engaging 'silent video'. Sometimes images can say more than words ever can.

Why YouTube’s 10th Birthday Was a Missed Opportunity to Look Forward

May 26th, 2015
Why YouTube’s 10th Birthday Was a Missed Opportunity to Look ForwardYouTube is celebrating its 10th birthday this month by taking a look back at some of the highlights of the past decade. And that's all great, but where are the usual strategic insights, new data and announcements of exciting feature developments we usually get when YouTube has something to celebrate?

Spotted: Is Google Testing Sitelinks for YouTube Videos?

May 22nd, 2015
Spotted: Is Google Testing Sitelinks for YouTube Videos?Google sitelinks offer users a shortcut to the best search results for a branded site. They have been live since 2005 for websites but is Google testing out the feature for individual YouTube videos too now?

Spotify Fires Back at YouTube, Adds Own Video Content

May 22nd, 2015
Spotify Fires Back at YouTube, Adds Own Video ContentYouTube wants to capture a slice of the music streaming market with its MusicKey service, but its main competitor in that field, Spotify, is firing back by introducing video content to its own platform, including music videos, news and entertainment, and original content from providers like Comedy Central and Tastemade.

Top Ten List of Letterman Late Show Clips & Videos on YouTube

May 20th, 2015
Top Ten List of Letterman Late Show Clips & Videos on YouTubeDavid Letterman's legendary 'Late Show' residency ends tonight, and we take a look at 10 of the most viewed Letterman clips on YouTube. His innovative approach to the genre not only blazed a trail for other 'traditional' broadcasters, but gave the viewing public an appetite for compelling content which millions of online video creators are fulfilling.

Have a Break, Have a YouTube Video with KITKAT

May 20th, 2015
Have a Break, Have a YouTube Video with KITKATNestlé and YouTube are partnering on a new advertising campaign for the KITKAT chocolate bar in the UK. But it is the confectionary brand's collaborations with well-known YouTube creators that is driving real engagement online.

Is 4K Video Quality Critical for Online Creators?

May 19th, 2015
Is 4K Video Quality Critical for Online Creators?There are so many factors that go into producing successful video content, but is filming in 4K one of them? The format is supported by YouTube, Vimeo, Netflix, and other video platforms but should creators worry about shooting in 4K when they could be pushing resources elsewhere?

Twitter: We Want Users to Binge-watch Our Video Content Too!

May 18th, 2015
Twitter: We Want Users to Binge-watch Our Video Content Too!According to new research carried out by the social network, 82% of Twitter users will watch a video on the platform, with 41% confirming they turn to Twitter to discover new video content. The site itself wants to introduce a 'Related Videos' feature “get people to binge on videos as they do on YouTube.”

How Charities are Using Video to Raise Awareness for Nepal

May 15th, 2015
How Charities are Using Video to Raise Awareness for NepalIn the aftermath of the devastating Nepal earthquake, how are charities using video to rise above the noise of news footage and user-generated content to reach out those willing to donate? And how can charities maximum their impact in the critical few days after natural or man-made disasters?