Just another 5 weeks for SMOSH, another million subscribers. At this rate, they'll probably have their own cable network before it's over with. SMOSH became the first to 8 million just a short 39 days ago and surpassed Ray William Johnson for "most subscribed" YouTube channel not too long ago.
Chris Atkinson: ReelSEO Author
Chris Atkinson joined ReelSEO in 2011. He is a longtime film and television reviewer, and has almost two decades of experience in the theater industry. He also writes on his personal blog - http://nymoviereviews.com.
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We have a ton of epic stuff this week. How animals eat their food, Skrillex vs. Mozart, a 100-pound chocolate bar, Mystery Guitar Man gets stuck in a video game, there are epic ask-outs to prom and formals, Old Spice gives their usual cracked take on 80's soap commercials, CGP Grey talks about The Vatican. Are you not entertained? Watch these, you'll definitely be entertained.
Vinetune is a pretty cool site where you can find a featured, relatively unknown artist lending a song to a music video made of several different Vines that go along with the tune specific to hashtags that match the lyrics. You can even contribute your own Vine to it.
Digiday and Adap.tv have found some interesting feedback from brands, advertisers, agencies, and publishers about how and where the money is spent in online video advertising. The study reflects the rise of the private video ad marketplace as advertisers find more and more convenience with such services. And, is a "guarantee" a good thing when it comes to ad metrics?
Here's a whole load of extensions for Firefox that can tailor your YouTube experience exactly how you want it. And what's more, this isn't nearly all of the things that you can find on the Firefox Addon Page. So let's dive in and see what you can do to put the "You" in YouTube.
YouTube and Google+ Business Page Integration is now here, complete with multi-admin user capabilities so that you can have multiple users uploading and managing videos on your channel. People have been able to link their YouTube channels to their Google+ profiles for awhile now, but now those with pages can do it, and there was much rejoicing.
Coachella 2013 will be hitting YouTube again, and continues a tradition I hope never ends: live events being able to be found from the comfort of your own home. This year's festival takes place starting Friday, April 12-Sunday April 14 and streaming live from Indio, CA.
Vine is now the #1 free app on iTunes. So what happened to get it there? Well, brands have been using it creatively, it's becoming easier and easier to use and share videos using the app, and it has a giant social media service behind it that keeps awareness of the app up, always.
Machinima already reaches practically everyone in the world with their American-based channel. But creating content that is more local is a great idea, that's why Machinima has expanded to the UK with their own channel. And the UK is not the only place Machinima will likely land.
Over the past few days, YouTube has introduced a new, extremely low 144p resolution into some videos in an effort to reach more people who might not have the best of internet connection speeds. And, possibly for those who need to use it as a "last resort" if they have no other choice.
The Digital Newfronts happening later this month are having some experts believing this will be a billion dollar haul. But with game company Zynga and blog network SpinMedia making presentations, many wonder if this event originally intended for video is merely for all digital content.
Roger Ebert died at the age of 70 yesterday, and his absence will be deeply felt whenever you read a movie review that doesn't quite have the passion and knowledge that Ebert displayed when discussing film. The Nostalgia Critic has said a nice farewell to Ebert that encapsulates everything about why Ebert mattered.
In this week's Fun Video Friday we really find out what happens when the Earth loses the sun. We also see what happens when Times Square goes backwards. And one airline has a solution for that awful "kids" problem on airplanes. And if you want to see absolutely stunning time-lapse photography of New Zealand, you've come to the right place.
The YouTube Creator Playbook is awesome, but there are some limitations. For instance, what might work for one kind of channel may not work for another, especially if you're a music guy and you need some different tips tailored to your content. YouTube announced Playbook Guides today for that very reason.
Arrested Development will be hitting Netflix on May 26 with 15 new episodes. That's right, 15! The long, long wait for new Arrested Development, which has been the subject of a movie rumor and all sorts of teases since the series' cancellation in 2006, is finally over in two short months when Netflix makes all 15 episodes available on one beautiful Sunday.