Google officially confirm there have been problems with the new YouTube comment system, and the Beastie Boys take legal action against Goldieblox over copyright infringement. More on these and other stories of the day in online video from ReelSEO.
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In a new report on the power of live-streamed video as a business tool, 78% of business executives surveyed confirmed that they did consider it effective, with 45% in upper management positions the most positive about the medium.
Google are notoriously cagey about releasing their revenue figures but the latest prediction is that ad revenue from YouTube is expected to have risen by 51% to $5.6 billion for 2013. That's around 11% of Google's overall total income.
YouTube always go out of their way to make a spectacular review video and this year is no exception. Watch the top YouTube stars recreate some of the more famous moments from online video in 2013 and see how many you can spot. We also take a look at some of the top gaming and music videos that trended this year.
YouTube have released their top trending ads and videos of 2013 and it includes almost all the ones you would expect - from Harlem Shake to Van Damme's splits to those dancing Evian babies. In the top ten trending videos, three branded ads make the list for the first time.
Chromecast users get a whole new range of viewing options and Google Glass gets unofficial Wordpress support but nobody knows what they really are anyway. More on these and other stories of the day in online video from ReelSEO.
Samsung is the overwhelming winner in the most shared social video brands of 2013. GEICO and their Hump-Day camel come in second, with Dove's "Real Beauty Sketches" a close third. We also loved campaigns by Kmart, Evian and Pepsi - but not Coca Cola.
Online video marketing is an essential part of any movie promotion these days and the first trailers have just been released for the new Godzilla movie, even though it's not due in cinemas until May 2014. Expect many more of these from Warner Bros.
The world's 5th most popular video site, Dailymotion, has acquired HTML5 video specialists Jilion, to enhance their video publishing features for content creators, publishers and advertisers alike. HTML5 enabled video means playback on all browsers and devices without the need for a plugin.
Yahoo acquires a major live-streaming video platform, Google might be coming out with their own set top box and Rebecca Black is back with the follow up to "Friday". Oh dear. More on these and other stories of the day in online video from ReelSEO.
The second annual What's Trending Tube-a-Thon kicks off this Thursday, to raise money for homeless youngsters in America. Some of the biggest names on YouTube will entertain the public in a 2 hour live-streamed show straight from YouTube Space L.A.
Welcome to Fun Video Friday. where we learn that the secret to a successful viral video is laughing babies, people falling, hot ladies, sleeping puppies, dancing babies, kittens and monkeys. Plus, Benedict Cumberbatch does R. Kelly.
Christmas trees, cats, cheesy festive music and a fully grown man in an elf costume. It can only mean Christmas Cats TV! You only have one more day to catch this insanely brilliant live stream so what are you waiting for?
Netflix win two huge WGA award nominations, video content is working effectively for the New York Times and people are taking videos from 'The Onion' seriously again. More on these and other stories of the day in online video from ReelSEO.
The second series of Netflix's award winning drama "House of Cards" is coming to the site on Valentine's Day 2014 but the release of YouTube's music and video subscription service has no such confirmation date. More on these and other stories of the day in online video from ReelSEO.