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Largest Video Site Source of Massive DDoS Attack via XSS Vulnerability?!

Largest Video Site Source of Massive DDoS Attack via XSS Vulnerability?!

A massive DDoS attack is raging across the net and an equally massive video-centric site may be the source of it according to a web security report from Incapsula. We throw on our deerstalker and follow the clues to find out who left the door open to such exploitation. You might not like what we find, or you might find some sweet, sweet irony in it all.

Sharing Your YouTube Video With Blogs--The YouTube Creator Playbook

Sharing Your YouTube Video With Blogs  The YouTube Creator Playbook

There's no doubt that getting your video to show up in YouTube and other search engines is important.  But when you are first starting out, the search engine isn't going to exactly favor your videos or channel because you aren't popular just yet.  Getting people ...

Relax, People, Bing Isn't Overtaking Google Anytime Soon

Relax, People, Bing Isnt Overtaking Google Anytime Soon

New data this week from Hitwise shows Bing on a pretty impressive upswing in the search engine market share race. And while that's definitely something worth pointing out and taking notice of, it's not really earth-shattering. It's definitely not a sign that Bing is about ...

Philip DeFranco Drops Bombshell On Reddit - Some YouTubers Make Six Figures A Month!

Philip DeFranco Drops Bombshell On Reddit   Some YouTubers Make Six Figures A Month!

The Internet has seen its fair share of articles speculating on the profits of the top YouTube users. We wrote about ABC's estimates on how much money was being made. TubeMogul had come out just a few months earlier with their own guesses at what ...

The Search, Social and Video Trifecta - YouTube Beats Yahoo for 3rd Most Visited Website

The Search, Social and Video Trifecta   YouTube Beats Yahoo for 3rd Most Visited Website

YouTube, once just the second largest search engine has now snuck up and tapped Yahoo! on the shoulder, sneaking past them in the latest Internet Top Sites report. Maybe, they got a helping hand by their life partner, Google, who knows. Alexa.com is reporting that ...

The Web Is Dead, Says Wired - But Video Is Alive and Kicking

The Web Is Dead, Says Wired   But Video Is Alive and Kicking

Today  everyone's talking about a piece in Wired Magazine entitled, "The Web Is Dead.” Naturally, they posted the story on their website, and probably in a few other dead media formats as well, like print. The article's first paragraph reveals that its headline is somewhere ...

Mobile Version of YouTube Starts Showing Ads

Citing numbers that show that video views on mobile devices are up a whopping 160%, Google announced yesterday that the mobile version of YouTube will now begin showing ads.  Specifically, the ads will be running on the main YouTube home page, the search page, and ...

YouTu.be Wades Into The Crowded URL Shortening Space

Do you have your own URL shortening service?  Because if you don't, you're totally not following the "in crowd.”  Because everyone who's anyone is launching their own URL shortening service.

Bitly.tv Launches To Track Real Time Viral Video Trends

Bit.ly, the most popular URL-shortening service, has unveiled a very interesting new service called Bitly.tv.  Leveraging their status as the default URL shortener for Twitter messages, Bitly.tv aims to keep its finger on the pulse of what videos are going viral at any given moment.

Viral Video Marketing Round Up – Lessons From This Week’s Viral Video Successes - 10/25/2009

This is the second of what we hope will be a weekly series examining viral video success stories.  We aim to point out what's popular in the world of viral video, and also attempt to analyze what it is that helped create or foster that ...

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