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Why YouTube Will Be Better Off Without Google Plus

In a bid to overhaul the comments system on YouTube, Google forced users to integrate with its social platform, Google Plus. But now Google has reversed the decision, which is good news for YouTube users, and probably for YouTube itself in the long run.
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How-to Record Google Hangouts Video

Google Hangouts are a great way to record a video interview with multiple participants. You can record in private and then publish straight to your YouTube channel within the hour. We show you how, in this week's Creator's Tip.
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47 Different Ways to Promote Your YouTube Channel

When it comes to YouTube, what is it that makes your videos or your channel unique? What value are you providing to the community with your video content? If you can answer these questions, then promoting your channel should become easier for you, and we show you 47 different ways of doing just that!
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Why the Twitch Purchase is Great for YouTube But Could Suck for Twitch

The rumor that YouTube will pay $1 billion to acquire Twitch is great news for YouTube and makes perfect sense. Google created a great feature with Google hangouts and although they integrated it well with YouTube, it never gained traction as a community based streaming tool. Acquiring Twitch, even at the steep cost of $1 billion, would instantly give YouTube the top online streaming community.
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How Brands Should Use Social Media to Engage With Their Viewers

People are drawn to online video because they can interact with the creators in ways that they can’t on television. For you, as the online video marketer, that means you can interact with your audience at scale and built a community around your content on YouTube. But how do you promote your video content using social media?
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Super-hero Video Marketing: Join Spider-Man for Google+ Shoppable Hangout

The cast of The Amazing Spider-Man 2, and its Director Marc Webb, will make online video marketing history today as they promote the release of the movie via the first Google+ Shoppable Hangout. Fans can submit questions beforehand on social media using #SpiderManHangout.
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42 Of The Most Important Online Video Posts Of 2013

2013 was an incredible year for online video marketing, advertising, broadcasting and creativity. Of course, we've covered all the major developments and brought you the tips, tricks, news, views and innovation over the last 12 months. Here are some of our top stories.
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Google Announces New Video Chat Feature And Video Codec

Google's annual developer conference, the I/O, introduced a number of new features including a new video codec aimed at reducing bandwidth, a new cross platform 'all in one' video chat service and a music streaming rival to Spotify. Oh, and they also confirmed the latest YouTube stats.
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How to Create A Permanent Link for Your Hangouts-On-Air [Creator's Tip #90]

Do you like using Google+ Hangouts-On-Air? Sure you do. Annoyed that you can't send a link to everybody you know who might be interested well before the air date? Sure you are. Well now, there's a simple step you can take to create a permanent URL people can use at all times.
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Google+ Hangouts-On-Air Now Feature Live Rewind, Instant Publishing

Google+ Hangouts-On-Air have added some nifty features: live rewind for those who can't stay at their screens during certain moments of the live stream, instant publishing for those who want to watch the hangout immediately after it has aired, and better mobile video quality.
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7 Tips for Looking Your Best for Webcam/Google Hangouts [Creator's Tip #83]

Webcams can be a little lacking in functionality, so it's important to be able to understand what you can do for a great presentation. Sound is important, too. These 7 simple tips are easy to implement, so there's no reason why your webcam session can't be a good one. So let's dive right in and see what we need to do to put our best foot forward.
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Google Adds Sign Language Interpreter App to Hangouts

Google has added a Sign Language Interpreter to Hangouts, so even more people can enjoy Hangouts now. The ability for everyone to be able to communicate with each other makes for a better Hang, and no one has to be left out because of technological limitations. The app allows the hearing impaired to invite interpreters to the Hangout.
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How to Find Google+ Hangouts Going On Right Now

You might be sitting home alone right now, wanting to hang out with someone in the worst way. And, if you can bookmark a simple link that will transport you to a world of Google+ Hangouts that are happening RIGHT NOW. Thanks to a tip from G+GoToGal, we will provide this link to hangout nirvana.