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The website’s Technorati rank is 4, and is 4th in the Info/Tech category. As of April 10, 2012 (2012 -04-10), it has over 1,628,000 RSS feed subscribers as measured by tracking company FeedBurner. On September 28, 2010, at its TechCrunch Disrupt conference ...

New ‘As Seen On’ Pages Curate The Videos You Embed

New As Seen On Pages Curate The Videos You Embed

YouTube loves dropping casual news items on Friday, usually without any fanfare whatsoever. Like earlier today when they announced HD Preview Images and the ability to remove the YouTube logo from embedded video clips. And I guess they had one more announcement to make before …

YouTube Videos Will Now Have Google’s +1 Social Button

YouTube Videos Will Now Have Googles +1 Social Button

Oh joy. The grand social networking experiment from Google, called Plus One (or, +1) is expanding, and now it's coming to YouTube. Now you can let everyone in your (Google) network know about what videos you're watching, or find new videos for your own enjoyment …

Microsoft Buys Video & Messaging Company, Skype, For $8.5 Billion

Microsoft Buys Video & Messaging Company, Skype, For $8.5 Billion

Seemingly out of nowhere, Microsoft has acquired Skype for $8.5 Billion, according to the Wall Street Journal. There were rumors last night of the deal, and that was the first I'd heard of this possible deal. Now, half a day later, it's official. The move …

Vimeo, YouTube, ITV, DailyMotion See SEO Boosts as Google Panda (Farmer) Update Hits UK

Vimeo, YouTube, ITV, DailyMotion See SEO Boosts as Google Panda (Farmer) Update Hits UK

Searchmetrics did some research into how top websites were affected by that big Google algorithm update back in February that has been harshing the mellow of many website owners. The reason for the report is that as of Wednesday, the update went live across the …

Best Viral Video Ad: LG’s “Tasteless” Optimus Pad Commercial

Best Viral Video Ad: LGs Tasteless Optimus Pad Commercial

We talked yesterday about the new LG Optimus 3D–it's a mobile device built with the partnership of YouTube that allows users to record, view, or upload 3D video. There is another Optimus device, though, in the land of LG–a tablet device called the Optimus Pad. …

TwitPic Adds Support for Video Uploads, Confuses Me

TwitPic Adds Support for Video Uploads, Confuses Me

TwitPic is moving beyond photos by rolling out support for video. In a blog post yesterday, the company states their intention to be your one-stop shop for sharing media of all varieties via Twitter. Users can now upload video from the TwitPic website, from their …

YouTube Acquires Fflick To Help Connect Users With Videos Across The Web

YouTube Acquires Fflick To Help Connect Users With Videos Across The Web

After a day or two filled with rumors, YouTube has finally made an official announcement on their acquisition of Fflick, a service that analyzes social media conversations to help discover great new video content. The terms of the deal have not been disclosed, though it …

Video Encyclopedia Qwiki Wants To Make Information Into An Experience

Video Encyclopedia Qwiki Wants To Make Information Into An Experience

Qwiki is out of private testing and now available to the public. Haven't heard of them? Well, then, you haven't been reading TechCrunch lately.  Qwiki is the winner of the most recent TechCrunch Disrupt contest and is using video in some pretty interesting ways.  Now …

Goodbye Yahoo Video Uploads – Yahoo Shifts Away From User-Generated Video Content

Goodbye Yahoo Video Uploads   Yahoo Shifts Away From User Generated Video Content

Techcrunch is reporting that Yahoo Video is making some major changes in the wake of the company"s layoffs this week.  Specifically, they seem to be doing away with user-generated content altogether.  The upload utility is gone, and users are seeing a special message at the …

The Future of Search Might Not Require Any Actual Searching

The Future of Search Might Not Require Any Actual Searching

Marrisa Mayer has a new title at Google:  head of consumer products.  Which is a little vague, if you ask me, but most major company job titles are that way.  At the LeWeb 2010 conference in Paris, she sat down on stage for an interview …

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