In terms of volume of traffic to US homes, video is the star of the internet with over half of mobile and fixed data usage attributable to video content alone. Netflix and YouTube lead the way, of course, with YouTube now responsible for over 20% of mobile downstream traffic in North and Latin America and Europe.
If Youtube wanted to solicit any valuable information they would break down where the views are directed towards. As youtube continues to blossom, I feel less interested in what the company can provide to me as a hosting service for my explanatory videos.
YouTube's Comedy Week looks like it might be really funny. But they're not relying on merely spreading the word: they've got videos chock full of stars promoting the event. From The Lonely Island to Sarah Silverman to Epic Meal Time to even Arnold Schwarzenegger.
As of May 2013, here are the top subscribed channels on YouTube. After SMOSH has broken a number of records and will likely be the first channel to hit 10 million subscribers soon, a look at the other channels and what they do seemed to be in order.
YouTube have announced a pay by subscription option for the first time in their history but we'd like to take a moment to celebrate those channels that are still free but we'd gladly pay for if we had to. Let us know some of your favourites channels too.
What can we learn from movie trailers wen it comes to video marketing on YouTube? Considering that many movie trailers have created extraordinary buzz on YouTube over the years, learning how they market themselves can be an effective strategy for any video content creator.
YouTube's introduction of subscription channels dominated the online video news this week, creating many headlines but we also bring you the rest of news including Ryan Gosling's aversion to cereal how Amazon makes money from rival Netflix.
Starcount, a social media measuring guru, is holding an event called the Social Star Awards on May 23. They enlisted the services of Portal A to create a video for the event starring Harlye Morenstein and the GoDaddy lucky kiss nerd, Jesse Heiman. The event is being held in Singapore.
YouTube trolls are awful, let's face it. But there's a way to turn their hateful comments into an opportunity to show that you are above it all. And you can create tremendous goodwill with how you handle such comments. This is how you do it.
The following videos for May 10 will totally shock you with entertainment value. Compiled here are videos from The Lonely Island, CGP Grey, Rhett & Link, Walk Off the Earth...heck, we even have the trailer for the new Edgar Wright film The World's End here. Enjoy!
The long-rumored YouTube paid subscription channels are here. They're selling for 99 cents a month, have two week free trials, and offer deals if you want to subscribe for more than a year. Now, will the content be worth it?
Microsoft has created a YouTube app for Windows Phone that blocks ads and allows users to download videos. While these things are frowned upon by YouTube API standards, the question becomes, "Is Microsoft breaking the law by doing this?"
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.
AdWeek's Top 10 Most-Watched YouTube Ads include two of the most discussed ads in the past couple of weeks, but also a few you may not have seen. Old Spice makes the list a couple of times, along with a fantastic Call of Duty ad.
Museums around the New York City area are using video to their advantage: Around 49 million views since their channels were launched in 2007, according to a study conducted by It's News to You. These videos do great in informing, educating, and making people want to see these events in person.