That was the week that YouTube announced its Music Video Awards (please bring Miley and Sinead together), Vevo launched in Germany, GoPro unveiled a better, smaller camera, Netflix brought HD to iOS and everyone made an "I Quit" dancing video and uploaded it to YouTube.
There's a distinctly autumnal feel to our choice of videos this week from the ubiquitous use of pumpkin spice to the way cats behave when the weather starts turning a little cooler. We also see the best Simpsons opening credits ever and an epic rap battle from Rhett & Link.
Annotations are not only a ranking factor in YouTube, they are also incredibly affective for driving viewers to your other videos and to internal and external links. But how do you know if they are really working for you or not? We take a look at the YouTube Analytics Annotations reports.
Some of our favourite YouTube celebs are masters of the engaging, well produced video, which is why they are at the top of their profession. We all have to start somewhere though and here's a fascinating look at some of the first offerings from PewDiePie, iJustine and Epic Meal Time.
There have been many changes to YouTube recently, and there's probably an awful lot more to come which is why they have decided to launch a newsletter, Creator Pulse, aimed at creators and partners who want to keep up with anything that might affect them or their channel.
It was inevitable really. YouTube are to hold their own Music Awards in November 2013 and the whole event promises to be massive with voting taken place across social networks and headline acts like Gaga and Eminem taking to the stage. Twerking entirely optional.
Creating a viral video is the Holy Grail for many brands and marketing teams but how do you make that connection with your target audience to reach that goal? And how do creators use the new technologies available to them to do that?
There were many new features and updates to YouTube in September 2013 and we've kept track of all the major ones. The site announced new royalty free music tracks, a troll blocking feature and the ability to download videos to mobile devices to watch off line.
It's been another crazy busy week in online video with an Emmy win for Netflix, YouTube offering copyright free music and upgrading the terrible comments system and Machinima releasing all 10 episodes of 'Mortal Kombat: Legacy' in one go.
Mercedes believes that disco chickens are the best vehicle to promote their new suspension feature and who are we to argue? Their new video has already attracted 2.6 Million views on YouTube so it looks like they made the right decision.
There are so many great videos around at the moment and we've picked our favourites for your enjoyment. There's everything from firemen rescuing kittens to Justin Bieber to Twitter musicals and plane crash supercuts. Enjoy!
YouTube is a fantastic resource for those looking for business advice, support and ideas but it's not always easy to find the best videos for your specific needs. We take you through our pick of the ten business Channels.
YouTube is 8 years, 5 months and three days old today so let's celebrate that significant date with a look at the first 10 videos uploaded to the site - the ones that survived anyway. Happy Throwback Thursday!
YouTube is a global phenomenon so it's obvious that the viewing habits of users will differ wildly depending where in the world they are. A new tool from MIT tells us what's been trending where and which videos have an international reach.
A good video marketing strategy will help you gain visibility in your field, an amazing video marketing strategy has the ability to transform your brand and drive huge sales of your product or service. We take a look at real life examples.