YouTube

Guidelines for choosing the right social media profile picture

Most people would think we’re stupid for suggesting there’s anything remotely complex in choosing a profile picture. However, when you see the number of people using holiday snaps on professional social media channels it’s pretty …

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Users uploading YouTube videos at record rate

It’s quite astonishing to think that YouTube was only launched in 2006. Since then, the site has come to such great prominence that it now registers 3bn video views a day. Video uploads are also …

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YouTube film rental expansion planned

YouTube has stated that it is to offer a greater number of films in the US via its rental service. It will add 3,000 films, including recent successes such as The King’s Speech and Inception …

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YouTube to launch film rental service

YouTube is to launch a film rental service in partnership with Sony, Warner Bros and others. The site already offers a number of TV shows as well as its user-submitted content and is showing increased …

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Royal wedding to be streamed via YouTube

There will be four hours of live coverage of the royal wedding via YouTube. The live stream will be accessible from 10am on April 29th. The footage shown will be the BBC’s only without the …

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YouTube seeks to produce original programmes

YouTube has gradually been changing its identity from being a site that hosts short, amateur video footage to one that broadcasts more conventional programmes. The Google-owned video site last year signed a deal for the …

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YouTube live sports channels set to multiply

Google-owned YouTube is making a concerted bid to become the home of online sports broadcasting and is currently in talks with the National Basketball Association and National Hockey League in the US, having already broadcast …

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Facebook and YouTube bans to be lifted in Syria

Syria has announced that it is to lift its five year ban on a number of sites, including Facebook and YouTube, in a bid to try and appease residents who are increasingly agitated following civil …

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Internet TV underused and undersold

Recent research has found that while sales of internet connected TVs are rising, most users aren’t aware of what their sets can do. According to NPD Group, only around 45 per cent of people who …

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