Google have announced that YouTube, one of their biggest services, has been a video contest spanning 8 years, and tomorrow will be the last day for entries.
YuleTube is a new browser extension which replaces any profanities in the comment section of YouTube with festive words, like Rudolph, Elves and Gift-Giving. The comments section on YouTube is rarely a place to find smart and intellectual thoughts, but many people take it to a whole new level by publish profanities based at the uploader, the video and it’s viewers.
This is kinda late news, but it’s still amazing. PSY’s ‘Gangnam Style’ video made internet history yesterday, becoming the first video to reach over a billion views.
The year is almost up, and it’s been a good one for the internet. This has to be YouTube’s most popular year, with viral videos being the topic of conversation all year round. At the start of the year, Call Me Maybe became an internet hit, but now the title belongs to Gangnam Style, which looks set to be the first internet video to reach 1 billion views.
Google have just released an application for iOS which allows users to record, edit and upload videos in just a few easy steps.
By now you have probably noticed that YouTube has completely changed its design. I did a post last month about how you could get the new design before it was released, but now it’s rolling out to everybody.
Google are currently in the process of releasing regular updates to the updated YouTube layout. The new design isn’t final yet, Google keep releasing updates which tweak the design in quiet a few ways, but following the steps below will mean you can always get the latest design.
I hate to use the same old cliché, but unless you’ve been living under a rock for the past few months, I expect you have heard of Pinterest already. It’s that small social network which has grown to become one of the fastest growing websites of all time, but what is it?
Well, as I mentioned above, it’s a social network….with a twist. Based entirely around image sharing, Pinterest encourages the ‘pinning’ and ‘re-pinning’ of photos found both on websites, and uploaded directly to the site by the user. If an image is pinned from a website, that image becomes linked to the URL, thus re-directing a substantial amount of traffic to that website.
With a system like this, and with it being as popular as it is, it’s becoming a site owners dream. The video above is entitled ‘A Marketer’s Guide to Pinterest’, but the video goes into so much more detail on the social network, giving you just about everything you need to know about the viral website.