Thursday, February 23, 2017

YouTube

Friday, Oct. 28, 2016

YouTube has emerged as a break-out star in Google’s cast of services as the online video site upstages cable television for a younger generation of viewers looking for amusement, news and music on their smartphones.

The trend is contributing to an advertising shift away from traditional...

Friday, Sep. 9, 2016

YouTube and BuzzFeed Motion Pictures (BFMP), the Los Angeles studio arm of the global media and entertainment company, announced that YouTube has ordered full seasons of the scripted comedy series Broke and the...

Tuesday, Feb. 9, 2016

Michael "Burnie" Burns hears a discrepancy.

Before greeting moviegoers at the debut of his film, the writer-actor is eavesdropping on all the big-budget movie trailers playing ahead of his much smaller crowdfunded concoction, "Lazer Team."

Suddenly, a roar from a monster in one of...

Wednesday, Oct. 21, 2015

YouTube on Wednesday unveiled a new $10-a-month subscription plan in the U.S. called Red that combines ad-free videos, new original series, movies from top YouTubers like PewDiePie, and on-demand unlimited streaming music.

Red builds on Google's...

Thursday, Jul. 23, 2015

When 29-year-old YouTube star Meghan Tonjes launched a podcast with crowd-funding site Patreon a year ago, it was one of dozens of things the singer-songwriter was doing to grind out a living online. Today, it's paying her rent.

Along with posting...

Friday, Jun. 12, 2015

YouTube is seeking to win over gamers.

The online video giant announced plans ahead of next week's Electronic Entertainment Expo to launch a separate app and site specifically for fans of video games.

YouTube product manager Alan Joyce said in...

Sunday, May. 24, 2015

YouTube's legacy extends beyond its pioneering role in the Internet's video revolution. The 10-year-old site provided a stage for exhibitionists, narcissists and activists to broadcast their opinions, show off their talents, expose abuses or just pass along their...

Monday, Mar. 24, 2014

Disney said Monday that it is buying YouTube channel operator Maker Studios for $500 million as the family entertainment giant seeks to stay in front of younger viewers who are increasingly watching short videos online.

It's the latest and largest...