Saturday, October 21, 2017

YouTube

Thursday, Apr. 27, 2017

YouTube's inability to keep big-brand ads off unsavory videos is threatening to transform a rising star in Google's digital family into a problem child.

It's not yet clear whether a recent ad boycott of YouTube will be short-lived or the start of a long-term shift away from the video...

Saturday, Mar. 25, 2017

An advertising boycott of YouTube is broadening, a sign that big-spending companies doubt Google’s ability to prevent marketing campaigns from appearing alongside repugnant videos.

PepsiCo, Wal-Mart Stores and Starbucks on Friday (3/24) confirmed that they have also suspended their...

Wednesday, Mar. 22, 2017

AT&T, Verizon and several other major advertisers are suspending their marketing campaigns on Google's YouTube site after discovering their brands have been appearing alongside videos promoting terrorism and other unsavory subjects.

The spreading boycott confronts Google with a...

Tuesday, Feb. 28, 2017

Fed up with paying for cable the traditional way? You may soon be able to subscribe to it over the internet with ... YouTube.

The Google-owned site, known for cat videos and do-it-yourself makeup tutorials, is the latest company to offer a version of cable that looks and feels more like...

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...