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So What Do You Do, Janet Mock, Writer, Transgender Advocate and Author?
The writer discusses her new memoir, social media and the media's (mis)perception of the trans community.

So What Do You Do, Tiffany Shlain, Filmmaker and Founder of the Webby Awards?
The director gives advice to aspiring filmmakers and tells why her family takes a "Technology Shabbat."

So What Do You Do, Ed Gordon, Host of Conversations with Ed Gordon?
The man who's reported for everyone from BET and NBC to NPR and CBS tells what it's like to finally step out on his own.

So What Do You Do, Tracey Edmonds, Award-Winning TV and Film Producer?
The media mogul tells how she first broke into Hollywood and discusses her latest venture into Web TV.

So What Do You Do, Kelly Day, CEO of Blip?
This e-commerce vet is determined to make the little-known but widely watched Blip the next big player in entertainment.

So What Do You Do, Paul Carrick Brunson, Matchmaker and Co-host of OWN's Lovetown USA?
Just in time for V-Day, the relationship expert gives tips on advice-writing and tells how YouTube videos helped him nab a gig at OWN.

Hey, How'd You Draw 250 Million Viewers to Your Web Show, The Young Turks?
Cenk Uygur, founder of the Streamy-nominated web talk show, reveals how he expanded the project on a shoestring budget and why he'd turn down an offer to go mainstream.

Hey, How'd You Create A Highly Successful Viral Marketing Campaign, Jonah Sachs?
Free Range Studios' co-founder shares his strategy for crafting a campaign that generated more than 5 million views for an online video.

10 Ways to Make YouTube Work for Your Brand
PR experts reveal how to rack up viewers and build a brand presence on the king of all video portals.

PR, Perfected: Making The Video
Harness Web video to strengthen your client's brand or alleviate crisis situations with these guidelines from PR practitioners.

Ready, Set, Star: Produce Your Own Online Video Show
Have your sights set on Internet stardom? Learn how to develop, execute, and promote your own compelling Web video show.

Cubes: Behind-the-Scenes at CBS News
Erica Hill, co-host of CBS This Morning, shows us around the CBS Broadcast Center on Manhattan's west side.

Cubes: IPG Mediabrands
We tour the worldwide headquarters of IPG Mediabrands, whose work includes the Geico Gecko and Volkswagen's pint-sized Darth Vader.

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Social Media Newsfeed: Twitter Exec Changes | Halloween Campaigns - Posted 23 hours ago
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Why Your Wild Child's Facebook Posts Are Your Fault - Posted 1 day, 19 hours ago
Don't you hate it when you get blamed for something someone else did? A recent ruling held parents liable for their child's ... [AllFacebook]

Social Media Newsfeed: Reddit Crowdfunding Platform | Dunkin's Croissant Donut - Posted 1 day, 23 hours ago
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3Q EARNINGS: Mark Zuckerberg Expects Videos on Facebook to 'Ramp Up' - Posted 2 days, 13 hours ago
Facebook killed the YouTube star? Not quite, but the social network is becoming quite the robust video platform, co-founder and CEO ... [AllFacebook]

Survey Reveals Social Shopping Habits Spanning Generations - Posted 2 days, 16 hours ago
Kids these days. What do they want? That's not really the right question any more, because they're going to answer that themselves anyway. The real question is: How are they going to find and then get what they want? Punchtab offers som... [SocialTimes.com]

HOLIDAY SHOPPING: Facebook Is More Popular than Pinterest, But Olds Don't Care - Posted 2 days, 20 hours ago
With the holiday shopping season already upon us (notice how quickly ... [AllFacebook]

Morning Media Newsfeed: Gregory Joins Yahoo! for Election Coverage | FCC May Revive Aereo - Posted 2 days, 23 hours ago
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Morning Media Newsfeed: Gregory Joins Yahoo! for Election Coverage | FCC May Revive Aereo - Posted 2 days, 23 hours ago
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Social Media Newsfeed: Facebook Earnings | Tumblr Video Ads - Posted 2 days, 23 hours ago
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Would You Pay for an Ad-free YouTube? - Posted 3 days, 18 hours ago
YouTube is exploring the option of a paid subscription model. YouTube CEO Susan Wojcicki talked about the idea at Recode's Code/Mobile conference on Monday. "We're thinking about how to give users options," she said, referencing apps that give use... [SocialTimes.com]

YouTube's Next Stop: Sao Paulo - Posted 4 days, 13 hours ago
YouTube is heading to Sao Paulo. The company announced its next YouTube Space in Brazil, partnering with Instituto Criar, a local non-profit that promotes the arts for young people. From the announcement: YouTube... [SocialTimes.com]

REPORT: Facebook Accounts for 22.36% of Overall Social Referrals to Sites in 3Q - Posted 4 days, 17 hours ago
Despite a slight decline during the third quarter of 2014, Facebook was still responsible for nearly one-quarter of social ... [AllFacebook]

Creators Generate the Value on YouTube But Don't Get Much Back - Posted October 23, 2014
YouTube is probably the largest repository of video the world has ever seen. The site is worth more than $40 billion, and users upload more than 100 hours of video... [SocialTimes.com]

Nuvi Adds Real-Time Conversation Feed; Post Scheduling to Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter - Posted October 22, 2014
Real-time social media listening and reporting solution Nuvi added a real-time conversation feed and ... [AllFacebook]

VIDEOS: Facebook's @Scale 2014, Data Track - Posted October 21, 2014
Facebook held its @Scale 2014 conference in San Francisco Sept. 15, and engineering manager Sambavi Muthukrishnan shared ... [Lost Remote]

STUDY: How Do Conservatives and Liberals Differ in Their Facebook Activity? - Posted October 21, 2014
The U.S. political spectrum can, for the most part, be divided in... [AllFacebook]

REPORT: More Brands Uploading Videos Directly to Facebook, Bypassing YouTube - Posted October 16, 2014
Are brands bypassing YouTube altogether and uploading ... [AllFacebook]

Marketers Choosing Facebook Video Over YouTube - Posted October 16, 2014
Our sister blog Inside Facebook reports that marketers are increasingly choosing Facebook video over YouTube. In an analysis of 180,000 videos on 20,000 Facebook pages, Socialbakers found that Faceb... [SocialTimes.com]

Morning Media Newsfeed: ISIS Posts Fourth Cantlie Video | Abramson Talks Risen, Rice - Posted October 14, 2014
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Morning Media Newsfeed: ISIS Posts Fourth Cantlie Video | Abramson Talks Risen, Rice - Posted October 14, 2014
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Social Media Newsfeed: Snapchat Leak | YouTube in New York - Posted October 14, 2014
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New YouTube Studio in NYC to Have Special Space for Brands - Posted October 13, 2014
[caption id="attachment_205147" align="aligncenter" width="600"] A production space in YouTube's new New York studio, via The New York Times[/caption] YouTube is opening its first studio in New York, which is slated to open its doo... [SocialTimes.com]

Hank Green Pulls Back the Veil on YouTube CPM - Posted October 10, 2014
[caption id="attachment_205082" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Hank Green, via YouTube[/caption] Getting data on what YouTube creators earn can be a challenge. Before they can earn money through YouTube's partner program, users must agree to the AdSense terms of service, wh... [SocialTimes.com]

INFOGRAPHIC: Gamers Prefer Facebook - Posted October 10, 2014
Facebook is the social network of choice among both console gamers and mobile gamers, according to the latest ... [AllFacebook]

VIDEOS: Facebook's @Scale 2014, Web Track - Posted October 7, 2014
Facebook held its @Scale 2014 conference in San Francisco Sept. 15, and software engineer Tom Occhino shared ... [Lost Remote]

VIDEOS: Facebook's @Scale 2014, Web Track - Posted October 7, 2014
Facebook held its @Scale 2014 conference in San Francisco Sept. 15, and software engineer Tom Occhino shared ... [AllFacebook]

Social Media Newsfeed: Facebook WhatsApp Acquisition | LinkedIn Profile Views - Posted October 7, 2014
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Old Media Investing Millions to Buy Multi-Channel Networks on YouTube - Posted September 30, 2014
YouTube has become a foundry for video talent. Singular stars like Justin Bieber have come out of YouTube, but there's a trend toward investing in buying multi-channel networks (MCNs). Now, with a buying fren... [SocialTimes.com]

Google+ is the Social Underpinning for All Things Google - Posted September 30, 2014
Over the past couple months, Google has made lots of changes, which has resulted in lots of speculation about the future of Google+. The popular opinion is that Google+ is a ghost town and that the recent changes will lead to the shuttering of the ... [AllFacebook]

Google+ is the Social Underpinning for All Things Google - Posted September 30, 2014
Over the past couple months, Google has made lots of changes, which has resulted in lots of speculation about the future of Google+. The popular opinion is that Google+ is a ghost town and that the recent changes will lead to the shuttering of the ... [SocialTimes.com]

Friday Morning Laughs: Banner Defeats Mighty Mites, Dog Sniffs Out Lost and Found - Posted September 26, 2014
Well, you've survived another week. It's Friday and we've picked some choice videos for you, including mini football players, how humans might evolve in the future, and a dog that sniffs out the owners of lost-and-found items. Mighty Mites Defeated by Banner These adorable 6- and 7-year-old football players from the Wallkill, N.Y.,... [SocialTimes.com]

YouTube Renews Its Commitment to Creators With Project Funding - Posted September 23, 2014
YouTube has long been two different sites operating under the same roof. On one side is the big budget traditional media, and the other is the wealth of independent cr... [SocialTimes.com]

Morning Media Newsfeed: Chernin, AT&T Strike Deal With Fullscreen | The Wire Shuttered - Posted September 23, 2014
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Morning Media Newsfeed: Chernin, AT&T Strike Deal With Fullscreen | The Wire Shuttered - Posted September 23, 2014
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AFV Celebrates 25 Years, Partners with YouTube Stars - Posted September 22, 2014
One of America's most engrained pop-culture television shows is about to celebrate a milestone and expand even further to hook a growing millennial audience. Seemingly the start of user-generated content before there was such a thing, America's Funniest Home Videos will celebrate its 25th anniversary this year by partnering with som... [SocialTimes.com]

YouTube Duo Smosh Lands Worldwide Distribution Deal for Movie - Posted September 19, 2014
Between its $40 billion valuation and increasing star power of the creators, YouTube is becoming a breeding ground for the next generation of digital talent gon... [SocialTimes.com]

Social Media Newsfeed: YouTube Stars | Twitpic Purchased - Posted September 19, 2014
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PewDiePie to Launch New Show on MLG.tv - Posted September 17, 2014
E-sports is a rapidly growing field online, as evidenced by the appearance of the DOTA 2 International on ESPN3 in July. Still, e-sports alone may not be enough to draw users to a streaming platform, so ... [SocialTimes.com]

Top Five Videos of the Week: Lin Scares Fans, Teens React to First Nintendo - Posted September 12, 2014
It's Friday! Take a breather this afternoon with some of the top content milling around the Web. This week's top videos come to you courtesy of odd musical instruments, a basketball star scaring people, and teenagers that will make you feel extremely old because you were alive in the 1980s. Jeremy Lin... [SocialTimes.com]

Social Media Newsfeed: Zuck: We Want the Whole World Online | Social Media Planning - Posted September 8, 2014
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5 Things to Know About YouTube's Fan Funding - Posted September 5, 2014
As promised by YouTube CEO Susan Wojcicki at VidCon in June, Android Police noticed ... [SocialTimes.com]

Ads on YouTube Result in Higher Conversion Rates Than Any Other Network - Posted September 5, 2014
Earlier this year in a report from Shopify, we learned that YouTube seemed to have a lower conversion rate and a lower average order value than other social networks when it came to social commerce. However, there's new data ... [SocialTimes.com]

Top Five Videos of the Week: Fallon and Levine Sing, Kiwis Do the Haka - Posted September 5, 2014
Online content comes and goes so fast these days that if you blink, you could literally miss something amazing. With that in mind, here are some of our favorites from this week. If you haven't seen them yet, you're welcome. Jimmy Fallon's "Wheel of Singing Impressions" Jimmy Fallon has proved more than once... [SocialTimes.com]

Social Media Newsfeed: Hootsuite Acquires Brightkit | Twitpic Shuts Down - Posted September 5, 2014
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Report: YouTube is Worth $40 Billion - Posted September 4, 2014
YouTube is potentially worth $40 billion, reports Adweek. Google bought the platform for $1.65 billion in 2006. Citing a Jeffries report: With the most viewership by a wide margin (1 b... [SocialTimes.com]

YouTube's Most Popular Creator Turns Off Comments - Posted September 3, 2014
The comment sections on YouTube are constantly under fire, likely because of the prevalence of spam and trolls. Recently, Felix Kjellberg aka PewDiePie, YouTube's most subscribed-to channel, has decided to disable comments on his videos. Kjellberg recently crossed... [SocialTimes.com]

Social Media Newsfeed: Netflix Facebook Sharing | Instagram More Important to Teens - Posted September 3, 2014
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YouTube Reaches More 18- to 24-Year-Olds Than Any Cable Network - Posted September 2, 2014
YouTube is especially valuable to TV advertisers who want to reach millennials, according to a new BI Intelligence report. The online video platform reached more U.S. adults 18- to 34-years-old than any cable network. YouTube beat out ESPN, Hulu, Facebook and Comedy Cen... [SocialTimes.com]

Which YouTube Networks Have the Most Viewers? - Posted August 28, 2014
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New YouTube Music Streaming Service in the Works - Posted August 27, 2014
YouTube has essentially become the new MTV. With the high profile music video releases, perhaps it was inevitable that YouTube would eventually try its hand at a music streaming service. In June, YouTube received a lot of critici... [SocialTimes.com]

Facebook Reveals Agenda for @Scale 2014 - Posted August 25, 2014
Facebook released the agenda for its @Scale 2014 conferenc... [AllFacebook]

Social Media Newsfeed: Instagram Advertising Tools | SoundCloud Ads - Posted August 22, 2014
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New Services Enable Fans to Pay Creators Directly - Posted August 20, 2014
The Internet is a massive revenue-generating machine, but without content, the whole model falls apart. Creative people can participate in revenue sharing on YouTube, but it's a fairly limited way to make money. New ... [SocialTimes.com]

Morning Media Newsfeed: Journalists Under Threat in MO | Broadcasters Aim at Aereo - Posted August 19, 2014
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Morning Media Newsfeed: Journalists Under Threat in MO | Broadcasters Aim at Aereo - Posted August 19, 2014
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The Easiest Way to Create GIFs From YouTube Videos - Posted August 18, 2014
Those small moving images files better known as GIFs are the darlings of the Internet, but they're also annoying to create without Photoshop. That's no longer true with this new web application that lets you generate your own GIFs from YouTube videos. All it takes is a few mouse clicks: To get... [SocialTimes.com]

Social Media Newsfeed: Flipboard Video Ads | YouTube Updates TV Look - Posted August 15, 2014
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YouTube Stars More Popular Than Hollywood Celebrities Among Teens - Posted August 14, 2014
YouTube is undoubtedly one of the biggest cultural touchstones of the Internet. YouTube captures more viewers aged 18 to 34 than any cable network and more than one billion unique users every month. A recent study from Variety confirms that Yo... [SocialTimes.com]

Morning Media Newsfeed: Fox, Time Warner Issue Earnings | Coulson Charged With Perjury - Posted August 7, 2014
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Morning Media Newsfeed: Fox, Time Warner Issue Earnings | Coulson Charged With Perjury - Posted August 7, 2014
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Social Media Newsfeed: Lawsuit Vs. Yelp | InStyle Unveiling Cover on Snapchat - Posted August 7, 2014
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Facebook Stomps the Competition as a Driver of Referral Traffic - Posted July 25, 2014
Despite the panic over Facebook's supposed impending demise and the decline in organic reach, the social network still drives the most traffic of all the top social networks. According to the ... [SocialTimes.com]

Morning Media Newsfeed: Major Changes Hit Conde Nast | MTP May Oust Gregory - Posted July 24, 2014
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Morning Media Newsfeed: Major Changes Hit Conde Nast | MTP May Oust Gregory - Posted July 24, 2014
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Social Media Newsfeed: Foursquare Rebrands | Facebook Earnings - Posted July 24, 2014
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Head of YouTube Music Quits - Posted July 23, 2014
Christopher LaRosa, product manager at YouTube music, is leaving the company on Friday, reports The Wall Street Journal. People who worked closely with LaRosa described him as v... [SocialTimes.com]

Nuvi Adds Publishing Capability to Social Media Monitoring and Visualization Platform - Posted July 23, 2014
Real-time social media listening and reporting solution Nuvi added publishing to its arsenal, announcing Wednesday that users of its s... [AllFacebook]

INFOGRAPHIC: Brands Steering Video Clicks Away From Facebook, YouTube - Posted July 22, 2014
Video-distribution and traffic-driving network Jun Group sees a trend by bra... [Lost Remote]

REPORT: 23.39% of 2Q Social Referrals from Facebook - Posted July 21, 2014
Facebook accounted for 23.39 percent of social referrals ... [AllFacebook]

Loyalty on Facebook: SocialToaster Joins Izea Exchange - Posted July 18, 2014
Social engagement and ... [AllFacebook]

Google Plus No Longer Requires Real Names - Posted July 16, 2014
Your move, Facebook: Google Plus announced on ... [AllFacebook]

Top 10 YouTube Influencers and the Brands They Work With [Infographic] - Posted July 11, 2014
As marketers continue looking for new ways to connect with consumers online, more are turning to influencer marketing. Every platform and niche has its own set of influencers -- people with an audience that trust their recommendations. Marketing agency the Ayzenberg Group has put together a list of the top 10... [SocialTimes.com]

The Battle Between ISPs and Video Streamers Intensifies - Posted July 10, 2014
Slow Internet speeds are the bane of video streamers. As cord cutting becomes a better option, and video streaming increases its bandwidth demands eve... [SocialTimes.com]

The Battle Between ISPs and Video Streamers Intensifies - Posted July 10, 2014
Slow Internet speeds are the bane of video streamers. As cord cutting becomes a better option, and video streaming increases its bandwidth demands eve... [AllFacebook]

Facebook's Controversial News Feed Emotions Study Draws Washington's Attention - Posted July 10, 2014
A study Facebook conducted in 2012, along with ... [AllFacebook]

Facebook Testing 'More From' Feature For Video Player In IOS App - Posted July 8, 2014
Facebook is testing a new feature in its iOS application that displays more organic ... [AllFacebook]

Morning Media Newsfeed: Palin Eyes The View | Rolling Stone Appoints Publisher - Posted July 8, 2014
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Morning Media Newsfeed: Palin Eyes The View | Rolling Stone Appoints Publisher - Posted July 8, 2014
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YouTube Is Rethinking Its Tough Stance Against Indie Labels - Posted July 7, 2014
For the longest time, YouTube was known as the place to go for grainy home videos of the funny, the incredible and the mundane. Now the site is an Internet staple. Big brands rely on it for their marketing efforts. Entertainment companies use it to intr... [PRNewser]

Morning Media Newsfeed: Coulson Gets 18 Months | SiriusXM Fires Opie & Anthony's Cumia - Posted July 7, 2014
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Morning Media Newsfeed: Coulson Gets 18 Months | SiriusXM Fires Opie & Anthony's Cumia - Posted July 7, 2014
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Social Media Newsfeed: Facebook Removes Image | YouTube Shaming Internet Providers - Posted July 7, 2014
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Facebook Head Of Global Policy Management Monika Bickert On Study: 'That's Innovation' - Posted July 3, 2014
Facebook executives continued to respond to the controversy over the recent ... [AllFacebook]

Bandsintown Manager Is Mobile Music To The Ears Of Artists, Managers On Facebook - Posted July 1, 2014
Music fans have embraced concert-discovery application Bandsintown, and now the company i... [AllFacebook]

What Happens In a YouTube Minute? [Infographic] - Posted June 30, 2014
Next to Facebook and Google, YouTube is the third most trafficked website in the world. To demonstrate, YouTube Downloader created an infographic outlining what happens on the world's biggest video network in a single minute. More than 100 hours of video are uploaded every minute, meaning that YouTube's content ID system has... [SocialTimes.com]

Social Media Newsfeed: World Cup Twitter Record | Facebook Moods Study - Posted June 30, 2014
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Social Media Newsfeed: New YouTube Features | Facebook Ads - Posted June 27, 2014
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Victorious Empowers Online Creatives to Build Communities - Posted June 25, 2014
When it comes to the creation of online video content, YouTube is arguably king. The site certainly sees the greatest traffic numbers for online video. But creators are largely constrained in how they can interact with audiences when using Youtube, and they often have to invo... [SocialTimes.com]

Social Media Newsfeed: Twitter Retweet with Comment | Nike World Cup Mentions - Posted June 25, 2014
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Multi-Channel Network Zoomin.TV Expands Into the U.S. - Posted June 24, 2014
You may not have heard of Zoomin.TV, but it's coming to the U.S. The multi-channel video network already commands over 278 million unique visitors per month, across 40 channels, in 14 languages and more than 400 unique video uploads per day. So far only 25 percent o... [SocialTimes.com]

Social Media Newsfeed: Lawyers and Social Media | Facebook Ads - Posted June 23, 2014
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Kid President Taking His Awesomeness from YouTube to Network Television - Posted June 20, 2014
"What if there really were two paths? I want to be on the one that leads to awesome." Kid President aka Robby Novak became a viral sensation in 2012 after releasing his first "Declaration of Awesome" video on YouTube. He was energetic and wise beyond his youth. He'd likely argue that last... [AllFacebook]

Kid President Taking His Awesomeness from YouTube to Network Television - Posted June 20, 2014
"What if there really were two paths? I want to be on the one that leads to awesome." Kid President aka Robby Novak became a viral sensation in 2012 after releasing his first "Declaration of Awesome" video on YouTube. He was energetic and wise beyond his youth. He'd likely argue that last... [SocialTimes.com]

Social Media Newsfeed: Twitter Shakeup | New LinkedIn App - Posted June 20, 2014
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YouTube's New Premium Model Could Push Out Independent Creators - Posted June 18, 2014
For some time now, there have been persistent rumors about YouTube implementing a subscription model. According to a recent report from The Financial Times, the rumors are are starting to become a reality: YouTube will be ... [SocialTimes.com]

Morning Media Newsfeed: USA-Ghana Sets Ratings Record | Apple Settles eBook Suit - Posted June 18, 2014
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Morning Media Newsfeed: USA-Ghana Sets Ratings Record | Apple Settles eBook Suit - Posted June 18, 2014
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Social Media Newsfeed: Iraq and Social Media | SoundCloud Berlin Office - Posted June 16, 2014
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Social Media Newsfeed: Pinterest Guided Search for Web | TweetDeck Restored - Posted June 12, 2014
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INFOGRAPHIC: 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil Will Top Olympics, Super Bowl In Social Buzz - Posted June 11, 2014
Is it possible that a sporting event can tally more social mentions than the ... [AllFacebook]

How John Green Built An Engaged Fandom for The Fault In Our Stars - Posted June 9, 2014
[caption id="attachment_198345" align="aligncenter" width="600"] John Green at the premiere of The Fault in our Stars, via YouTube[/caption] The name John Green might not ring any bells for those not immersed in Internet culture. However, the author of the young adult fiction nove... [SocialTimes.com]

Facebook Analytics Combo: EdgeRank Checker Teams Up With Socialbakers - Posted June 9, 2014
Two major providers of Facebook analytics have joined forces, as EdgeRank Checker announced... [AllFacebook]

Brands Rush to Sign the Latest Social Media Stars as Ambassadors - Posted June 9, 2014
Hundreds of young people with a bit of time on their hands are now moving to turn their mastery of social media into legitimate careers with backing from big brands--and The New York Times is ON IT. A couple of stories this weekend highlighted the ways in which these soc... [PRNewser]

Exclusive: ILOOK Launches, Turns YouTube Channels into Stand-alone Apps - Posted June 9, 2014
Peter Redford was involved in the development and commercialization of the graphical user interface, the computer sound card, and the LeapPad; now Redford is turning... [Lost Remote]

Morning Media Newsfeed: BBC News to Cut 500 | Networks Book Clinton - Posted June 4, 2014
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Morning Media Newsfeed: BBC News to Cut 500 | Networks Book Clinton - Posted June 4, 2014
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Social Media Newsfeed: Turkey Unblocks YouTube | Facebook Fit - Posted June 4, 2014
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Morning Media Newsfeed: Lewis Katz Dies | Carney Steps Down | Zuckerberg Donates - Posted June 2, 2014
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Morning Media Newsfeed: Lewis Katz Dies | Carney Steps Down | Zuckerberg Donates - Posted June 2, 2014
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Social Media Newsfeed: New Twitter Font | YouTube's 9th Anniversary - Posted June 2, 2014
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Social Media Newsfeed: Kardashian Sets Instagram Record | #RedskinsPride Backfire - Posted May 30, 2014
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Morning Media Newsfeed: Angelou Dies at 86 | Williams Interviews Snowden | Amazon Talks Hatchette Dispute - Posted May 29, 2014
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Morning Media Newsfeed: Angelou Dies at 86 | Williams Interviews Snowden | Amazon Talks Hatchette Dispute - Posted May 29, 2014
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Social Media Newsfeed: Dick Costolo on Twitter's Future | Kidnapping Has Happy Ending Thanks to Facebook - Posted May 29, 2014
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YouTube Around the World [Infographic] - Posted May 28, 2014
YouTube is undoubtedly the largest online video provider online. But what you may not know is just how international the content and consumers are. Eighty percent of traffic to the site comes from outside the U.S., and 60 percent of that traffic comes from countries where English is not the primary... [SocialTimes.com]

YouTube Introduces New Features to Empower Creators - Posted May 28, 2014
YouTube creators, those who make the videos that populate the site and participate in revenue sharing, haven't always had it great. The pool of content creators gets larger every year, and dealing with the infrastructure ... [AllFacebook]

YouTube Introduces New Features to Empower Creators - Posted May 28, 2014
YouTube creators, those who make the videos that populate the site and participate in revenue sharing, haven't always had it great. The pool of content creators gets larger every year, and dealing with the infrastructure ... [SocialTimes.com]

Iranian Prosecutor Denies Report That Mark Zuckerberg Was Ordered To Appear In Court - Posted May 28, 2014
Confusion reigns in Iran, as ... [AllFacebook]

Social Media Newsfeed: Yahoo's 'YouTube' | Facebook App Spam - Posted May 28, 2014
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Mark Zuckerberg Has A Court Date ... In Iran - Posted May 27, 2014
Facebook Co-Founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg has a court date that he will most likely not be keeping, sinc... [AllFacebook]

Engagement Lessons For YouTube - Posted May 22, 2014
YouTube has always been set up for interaction. Subscriptions and comments create an immediate connection between fans and creators, and by cultivating those connections, creators are able to maintain and grow their audiences. YouTube has the kind of interaction other sites only dream of. But it's not all in the technology... [SocialTimes.com]

Tom Cruise Agrees: 2005 Was the Year Everything Changed for Entertainment PR - Posted May 21, 2014
Do you remember the moment that everything changed in the world of entertainment PR? This LA Weekly story proposes it was the moment we started saying that Tom Cruise jumped on Oprah's couch. The article makes the... [PRNewser]

Morning Media Newsfeed: YouTube to Acquire Twitch | Abramson Speaks | Pilhofer to Guardian - Posted May 20, 2014
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Morning Media Newsfeed: YouTube to Acquire Twitch | Abramson Speaks | Pilhofer to Guardian - Posted May 20, 2014
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Social Media Newsfeed: Facebook Advertising Deal | Twitter to Buy SoundCloud? - Posted May 20, 2014
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YouTube Reportedly In Talks to Acquire Twitch - Posted May 19, 2014
As more consumers cut the cord in search of alternative forms of entertainment, video game live-streaming site Twitch has experienced impressive growth. In 2013, the service had more unique monthly users than Netflix and Hulu, and it jumped int... [SocialTimes.com]

Acqui-Hire? Video-Sharing Startup Switchcam Shuttered, Founders Working For Facebook - Posted May 19, 2014
Add video-sharing startup Switchcam to the list of Facebook ... [AllFacebook]

Are Video Streaming Services Eating Up All the Bandwidth? - Posted May 15, 2014
According to new figures from Sandvine, the Internet is becoming increasingly dominated by video streaming services. Netflix accounts for nearly 35 percent of downstream traffic, YouTube accounts for almost 14 pe... [SocialTimes.com]

Social Media Newsfeed: Yelp Reservations | New Outlook.com Features - Posted May 14, 2014
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YouTube: How to Amplify Your Content With Social - Posted May 13, 2014
YouTube's Creator Playbook for Brands is a guide to best practices for developing ads that will resonate with 21st-century consumers. Based on a research study of YouTube's top performing content creators, the guide is broken down into... [SocialTimes.com]

10 Fundamentals of Creative Strategy on YouTube - Posted May 12, 2014
In the Creator Playbook for Brands, Google translates the "tools and know-how developed by a generation of YouTube content creators to help brands develop ads that will resonate with 21st century consumers." The guide is comprehe... [SocialTimes.com]

Endemol Beyond inks exclusive deal with YouTube celebrity Michelle Phan - Posted May 7, 2014
If you've been on a NYC subway recently you for sure know who Michelle Phan is. The YouTube star who posts a new video each week has accumulated over 6.3 million subscribers and is now featured in YouTube's big traditional ad campaign. Endemol Beyond (who recently... [Lost Remote]

Social Media Newsfeed: McAfee Launches Messaging App | Facebook Video Metrics - Posted May 6, 2014
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VICE NewFront: 'We didn't need TV to validate what we are doing but it did' - Posted May 2, 2014
VICE, the global youth media company and content creation studio held their first NewFront presentation today at Manhattan's Sunshine Theater on the Lower East Side. The company impressively did the opposite of what most NewFront/Upfront events have and still made noise. The whole presentati... [Inside 3D Printing News]

Socialbakers Raises The Facebook Analytics Bar With Socialbakers Analytics V3.0 - Posted May 1, 2014
Social media analytics company Socialbakers beefed up... [AllFacebook]

Morning Media Newsfeed: Oprah Eyes Clippers | Viacom to Buy Channel 5 | Time Warner Profits Soar - Posted May 1, 2014
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Morning Media Newsfeed: Oprah Eyes Clippers | Viacom to Buy Channel 5 | Time Warner Profits Soar - Posted May 1, 2014
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New Fiber Networks Could Improve the Stability of the Internet - Posted April 23, 2014
There's an arms race, online and off, for better Internet speeds. As Google expands its Fiber network, AT&T has begun making the case that it could offer fiber in 100 cities. But why are companies ... [SocialTimes.com]

REPORT: Google Plus Gaining On Facebook In 1Q 2014 Social Logins - Posted April 23, 2014
Customer profile-management provider ... [AllFacebook]

Dorian Nakamoto Thanks Bitcoin Donors on YouTube - Posted April 23, 2014
(CoinDesk) Dorian Nakamoto, the California man who is Satoshi Nakamoto but not the one the media is looking for, has appeared in a YouTube video thanking the bitcoin community for its support. Bitcoin entrepreneur Andreas Antonopoulos organized the fundraiser as partial compensation for Nakamoto's recent troubles, after ... [Bitcoins Insider]

REPORT: Facebook Rules 1Q Referral Traffic - Posted April 21, 2014
Facebook continued to dominate referral traffic in the first quarter of 2014... [AllFacebook]

Facebook Reigns Supreme for Social Media Referral Traffic - Posted April 21, 2014
Shareaholic released its Q1 report on social media referral traffic, naming Facebook as the reigning king. Pinterest and StumbleUpon also made big gains, while Google+, Reddit, YouTube and LinkedIn traffic referrals remained relatively flat. According to the report, Facebook drove more than 20 percent of over... [SocialTimes.com]

When Democracy Falls From The Sky Thanks To Google And Facebook - Posted April 21, 2014
The Internet is the ideal channel through which to publish and circulate photos and videos of atrocities, and it is a place where citizens can organize to better resist and overthrow their oppressors -- that is, provided they can gain access ... [AllFacebook]

Morning Media Newsfeed: GMA Ups Spencer | Everest Special Nixed | Journalists Freed in Syria - Posted April 21, 2014
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Morning Media Newsfeed: GMA Ups Spencer | Everest Special Nixed | Journalists Freed in Syria - Posted April 21, 2014
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Tips for Building an Audience on YouTube - Posted April 17, 2014
Need to boost your YouTube audience numbers? In the latest Mediabistro feature, experts and content creators share their tips on how to foster a successful YouTube channel by leveraging the tools you have, including social media, analytics and your own authentic content. "Successful channels not only reach underserved audiences, they brea... [SocialTimes.com]

Can Mike Bloomberg Really Take on the NRA? - Posted April 17, 2014
Former New York mayor Michael Bloomberg has a lot of money and he's very passionate about gun control. This is nothing new. His advocacy group Everytown for Gun Safety is, however--and this week the group launched its first campaign: It's a powerful PSA, though the fact that comments on the You... [PRNewser]

YouTube Turns to Traditional Advertising to Promote Content - Posted April 16, 2014
YouTube is falling back on traditional advertising like print, television, billboards and subway wraps to promote its most popular content creators. YouTube "stars" attract a highly sought-after demographic of young viewers. But as ... [SocialTimes.com]

Social Media Newsfeed: US Airways Lewd Tweet | Suicide Note on YouTube - Posted April 16, 2014
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Reporter Talks to Pulitzer Prize Winner from BuzzFeed's 'NoNoNoNo Cat Room' - Posted April 13, 2014
Few media organizations get as jubilantly jiggy with the juxtaposition as BuzzFeed. And so, we applaud The Independent media editor Ian Burrell for mining that duality throughout his weekend piece on the ... [AllTwitter]

Facebook Holds First Hack Developer Day - Posted April 11, 2014
Last month, Facebook announced the ... [AllFacebook]

WATCH: Netflix Goes to Prom, Proves Being a 'Third Wheel' Can be Epic - Posted April 11, 2014
Call me old fashioned, but there's just something totally un-romantic about propositioning a potential prom date via Twitter. That is, unless you're courting a major company, not a classmate. Seventeen-year-old Muthana Sweis, a student at Marist High School in Chicago, sent out the following tweet in January: ... [PRNewser]

Morning Media Newsfeed: Walters' Retirement Set | Vox.com Goes Live | Megaupload Sued - Posted April 8, 2014
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Morning Media Newsfeed: Walters' Retirement Set | Vox.com Goes Live | Megaupload Sued - Posted April 8, 2014
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Social Media Newsfeed: Twitter Acquisition | Social Network, Divorce Linked - Posted April 8, 2014
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DataPoint: Fake YouTube App Has 53M MAUs ... And Growing - Posted April 2, 2014
When it comes to the top developers on Facebook, there are a handful that are consistently topping AppData's developer leaderboard: King.com, Zynga, ... [AllFacebook]

DataPoint: A Fake YouTube App Has 53 Million MAUs... and Growing - Posted April 2, 2014
When it comes to the top developers on Facebook, there are a handful that are consistently topping AppData's developer leaderboard: King, Zynga, Microsoft and YouTube. Here are today's top developers, according to monthly active users (MAUs):     At first glance, nothing on this list seems unreasonable. King has been ... [AllFacebook]

DataPoint: A Fake YouTube App Has 53 Million MAUs... and Growing - Posted April 2, 2014
When it comes to the top developers on Facebook, there are a handful that are consistently topping AppData's developer leaderboard: King, Zynga, Microsoft and YouTube. Here are today's top developers, according to monthly active users (MAUs):     At first glance, nothing on this list seems unreasonable. King has been ... [SocialTimes.com]

Is YouTube the Wizard Behind All Things Viral? - Posted April 1, 2014
YouTube is the place to go for the biggest, loudest, flashiest viral content. Without YouTube to host fail compilations, cats playing piano and the Numa Numa guy, we might not even have a concept of a viral video. But we can now see the man behind the green curtain, the cat's... [AllFacebook]

Is YouTube the Wizard Behind All Things Viral? - Posted April 1, 2014
YouTube is the place to go for the biggest, loudest, flashiest viral content. Without YouTube to host fail compilations, cats playing piano and the Numa Numa guy, we might not even have a concept of a viral video. But we can now see the man behind the green curtain, the cat's... [SocialTimes.com]

Morning Media Newsfeed: AJ Journos Denied Bail | CNN Hits Digital High | FCC Limits JSAs - Posted April 1, 2014
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Morning Media Newsfeed: AJ Journos Denied Bail | CNN Hits Digital High | FCC Limits JSAs - Posted April 1, 2014
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YouTube Offers Audience Guarantees to Lure Advertisers From TV Networks - Posted April 1, 2014
YouTube is agreeing to concessions sought by advertisers in its efforts to increase ad dollars and compete with television networks that reimburse marketers with extra ad time when viewership falls below target expectations. People familiar with the matter ... [SocialTimes.com]

Social Media Newsfeed: Zuckerberg's Salary | LinkedIn NSA Requests - Posted April 1, 2014
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STUDY: YouTube Pummels Facebook In Post-Click Engagement - Posted March 31, 2014
Brands on Facebook striving for ... [AllFacebook]

Could Yahoo Succeed in Luring YouTube Content Creators? - Posted March 31, 2014
It's rumored that Yahoo has been approaching YouTube stars with content deals. The story goes that Yahoo wants to boost its video streaming service -- Yahoo Screen -- with cherry-picked, high-quality content from popular YouTube stars. So how likely is it that YouTubers would want to switch to Yahoo's service? Yahoo vide... [SocialTimes.com]

Morning Media Newsfeed: Turkey Blocks YouTube | NBC Ends Two Sites | Twitter on The Charts - Posted March 28, 2014
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Morning Media Newsfeed: Turkey Blocks YouTube | NBC Ends Two Sites | Twitter on The Charts - Posted March 28, 2014
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STUDY: Facebook's Role In Pew Research Center's 'State Of The News Media 2014' - Posted March 26, 2014
Facebook and other social networks continue to become further intertwined with the media, as the ... [AllFacebook]

Social Media Newsfeed: Facebook Buys Oculus VR | Vanishing Tweets - Posted March 26, 2014
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Morning Media Newsfeed: Viacom, Google Settle | KOMO Helicopter Crash | CNN Ratings Surge - Posted March 19, 2014
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Morning Media Newsfeed: Viacom, Google Settle | KOMO Helicopter Crash | CNN Ratings Surge - Posted March 19, 2014
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Social Media Newsfeed: Facebook DeepFace Software | Pandora Ups Premium Price - Posted March 19, 2014
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Izea Opens Doors To Sponsorship Marketplace - Posted March 17, 2014
Social-sponsorship outfit Izea announced the debut of its ... [AllFacebook]

Wonder PL Offers An Alternative to the Cluttered YouTube Experience - Posted March 14, 2014
In the modern YouTube browsing experience, there are a lot of distractions. Pre-roll ads inject themselves between you and the content, in-stream ads cover the content, and the suggested videos can be wildly off point. Not to mention the comments section. Any brand that aspires to higher-quality content and better presentation... [SocialTimes.com]

Social Media Newsfeed: Kissing YouTube Video | Twitter Notifications - Posted March 13, 2014
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Twitter Poaches Baljeet Singh from YouTube - Posted March 10, 2014
Twitter has poached former YouTube exec Baljeet Singh as a product director, reports The Verge. Singh is tasked with helping the company monetize video content as the social network ... [AllFacebook]

WARNING: Your Friends Are Not Naked In Videos; It's A Scam Spreading On Facebook - Posted March 5, 2014
Online security provider Bitdefender warned o... [AllFacebook]

YouTube Designer Says He Wants to Make the Site More Beautiful -- But at What Cost? - Posted March 5, 2014
There's been an increasing drive at tech companies to develop software that doesn't just solve a problem, but looks good too. Apple was one of the first companies to focus on "beautiful design," and since then, the most slick and intuitive the user interface, the better. The problem is that users... [SocialTimes.com]

YouTube Designer Says He Wants to Make the Site More Beautiful -- But at What Cost? - Posted March 5, 2014
There's been an increasing drive at tech companies to develop software that doesn't just solve a problem, but looks good too. Apple was one of the first companies to focus on "beautiful design," and since then, the most slick and intuitive the user interface, the better. The problem is that users... [AllFacebook]

VIDEOS: Here Are The New Ads Promoting Facebook - Posted February 28, 2014
With all of the work Facebook is doing to revamp the process of a... [AllFacebook]

Morning Media Newsfeed: Court Orders Video Down | Former Editor Stabbed | TiVo Posts Profit - Posted February 27, 2014
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Morning Media Newsfeed: Court Orders Video Down | Former Editor Stabbed | TiVo Posts Profit - Posted February 27, 2014
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Social Media Newsfeed: YouTube Anti-Muslim Film | Facebook Ad Campaigns - Posted February 27, 2014
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Facebook To Leave Privacy Settings Of Memorialized Accounts Unchanged; Create 'A Look Back' Videos For Deceased Users - Posted February 21, 2014
Facebook announced two changes to the way it handles the accounts of users who have passed away: The ... [AllFacebook]

VideoSkin Will Bring A Customizable Video Player To Facebook - Posted February 19, 2014
With videos proving to be an effective way for brands on Facebook to increase ... [AllFacebook]

Facebook Testing 'Subscribe On YouTube' Links? - Posted February 18, 2014
Some Facebook users are seeing "Subscribe on YouTube" links below links to ... [AllFacebook]

Market Force Information Enters Content- And Sentiment-Monitoring Fray With SocialForce - Posted February 11, 2014
The latest solution to help brands monitor Facebook and other social activity comes from customer-intelligence-solutions provider ... [AllFacebook]

Social Media Newsfeed: Olympics and Social Media | Yahoo-Yelp Partnership - Posted February 10, 2014
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After Father's Tearful Plea, Facebook Will Create Deceased Son's 'A Look Back' Video - Posted February 6, 2014
While many Facebook users are suffering from overexposure to its recently introduced ... [AllFacebook]

Susan Wojcicki Named CEO of YouTube - Posted February 5, 2014
Susan Wojcicki, SVP of ads and commerce at Google, is taking the top spot at YouTube, reports Recode. She replaces Salar Kamangar, who will continue to work at the search giant on some yet-unnamed projects.... [AllFacebook]

Susan Wojcicki Named CEO of YouTube - Posted February 5, 2014
Susan Wojcicki, SVP of ads and commerce at Google, is taking the top spot at YouTube, reports Recode. She replaces Salar Kamangar, who will continue to work at the search giant on some yet-unnamed projects.... [SocialTimes.com]

YouTube Takes Another Step to Ensure an Authentic Audience - Posted February 5, 2014
Inflating social media statistics is a big business online. Whether it's hiring a Twitter bot army or boosting Facebook likes with click scams, the goal is the same: to appear more popular. When it comes to YouTube, artificially high ... [SocialTimes.com]

Why Being a YouTube Creator Isn't a Good Business Model - Posted February 4, 2014
As YouTube matures as a platform, there has been a drive for more high-quality content from creators, viewers and YouTube itself. In fact, YouTube has been investing in providing studio space for video creators, giving out grants and sharing revenue with almost anyone that uploads co... [SocialTimes.com]

YouTube Creators Speak Out Against Sneaky Paid Placement - Posted January 29, 2014
The Internet is full of ads so gaming companies are using dubious tactics to cut through the noise. Case in point: Microsoft and EA games are working with Multichannel Channel Networks on YouTube to turn entire videos into ads. This new form of payola undermines the credibility of the You... [SocialTimes.com]

New Mass Relevance Platform Brings Facebook, Other Social Content Into Visual Experiences - Posted January 29, 2014
Social experience creator ... [AllFacebook]

REPORT: Facebook Referrals Continue Upswing In 4Q - Posted January 24, 2014
Facebook saw its ... [Lost Remote]

REPORT: Facebook Referrals Continue Upswing In 4Q - Posted January 24, 2014
Facebook saw its ... [AllFacebook]

Social Media Newsfeed: Facebook Mobile Ad Network | Tech Firms Lobbying - Posted January 23, 2014
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Facebook Video-Sharing Oddity: Bug, Or Test? - Posted January 17, 2014
Some Facebook users are experiencing an unusual situation with posts from pages that contain either ... [AllFacebook]

INFOGRAPHIC: Facebook's Like Button Is Pinned Under On Retailers' Pages - Posted January 9, 2014
The Pinterest Pin It button has overtaken Facebook's ... [AllFacebook]

The Year In Social Media, A 2013 Recap [Infographic] - Posted January 6, 2014
Social media has become a cornerstone of effective marketing strategy. Within five years, social media is expected to comprise, on average, 22% of overall marketing budgets. This year Youtube reached more 18-34 year olds than any cable network, vine sharing dropped on Twitter by almost 40% the day Instagram video launched,... [SocialTimes.com]

Social Media Newsfeed: Facebook Lawsuit | YouTube Streaming - Posted January 3, 2014
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Flipagram Is About To Take Over Your Facebook News Feed - Posted January 2, 2014
If you've only just recovered from the Bitstrips epidemic, you might want to sit down, and not at... [Lost Remote]

Flipagram Is About To Take Over Your Facebook News Feed - Posted January 2, 2014
If you've only just recovered from the Bitstrips epidemic, you might want to sit down, and not at... [AllFacebook]

Social Media Newsfeed: Robin Roberts Comes Out on Facebook | Social Network Use - Posted December 31, 2013
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Video Flashback: One Day, a Computer Will Fit on Your Desk - Posted December 30, 2013
As the year is nearing its end, it's nice to rewind and re-watch some of the predictions humans have made about the future. In this one particular video from 1974, science fiction writer Arthur C. Clark makes a prediction that's not only technologically accurate but also culturally aware. He correctly states... [FishbowlDC]

Video Flashback: One Day, a Computer Will Fit on Your Desk - Posted December 30, 2013
As the year is nearing its end, it's nice to rewind and re-watch some of the predictions humans have made about the future. In this one particular video from 1974, science fiction writer Arthur C. Clark makes a prediction that's not only technologically accurate but also culturally aware. He correctly states... [Inside Mobile Apps]

Facebook Announces Suicide-Prevention Initiatives - Posted December 18, 2013
Facebook continues to forge ahead with suicide-prevention efforts... [AllFacebook]

Is Facebook Planning Something Super For Video Ads On Super Bowl Sunday? - Posted December 18, 2013
The Super Bowl marks the end of the ... [AllFacebook]

Everything You Need To Know About Facebook's Test Of Video Ads - Posted December 17, 2013
The Facebook feature that has been long anticipated by marketers and long dreaded by users is one large step closer to becoming a reality, as the social network announced Tuesday that it will officially b... [AllFacebook]

Vlogbrothers Host Seventh Annual Project for Awesome - Posted December 16, 2013
Since 2007, Vlogbrothers, Hank and John Green have been holding a charity event on YouTube called the Project for Awesome. Through a combination of videos, an official website, and a 48 hour livestream they publicize charities and raise as mu... [AllFacebook]

Vlogbrothers Host Seventh Annual Project for Awesome - Posted December 16, 2013
Since 2007, Vlogbrothers, Hank and John Green have been holding a charity event on YouTube called the Project for Awesome. Through a combination of videos, an official website, and a 48 hour livestream they publicize charities and raise as mu... [SocialTimes.com]

How Facebook Is Positioning Its Upcoming Video Ads Vs. Television, YouTube - Posted December 13, 2013
Facebook appears to have embraced the strategy of keeping its friends close and its enemies closer when it comes to ... [AllFacebook]

#PRFail: Samsung's Flammable Phone Response Backfires - Posted December 11, 2013
Samsung, the world's largest smartphone maker, has a hot deal for the holidays. Its Galaxy S4 is smartly ... [PRNewser]

How Do You Define Social TV? - Posted December 6, 2013
"Twitter owns ... [AllFacebook]

How Do You Define Social TV? - Posted December 6, 2013
"Twitter owns ... [Lost Remote]

Social Media Newsfeed: Social Media Data Breach | Twitter Retargeted Ads - Posted December 5, 2013
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How Dominant Are Facebook's Mobile Apps? - Posted December 4, 2013
In a survey of 500 U.S. respondents who activated mobile phones from June through September, Facebook dominated in terms of usage, with 45 percent citing the social network as one of their three most frequently used applications, far ahead of... [AllFacebook]

The Young Turks Hit Indiegogo Home Stretch - Posted December 3, 2013
Last week, just ahead of Thanksgiving, The Young Turks majestically hit their Indiegogo goal of $250,000. Helping greatly in that regard were Sean Mackinlay (Canada), Brian Weissman (Seattle) and Diana Francisco (Agoura Hills, CA), who each ponied up $5,000 to have a camera named after them; and New Jersey resident Stephen... [morningmedianewsfeed]

The Young Turks Hit Indiegogo Home Stretch - Posted December 3, 2013
Last week, just ahead of Thanksgiving, The Young Turks majestically hit their Indiegogo goal of $250,000. Helping greatly in that regard were Sean Mackinlay (Canada), Brian Weissman (Seattle) and Diana Francisco (Agoura Hills, CA), who each ponied up $5,000 to have a camera named after them; and New Jersey resident Stephen... [FishbowlNY]

YouTube Pre-Roll Ads Drive Users to Install AdBlock - Posted November 25, 2013
It's no secret that Google primarily makes its money from advertising. In fact, advertising makes up 97 percent -- $33.3 billion last year -- of Google revenue. Advertising may be the big money maker for the tech gi... [SocialTimes.com]

Is Facebook Adding Customizable Lock Screens To Home? - Posted November 25, 2013
... [AllFacebook]

Social Media Newsfeed: Mark Zuckerberg Interview | Iran President on Twitter - Posted November 25, 2013
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VIDEOS: Facebook's Mobile Developer Day - Posted November 22, 2013
Facebook and its Parse cloud-applicatio... [AllFacebook]

How Does A Brand On Facebook 'Pack A Story?' With Help From Prezma For Advertisers - Posted November 22, 2013
A startup based in Tel Aviv, ... [AllFacebook]

How Does News Consumption On Facebook Stack Up Vs. Other Social Networks? - Posted November 14, 2013
A total of 47 percent of Facebook users get news on the social network, trailing ... [AllFacebook]

Social Media Newsfeed: Russia Olympics Social Media | Bing Music Videos - Posted November 12, 2013
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Social Media Newsfeed: Russia Olympics Social Media | Bing Music Videos - Posted November 12, 2013
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A Q&A with Sabrina Caluori about HBO Connect: the network's 'digital marketing secret weapon' - Posted November 12, 2013
HBO Connect is continuing to become a larger part of HBO's digital strategy. In fact, when we asked Sabrina Cal... [Lost Remote]

How Arbor Mist Toasts Its 1M-Plus Facebook Fans - Posted November 2, 2013
Arbor Mist raised its glasses to Facebook, as it became the first wine brand to reach 1 milli... [AllFacebook]

Music Discovery Service seevl.fm Launches - Posted November 1, 2013
This week marked the public launch of seevl.fm. SemanticWeb.com has tracked seevl's develop... [semanticweb.com]

3Q EARNINGS CALL: How Is Facebook Responding To The Mobile Transition From An Advertising Standpoint? - Posted October 31, 2013
Facebook said in its third-quarter earnings report Wednesday that its tot... [AllFacebook]

Social-Media Themed Costume Ideas - Posted October 30, 2013
Halloween is tomorrow. Do you know what you are going to wear? Are you are a procrastinator who could not decide on a costume? Or did you just decide today that you want to dress up? Nearly 70% of typical costume wearers admit social media like Facebook and Pinterest impact their costume... [AllFacebook]

Social-Media Themed Costume Ideas - Posted October 30, 2013
Halloween is tomorrow. Do you know what you are going to wear? Are you are a procrastinator who could not decide on a costume? Or did you just decide today that you want to dress up? Nearly 70% of typical costume wearers admit social media like Facebook and Pinterest impact their costume... [SocialTimes.com]

Social Media Newsfeed: Facebook Romance | Obama Social Media Hacked - Posted October 29, 2013
[emailonly]{{{ sbox300x250 }}}[/emailonly]  Click here to receive the Morning Social Media Newsfeed via email. ... [SocialTimes.com]

How Mount Sinai Health System Uses Social Media - Posted October 26, 2013
Hospitals have a unique opportunity when it comes to social media marketing - they have so many inspiring stories to tell, but they must also make sure they receive the necessary patient approval. John Ambrose, social media director for Mount Sinai Health System in New York who also happens to be a... [SocialTimes.com]

A Tale of Two YouTubes - Posted October 23, 2013
YouTube recently announced the first annual YouTube Music Awards, as part of a play to further expand its influence as a member of the mainstream media. The site has been very instrumental in both breaking new stars like Macklemore and making available the existing work of established artists through Vevo pa... [SocialTimes.com]

The Nominees are in for the First Annual YouTube Video Music Awards - Posted October 22, 2013
When YouTube launched in 2005, it was just a portal for people to share videos. Back then, MTV was still trying to pretend it was music television. Here we are almost 10 years later and YouTube has become much more than just a video portal; YouTube has become a force in... [SocialTimes.com]

[Viral Video] Al Capone Squares Off Against Black Beard The Pirate In An Epic Rap Battle (Of History) - Posted October 21, 2013
  I'm a big fan of the Epic Rap Battles of History guys. So after a long layoff between seasons, and then a break between this episode and the last one, I figure I'd post this here to show you they're still alive and kicking. Although ... I have some questions... [SocialTimes.com]

[Viral Video] Watch Old People React To Old Spice's Weird, Weird, Commercials - Posted October 18, 2013
Back when I was writing Social Media Is Bullshit, I did a lot of digging in order to answer the question of whether or not the Old Spice commercials were actual viral videos. (Hint: They're not. Like, not even close.) That doesn't make the commercials any less entertaining, but I'm slightly... [SocialTimes.com]

[Viral Video] "Don't Tweet It Because It Sucks": An Awesome No Doubt Parody - Posted October 14, 2013
As a child of the '90s, I was routinely tortured by the constant playing of anything by No Doubt. So much so that I must have suffered from Stockholm Syndrome and eventually learned to love them. Well, up until their Rock Steady album came out. Yeesh. Maybe comedian, and YouTube celebrity, Franchesca... [SocialTimes.com]

Comedy Rules Online Video (Or: Why Every Video You Post Online Should Be Funny) - Posted October 11, 2013
The above video features the only notable thing that will happen with the Toronto Raptors NBA franchise this season. In it, you'll see their mascot tear his achilles doing a backflip. This injury means The Rapt... [SocialTimes.com]

42% Of The World's Internet Users Don't Live Where You Think They Do - Posted October 10, 2013
When I give my Social Media Is Bullshit presentations, I always start out with ... [SocialTimes.com]

Social Media Newsfeed: Facebook Page Insights | Comcast, Twitter Deal - Posted October 10, 2013
[emailonly]{{{ sbox300x250 }}}[/emailonly]  Click here to receive the Morning Social Media Newsfeed via email. ... [SocialTimes.com]

HootSuite's Hootlet Chrome Extension Offers Easy Access To Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn - Posted October 8, 2013
Social media management system HootSuite released an upgraded version of its ... [Lost Remote]

HootSuite's Hootlet Chrome Extension Offers Easy Access To Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn - Posted October 8, 2013
Social media management system HootSuite released an upgraded version of its ... [AllFacebook]

Social Media Users Sound Off on Horrific Biker-SUV Brawl - Posted October 2, 2013
The Christian Post reporter Leonardo Blair has the details on how people are chiming in via Facebook and YouTube about that apocalyptic Sunday incident on the streets of Manhattan involving a group of angry bikers and... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Social Media Users Sound Off on Horrific Biker-SUV Brawl - Posted October 2, 2013
The Christian Post reporter Leonardo Blair has the details on how people are chiming in via Facebook and YouTube about that apocalyptic Sunday incident on the streets of Manhattan involving a group of angry bikers and... [FishbowlNY]

STUDY: Facebook Has 100X More Spam Than Other Social Networks, 4X More Phishing Attacks - Posted October 1, 2013
Spam has been an issue for as long as email has existed, and a new ... [AllFacebook]

Social Media Newsfeed: Facebook Graph Search | Twitter Embedded Posts - Posted October 1, 2013
[emailonly]{{{ sbox300x250 }}}[/emailonly]  Click here to receive the Morning Social Media Newsfeed via email. ... [SocialTimes.com]

YouTube Takes Steps to Filter Out Offensive Comments - Posted September 25, 2013
The public reaction to Popular Science choosing to turn off website reader comments is split. For those who think it was a poor resolution, the simultaneous approach of YouTube this week will no doubt be most welcome. Per NYC-based Gizmodo contributor ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

YouTube Takes Steps to Filter Out Offensive Comments - Posted September 25, 2013
The public reaction to Popular Science choosing to turn off website reader comments is split. For those who think it was a poor resolution, the simultaneous approach of YouTube this week will no doubt be most welcome. Per NYC-based Gizmodo contributor ... [FishbowlNY]

YouTube Spearheads 'Clean Up the Comments' Movement - Posted September 25, 2013
Internet comment threads: can't live with 'em, can't kill 'em...or can you? If you work in digital marketing or PR then you've almost certainly had some experience scrolling through comment sections to answer poorly spelled, logically unsound criticisms of your client or firm. And if you read our sister blog... [PRNewser]

Abercrombie & Fitch Knows What the Fox Says - Posted September 25, 2013
Nothing says desperation like grabbing the latest, most annoying YouTube sensation and holding on for dear life (not that it's much of a workout with abs like these). Well, that was...bizarre. Now that everyone hates Abercrombie & Fitch due to its stated bias ... [PRNewser]

Will TV Networks Pay for Publicity via Twitter? - Posted September 24, 2013
The natural partnership between Twitter and television has earned a good bit of press over the past year or so, with Twitter taking credit for saving shows like Scandal and breathing new life ... [PRNewser]

George Takei Gives the AARP a Sense of Humor - Posted September 19, 2013
Who said the age of the celebrity spokesperson is dead? Weight loss companies may be struggling to find value in the big but "less credible" names they pay to promote their products, but in many cases a single famous face can change the public's perception of a brand. For example, we never... [PRNewser]

Body slamming its competition, WWE surpasses two million subscribers on YouTube - Posted September 16, 2013
TV brands that rely on linear often shy away from having a strong - or at least fan-friendly YouTube presence. WWE has bucked this trend by surpassing two million subscribers to its ... [Lost Remote]

Volvo Stunt Shows Us That a Hamster Can Indeed Drive a Truck - Posted September 16, 2013
Here's a fun pitch: In order to publicize the rollout for its new 15-ton off road vehicle, Volvo's UK team staged a stunt designed to answer that timeless question: can a hamster drive a truck down a steep quarry-side road? High production values? Check. Ridiculous premise? Check. Sharable content? Indeed. That's one way... [PRNewser]

How Social Media Determined The Viral Twerking Video Was Fake - Posted September 13, 2013
It generated more than 10 million views before viral video maestro Jimmy Kimmel admitted he with the twerkin... [SocialTimes.com]

Facebook Announces Limited Test Of New Way For Mobile Users To View Videos - Posted September 12, 2013
A "small group of U.S. mobile users" will test a new way for Facebook to deliver ... [AllFacebook]

Storyful Prepares for Coverage of Likely U.S. Attack on Syria - Posted September 6, 2013
[caption id="attachment_135215" align="alignright" width="300"] Courtesy: The New York Times[/caption] YouTube is full of videos from the world's hotspots, from Syria to Oklahoma to... [SocialTimes.com]

Social Media Newsfeed: Facebook Privacy Policy | Salesforce Files - Posted September 6, 2013
[emailonly]{{{ sbox300x250 }}}[/emailonly]  Click here to receive the Morning Social Media Newsfeed via email. ... [SocialTimes.com]

YouTube Restores Gender-Reversed 'Blurred Lines' Critique - Posted September 4, 2013
Black Nerd Comedy's Andre Meadows has the scoop via What's Trending on some interesting YouTube flip flopping. As was ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

YouTube Restores Gender-Reversed 'Blurred Lines' Critique - Posted September 4, 2013
Black Nerd Comedy's Andre Meadows has the scoop via What's Trending on some interesting YouTube flip flopping. As was ... [FishbowlNY]

PR Win: Bloomberg's Sign-Language Specialist Becomes an Advocate for the Deaf - Posted August 28, 2013
Hey, remember Lydia Callis? Sure you do--she became an instant YouTube celebrity last October for her repeat appearances at New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg's side during Hurricane Sandy. Her animated sign-language style and the obvious passion she poured into her job endeared her to millions; she even inspired a Saturday Night... [PRNewser]

REPORT: Facebook Spammers Raking In $200M/Year - Posted August 28, 2013
Despite continuous efforts by Facebook to curb spam, it still repre... [AllFacebook]

YouTube Mini-Movie Shows the Tragic Side of Our Mobile Life - Posted August 26, 2013
Cell phones are supposed to improve our lives not replace it. If you have friends or boyfriends who can't put down their shiny objects - show them this sad You Tube film. It has all the great characteristics of a tragedy: boy meets girl but uses mobile phone when cuddling, boy... [Inside Mobile Apps]

Woobox Integrates YouTube, Video On Instagram, Vine With Facebook Video Contests - Posted August 21, 2013
Facebook application developer Woobox eliminated the need for ... [AllFacebook]

WSJ Tunes In Rising YouTube Stars - Posted August 20, 2013
Very few people can point simultaneously to crowds of adoring teenage girls and a pointillist portrait in the Wall Street Journal. But that's the case for Anthony Quintal (a.k.a. LOHANTHONY), the 14-year-old Y... [morningmedianewsfeed]

WSJ Tunes In Rising YouTube Stars - Posted August 20, 2013
Very few people can point simultaneously to crowds of adoring teenage girls and a pointillist portrait in the Wall Street Journal. But that's the case for Anthony Quintal (a.k.a. LOHANTHONY), the 14-year-old Y... [FishbowlNY]

Seven Lessons from Successful e-Advocacy Campaigns - Posted August 20, 2013
We know that the 2012 elections were considered the most "social" in history, for the unique ways political candidates used social media tools. So, what can organizations learn from th... [SocialTimes.com]

INFOGRAPHIC: Facebook Friends Liking Pages Are Strong Recommendations - Posted August 19, 2013
Recommendations from friends are a powerful driver of eventual purchases of goods and services, and social media marketing agency ... [AllFacebook]

Russell Simmons' 'Harriett Tubman Sex Tape' Apology Didn't Go Over So Well - Posted August 16, 2013
Def Jam founder Russell Simmons has become something of a PR/media man extraordinaire, what with his digital marketing "don't call us an agency" company and his newly-launched YouTube channel All Def Digital. Seems like his team could sell water to a well, no? Unfortunately, this week he chose what might have been... [PRNewser]

FIFA Gears Up For 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil With Launch Of Three Facebook Pages - Posted August 12, 2013
The F d ration Internationale de Football Association (FIFA) is gearing up for 2014 FIFA ... [AllFacebook]

Jason Calacanis on How to Own Your Audience and Stop Relying on YouTube - Posted August 7, 2013
Last weekend, 12,000 online video creators and fans came together to celebrate YouTube and the online video ecosystem at VidCon in Anaheim. Popular YouTubers and industry folk spoke about the power of online video, how to make money on YouTube, develop an online audience, work with brands, a... [AllFacebook]

The Semantic Spin On YouTube's GeekWeek - Posted August 6, 2013
As you surely know by now, it's GeekWeek on YouTube. But in case you haven't been keeping up with every theme, today is Brainiac Tuesday, its focus on science, education and knowledge - a particularly relevant topic for readers of this blog, we think. We didn't see any particularly semantic videos pointed... [AllTwitter]

Social Media Newsfeed: Social Media Reaction to Washington Post Sale | Facebook Chief Marketing Officer - Posted August 6, 2013
[emailonly]{{{ sbox300x250 }}}[/emailonly]  Click here to receive the Morning Social Media Newsfeed via email. ... [SocialTimes.com]

6 Big Announcements From YouTube's VidCon Keynote - Posted August 1, 2013
YouTube just finished up their Keynote at VidCon, complete with lots of exciting announcements. This year's Keynote was majorly focused on YouTube creators and how the video site is working to increase subscribers and ad revenue, provide resources and more. We've compiled a list of some of the biggest announcements out... [AllFacebook]

6 Big Announcements From YouTube's VidCon Keynote - Posted August 1, 2013
YouTube just finished up their Keynote at VidCon, complete with lots of exciting announcements. This year's Keynote was majorly focused on YouTube creators and how the video site is working to increase subscribers and ad revenue, provide resources and more. We've compiled a list of some of the biggest announcements out... [SocialTimes.com]

YouTube Previews New Feature To Help Creators Interact With Top Fans - Posted August 1, 2013
This afternoon at VidCon, YouTube previewed a new feature called Top Fans that sounds like it's going to revolutionize the way that YouTube creators engage with their fans. The feature will make it easier for creators to engage with their most influential and engaged fans, as well as glean demographics about... [SocialTimes.com]

How Daymon 'Daym' Patterson Got 4 Million Views Eating a Burger on YouTube - Posted July 29, 2013
Don't think you have the six minutes it takes to watch a guy eat fast food in his car? Think again. Watching Daymon "Daym" Patterson muse about what makes a french fry "official"... [SocialTimes.com]

McDonald's Canada Wants to Show You Where the Beef Is - Posted July 26, 2013
In case you never watched Dudley Do-Right as a kid, we'll let you in on a little secret: things are different in Canada. For instance, McDonald's Ontario recently added the McLobster to its menu. Let t... [AgencySpy]

No Satisfaction: Advertising, Privacy Concerns Sink Facebook In Study By ACSI, ForeSee - Posted July 23, 2013
Facebook's efforts to ensure that advertising on the social network is unobtrusive and that ads are ... [AllFacebook]

POLL: Smart or Not? KTVU Has Video of Fake Asiana Pilot Names Pulled from YouTube - Posted July 22, 2013
KTVU is exerting its copyright claim on YouTube videos showing anchor Tori Campbell reading fake names identifying the pilots of Asiana flight 214. &... [TVSpy]

Minor League Baseball On Facebook: Pacific Coast League - Posted July 22, 2013
AllFacebook's look at the Facebook pages of Minor League Baseball tea... [AllFacebook]

Minor League Baseball On Facebook: Southern League - Posted July 18, 2013
AllFacebook's look at the Facebook pages of Minor League Baseball teams continues with the cl... [AllFacebook]

Budweiser Taps Facebook, Vice For 'Made For Music' Campaign - Posted July 17, 2013
What do you get when you mix an iconic beer brand, a social network, and a pop-culture-video website? In the case of ... [AllFacebook]

Minor League Baseball On Facebook: Eastern League - Posted July 17, 2013
AllFacebook's look at the Facebook pages of Minor League Baseball teams continues wi... [AllFacebook]

Minor League Baseball On Facebook: Florida State League - Posted July 16, 2013
AllFacebook's look at the Facebook pages of Minor League Baseball teams continu... [AllFacebook]

How Big Brands Use Hashtags On Facebook, And How You Can, Too - Posted July 15, 2013
In June, Facebook announced that status updates could include "clickable" hashtags. Users... [AllFacebook]

Minor League Baseball On Facebook: California League - Posted July 13, 2013
AllFacebook's look at the Facebook pages of Minor League Baseball teams c... [AllFacebook]

Minor League Baseball On Facebook: New York-Penn League - Posted July 10, 2013
AllFacebook's look at the Facebook pages of Minor League Baseball teams continue... [AllFacebook]

PR Win: Cleveland Kidnap Victims Break Silence with 'Thank You' Video - Posted July 9, 2013
Here's a great video to show your grandmother the next time she asks "What does a PR company do, anyway?" Last night, Cleveland-based crisis management/media training firm Hennes-Paynter posted this short YouTube video featuring each of the three young women who spent more than a decade in captivity after being abducted by... [PRNewser]

Social Media Newsfeed: Facebook Graph Search | Twitter Direct Message Syncing - Posted July 9, 2013
[emailonly]{{{ sbox300x250 }}}[/emailonly]  Click here to receive the Morning Social Media Newsfeed via email. ... [SocialTimes.com]

Aug. 5 Scheduling Hearing Set For Eminem's 8 Mile Style Copyright Suit Vs. Facebook, Wieden & Kennedy - Posted July 5, 2013
A scheduling conference in the copyright-infringement lawsuit f... [AllFacebook]

Google Taking Heat from State AGs over YouTube Ads for Illicit Products and Practices - Posted July 3, 2013
Google is being criticized by the attorneys general of Oklahoma and Nebraska for allegedly profiting from ads associated with YouTube videos that promote illicit activities. Nebraska Attorney General Jon Bruning and Oklahoma Attorney General Scott Pruitt ... [PRNewser]

Facebook, Wieden & Kennedy Deny Violating Copyright On Eminem Song - Posted July 1, 2013
Facebook and ad agency Wieden & Kennedy denied trying to be the... [AllFacebook]

YouTube TLC "No Scrubs" Parody Discourages Vertical Video Mode - Posted June 28, 2013
Do you shoot in vertical video mode? YouTube Chescaleigh is talking to you! if your video is the dopest but it's portrait then it's bogus don't want some hocus pocus up in adobe to choke these bonus components that shouldn't show in your video if you go with an aspect ratio that's not the grossest you need atonement,... [Inside Mobile Apps]

Just How Much Money Do The Creators Of Viral Videos Make? [INFOGRAPHIC] - Posted June 28, 2013
Viral YouTube videos are no longer one-time flukes. Now an entire industry surrounds YouTube stars - JennaMarbles, the third most popular channel on YouTube, earned almo... [AllTwitter]

Social Media Newsfeed: Android App Testers Wanted | Facebook Chat | DIY Memes - Posted June 28, 2013
[emailonly]{{{ sbox300x250 }}}[/emailonly] Click here to receive the Morning Social Media Newsfeed via email. Android Users: Facebook W... [SocialTimes.com]

Europe Versus Facebook Files Prism Complaints - Posted June 26, 2013
Student group Europe Versus Facebook has tangled with the social network bef... [AllFacebook]

Video On Instagram Draws Mixed Reaction - Posted June 21, 2013
Facebook's introduction of Video on Instagram Thursday and its potential ... [AllFacebook]

Facebook Execs On Cannes Panel: Advertisers Have Much Work To Do - Posted June 18, 2013
Facebook Head of Global Creative Solutions Mark D'Arcy and Director of Engineering ... [AllFacebook]

Are the cable TV walls about to crumble? - Posted June 13, 2013
In recent days media has been consumed by one Edward Snowden who revealed a Skynet-type infrastructure called Prism that the government is runnin... [Inside 3D Printing News]

Are the cable TV walls about to crumble? - Posted June 13, 2013
In recent days media has been consumed by one Edward Snowden who revealed a Skynet-type infrastructure called Prism that the government is runnin... [Lost Remote]

Google Research Shows Potential of Social Marketing at Movie Studios - Posted June 11, 2013
YouTube movie trailers, social engagement campaigns and search engine marketing are increasingly critical to movie studios marketing new film releases, according to Google's newly released white paper, which shows how ... [SocialTimes.com]

Breaking Into Facebook With Break Media -- An Interview With Chris Strickland - Posted June 7, 2013
On the Internet, funny and interesting videos reign supreme as the leading form of entertainment. You've most likely been exposed to them at some point: There are videos of pranks being played, and people and animals doing crazy stuff. There are countless videos of parodies, events, and the sometimes-confusing memes. While... [AllFacebook]

MyPermissions Launches App Privacy Certification Program - Posted June 6, 2013
MyPermissions, an Israeli Web and mobile app company, today launched a Trust Certification program that requires app developers flagged by its users for good privacy practices to sign a legally binding agreement not to share personally identifiable information about users with third parties. The certification program builds on M... [SocialTimes.com]

Get Your Portfolio On: Clippings.me Launches Professional Package - Posted June 6, 2013
Every summer, I promise that I'm going to use the downtime to get my act together and work on my website and portfolio, and then get lazy about doing all of the work. That's why my ears always perk up when I hear about portfolio sites that do all of... [10,000 Words]

RT becomes first TV news brand to hit 1 billion views on YouTube - Posted June 3, 2013
Fueled by amazing caught-on-camera news clips, Russia Today's YouTube channel has hit one billion lifetime views -- the first TV brand on YouTube to reach the milestone. RT is rather excited about it, first producing a t... [Inside 3D Printing News]

Mark Zuckerberg-Led FWD.us Adds Steve Chen, Barry Diller - Posted June 3, 2013
FWD.us, the political advocacy group led by Facebook Co-Founder and CEO ... [AllFacebook]

Semantic Video's Banner Year - Posted May 30, 2013
[caption id="" align="alignleft" width="300"] The BBC made use of semantic video annotation in its coverage of the 2012 Olympics[/caption] It's fair ... [semanticweb.com]

How Much Money Do YouTube Stars Make? [Infographic] - Posted May 30, 2013
Billions of views on YouTube now equal millions of dollars for YouTube's most successful partners, according to an estimate of how much advertising revenue YouTube's top partners are earning with viral videos like "Harlem Shake" and "Gangnam Style." In 2010, the top-grossing YouTube partners were bringing in more than $100,000 per year.... [SocialTimes.com]

HOW TO: Avoid Facebook Scams - Posted May 27, 2013
Scams are all over Facebook. There are stories telling users that Facebook will end on a certain date, miracl... [AllFacebook]

Jessica Alba Congratulates the Winners of the Social Star Awards - Posted May 23, 2013
Jessica Alba has announced the winners of the first-ever Social Star Awards, a 24-hour awards show held in Singapore and live streamed on YouTube to honor socially savvy celebrities and their super fans. Winners were judged by the nu... [SocialTimes.com]

YouTube Announces the Winners of the 2013 Next Vlogger Competition - Posted May 21, 2013
YouTube has announced the winners of its Next Vlogger competition: an elite group of video bloggers who inspire others while they sit in front of the camera and talk about everything from their latest hauls from the beauty supply store to the best uses for pineapples. The YouTube judges were looking to... [SocialTimes.com]

Eminem Publisher Files Suit Vs. Facebook, Wieden & Kennedy Over Music In Home Ad - Posted May 21, 2013
Did Facebook's ad agency, Wieden & Kennedy, lose itself in the music of hip-hop star ... [AllFacebook]

YouTube leverages GetGlue's ad platform for Comedy Week - Posted May 20, 2013
YouTube has kicked off an interesting week of comedy programming. The video mega-platform is placing ... [Lost Remote]

Fitness Video Goes Viral When Viewers Spot a Man on the Toilet in the Background - Posted May 16, 2013
Video viewers found new meaning in the word "squat" when they noticed a man sitting on the toilet in the background of a workout video on YouTube. The clip starts with an actress demonstrating a squat front raise with a piece of fitness equipment... [SocialTimes.com]

Screampix to Terrorize YouTube with the First Paid Horror Channel - Posted May 16, 2013
YouTube's first paid subscription channel to focus exclusively on the horror genre, SCREAMPIX must be written in all caps because the collection of full-length movies the channel contains is so terrifying that it has to be kept behind a paywall for safety. The channel is one example of what paid channels can... [SocialTimes.com]

INFOGRAPHIC: Facebook Shortcuts - Posted May 16, 2013
Who doesn't love a good shortcut, especially when it comes to Facebook and other social networks? Social analytics firm Quintly compiled a... [AllFacebook]

Ed Gordon: YouTube is 'the Future of Broadcasting' - Posted May 15, 2013
For a journo who has found success with decidedly old-school methods, Ed Gordon has some advice for aspiring broadcasters: get on YouTube. "In today's world... it's about producing and owning your content," he told Mediabistro in ... [10,000 Words]

Ed Gordon: YouTube is 'the Future of Broadcasting' - Posted May 15, 2013
For a journo who has found success with decidedly old-school methods, Ed Gordon has some advice for aspiring broadcasters: get on YouTube. "In today's world... it's about producing and owning your content," he told Mediabistro in ... [TVSpy]

Google I/O: Weird Name, Big Deal - Posted May 15, 2013
[caption id="attachment_126943" align="alignleft" width="372"] Photo: Amit Fulay[/caption] Google's kicks off its three-day I/O conference today, drumming up lots of chatter among techies but leaving at least some casual observers wondering what the heck I/O is. The I/O conference is Google's major stage on which to make an ann... [SocialTimes.com]

Is It Harder For Women To Succeed On YouTube? - Posted May 13, 2013
If you take a look at a list of the most-subscribed YouTube channels you'll notice a trend: nearly all of them are created by, or predominantly feature, men. Currently at youtube.... [SocialTimes.com]

YouTube Kicks Off Paid Channel Program with Full Episodes of 'Fraggle Rock' - Posted May 9, 2013
After months of rumors, YouTube has rolled out 53 paid channels on the video-sharing site. One highlight is the Jim Henson Family TV channel, which includes full episodes of "Fraggle Rock." Announced today, the pilot program will ... [SocialTimes.com]

YouTube Announces the End of the World - Posted May 6, 2013
What? They want us to pay? Hold on. Breathe. The news is true. YouTube has just (finally) made it... [PRNewser]

YouTube Reportedly Launching Subscription-Based Channels This Week - Posted May 6, 2013
As early as this week, around 50 YouTube channels will live behind a subscription paywall, according to the Financial Times. ... [SocialTimes.com]

An Insider's Look at Brand Advertising on YouTube - Posted May 3, 2013
These days, more and more brands are incorporating YouTube into their online advertising and marketing strategies. But if you're new to advertising on YouTube, it can be tough figuring out how it works and where to get started. We spoke with Michael Lanz, Industry Director, Social & Information at Google, and... [SocialTimes.com]

Friday Morning Laughs - A Compilation of Compilations - Posted May 3, 2013
Happy Friday, SocialTimes readers! The internet is so vast, it's nearly impossible to be there every time a skateboarder crashes or a kitten flails on a staircase, but watch these moments we must, because that is what we do. Here's a round-up of video compilations that get your funny video watching... [SocialTimes.com]

Social Media Newsfeed: Facebook Earnings | Twitter Trends - Posted May 2, 2013
[emailonly]{{{ sbox300x250 }}}[/emailonly]  Click here to receive the Morning Social Media Newsfeed via email. ... [SocialTimes.com]

Social Media Newsfeed: Twitter Ad Platform | Google Search - Posted May 1, 2013
[emailonly]{{{ sbox300x250 }}}[/emailonly]  Click here to receive the Morning Social Media Newsfeed via email. ... [SocialTimes.com]

Facebook Marketing Platform Viralheat Adds Social Login And Explore Features - Posted April 30, 2013
Viralheat, which allows users to better manage their Facebook pages, announced Tuesday that ... [AllFacebook]

Free Google Tools Webcast Next Monday, 5/6 - Posted April 29, 2013
Mark your calendars, SocialTimes readers. We've got a free webcast happening next Monday, May 6 from 3:00 - 3:30 p.m. ET on Google Tools for Social Media Marketing Success. Monica Morse, the social media lead for SMB Solutions at Google, will be sharing best practices on how to use Advanced Search, Tre... [SocialTimes.com]

Food Trucks Put a Literal Spin on Social Media 'Follows': Infographic - Posted April 19, 2013
Food trucks and carts have in recent years gone from being considered "roach coaches" to being a trendy new way to try unfamiliar and novel cuisines, such as Korean-TexMex fusion. Social media have helped fuel their popularity, letting hungry city-dwellers know where they can find their favorite truck on a given... [SocialTimes.com]

YouTube Viral Video Sensations: Where Are They Now? [Infographic] - Posted April 19, 2013
Anything can happen when a video goes viral on YouTube. Just ask comedian Lucas Cruikshank, whose 2008 debut of his Fred Figglehorn character on the video-sharing site helped launch his television career. But just like the one-hit wonders on the radio, some video stars disappear as quickly as they came. What... [SocialTimes.com]

Friday Morning Laughs -- Harrison Ford Won't Answer 'Star Wars' Questions - Posted April 19, 2013
Greetings, SocialTimes readers! A long time ago, it was Monday and Friday seemed as far, far away as another galaxy. Now, the weekend is here, bringing a fresh crop of Star Wars-themed videos that were also the week's most-viewed, most-shared, and most likely to force weird Ewok sounds out your mouth... [SocialTimes.com]

Social Media Newsfeed: Boston Marathon Explosions | Facebook Anti-Bullying Plea - Posted April 16, 2013
 Click here to receive the Morning Social Media Newsfeed via email. ... [SocialTimes.com]

Mark Zuckerberg 'Stars' In Newest Ad For Facebook Home - Posted April 15, 2013
Facebook released another ad promoting its Home overlay for certain Android devices, with this one... [AllFacebook]

Relive Your Frustration with Video Tapes with YouTube's 'VHS Mode' - Posted April 15, 2013
Back when "taping it" was a thing, recorded television shows and even rentals from the local video store all came out a little scratchy and green around the edges. To commemorate the 57th anniversary of the first commercial video cassette recorder, YouTube has announced a ... [SocialTimes.com]

Kim Jong-Un, Master of Viral Content? - Posted April 11, 2013
PR pros wouldn't normally tell clients who want to go viral to "keep it creepy", but the approach seems to be working for o... [PRNewser]

4 Benefits (And 1 Big Challenge) of Streaming Live on YouTube - Posted April 10, 2013
Thanks to the massive success of live streaming campaigns like Red Bull's stream of Felix Baumgartner's jump from space last year, NASA's Curiosity Mars landing and the summer Olympics, as well as the increased use of Google's ... [SocialTimes.com]

Business Wire Adds Nuvi Social Media Monitoring Reports - Posted April 8, 2013
Companies that use Business Wire to release information to the media can now track how their content performed on Facebook and other ... [AllFacebook]

Social Media Doesn't Kill Productivity After All - Posted April 4, 2013
Does your company prohibit you from accessing Facebook, Twitter and/or YouTube at work? Quite a few do, citing the ability of cute animal videos and status updates to distract employees from the work at hand. But according to ... [PRNewser]

6 Places Video Creators Can Find Royalty-Free Music - Posted April 4, 2013
A great soundtrack can take your video project to the next level. Finding inspiration is easy; the hard part is finding music that's affordable and doesn't violate any copyright laws. Luckily, video-sharing sites like YouTube and Vimeo have started building their own music libraries for creators to bor... [SocialTimes.com]

The Top 10 Prankster Channels on YouTube - Posted April 1, 2013
Just in time for April Fool's Day, YouTube has released a list of channels that have shared some of the most ridiculous pranks ever captured on video. Ranked by number of subscribers, here are the top ten. Here, you'll also find the most-viewed video for each channel, including the number of views.... [SocialTimes.com]

Smelling Is Believing These April Fool's Day Pranks - Posted April 1, 2013
This year's crop of April Fool's Day pranks on social media will test your sense of humor and your sense of smell. 1. Google launched Google Nose. Now you can search Google's database of more than 15 million scentibytes for smells. For instance, here's "Wet Dog:" ... [SocialTimes.com]

Cast Your Vote For The Winners Of The 2013 DoGooder Awards - Posted March 28, 2013
The DoGooder Video Awards is an annual competition that celebrates the best of the best in the nonprofit video sector. Creators and non-profit organizations that are working to make positive change through online video are awarded with $3,500 gra... [SocialTimes.com]

YouTube Streamlines Earnings Reports For Partners - Posted March 27, 2013
In order to simplify things for creators that are making money off their videos, YouTube has announced that as of April 1, 2013, "AdSense will no longer calculate and report AdSense for Content Host earnings for You... [SocialTimes.com]

Kate Upton Can't Make It To That Guy's Prom - Posted March 26, 2013
Earlier this month, high school student Jake Davidson asked Kate Upton to go to prom with him via a YouTube video that has racked up over 2.1 million views so far. While Upton did ... [SocialTimes.com]

'YouTube Lyrics' Extension Lets You Sing Along with Your Videos - Posted March 25, 2013
YouTube sing-alongs are the best, and the 'YouTube Lyrics' browser extension makes singing along to your favorite music videos incredibly easy. Just add the extension on Chrome, ... [SocialTimes.com]

Take A Tour of YouTube Space LA Wtih Google Street View - Posted March 22, 2013
Last November, YouTube Space Los Angeles officially opened its doors to YouTube creators looking to learn, collaborate and up their game. Now, YouTube Space LA is "virtually" open to everyone on Google Street View. You can take your own ... [SocialTimes.com]

The Skinny on How Weight Watchers Uses Social Media - Posted March 22, 2013
Did you know that the first social media platform Weight Watchers used was MySpace in 2008? It then launched Facebook and Twitter in 2009. Today the company has both an internal team and an agency that provides social media support. SocialTimes recently caught up with Lee Hurley, vice president of social... [SocialTimes.com]

Coke Clarifies: Social Buzz Complements Long-Term Sales - Posted March 21, 2013
You've probably heard that everyone's talking about Coca-Cola's social media reveal this week. According to the soft drink giant, the fact that... [PRNewser]

YouTube Reaches 1B Unique Monthly Users - Posted March 21, 2013
Facebook has company in the ... [AllFacebook]

YouTube Search On Google Trends Proves Gangnam Style Really Is Dying - Posted March 21, 2013
Psy? Who's that? Almost as quickly as the K-Pop star rose to fame, it seems that the world has forgotten all about Psy and his massive YouTube hit, Gangnam Style. Although the video currently stands at almost 1.5 billion views on YouTube, the song is no longer heard on... [SocialTimes.com]

YouTube Now Boasts 1 Billion Monthly Users - Posted March 20, 2013
Over the past eight years, YouTube has grown at an astounding rate, localized in 53 countries and across 61 languages with over 72 hours of video uploaded every minute. But this evening, the online video giant announced that it has hit its biggest milestone yet--one billion monthly users. According to a... [SocialTimes.com]

YouTube Now Boasts 1 Billion Monthly Users - Posted March 20, 2013
Over the past eight years, YouTube has grown at an astounding rate, localized in 53 countries and across 61 languages with over 72 hours of video uploaded every minute. But this evening, the online video giant announced that it has hit its biggest milestone yet--one billion monthly users. According to a... [AllFacebook]

Coca-Cola Says Social Media Buzz Does Not Boost Sales - Posted March 19, 2013
This week, a Coca-Cola representative made a statement that will create more than a few headaches in marketing, PR and advertising departments around the country. For all the talk of encouraging the conversation online, social media buz... [PRNewser]

Should Kate Upton Go To Prom With This High School Senior? [Video] - Posted March 19, 2013
Remember back in 2011 when Sgt Scott Moore invited Mila Kunis to the Marine Corps Ball on YouTube and started a chain reaction of marines asking celebrities, from ... [SocialTimes.com]

Social Media Newsfeed: Simon Cowell YouTube Contest | Pinterest Redesign - Posted March 19, 2013
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Simon Cowell To Launch Global Talent Search On YouTube This Wednesday - Posted March 18, 2013
Simon Cowell says that YouTube "has literally changed the music business for the good," and he's tapping into YouTube in a major way with The You Generation, the world's first global audition channel on YouTube. The You Generation off... [SocialTimes.com]

Music To Your Ears: Seevl Takes First Step To Become Cross-Platform Music Discovery Service - Posted March 14, 2013
Seevl, the free music discovery service that leverages semantic technology to help users conduct searches across a world of facts-in-combination to find new musical experiences and artist information, has launched an app for Deezer that will formally go live Monday. (See our in-dep... [AllTwitter]

Learn How To Succeed At Business From Old Spice's Mr. Wolfdog - Posted March 12, 2013
The world of business will never be the same, thanks to Old Spice's new Chief Director of Marketing, Mr. Wolfdog. The business-savvy canine has taken Teh Interwebz by storm since he announced his ascension to the company yesterday on Twitter and YouTube.... [SocialTimes.com]

YouTube Co-founder Chad Hurley Preparing To Launch Rival Video Site - Posted March 11, 2013
Six-and-a-half years after selling YouTube to Google, co-founder Chad Hurley, who parted ways with Google in 2010, is preparing to launch a new video platform focused on collaboration, according to Adweek's Tim Peterson... [SocialTimes.com]

Social Media Newsfeed: Social SxSW | Facebook App Activity - Posted March 11, 2013
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Nonprofit Video Creators: Enter The 2013 DoGooder Video Awards - Posted March 8, 2013
Are you working to change your community or change the world through online video? If so, you're invited to enter the DoGooder Video Awards for your chance to win a $3,500 grant, free admission to the Nonprofit Technology Conference, and special promotion on YouTube. Thi... [SocialTimes.com]

New 'YouTube One Channel' Layout Now Available For Everyone - Posted March 8, 2013
Back in February, YouTube announced their latest channel redesign--the YouTube One Channel. The design, which feels similar to a Google+ profile page, featuring a banner at the top of the page and spot for a trailer video for visitors... [SocialTimes.com]

Social Media Newsfeed: YouTube to Stream Music? | Twitter Survey Tool - Posted March 6, 2013
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Why Premium Youtube and News Don't Mix - Posted March 5, 2013
On the surface, it's been a huge year for Youtube and its string of premium content providers. The website is becoming bigger, and has recently acquired startup Epoxy to help developers and distributors ge... [TVSpy]

Why Premium Youtube and News Don't Mix - Posted March 5, 2013
On the surface, it's been a huge year for Youtube and its string of premium content providers. The website is becoming bigger, and has recently acquired startup Epoxy to help developers and distributors ge... [10,000 Words]

YouTube to Take on Spotify with New Music Streaming Service - Posted March 5, 2013
YouTube is reportedly launching a subscription music service to compete with the social music network Spotify. According to Fortune, the video sharing site will likely give listeners the choice of either playing the songs for free, mixed in with advertisements, or paying a fee to hear the songs ad-free. ... [SocialTimes.com]

Easter Egg: Make YouTube 'Do The Harlem Shake' - Posted March 4, 2013
If you're not sick of death of the Harlem Shake yet, here's a bit of fun news that will make your day. Over the past few days, people searching for Harlem Shake videos on YouTube have been stumbling across a fun little Easter Egg--when you ... [SocialTimes.com]

Does YouTube Bring In Enough Ad Dollars for Top Channels? - Posted March 4, 2013
Millions of video views do not necessarily equal millions of dollars on YouTube, the video-sharing site where professional entertainers share the screen with amateur filmmakers. While the ads embedded into the videos undoubtedly bring in revenue for the video creators who have partnered with YouTube, multichannel networks and top... [SocialTimes.com]

Hitwise Mobile Debuts; Facebook Places Third In Market Share, Average Time Spent - Posted March 4, 2013
Facebook was the No. 3 mobile website both in terms of market share of visits and average time spent during the week ending Feb. 23, in the debut of Hitwise Mobile from Experian Marketing Services... [AllFacebook]

Why The Harlem Shake Must Dance Alone - Posted March 1, 2013
Poor Psy. His meteoric Gangnam Style rise to superstardom is ancient history. Where was he from again? Pop culture, which has the attention span of a squirrel on amphetamines, is all about the Harlem Shake right now. You know, that YouTube sensation that combines electronic music from Baauer with clips of people... [PRNewser]

INFOGRAPHIC: Facebook Tops Searches For Social Networks' Analytics - Posted March 1, 2013
Social analytics firm Quintly examined search queries for social networks' analytics since early 2007, and Facebook was the subject of t... [AllFacebook]

Bye Bye, Bieber! Rihanna Is Now the Most-Viewed Artist on YouTube - Posted February 28, 2013
[caption id="attachment_120194" align="alignleft" width="187"] Helga Esteb / Shutterstock.com[/caption] Grab your umbrella-ella-ellas, everyone: Rihanna, who ... [SocialTimes.com]

Google Plus Takes Aim At Facebook Connect With Launch Of Google Plus Sign-In - Posted February 26, 2013
The Facebook Connect button that appears... [AllFacebook]

10 Goat-tastic 'Goat Edition' Remixes On YouTube - Posted February 26, 2013
Yelling goats are taking over YouTube in the latest ridiculously hilarious video meme. Goats are singing hits from artists including Taylor Swift, Bon Jovi, Skrillex and more and we've decided to compile ten of the best 'Goat Edition' remixes. Before we get to the videos, let's take a look back in... [SocialTimes.com]

What's up with NASCAR's Crash Footage Copyright Scandal? - Posted February 25, 2013
Full disclosure: we're not huge NASCAR fans, but we were intrigued by the little PR dustup regarding the most interesting thing to happen to the sport in some time: this pre-Daytona 500 weekend crash, which injured 30 or more bystanders (amazingly, the drivers all walked away). That's the league's official video of... [PRNewser]

YouTube Readies Android App for Paid Channel Subscriptions - Posted February 25, 2013
Last month, AdAge reported that YouTube is preparing to introduce paid subscriptions on select channels in the coming months, and the latest YouTube Android app update seems to confirm that paid subscriptions are, indeed, on the way. Acc... [SocialTimes.com]

NASCAR censors eyewitness video of crash, YouTube reinstates it - Posted February 23, 2013
Shortly after a disintegrating NASCAR vehicle spewed debris into the crowd, a spectator uploaded a terrifying clip of the accident and the aftermath to YouTube. But the clip was suddenly removed with the message, "This video contains content from NASCAR, who has blocked it... [Lost Remote]

Watch: The Story Behind The 'Keyboard Cat' YouTube Sensation - Posted February 22, 2013
Anyone that knows anything about web culture is familiar with Keyboard Cat--the blue t-shirt-wearing, keyboard-playing cat that has racked up tens of millions of views and "played out" thousands of FAIL videos. But few know the story behind this infamous cat. Where did he come from and how did... [SocialTimes.com]

Which Video Format Is Better For Engagement: Facebook Or YouTube? - Posted February 20, 2013
When most page administrators post or share videos to Facebook, they have two main options -- upload directly to Facebook or upload to YouTube and share through t... [AllFacebook]

STUDY: Facebook Accounted For 8.48% Of All Web Searches During 4Q Of 2012 - Posted February 20, 2013
Five websites accounted for 20 percent of all search activity during the fourth quarter of 2012, and Facebook sat atop that list, as the subject of 8.48 percent of all searches during the period, according to t... [AllFacebook]

Social Media Cheat Sheet: Sizing Photos for Facebook, Twitter, YouTube - Posted February 20, 2013
Three of the top social networks have undergone a redesign in the last year. This social media cheat sheet details the image sizes you'll need for your Facebook, Twitter, and YouTube accounts. In February 2012, Facebook updated the look of its Timeline for Pages to include cover photos and featured posts, among... [SocialTimes.com]

Podcast: When Does Fan Art Become a Copyright Liability? - Posted February 19, 2013
On today's social media edition of the Morning Media Menu, GalleyCat editor Jason Boog posed a copyright question: should writers be able to create new Sherlock Holmes stories? The writer in question, Le... [SocialTimes.com]

PETA Drowns Joaquin Phoenix in Rejected Oscars Ad Spot - Posted February 19, 2013
We've been wondering why Oscar-nominated actor Joaquin Phoenix hasn't appeared in many films of late, and now we know the answer: PETA drowned him. The world's largest animal rights group is no stranger to controversial advertising. In fact, it could be argued that most o... [PRNewser]

Is 'House of Cards' a success? Social TV has the answer - Posted February 18, 2013
Netflix's "House of Cards" made TV history, simply by being referred to as a TV show. The Kevin Spacey p... [Lost Remote]

Thrash Lab Makes Captivating Feature Videos - Posted February 15, 2013
We've already discussed how short-form featured videos are changing the landscape of journalism by incorporating virality, but that does not mean that the longform feature video is slowly becoming left in the dust. In fact, many documentary companies are producing shareable, longer form feature videos that are pushin... [TVSpy]

Universal Music to Allow YouTube Artists to Make Money on Cover Songs - Posted February 15, 2013
One of YouTube's greatest achievements is getting artists to participate in a dialogue with one another through video parodies and cover songs. YouTube network Fullscreen and Maker Studios have each struck profit-sharing agreements with Universal Music Publishing Group that will benefit both the songwrit... [SocialTimes.com]

A Glimpse Into The New YouTube Space in Tokyo [Video] - Posted February 15, 2013
Last summer YouTube announced that it would be opening free state of the art production facilities for creators in LA, London and Tokyo. Last year the ... [SocialTimes.com]

Friday Morning Laughs - Sprinkle-Faced Kid Comes Clean - Posted February 15, 2013
Happy Friday, ladies and gents! The weekend is just hours away and, as we always do, we're celebrating with a roundup of some of the funniest videos of the week. This week's Friday Morning Laughs includes an adorable sprinkle-faced kid, goats yelling like humans (gotta love that!), a Jeopardy... [SocialTimes.com]

INFOGRAPHIC: Audi, Mercedes Benz Lead The Pack On Facebook - Posted February 14, 2013
Unlike General Motors, many automotive brands have been supportive of marketing via Facebook, and it shows. New statistics from social benchmarking platform ... [AllFacebook]

The Harlem Shake Hits Facebook HQ - Posted February 14, 2013
The latest hot Internet meme, The Harlem Shake, has been spreading all over Facebook, so it was only a matter of time before it scored a direct hit on the social network's headquarters in ... [AllFacebook]

Over 4,000 'Harlem Shake' Videos Are Uploaded to YouTube Every Day - Posted February 13, 2013
Unless you've been living under a rock for the past few days, you've probably seen the term "Harlem Shake" floating around on Facebook and Twitter and you've most certainly been privy to the barrage of bizarre Harlem Shake videos on YouTube. The Harlem Shake is the biggest thing since Gangnam... [SocialTimes.com]

YouTube and Google TV LA Hackaton Winners Show the Future of TV - Posted February 13, 2013
YouTube and Google TV held a hackaton in Los Angeles to encourage developers to build on their platforms. Read on for Google's pitch to developers and the a... [SocialTimes.com]

CEOs Going Social: An Interview with Leslie Gaines-Ross of Weber Shandwick - Posted February 12, 2013
How social is your CEO? Weber Shandwick's recently released follow-up to its 2010 study "Socializing Your CEO: From (Un)socia... [PRNewser]

Classic YouTube Clip: "Twttr 101" Starring Biz Stone [VIDEO] - Posted February 12, 2013
Twitter co-founder Biz Stone has starred in his share of legit YouTube videos, including this 2010 int... [AllTwitter]

The Harlem Shake Takes YouTube By Storm - Posted February 11, 2013
Gangnam Style? What's that? The world seems to have forgotten all about Psy as a new trend has taken YouTube by storm--The Harlem Shake. This new 30-second dance meme consists of one person in a group, generally in a mask, awkwardly dancing to "Harlem Shake" by B... [AllFacebook]

The Harlem Shake Takes YouTube By Storm - Posted February 11, 2013
Gangnam Style? What's that? The world seems to have forgotten all about Psy as a new trend has taken YouTube by storm--The Harlem Shake. This new 30-second dance meme consists of one person in a group, generally in a mask, awkwardly dancing to "Harlem Shake" by B... [SocialTimes.com]

UK Partnership To Bring YouTube To More TVs - Posted February 11, 2013
Thanks to a new deal between Google and UK satellite television operator Freesat, UK television viewers will be able to tune into a dedicated YouTube television channel by the end of next month. The channel, which Katherine Rushton of The Telegraph ... [SocialTimes.com]

Viewers Report Error Messages on YouTube - Posted February 8, 2013
YouTube viewers are having trouble watching videos, according to user reports on DownRightNow, Twitter, and YouTube's help forum. This afternoon, visitors have reported seeing a "502" message that says the server has encountered a temp... [SocialTimes.com]

YouTube Gurus Share Tips for Making How-To Videos - Posted February 8, 2013
YouTube is a great source for video entertainment, but it's also a fantastic place for learning about pretty much anything. Tons of talented creators have uploaded videos teaching viewers about all sorts of subjects and teaching viewers how to do all sorts of things. Back in January, YouTube announced... [SocialTimes.com]

Despite Content ID, Piracy Still Rampant On YouTube - Posted February 8, 2013
With 72 hours of video being uploaded to YouTube every minute, it's a massive undertaking for the video site to monitor it all. Content ID, YouTube's platform for weeding out copyrighted materials uploaded to the site by cross-checking... [SocialTimes.com]

An Infographic Timeline Of YouTube's First 8 Years - Posted February 6, 2013
With YouTube's eighth birthday just around the corner, on February 14, 2013, UK-based video production company Shorty Media has put together an infographic on the ... [SocialTimes.com]

YouTube Captioning Service Amara Rolls Out Crowdsourcing Feature - Posted February 5, 2013
Not everyone who likes "Gangnam Style" can sing in Korean. Translating videos into multiple languages can help bring people together, says Amara executive director Nicholas Reville. Today, Amara.org is speeding up the process with the launch of a crowdsourced translation and captioning system for... [AllFacebook]

I Pity The Fool That Isn't Following Mr. T On Twitter & YouTube - Posted February 5, 2013
Mr. T is all set to take over the world of social media with a new Twitter account, YouTube channel and even his own app and I, for one, pity the fool that isn't following and subscribing to get in on the action. Mr. T finally graced Twitter with his presence last... [SocialTimes.com]

Viralheat Adds Smart Stream To Media Marketing Suite - Posted February 5, 2013
Viralheat, which allows marketers to track the effectiveness of their Facebook pages, has added a new feature to its media marketing suite -- Smart Stream. This new utility lets users customize smart filters to view brand mentions by keyword on Facebook, as well as other social media sites, such as Twitter... [AllFacebook]

Latest YouTube Channel Redesign Brings Branded Banners To All Users - Posted February 5, 2013
It seems like every couple of months YouTube has been rolling out a new homepage or channel redesign and they're at it again. Yesterday they rolled out the new "YouTube One Channel" to select partners, including iJustine, ... [SocialTimes.com]

Facebook Marketing Firm Spredfast Raises $18M - Posted February 5, 2013
Social marketing software provider ... [AllFacebook]

Social Media Newsfeed: Social Super Bowl | Twitter Data Breach - Posted February 4, 2013
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YouTube Working To Fix Buggy View Counts From January - Posted February 1, 2013
If you've been keeping an eye on your YouTube Analytics over the past few weeks you may have noticed some out-of-the-ordinary things, from spikes in mobile views to lower-than-average video views. These irregularities may have been due to a bug, which YouTube is working to fix over the next few... [SocialTimes.com]

YouTube Ad Blitz To Bring Social Gaming To Super Bowl 2013 - Posted January 31, 2013
With the Super Bowl just days away, YouTube has announced that this year's Ad Blitz will be bigger and better than ever, thanks to a partnership with Adweek and the introduction of new social gaming components, inclu... [SocialTimes.com]

YouTube To Shut The Door On YouTube Create - Posted January 31, 2013
At the end of this month YouTube Create, a resource on YouTube's website featuring third-party apps like Xtranormal, WeVideo, GoAnimate, Vlix, Magisto, Stupeflix and other video creation tools, will be shutting its doors. YouTube Create ... [SocialTimes.com]

Twitter Rolls Out Lightbox Photo Display, More Videos - Posted January 30, 2013
Twitter will allow users to expand photos, watch videos and read conversations from within the main Twitter feed. Users can now expand photos an... [SocialTimes.com]

Webtrends Deepens Facebook Marketing Offerings - Posted January 29, 2013
Webtrends, a digital marketing firm, has been stepping up its Facebook services over the past couple of years, and the results have been evident.... [AllFacebook]

YouTube To Launch Paywall For Select Premium Channels This Spring - Posted January 29, 2013
Would you be willing to pay to watch content on YouTube? According to Jason Del Rey of AdAge, the video site is preparing to introduce paid subscriptions on select channels as early as the second quarter of 2013. ... [SocialTimes.com]

YouTube Introducing Paid Subscription Model - Posted January 29, 2013
Are you ready to pay to watch "Gangnam Style" for the 41st time? Don't worry, you won't have to do that--but you might be looking at the future of paid video content promotion. Today YouTube ... [PRNewser]

WATCH: Hillary Clinton's 'Townterview' Streaming Live On YouTube, 9:30AM ET - Posted January 29, 2013
Last week Vice President Joe Biden addressed gun control in a Google Hangout with Phil DeFranco and Guy Kawasaki. This morning, Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton is addressing the public via YouTube in a live strea... [SocialTimes.com]

Soundrop Creates Listening Rooms On Facebook - Posted January 28, 2013
Ever wish you could not only talk with your favorite artist, but give feedback on their newest music, too? Soundrop is making that possible through a Facebook application. ... [AllFacebook]

YouTube Announces the 'Next How-To Guru' Competition Winners - Posted January 28, 2013
Does your YouTube channel explain the mysteries of peeling a potato or crocheting an octopus? If you want to be the Next How-To Guru for YouTube, you're going to need to b... [SocialTimes.com]

Google+ Passes Twitter to Become Second Largest Social Network, Study Finds - Posted January 28, 2013
Google+ has surpassed Twitter in the number of active users to become the number two social platform, according to a study by the GlobalWebIndex. To come up with the numbers, the analys... [SocialTimes.com]

Social TV explodes as Matt Damon hijacks Jimmy Kimmel Live - Posted January 27, 2013
The late-night race to innovate is on. A couple of weeks ago we wrote about Conan O'Briens entirely crowsourced episode "Occupy Conan" set to a... [Lost Remote]

TNT's New 'Dramatic Surprise' Ad Is More Dramatic, But Is It As Effective? - Posted January 25, 2013
TNT took the web by storm with "A dramatic surprise on a quiet square," the viral ad they launched back in April of 2012 that has racked up over 42 million views to date. The ad was the second most-popular branded ad of 2012,... [SocialTimes.com]

Volkswagen Turns To Disgruntled YouTubers For 2013 Super Bowl Spot - Posted January 25, 2013
With the Super Bowl just around the corner, game day commercial previews are starting to pop up on the web and, thanks to two wildly successful Super Bowl seasons, viewers everywhere have been looking forward to seeing what Volkswagen has in store this year. In 2011, VW topped the charts... [SocialTimes.com]

YouTube Capture iOS App Now Lets You Upload In 1080p - Posted January 25, 2013
Back in December Youtube optimized your iPhone videos for YouTube with YouTube Capture--an app that simplifies the process of shooting video on your mobile device and uploading it to YouTube. The app, which lets you touch up, caption and s... [SocialTimes.com]

Kate Upton Mercedes Ad Inspires Outrage, Gets Lots of Attention - Posted January 24, 2013
Question: when does a "controversial" ad clip double as a shameless PR stunt? When the team's strategy anticipates the public outrage and uses it to attract even more attention. Get ready to be shocked: this is a common thing. When Mercedes-Benz hired experimental bra tester Kate Upton for its Super Bowl spot... [PRNewser]

Almost Half of iPhone Users Are Using YouTube's App - Posted January 24, 2013
See update below [January 24, 11 AM] When news that Apple's iOS6 would be shipping without the built-in YouTube app hit the presses iPhone users everywhere were thrown into a panic...that is, until YouTube ... [SocialTimes.com]

Coca-Cola Takes Super Bowl Ads to the Second Screen - Posted January 23, 2013
This year, Coca-Cola isn't waiting until halftime to dazzle Super Bowl viewers with another over-the-top commercial. In its Big Game second screen campaign, the beverage company will let social media users decide which commercial will play on Feb. 3, when San Francisco takes on Baltimore at the Super Bowl XLVII. It starts... [SocialTimes.com]

How Should PR Adapt to Looser Social Media Rules in the Workplace? - Posted January 23, 2013
We found ourselves fascinated by this great Sunday New York Times piece on an issue of vital importance to PR ... [PRNewser]

VP Joe Biden To Address Gun Control In Google Hangout Tomorrow - Posted January 23, 2013
Following the tragic Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting, the issue of gun control has been on everyone's minds. Tomorrow Vice President Joe Biden will address the gun control issue head-on on YouTube and Google+. Biden will host a "Fireside Hangout"--a modern day take on FDR's famous radio "Fireside Chats,"... [SocialTimes.com]

2013 Sundance Shorts Received 2 Million Views in YouTube's Screening Room - Posted January 23, 2013
YouTube hosted an online screening room of a select group of 12 of the 65 short films showing this year at the Sundance Film Festival Short Film Awards. The films on YouTube were see... [SocialTimes.com]

Facebook Is The Most Popular Mobile App In The U.S. - Posted January 23, 2013
We know that more and more users around the world are accessing Facebook through their phones, but new statistics ... [AllFacebook]

YouTube Advertisers Spent 50 Percent More In 2012 - Posted January 23, 2013
Yesterday during Google's fourth-quarter earnings call, Nikesh Arora, Google's Senior Vice President and Chief Business Officer, revealed that 2012 was a massively successful year for YouTube on multi... [SocialTimes.com]

Nominate Your Clients for the Webby Awards by Friday - Posted January 22, 2013
Have you heard of the Webby Awards? No? Well then: established way back in 1995 when we still used a dial-up modem to access our Prodigy account, the awards were created by the ... [PRNewser]

Browser Extension Automatically Resumes YouTube Videos Where You Left Off - Posted January 22, 2013
If you've ever started watching a YouTube video and accidentally clicked away from the video page or paused for later only to accidentally close your browser, then you know how annoying it can be trying to find the spot where you left off. This afternoon we stumbled across Video Resumer,... [SocialTimes.com]

Filmmakers Say Instagram, Twitter Key to Generating Buzz at Sundance - Posted January 21, 2013
A panel of filmmakers at the Sundance Film Festival Saturday discussed how they used social media channels, such as Instagram and Twitter, to find an audience for ... [SocialTimes.com]

Social Media Newsfeed: Bing-Facebook Integration | Foursquare Map - Posted January 18, 2013
 Click here to receive the Morning Social Media Newsfeed via email. ... [SocialTimes.com]

2013 Sundance Shorts Now Showing In The YouTube Screening Room - Posted January 17, 2013
The 2013 Sundance Film Festival kicks off today, and for those of us that couldn't make it to Park City, Utah to watch all the films live, YouTube is offering 12 of the 65 short films selected on the Screening Room YouTube channel. The Screening Room features t... [SocialTimes.com]

Social Media Newsfeed: Free Facebook Calls | StumbleUpon Layoffs - Posted January 17, 2013
 Click here to receive the Morning Social Media Newsfeed via email. ... [SocialTimes.com]

Facebook Rolls Out New, Bigger Link Previews In News Feed - Posted January 16, 2013
Earlier this week, Inside Facebook reported that Facebook was bumping up the size of its link previews, with an enhanced image size and room for more text. While we didn't have a screen shot to show you then, readers have started to see the new link previews in the news feed. While... [AllFacebook]

The 100 Most Social-Savvy MBA Schools in 2013 - Posted January 16, 2013
To show how different MBA programs use social media to attract new students, the business organization Online MBA Page.com has published a list of the ... [SocialTimes.com]

Plan Your Super Bowl XLVII Party With YouTube - Posted January 15, 2013
The most exciting football game of the year is just two and a half weeks away and YouTube wants to help you plan the best Super Bowl party ever. To this end, they've launched the Ad Blitz Pre-Game program, presented by Tide--a one-stop destination for playoff coverage,... [SocialTimes.com]

Q&A: How the Sundance Film Festival Uses Social Media - Posted January 15, 2013
The Sundance Film Festival launches this week in Park City, Utah, so what better time to interview the Sundance Institute's social media manager, Royale Ziegler, about the role social media plays in helping independent filmmakers extend the reach of their films? The Su... [SocialTimes.com]

M&M's Teases Fans, Won't Air Commercial Before Super Bowl - Posted January 14, 2013
Someone call Page Six: There will be a new M&M's commercial during Super Bowl XLVII that will serve as the society debut of the brand's new tagline, "Better with M". Hmm...intriguing. S... [AgencySpy]

Maker Studios To Help Kevin Smith Master YouTube's 'Newfangled Ways' - Posted January 14, 2013
Actor, director, screenwriter and producer Kevin Smith has turned to Maker Studios for help programming and marketing his new YouTube channel, SeeSMod. Smith explains, "I'm an old moviemaker, unfamiliar with the newfangled ways of the YouTube generation. Getting in bed wi... [SocialTimes.com]

Smosh Surpasses RWJ To Become Most Subscribed YouTube Channel - Posted January 14, 2013
For the past year and a half, since June of 2011, Ray William Johnson has reigned supreme as the most-subscribed-to YouTuber. However, as of this weekend the torch has been handed o... [SocialTimes.com]

Freebase Catch-Up: Recent Developments On The Entity Graph Of People, Places, And Things - Posted January 11, 2013
What's new with Freebase? Well, aside from its data now being used by Bing to provide information about entities in a similar way to Google's Knowledge Graph, a new design of its web client is being tested here. Its post about th... [semanticweb.com]

YouTube Faces Opposition from German Music Royalties Collection Agency - Posted January 11, 2013
YouTube viewers in Germany will have to wait for access to certain songs. GEMA, a large music royalties collection agency, has decided to suspend negotiations over its... [SocialTimes.com]

Facebook For Every Phone Was The Top Page In 2012 - Posted January 10, 2013
Celebrities had a great year on Facebook in 2012. Rihanna rose up the page charts to be the most popular human-based page on the social network, and se... [AllFacebook]

Facebook Scores Painfully Low In Customer Satisfaction - Posted January 9, 2013
While brands are in a love/hate relationship with Facebook, many users are ... [AllFacebook]

Subway, Facebook, Fox News Among Facebook's Most Popular Pages In 2012 - Posted January 8, 2013
Two of the most popular topics in 2012 were the Summer Olympic Games in London and the ... [AllFacebook]

Google TV 3.0: Knowledge-Graph Smart Platform Debuts On New TV Devices - Posted January 8, 2013
In the fall Google updated its Google TV platform to Version 3.0, touting features like its new Voice Search. This week, expect to hear about a slew of new products with the technology onboard launching at the CES show in Las Vegas. Google recently reported on its ... [semanticweb.com]

YouTube Releases 12 Top 10 Trending Video Playlists From 2012 - Posted January 7, 2013
As 2013 kicks off, YouTube is taking a look back at some of the most popular, trending videos of last year. To celebrate 2012 in video, YouTube Trending has released a Best of 2012 list--a list of 12... [SocialTimes.com]

Social Media Newsfeed: YouTube Send to TV | Yelp Comments - Posted January 4, 2013
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Watch: Top 5 Most-Viewed Non-Profit YouTube Videos Of 2012 - Posted January 3, 2013
YouTube has become a go-to platform for non-profits trying to get the word out about their initiatives and 2012 saw more non-profit campaigns on the video site than ever before. YouTube and Mashable have released a list of the top 5 non-profi... [SocialTimes.com]

New YouTube Button Sends Videos Straight from Mobile to TV - Posted January 3, 2013
YouTube is working with television and cell phone manufacturers to bring YouTube videos to television screens. The company today announced a "send to TV" icon that connects mobile devices to television sets like a remote control. The new tool will debut at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas next week. Bang... [SocialTimes.com]

Psy Bids Farewell To Gangnam Style, Says It Became "Too Popular" - Posted December 31, 2012
The Gangnam Style phenomenon has been one of 2012's most significant popular trends, but after tonight you may be hearing a lot less of it, if singer Psy has anything to say about it. Psy will be performing the song tonight on Dick Clark's New Year's Rockin' Eve, but after... [AllFacebook]

Psy Bids Farewell To Gangnam Style, Says It Became "Too Popular" - Posted December 31, 2012
The Gangnam Style phenomenon has been one of 2012's most significant popular trends, but after tonight you may be hearing a lot less of it, if singer Psy has anything to say about it. Psy will be performing the song tonight on Dick Clark's New Year's Rockin' Eve, but after... [SocialTimes.com]

10 Awesome Videos You Probably Didn't See In 2012 - Posted December 31, 2012
Happy (almost) New Year, lovely Social Times readers! 'Tis the season for 2012 roundups, and you've likely already seen a whole slew of lists of the top videos of 2012 based on which got the most views and shares. But there were lots of great ... [SocialTimes.com]

Geaver Makes It Fun To Send E-Cards To Facebook Friends - Posted December 28, 2012
Remember the days before the Internet, when people actually sent cards and letters through the mail? Geaver wants to bring that feeling back in the Facebook era. Through Geaver, people can s... [AllFacebook]

Social Marketing and Why Traditional Measurement Doesn't Work - Posted December 28, 2012
By Peter Heffring, president and CEO of Expion Brands have jumped in whole-heartedly to social marketing in 2012, with active Facebook Pages and sponsored ads, Google+ pages, YouTube channels - you name it. And while headcount and budgets have been growing for this direct marketing channel, the effectiveness is s... [SocialTimes.com]

Social Marketing and Why Traditional Measurement Doesn't Work - Posted December 28, 2012
By Peter Heffring, president and CEO of Expion Brands have jumped in whole-heartedly to social marketing in 2012, with active Facebook Pages and sponsored ads, Google+ pages, YouTube channels - you name it. And while headcount and budgets have been growing for this direct marketing channel, the effectiveness is s... [AllFacebook]

10 Video Mashups To Help You Remember 2012 - Posted December 26, 2012
As we get ready to forge ahead into 2013, there's no better time like the present to look back over the past year and reflect on all that's happened, in terms of news, music, art, and more. What were some of your favorite films of 2012? How about your... [SocialTimes.com]

Social Media Newsfeed: Klout 2012 Stats | 'Ho Ho HootSuite' - Posted December 26, 2012
Click here to receive the Morning Social Media Newsfeed via email.   Most Influ... [SocialTimes.com]

10 Fun Holiday Videos For Your Christmas Morning Entertainment - Posted December 25, 2012
Ho! Ho! Ho! Merry Christmas, everyone! If you're looking for a little bit o' Christmas entertainment to keep you busy after all the presents have been unwrapped we've got just the thing. We've compiled a list of 10 fun holiday videos that are all but guaranteed to get you... [SocialTimes.com]

Why TV should pay attention to YouTube's Thrash Lab Channel and 'Comment Counselor' - Posted December 24, 2012
As the web evolves and matures we've begun to cover more shows that are not on traditional TV. For example, ... [Lost Remote]

Obama Takes to YouTube to Address Online Gun Control Petitions - Posted December 21, 2012
President Obama recorded a video response to the online petitions on the White House's site, WeThePeople, asking him to address gun control and school safety. Petitions that garner 25,000 signatures on the site get a written response from the White House. Few get a video response starring the president. But several... [SocialTimes.com]

Pinterest Drives More Traffic to Niche Retailers Than to Major Sites - Posted December 21, 2012
Pinterest users aren't clicking over to big-name e-commerce sites at the rate that some industry watchers have suggested, according to a ... [SocialTimes.com]

Gangnam Style Hits 1 Billion Views, World Doesn't End - Posted December 21, 2012
Well folks, it's finally happened! After 160 days on YouTube, Gangnam Style has become the first video to hit 1 billion YouTube views. And despite rumors that Psy's viral hit crossing the billion view threshold would fulfill Nostradamus' ... [SocialTimes.com]

Gangnam Style Hits 1 Billion Views, World Doesn't End - Posted December 21, 2012
Well folks, it's finally happened! After 160 days on YouTube, Gangnam Style has become the first video to hit 1 billion YouTube views. And despite rumors that Psy's viral hit crossing the billion view threshold would fulfill Nostradamus' ... [AllFacebook]

Google Execs Acquitted in Autism Bullying Video Case - Posted December 21, 2012
Three Google executives were facing six months in jail for a YouTube video, uploaded in 2006, that showed four students bullying an autistic boy. Reuters reports that Google's senior vice-president and chief lega... [SocialTimes.com]

Does Gangnam Style Fulfill Nostradamus' End Of World Prophecy? [Video] - Posted December 20, 2012
With over 990 million views, it's looking more and more likely that Psy's Gangnam Style is going to hit 1 billion views tomorrow, December 21, 2012, a day that many also believe to be the end of the world. While anticipation for Psy's 1 billion views has ... [SocialTimes.com]

Kids' Brands Go Mobile for Product Rollouts and Promos - Posted December 20, 2012
Imagine for a moment that you work in the marketing/communications department at Nickelodeon, PBS Kids or any other huge kids' brand. What b... [PRNewser]

Greasemonkey Script Brings Old Sorting Features To New YouTube Design - Posted December 19, 2012
YouTube officially launched a redesigned site earlier this month with a newfound emphasis on subscriptions. But in addition to a new look for video pages, redesigned navigation and a ... [SocialTimes.com]

10 Awesome YouTube Homages To 80s and 90s Cartoons - Posted December 18, 2012
There's nothing quite as enjoyable as reminiscing about old cartoons from the 80s and 90s--from Transformers and GI Joe to My Little Ponies and Jem, the last two decades of the 20th century will always be remembered for their awesome cartoons. Inspired by an awesome X-Men stop... [SocialTimes.com]

Rewind YouTube Style: Top 10 Trending Videos Of 2012 - Posted December 18, 2012
2013 is fast approaching and as the year winds down, YouTube has released a list of the top trending videos of 2012. The list of videos has been posted to the YouTube Rewind channel--a channel dedicated to reviewing the best videos of the year. The top 10 videos were... [SocialTimes.com]

New App Optimizes Your iPhone Videos for YouTube - Posted December 17, 2012
This afternoon YouTube announced a brand new app for iPhone and iPod touch called YouTube Capture that optimizes the camera on your device for shooting and uploading videos to YouTube. YouTube Capture is designed to simplify the process ... [SocialTimes.com]

YouTube Tops Apple's 2012 Top Free iPhone Apps Chart - Posted December 14, 2012
As the end of the year approaches, Apple has released its AppStore Best of 2012, a list of the year's top sellers, notable trends and editors' picks. On the paid front, Angry Birds Space took the number one spot for the b... [SocialTimes.com]

YouTube Opens Their On The Rise Program To Public Nominations - Posted December 12, 2012
Back in October of 2010, YouTube launched their On The Rise program, giving viewers the opportunity to vote for the top emerging YouTube channels. Until now, YouTube identified four nominees each month and the general public was invit... [SocialTimes.com]

Social Media Newsfeed: Twitter-Pinterest Integration | HootSuite Apps - Posted December 12, 2012
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With MarkLogic Search Technology, Factiva Enables Standardized Search And Improved Experiences Across Dow Jones Digital Network, - Posted December 12, 2012
Dow Jones & Company's Factiva information service has long been distinguished by the semantic tools it applies to its content to surface relevant search information. Last week the company announced what it says is one of the most significant investments it's made in the Factiva pro... [semanticweb.com]

YouTube To Reward 16 How-To Gurus With Training, Equipment & Promotion - Posted December 11, 2012
Do you make How-to videos on YouTube? If so, you may be eligible for YouTube Next How-To Gurus, a program rewarding sixteen of the best How-To video creators in the United States, Canada, UK, Ireland, Australia, New Zealand, India and ... [SocialTimes.com]

YouTube Launches Guide Interface On Tablets With Android, Mobile Updates - Posted December 11, 2012
Last week YouTube officially launched a new redesign, featuring a major emphasis on subscriptions that includes a Guide that lets users easily navigate through the channels they've subscribed to. Now the Guide is available on the YouTube app ... [SocialTimes.com]

Celebrate The Festival Of Lights With 8 Fun Hanukkah Videos - Posted December 10, 2012
Happy Hanukkah, ladies and gents. Going into the third night of the Jewish Festival Of Lights we've put together a list of eight fun videos to help you celebrate. From Hanukkah-themed musical parodies to a news blooper and even a Rube Goldberg machine, these are the perfect videos to... [SocialTimes.com]

Iran Launches YouTube Clone, Sans Anti-Islamic Videos - Posted December 10, 2012
After years of the country blocking its population from sites like Facebook, Twitter and YouTube, yesterday Iran launched its own video-sharing website as an alternative to YouTube. The site, called Mehr (the Farsi word for "affection"), seeks to do away with anti-Islamic and anti-governme... [SocialTimes.com]

Uh Oh: 'Gangnam Style' Star Allegedly Rapped About Killing American Soldiers - Posted December 7, 2012
You've probably heard that Korean artist PSY's 'Gangnam Style' recently became the most-watched ... [PRNewser]

YouTube Officially Launches Redesign With Emphasis On Subscriptions - Posted December 7, 2012
Over the last couple of months YouTube has been working on a new site redesign, rolling out experiments for user feedback. After months of experimentation and tweaking, last night YouTube officially rolled out a brand new look that puts a lot more emphasis... [SocialTimes.com]

Social Media Newsfeed: Spotify Updates | Foursquare Events - Posted December 7, 2012
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YouTube To Pay YouTubers To Collaborate In NextUp Competition - Posted December 6, 2012
Last year YouTube launched NextUp, a program offering free training, equipment and promotion to top YouTube creators in a variety of niches, including cooking and fitness. Today, they've relaunched NextU... [SocialTimes.com]

YouTube Coming Soon To A Virgin America Flight Near You - Posted December 6, 2012
What's the one thing you wish you could do on airplanes that you can't already do? If you said "watch YouTube videos" then you're in for a pleasant surprise because by mid-December a number of popular YouTube shows will be rolled out across Virgin America flights in the US and... [SocialTimes.com]

12 Days of 'Gangnam Style' Christmas Light Displays - Posted December 6, 2012
Thanksgiving is over, giving holiday aficionados everywhere the green light to put more green lights all over their houses and lawns. This year, homeowners drew inspiration from PSY's "Gangnam Style," the K-pop hit that became the most-viewed YouTube video of all time. As you're counting down to the holidays, take a... [SocialTimes.com]

Facebook Marketing: Beyond The Like - Posted December 4, 2012
Repeat after us: Facebook marketing is about more than just ... [AllFacebook]

Teen Arrested After Posting Bank Robbery Confession To YouTube - Posted December 4, 2012
Hanna Sabata, a 19-year-old Greenday fan from Nebraska, was taken into custody after boasting about robbing a bank and stealing a car in a YouTube video called 'Chick Bank robber'. In the video's description, which was uploaded to YouTube on November 28, Sabata writes, "I jus... [SocialTimes.com]

Shoutlet 6.0 Rolls Out With New Features For Facebook Marketers - Posted December 4, 2012
Cloud-based self-serve social marketing platform Shoutle... [AllFacebook]

PR Win: New SodaStream Spot Defies Ad Censors - Posted December 3, 2012
Last week we reported on a great ad by SodaStream, the masters of DIY carbonation. While we find the concept of homemade soda fascinating, we were mostly concerned with UK ad regulatory body Clearcast's decision to take the ad off the air for potentially offending the hyper-sensit... [PRNewser]

Social Media Newsfeed: Facebook Hoax | FamilyLeaf - Posted December 3, 2012
Click here to receive the Morning Social Media Newsfeed via email.   Man Fools More Than 500,000 Facebook Users Pretending to be Lotter... [SocialTimes.com]

The Danger Of Linking Your YouTube Videos To Your Website - Posted November 30, 2012
Well folks, YouTube Associated Website Annotations, a new breed of annotations that let you link your videos off YouTube to your personal website, are officially here. ... [SocialTimes.com]

Latest Twitter Scam Directs You To Video Showing Obama Punch Someone In The Face - Posted November 29, 2012
First off: No, you will not see a video of President Obama punching someone in the face here - or anywhere for that matter. That's the point of this post. The latest attempt to compromise your Twitter account tells you that you will see this ... [AllTwitter]

Social Media Newsfeed: #My2K | Google+ vs. Facebook - Posted November 29, 2012
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YouTube Releases Updated Creator Playbook, Complete With Watchtime Tips - Posted November 28, 2012
Back in the Summer of 2011, YouTube released version one of the YouTube Creator Playbook, a priceless resource for creators that outlined everything you needed to know about how to build a successful YouTube channel. In Febru... [SocialTimes.com]

INFOGRAPHIC: How Much Time Do You Spend On Facebook? - Posted November 28, 2012
For many people, Facebook is the first site they log into every morning and the last thing they check before going to bed. All of that time can really add up. Law firm Morrison Foerster, through its Socially Aware blog, found out that people spend ... [AllFacebook]

VIDEO: The Perils Of Quitting Facebook - Posted November 28, 2012
Leaving Facebook for good is much like trying to kill a zombie in a horror flick. Even though you're pretty sure you've 86'ed it, you can't be cer... [AllFacebook]

Facebook Director of Engineering Mike Vernal Talks All Things Open Graph - Posted November 28, 2012
Facebook Director of Engineering Mike Vernal, who oversees the social network's ... [AllFacebook]

YouTube Adds Automatic Caption Support In Six European Languages - Posted November 28, 2012
German, Italian, French, Portuguese, Russian and Dutch speakers will now be able to take advantage of YouTube automatic captions feature. As of today, the online video giant has added these six languages to their translation repertoire. Previously automatic captioning, which first launched in 2009, was available in... [SocialTimes.com]

PR Challenge: Stars Who Trash Their Own Projects - Posted November 27, 2012
We were more than a little amused yesterday to read news of one Angus T. Jones, an actor better known as "that kid on Two and a Half Men", pulling what looked like an outright effort to sabotage his own show. Jones ... [PRNewser]

5 Fun Ways To Plan A Holiday Party With YouTube - Posted November 27, 2012
'Tis the season for holiday parties and if you're planning a shindig of your own this year there's no better tool for planning your par-tay than YouTube! We've put together a list of five great uses for YouTube when it comes to putting together the best holiday party ever. Make a... [SocialTimes.com]

YouTube Begins Funding Original Channels In Japan - Posted November 27, 2012
YouTube's original channels initiative is heading East. Today on the YouTube Japan blog, the online video site announced that a collection of new funded original channels from thirteen content partners will be rolling out in Japan, starting today. ... [SocialTimes.com]

Facebook Preferred Marketing Developer Unified Debuts Fall 2012 Social Operating Platform - Posted November 26, 2012
Facebook Preferred Marketing Developer ... [AllFacebook]

YouTube Opens Free Production Space For Creators In LA - Posted November 26, 2012
Today is an exciting day for YouTube creators, specifically those in the Los Angeles area. YouTube has officially opened YouTube Space Los Angeles - a free production facility built exclusively for YouTube partners. YouTube announced their ... [SocialTimes.com]

Gangnam Style On Par To Hit 1 Billion Views By Mid-December - Posted November 26, 2012
Over the weekend, Psy's Gangnam Style galloped past Justin Bieber's Baby to become the number one most-viewed YouTube video of all time--an amazing feat accomplished in just four months. But hold on to your invisible horses, because if Psy's video continues to rack up views at the same rate as... [SocialTimes.com]

Social Media Newsfeed: Cyber Monday | Facebook Privacy - Posted November 26, 2012
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LinkedIn Fun | Book Roulette | Cat Video Tear-Jerker [Podcast] - Posted November 20, 2012
On today's edition of the Morning Media Menu, GalleyCat editor Jason Boog and I discussed how, for the first time in SocialTimes history, LinkedIn made us laugh and a cat video made us cry. LinkedIn has made updates in the last couple of months that have made the way people interact with... [SocialTimes.com]

Why You'll Want To Link Your Google+ Page To Your YouTube Channel - Posted November 20, 2012
Back in July, YouTube started letting users connect their Google+ profiles, creating a single identity across platforms. The problem was, when users connected their YouTube channels to Google+, their YouTube user na... [SocialTimes.com]

Social Media Newsfeed: Mumbai Arrests Over Facebook Post | Amazon Posts - Posted November 20, 2012
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How Content Creators Are Making Money On YouTube [Infographic] - Posted November 14, 2012
These days more and more content creators are making a living from YouTube. However, making the big bucks on the video site doesn't happen over night--YouTube offers the opportunity, but creators have to put in the legwork if they want to succeed. To find out how this is done,... [SocialTimes.com]

Social Media Newsfeed: Vimeo Paywall | Twitter Hire - Posted November 14, 2012
Click here to receive the Morning Social Media Newsfeed via email.   Vimeo Shows Off New Paywall Vide... [SocialTimes.com]

YouTube Improves 'Shoppable' Video Ads - Posted November 13, 2012
YouTube has made changes to its video advertisements that make it easier for consumers to click on an ad and buy a product, AdAge reports. Juicy Couture and fashion site Asos have both rolled out new videos that feature the new ads. In the first few seconds of Juicy's ad, a subtle,... [SocialTimes.com]

Samsung Hires 'Overly Attached Girlfriend' to Sell Hard Drives - Posted November 12, 2012
Nothing puts the fickle, unpredictable and compelling nature of public opinion into perspective quite like the online celebrity phenomenon. Together we scour YouTube and pluck people from obscurity, elevating them to a state of international fame that is both instant and ephemeral. From the cute and the quirky to the talented... [PRNewser]

60-70% Of YouTube's Funded Channels Won't See 2nd Round Of Funding - Posted November 12, 2012
Out with the old, in with the new! Back in August, word got out that YouTube would be cutting funding to some of the less successful new channels that they had invested in as part of their ... [SocialTimes.com]

PBS: 'YouTube Is Making Everyone Smarter' - Posted November 9, 2012
"Here's an idea: YouTube is making everyone smarter!" So says Mike Rugnetta in the the latest video uploaded to PBS's Idea Channel on YouTube. In the video, Rugnetta delves into education o... [SocialTimes.com]

Digital Marketers: Time To Get More Savvy With Social Media - Posted November 7, 2012
The Digital Channel Intelligence (DCI) Solution unveiled last week by enterprise social intelligence vendor NetBase aims to make conversations on social channels more useful to the brands and agencies that hope to gain insight from that commentary. In a world where digital marketing is swiftly becoming e... [semanticweb.com]

Which Tech Giant Ran the Best Election 'Campaign?' - Posted November 6, 2012
We'd like to follow up on a question posed by multiple blogs today: which big tech/social media/search... [PRNewser]

What Are The Most Trusted Facebook Apps? - Posted November 6, 2012
Not all Facebook applications are created equal. While some only require basic information to function, many more want to know your location, access your photos, and post on your behalf. Which apps can you trust? MyPermissions, which helps users rid their social media lives of dangerous apps, shared with AllFacebook the... [AllFacebook]

Beauty Guru Accuses Father Of Rape & Torture In Emotional YouTube Video - Posted November 6, 2012
On October 29, YouTube beauty guru Brie Lybrand, aka MyRedSolara, uploaded a video to her YouTube channel that is very different than the vibrant, upbeat makeup tutorials, shopping hauls, and fashion videos she usually posts. The video, called 'A Message To My Rapist', is directed at Lybrand's father and is... [SocialTimes.com]

Watch Election Coverage On YouTube: Live Results Map & Live-streamed Returns - Posted November 6, 2012
Well folks, Election Day is finally here and YouTube has been on the ball with live coverage of everything from the Democratic and Republican National Conventions to the debates. Tonight they'll be on top of Election coverage as well, streaming the returns live and bringing you real-time updates via a... [SocialTimes.com]

INFOGRAPHIC: Facebook And Candy - Posted November 6, 2012
Candy brands have a sweet tooth for Facebook, as it is by far their social network of choice, with most of them having ... [AllFacebook]

EmbedPlus Can 'Enhance' YouTube Videos for Commentary, Context, Linkage - Posted November 5, 2012
Here's a tool to help annotate and direct people to points of interest in any last minute campaign rally videos or the CNN punch-drunkness vids hopefully to come after tomorrow night's election coverage. A few ... [TVSpy]

No Doubt Pulls Controversial Music Video From YouTube - Posted November 5, 2012
Over the weekend, the music video for No Doubt's latest single, 'Looking Hot', hit YouTube. However, it didn't stay up for long. Thanks to a Cowboys and Indians theme, many viewers pegged the video as racially insensitive and the band responded by taking the video down from their VEVO... [SocialTimes.com]

Get Your Election Day Videos Featured On The YouTube Elections Hub - Posted November 5, 2012
Tomorrow, as voters all over the United States head to the polls to vote, YouTube is asking people to document their voting experience on video and send their videos in to be featured on the YouTube Elections Hub. Olivia Ma of YouTube News & Politics writes on the YouTube blog, "We want... [SocialTimes.com]

Social Media Newsfeed: Pres. Election | Hurricane Sandy | Twitter Copyright - Posted November 5, 2012
 Click here to receive the Morning Social Media Newsfeed via email. ... [SocialTimes.com]

YouTube Now Lets You Upload Public Videos Without Notifying Subscribers - Posted November 2, 2012
Late last night, YouTube announced the rollout of three new publishing features, designed to save creators time and give them more flexibility. The features include the ability to publish public videos without notifying subscribers, the ability to add custom thumbnails while videos upload (for those that have the ability to... [SocialTimes.com]

Dakota Fanning, Michael C. Hall & Other Stars Share Their Favorite YouTube Videos - Posted November 1, 2012
The stars and filmmakers of WIGS, YouTube's star-studded scripted drama channel, talk about their favorite YouTube videos in a new video that was uploaded to the channel yesterday, revealing that even big celebrities fall prey to the attention-sucking powers of YouTube. From Dakota Fanning to Michael C. Hall, Langston Fishburne, Jennifer Beals,... [SocialTimes.com]

AllFacebook Stats Rebrands Itself As Quintly - Posted October 30, 2012
There's major news coming from sister site AllFacebook Stats, which today announced ... [AllFacebook]

Viral Storm: Hurricane Sandy Blows Through YouTube - Posted October 30, 2012
As Hurricane Sandy begins to ease off the East Coast, a viral storm is brewing on YouTube. A mix of videos of the damage and videos of people being silly in the wind and rain are beginning to take off and we've put together a list of six Hurricane Sandy... [SocialTimes.com]

Study: LinkedIn Leads in B2B Marketing for the First Time - Posted October 24, 2012
LinkedIn is now the most commonly used social network among B2B content marketers, according to a report from the Content Marketing Institute. According to the report, 83 percent of B2B content marketers used LinkedIn to dist... [AllFacebook]

Study: LinkedIn Leads in B2B Marketing for the First Time - Posted October 24, 2012
LinkedIn is now the most commonly used social network among B2B content marketers, according to a report from the Content Marketing Institute. According to the report, 83 percent of B2B content marketers used LinkedIn to dist... [SocialTimes.com]

Report: 77 Percent Of Data Generated By Facebook Mobile Apps Goes To Five Sites - Posted October 23, 2012
With more and more Facebook users accessing the social network via mobile devices, Citrix examined where mobile traffic driven by Facebook was going, finding that 77 percent of the data volume generated by the social network's mobile app... [AllFacebook]

Social Media Newsfeed: Horses and Bayonets | Facebook Earnings | Twitter Tests - Posted October 23, 2012
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Justin Bieber Croons His Way Past 3 Billion YouTube Views - Posted October 22, 2012
We hope you're sitting down, because we've got some crazy news! As of this afternoon, Justin Bieber has officially become the first person to reach 3 billion views on his YouTube channel, JustinBieberVEVO. It's been almost exactly one year... [SocialTimes.com]

Social Media Newsfeed: Zuck Speaks | iPad Mini | Instagram-Twitter Integration - Posted October 22, 2012
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How One Musician Found Success On YouTube After Being Rejected By Every Major Record Label - Posted October 19, 2012
YouTube has become a major hub for discovering musical acts, from Justin Bieber to Carley Rae Jepsen and, most recently, Psy. The latest episode of The Stylish's 'In Focus: YouTube Sensation' series takes a look at one musician, violinist L... [SocialTimes.com]

Social Media Newsfeed: Violentacrez Interview | Facebook Gifts | Skype Swells - Posted October 19, 2012
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Live-Blogging Google Earnings Call - Posted October 18, 2012
Earnings calls aren't usually a thrill a minute, but Google's third-quarter call this afternoon could offer some real drama. CEO Larry Page has been markedly absent for several months, claiming that he'd lost his voice. He re-emerged publicly recently, and wi... [SocialTimes.com]

YouTube Changes Settings to Help Creators Earn More Money on Old Content - Posted October 18, 2012
YouTube creators will have a new way to profit from their existing cache of online videos. Starting November 9, the video-sharing site will automatically apply default monetization settings for new uploads on older, already-monetized content, according to an ... [SocialTimes.com]

Binders Full Of Women: 10 YouTube Videos Inspired By Romney's Debate Snafu - Posted October 17, 2012
If you watched the Presidential debate last night (or even if you didn't), by now you are most surely aware of the new "Binders Full Of Women" meme that spawned from Romney's answer to one audience member's question about pay equality. A new Twitter account, ... [SocialTimes.com]

Bodyform Reacts To Facebook Rant With Video Response From 'CEO' - Posted October 16, 2012
There are two ways for brands to react to ... [AllFacebook]

YouTube To Let Creators Use Annotations To Link Off-Site To Websites, Merch & More - Posted October 16, 2012
Recently YouTube has been ramping up their annotations, adding a variety of new functionalities, from allowing creators to link to Kickstarter and Indiegogo campaigns, ... [SocialTimes.com]

Social Media Newsfeed: Twitter Glitch | Foursquare Search | Etsy Accusations - Posted October 16, 2012
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TubeChop for Journalism: How a YouTube Clip-Selector Can Help You (and Your Readers) - Posted October 15, 2012
My favorite part of the comment section of YouTube is the ability to link a timestamp (say "0:31") to a particular point in a video, letting someone just click on the "0:31" in blue and see, in full, the point you're referenc... [10,000 Words]

Axe 'Showerpooling' Ads: Shameless and Sexist or Provocative with a Purpose? - Posted October 15, 2012
Every member of the ad team responsible for promoting Axe grooming products clearly attended class on the day their marketing professors told them that "sex sells." Take, for instance, their ad featuring a stampede of half-naked women... [PRNewser]

Space Jump Stream Blows Curiosity Landing Out of the Stratosphere With 16x More Concurrent Views - Posted October 15, 2012
If you tuned into YouTube yesterday afternoon to watch Felix Baumgartner jump out of a balloon from frickin' space to break 50-year old records for the highest jump from a platform, the longest distance freefall, and maximum vertical velocity, you weren't alone. Over 8 million people were ... [SocialTimes.com]

YouTube Puts More Focus On Time Watched Over Views With Updated Search Algorithm, Analytics - Posted October 12, 2012
Back in August, YouTube's head of creator marketing communications Eric Meyerson reported that YouTube was shifting the focus for suggested videos from views to watch time. Today, YouTube announced that search is now optimized f... [SocialTimes.com]

Cyberbullied Teen's Cry For Help Goes Viral On YouTube...After Her Suicide - Posted October 12, 2012
On Wednesday night Amanda Todd, a cyberbullied Canadian teen, took her own life. Two days later, a video that she posted to YouTube a month ago telling her sad story is circulating the web. Unfortunately, her cry for help has gone viral two days too late. In the video, Amanda... [SocialTimes.com]

Mark Zuckerberg No. 2 On 'Fortune' 40 Under 40 - Posted October 11, 2012
Facebook finished second to ... [AllFacebook]

YouTube Mobile Views Up 400% In 18 Months - Posted October 11, 2012
"We're experiencing a massive consumer shift," said YouTube's Global Head of Content, Robert Kyncl, at the Abu Dhabi Media Summit this week. Consumers are watching more online video on mobile devices than ever before and, as a result, "mobile has increased from 6% to 25% in the last 18 months... [SocialTimes.com]

YouTube Gets Another Redesign, Pushes Recommended Channels [Screenshots] - Posted October 10, 2012
It looks like YouTube has started rolling out another major site redesign tonight. The latest site revamp has a much Google Plus-ier look and feel, but what really stands out is the fact that the site is now much more new channel recommendations-centric. YouTuber John Pham... [AllFacebook]

YouTube Gets Another Redesign, Pushes Recommended Channels [Screenshots] - Posted October 10, 2012
It looks like YouTube has started rolling out another major site redesign tonight. The latest site revamp has a much Google Plus-ier look and feel, but what really stands out is the fact that the site is now much more new channel recommendations-centric. YouTuber John Pham... [SocialTimes.com]

YouTube Invites Viewers To Blow The Whistle On Publishers That Don't Have Closed Captions - Posted October 10, 2012
Over the summer the FCC mandated that by the end of September all television networks and online video sites providing TV content would have to provide closed captions. Now that the new law has gone into effect, YouTube has launched an in... [SocialTimes.com]

How Much Money Do The Top 1000 YouTube Channels Make? [Infographic] - Posted October 9, 2012
Yesterday YouTube announced that they are investing in 60 new original channels after a successful year with the first batch of nearly 100 new professionally created content channels. On the tails of this news, ... [SocialTimes.com]

Social Media Newsfeed: Twitter Staffing | LinkedIn Ruling | Facebook Offer - Posted October 9, 2012
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Facebook Commercial Spoof: Forget Chairs...Toilets Are Like Facebook! - Posted October 8, 2012
By now you've probably seen the new Facebook commercial--you know that less than awesome homage to chairs and the fact that chairs are like Facebook because they bring people together? Well, the Facebook commercial has racked up nearly 1 million views on YouTube and, although ratings and comments have been... [SocialTimes.com]

YouTube Goes Global With Original Content, Launches 60 New Channels - Posted October 8, 2012
Since YouTube invested in and began rolling out a slew of nearly 100 new content channels last year, viewers and analysts have been trying to determine whether or not the new original content initiative has been a success. In a ... [SocialTimes.com]

YouTube EDU Surpasses 1,000 Educational Channels, Launches Playbook For Educators - Posted October 5, 2012
Today YouTube EDU hit a major milestone in the educational arena--they now host over 1,000 educational channels for viewers to learn from. To celebrate, they've launched a special YouTube EDU Creator Playbook Guide. The YouTube EDU Creator... [SocialTimes.com]

YouTube Now Lets You Add Branding Across All Your Videos In A Click - Posted October 5, 2012
Have you ever wished there was an easy way to add a branded logo to the corner of all of your YouTube videos or to feature a new video across all of your older programming? Now you can do both of these things in a click. This morning Chris Atkinson of... [SocialTimes.com]

Free YouTube 'Creator Playbook' a Must Read for Musicians - Posted October 5, 2012
Most artists don't know there is a free guide to using YouTube. "Musicians should have their manager or buddy read it, if they don't want to" an executive explained at the Di... [SocialTimes.com]

Social Media Newsfeed: Zynga Down | 1B Facebook Users | @LadyGaga Milestone - Posted October 5, 2012
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Facebook Clarifies Reports Of Rising Like Totals Due To Links In Private Messages - Posted October 4, 2012
Facebook giveth, and Facebook taketh away: Just one week after ... [AllFacebook]

Questionable Facebook Content Hurting Chances At College Admission - Posted October 4, 2012
Embarrassing and naughty Facebook posts aren't just hurting job applicants, they're also making it harder for prospective ... [AllFacebook]

Social Media Newsfeed: Presidential Debate | Promoted Posts | Est e Lauder - Posted October 4, 2012
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YouTube Takes Strides To Improve Content ID - Posted October 3, 2012
YouTube launched Content ID nearly five years ago to help creators, big and small, manage their content and protect themselves from copyright violations on YouTube. However, the service has not been without its flaws, as false copyright claims have abounded, with YouTubers as well-known as ... [SocialTimes.com]

How To Download Your YouTube Videos Using Google Takeout - Posted October 3, 2012
The process of downloading videos that you have uploaded to YouTube just got a lot more streamlined. Previously, you could download individual transcoded videos using your YouTube Video Manager. Now, using Google's Data Liberation's Google Takeout, you can download copies of all of the data stored within Google Products. Head... [SocialTimes.com]

5 Awesome Celebrity Videos That Are Rocking The Vote On YouTube - Posted October 3, 2012
With the countdown on to the 2012 Election, YouTube has become a major center for all things political. The video site has launched an Elections Hub, will be ... [SocialTimes.com]

10 More Sweet Viral Gangnam Style Parodies, Covers & More - Posted October 2, 2012
Gangnam Style can't be stopped! Psy's viral hit is currently the sixth most-viewed YouTube video of all time, with over 346 million views, it's broken a Guinness World Record for the most YouTube likes, and the covers and paro... [SocialTimes.com]

Dark Knight Shooting Victim Turns To YouTube To Demand A Plan To Stop Gun Violence - Posted October 2, 2012
Over the summer the world mourned as 12 people were killed and 57 were injured in a mass shooting in Aurora, Colorado at the premiere of the Dark Knight. Now, one of the shooting survivors is turning to YouTube to demand a plan to stop gun violence. Stephen Barton survived being... [SocialTimes.com]

Watch: David After Dentist, Charlie Bit My Finger Re-imagined As Horror Films - Posted October 1, 2012
October is here and with it comes the onslaught of all things frightening (ooh! I sure do love Halloween!). In this spirit, What's Trending has re-imagined a couple of YouTube's most popular videos, ... [SocialTimes.com]

Facebook, YouTube Blocked In Kashmir? - Posted October 1, 2012
Facebook and ... [AllFacebook]

2012 Presidential & Vice Presidential Debates To Stream Live On YouTube - Posted October 1, 2012
YouTube has positioned itself as a go-to source for everything 2012 Election with the YouTube Elections Hub, a one-stop shop for election news, and today they have announced the schedule for the upcoming liv... [SocialTimes.com]

Social Media Newsfeed: Facebook Gifts | YouTube Video | Twitter in Search - Posted September 28, 2012
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Social Media Newsfeed: Google Arrest Order | Facebook SDK | Twitter Contacts - Posted September 26, 2012
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YouTube Rocks The Vote, Lets Creators Add Voter Registration Annotation To Videos - Posted September 25, 2012
The 2012 Presidential election is just around the corner. With just six weeks to go 'til Election Day, National Voter Registration Day kicks off today in the U.S. and the race is on to get as many potential voters registered as possible. YouTube has jumped on the bandwagon to... [SocialTimes.com]

Social Media Newsfeed: New Myspace | Facebook Hysteria | Tweeted Movie - Posted September 25, 2012
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PBS Mixes Facebook, Other Social Networks Into Documentary 'Half the Sky: Turning Oppression Into Opportunity for Women' - Posted September 24, 2012
PBS will air documentary Half the Sky: Turning Oppression Into Opportunity for Women Worldwide Oct. 1 and 2, but ... [AllFacebook]

YouTube Content ID Still Flawed, Mistakes Licensed SmartSound Tracks For 70s Pop Band - Posted September 24, 2012
Back in May we shared the story of YouTuber Steve Miller, aka QiRanger, who said "YouTube's Content ID is broken and needs a fix." The travel video extraordinaire ran into problems when a video fe... [SocialTimes.com]

YouTube Now Lets You Enlist The Help Of Friends For Caption Translation In 300+ Languages - Posted September 24, 2012
YouTube wants to help you make your videos available to everyone in the world, no matter what language they speak. To that end, today they've announced that it's now easier than ever to translate your... [SocialTimes.com]

4 Tips For Building A YouTube Audience From YouTube's Head Of Content Strategy - Posted September 24, 2012
You've got a YouTube channel set up and you've been uploading videos, but they aren't getting the views you think they deserve. One explanation could be that your content simply isn't engaging, interesting or worthwhile, but let's assume that that's not the case. If your content is great but... [SocialTimes.com]

WARNING: Twitter DMs Promise Facebook Videos Featuring Users, But Deliver Malware - Posted September 24, 2012
Facebook and Twitter may be playing nice, but t... [AllFacebook]

How To Add Questions To YouTube Videos To Poll Your Viewers - Posted September 21, 2012
YouTube is testing out a new interactive feature that lets video creators add questions within their videos. Video Questions Editor Beta lets... [SocialTimes.com]

Gangnam Style Breaks Guinness World Record For Most YouTube Likes... Oppa! - Posted September 21, 2012
Psy's Gangnam Style is already one of the most viral YouTube videos of all time, having racked up over 229 million views so far, but now it's got a Guinness World Record to its name as well! This morning the Guinness World Records announced that the video has offic... [SocialTimes.com]

Social Media Newsfeed: Twitter and IFTTT | Facebook Updates | YouTube Ruling - Posted September 21, 2012
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YouTube's Original Channels May Be Doing Better Than You Think - Posted September 19, 2012
When YouTube announced their foray into original content nearly a year ago, nobody was sure what to expect. What would the channels and content be like? How would they perform? Nine months after the first original channels hit the video sha... [SocialTimes.com]

Roll Call: Syndicate Media Group, GolinHarris, BuzzFeed, and More - Posted September 19, 2012
Syndicate Media Group has announced the promotion of Samantha Kain to the position of managing director. In her new role, Kain will oversee team management and client profitability in the agency's 27 -person New York office. She will also work closely with Syndicate's Los Angeles office to manage national accounts and... [PRNewser]

Jennifer Aniston and SmartWater Score Big with 'Leaked' Video - Posted September 18, 2012
This week a crass, demeaning and shockingly amateur video ignited violent Anti-American uprisings throughout the Muslim world. Another amateur video sent Presidential candidate Mitt Romney's struggling campaign into an absolute tailspin. But now, finally, a "subversive" video to laugh about. The PR gurus... [PRNewser]

Glove and Boots Puppets Host Out-Of-The-Box Reddit AMA, Answer Questions With Videos - Posted September 18, 2012
Damien Eckhardt-Jacobi and Vincent Bova, the dudes behind the lovable array of Glove and Boots characters Mario, Fafa and friends, are doing a R... [SocialTimes.com]

Report: 15 Percent Of Social Media Ratings, Reviews, Facebook Likes May Be Fake By 2014 - Posted September 17, 2012
As more consumers rely on social networks for recommendations and ... [AllFacebook]

10 Raw Videos That Changed The World, On The Anniversary Of Occupy Wall Street - Posted September 17, 2012
Today marks the one-year anniversary of Occupy Wall Street. One year ago today, protesters took to Zuccotti Park to fight for social and economic equality. Social media and web video were driving forces in catapulting the Occupy Wall Street movement into international headlines and, to this end, ... [SocialTimes.com]

Social Media Newsfeed: YouTube Video | Occupy Tweets | 'Fancy' Gifting - Posted September 17, 2012
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YouTube Teams Up With Khan Academy, Searches For Talented Educators - Posted September 13, 2012
A new school year is in session and as teachers and students head back to school, YouTube is getting its education on as well. Today the video site announced a new partnership with Khan Academy to find the Next EDU Gurus--10 top engaging educational content creators ... [SocialTimes.com]

YouTube Launches Simplified Browsing Experience On Channel Pages - Posted September 13, 2012
YouTube is at it again--rolling out yet another design change to simplify the YouTube navigation process and make it easier for viewers to consume the video they love. This time they've launched a simpler channel page that merges the Feed and Videos tabs into one 'Browse videos' tab. Previously, channel visitors... [SocialTimes.com]

14 Lifeguards Fired Over Gangnam Style Parody They Made On Their Breaks - Posted September 11, 2012
A group of El Monte lifeguards have gone viral with 'Lifeguard Style,' a Gangnam Style remake shot at the pool. The video has racked up nearly 1 million views, but these views came at a price--all 14 lifeguards that took part in the video have been fired and told unofficially... [SocialTimes.com]

The Social Web Remembers 9/11 Eleven Years Later - Posted September 11, 2012
It seems astonishing that 9/11 happened over a decade ago and today, eleven years after the day that left an indelible mark on America and the rest of the world, the social web is remembering. From YouTube to Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Pinterest, Tumblr and beyond, people are remembering September 11,... [SocialTimes.com]

Official YouTube App Launches For iPhone and iPod Touch...Finally With A Recognizable Icon - Posted September 11, 2012
Last month news of Apple dropping the YouTube app in iOS 6 had everyone asking questions--how would they get their YouTube fix? When would YouTube be launching an app of their own and what would it look like? Well folks, today your questions... [SocialTimes.com]

Report: Coca-Cola Added Most Facebook Likes In August - Posted September 10, 2012
Users of Facebook and other social networks were thirsty for ... [AllFacebook]

Video Infographic Reveals The Most Impressive YouTube Statistics Of 2012 - Posted September 10, 2012
Do you know what percentage of marketers plan to increase their use of YouTube and video marketing? How many unique users YouTube has or how many videos are viewed on YouTube in a single minute? A new video from YouTube marketing and online video expert James Wedmore reve... [SocialTimes.com]

Is MTV Still Relevant? - Posted September 7, 2012
Throughout its more than three-decade history, MTV has gone from showcasing the latest and greatest meetings of pop music and short film to being a platform in which the stars of reality... [PRNewser]

Fashionistas: Get Your New York Fashion Week Fix On YouTube - Posted September 7, 2012
New York Fashion Week is in full swing and you've got front row seats...on YouTube. YouTube has partnered with Maybelline New York to provide insider access with 30 live streaming fashion shows, on-demand videos, backstage footage, interviews, how-to videos and more. You can check out Fashion Week Live From the R... [AllFacebook]

Want To Host A Video Chat? Check Out Spreecast - Posted September 6, 2012
If you've ever wanted to (or plan to) host a video chat, you've likely considered using Skype. You may have even considered using a Google+ hangout, a la Hollywood - but there's another alternative you need to explore: Spreecast. Combining the best of... [AllFacebook]

Syncapse Strengthens Facebook Analytics Offerings With Launch Of Syncapse Analytics Suite - Posted September 6, 2012
Social performance management platform Syncapse bolstered its ... [AllFacebook]

Revsion3 Signs The Fine Brothers, Inherits 'React' Series & More - Posted September 5, 2012
This morning Ryan Vance of Revision3 announced on the Revision3 blog that the online video powerhouse has signed a deal with Benny and Rafi Fine of The Fine Brothers, one of YouTube's most successful duos. The... [SocialTimes.com]

YouTube To Launch VOD-Style Movie Rentals On Select Connected TVs - Posted September 5, 2012
Move aside Netflix, iTunes and Amazon. YouTube will be offering rentals on select Smart TVs and connected devices in select countries before the year's end. A press r... [SocialTimes.com]

YouTube Announces Your Film Festival $500K Winner, Watch The Film - Posted September 4, 2012
Back in January, YouTube announced Your Film Festival, a YouTube-centric film festival with a massive prize of $500,000 and the opportunity to work with Ridley Scott's production team. In June, the pool of entrant... [SocialTimes.com]

Gangnam Style Hits 100 Million Views Faster Than Justin Bieber's 'Baby' - Posted September 4, 2012
Sometime late last night or early this morning, Psy's 'Gangnam Style,' the wildly successful South Korean K-Pop video that has the word doing the "invisible horse" dance, racked up its 100 millionth view. The video was uploaded to YouTube on July 15, meaning it took only about 51 days to... [SocialTimes.com]

Watch The 2012 London Summer Paralympics Live Now On YouTube - Posted August 31, 2012
Have you been feeling as though something is missing in your life since the Olympics ended? Well, the 2012 London Summer Paralympics kicked off on Wednesday so over the long weekend you can get back into the swing of international competition. Not sure where to watch? Lucky for... [SocialTimes.com]

Tips on World Domination (from the Man Who Brought You Bieber) - Posted August 29, 2012
Anyone with more than a passing interest in public relations and pop culture at large should take a look at The New Yorker's ... [PRNewser]

9 Reasons Why Vimeo Is Officially The Coolest Video Site For Creatives - Posted August 29, 2012
Here at Social Times we write a lot about YouTube, but I wanted to take just a few minutes out to talk about Vimeo for a change. Vimeo is something of an underdog in the online video scene and (imho) it doesn't get nearly enough coverage or attention. That's... [SocialTimes.com]

YouTube To Stream Live From The Republican & Democratic National Conventions, Starting Tonight - Posted August 28, 2012
Starting tonight at 8 pm ET, YouTube will be streaming live from the Republican National Convention. The video site is the Official Live-Streaming Provider for both the Republican and Democratic National Conventions and will be bringing you an all-access pass to coverage of the events leading up to November's elect... [SocialTimes.com]

YouTube To Cut Funding For Less Successful New Original Channels - Posted August 27, 2012
This year YouTube has invested in and rolled out around 100 new original content channels. It's no surprise that some of the new original channels have fared better than others--The Warner Sound, for instance, has racked up over 9.1 million views in the last week alone, while the ... [SocialTimes.com]

Obama And Romney Videos Rack Up The YouTube Views... 2 Billion To Be Exact - Posted August 27, 2012
The political world is revving up for the dirtiest election of all time and YouTube is proving to be one of the hottest battlegrounds, with close to 600,000 videos mentioning Obama or Romney already populating the video site. How many people are watching these videos? According to YouTube Trends,... [SocialTimes.com]

Empire State Shooting Aftermath: Smartphones Drove the Gory Story - Posted August 27, 2012
After the dust cleared in Manhattan on Friday, the Empire State Building shooting resembled nothing but ... [PRNewser]

YouTube Finally Expands Custom Thumbnails To More Partners...But You Still May Have To Wait - Posted August 24, 2012
Back in April when YouTube opened up their partner program to everyone with an account in good standing, one of the first things that everyone got excited about was the prospect of ... [SocialTimes.com]

Social Media Newsfeed: Facebook iOS App | Reddit Bus Tour | Twitter Developers - Posted August 24, 2012
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YouTube Now Lets You Create Interstitials To Turn Playlists Into Full-blown Shows - Posted August 23, 2012
YouTube playlists are a great way to compile similar videos into one easy-to-view place so your subscribers and viewers can discover more of your great content and you can give your videos more exposure. Today, YouTube has ... [SocialTimes.com]

YouTubers Already Revving Up For The Dirtiest Election Of All Time - Posted August 23, 2012
With the Republican and Democratic National Conventions just around the corner, Election 2012 is really heating up and as Obama and Romney duke it out in television campaign commercials,... [SocialTimes.com]

Social Media Newsfeed: Instagram Probe | Tumblr Friend-Finder | Donkey Wi-Fi - Posted August 23, 2012
Click here to receive the Morning Social Media Newsfeed via email.   FTC Ends Investigation on ... [SocialTimes.com]

'Project: YouTube' Series Keeps Creators Current On The Latest YouTube News & Updates - Posted August 22, 2012
YouTube is constantly rolling out new experiments, changes and updates and it can be hard to stay abreast of them all. Lucky for creators, the YouTube Partner Support team has launched a new video series called Project: YouTube to keep creators current on the latest goings-on on the video site. Proje... [SocialTimes.com]

More Ads Coming To YouTube Mobile...But At Least You Can Skip Them - Posted August 22, 2012
This morning YouTube announced that they are launching their TrueView in-stream video ads on mobile devices. Phil Farhi, group product manager at YouTube, writes on the ... [SocialTimes.com]

YouTube Launches 2012 Elections Hub, Will Live-Stream Conventions For The First Time - Posted August 22, 2012
As the 2012 Presidential election is heating up, YouTube has introduced the YouTube Elections Hub, a one-stop shop for election news featuring coverage from eight different news organizations. Keep up to date on all the latest political news, l... [SocialTimes.com]

Todd Akin Posts Apology Video On YouTube, But Is It 'Legitimate' With Commenting Disabled? - Posted August 21, 2012
Over the weekend Rep. Todd Akin, the GOP Senate nominee from Missouri, explained his stance on abortion in the case of rape in a TV interview saying, "If it's a legitimate rape, the female body has ways to try to shut that whole thing down." This week he's eating his... [SocialTimes.com]

Facebook Deleting Inflammatory Content In India - Posted August 21, 2012
Facebook has been complying with a request by the government of Ind... [AllFacebook]

wireWAX Brings More Interactivity To Branded YouTube Channels - Posted August 21, 2012
wireWAX, the motion-tracking taggable video startup that lets users tag items and add clickable hotspots to their videos, announced this week that their technology has been approved for use on YouTube brand channels. Previously users could add tags to YouTube videos via the wireW... [SocialTimes.com]

'What's Trending' Goes Live 5 Days A Week To Bring You The Hottest Web & YouTube Trends - Posted August 20, 2012
'What's Trending,' the weekly show hosted by Shira Lazar about what's hot in the world of the Interwebs, is rebooting today as a daily show on YouTube. The daily show premieres this afternoon, and will cover the latest news and trends on the web, with a focus on the latest... [SocialTimes.com]

Social Media Newsfeed: No Facebook Deal | AT&T and FaceTime | Zynga Stock - Posted August 20, 2012
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Facebook Now The Web's Second-Most-Popular Video Site - Posted August 17, 2012
Facebook users love video. So much so that the social network recently trumped Yahoo ... [AllFacebook]

Why Did YouTube Remove Tags From Video Watch Pages? - Posted August 17, 2012
Yesterday you may have noticed something a little different about the video watch pages on YouTube--the tags have been removed. Although you can (and should) still add tags when uploading a video, they are now private and can't be seen by other viewers. This afternoon, YouTube explains why they... [SocialTimes.com]

The World Watched 231 Million Olympic Streams On YouTube - Posted August 17, 2012
The 2012 Olympics may be over, but the Olympic stats are still rolling ... [AllFacebook]

Friday Morning Laughs - The Movies Sing 'Baby Got Back' In Epic Mashup - Posted August 17, 2012
Happy Friday, ladies and gents! The workweek is coming to a close, the weekend is upon us and, as usual, we've compiled some of our favorite viral videos of the week to help get you through to the end of the day with a smile on your face. In... [SocialTimes.com]

Social Media Newsfeed: Twitter API Changes | Instagram Update | New Ustream App - Posted August 17, 2012
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Music PR News: Radio Still Rules the Roost - Posted August 16, 2012
Some recent Nielsen findings will be relevant to anyone with more than a passing interest in playing and/or promoting music. In short: The more things change, the more they stay the same. A newly released study ... [AgencySpy]

Music PR News: Radio Still Rules the Roost - Posted August 16, 2012
Some recent Nielsen findings will be relevant to anyone with more than a passing interest in playing and/or promoting music. In short: The more things change, the more they stay the same. A newly released study ... [PRNewser]

Vimeo Now Lets You Turn Any Video Frame Into A Thumbnail...Will YouTube Follow Suit? - Posted August 16, 2012
This afternoon Vimeo has announced the launch of an exciting new feature--the ability to turn any frame of a video into a thumbnail. Auto-generated thumbnails are no more on Vimeo...when will YouTube take a hint and start offering this feature as well? Zach Goodman writes about the new feature on the... [SocialTimes.com]

Teens Top Pick For Music Listening Is YouTube, But Radio Is Still King Of Music Discovery - Posted August 16, 2012
How do you get your music fix? The radio? CDs? Pandora? If you're a teen you'd probably answer "YouTube." According to Nielsen's Music 360 Report, "more teens listen to music through YouTube... [SocialTimes.com]

Movieclips Raises $18.5 Million, Changes Name To Zefr As It Adds Sports, TV And Music - Posted August 15, 2012
Movieclips, the search engine for film fanatics that lets you watch your favorite movie scenes on the web, has just expanded beyond movies. Today they announce that they have raised $18.5 million and are changing their name to Zefr as they expand into mus... [SocialTimes.com]

How To Schedule YouTube Videos To Post At A Later Date Or Time - Posted August 15, 2012
Do you upload your videos to YouTube in advance and keep them private so you can log in to publish them later? Those days are over. This summer, YouTube has quietly rolled out a new scheduling feature to all YouTubers that have at least o... [SocialTimes.com]

How To Optimize Your Facebook Posts For Mobile - Posted August 15, 2012
Facebook is currently being accessed on mobile devices by 543 million people worldwide, or more than one-half of the social network's total audience. This presents an important opportunity to cater your content to fans experiencing Facebook on both mobile and desktop. Here are a few tips to keep in mind when... [AllFacebook]

Interview: John Cabrera, Creator of Bryan Singer's Groundbreaking Digital Series 'H+' - Posted August 15, 2012
"What we set out to create is nothing like television," says John Cabrera. One week after releasing the first episodes of "H+," the creator, writer, and executive producer best known for his role on the Emmy Award-winning show "Gilmore Girls" is checking his YouTube channel to see how viewers will react... [SocialTimes.com]

YouTube Rolls Out New App For PlayStation 3, Complete With Smartphone Remote - Posted August 14, 2012
YouTube has been available on PlayStation 3 for quite some time, but today the video site is rolling out a whole new experience for the gaming console--a new dedicated YouTube app. PS3 gamers in North America can look forward to "a completely new experience, designed for the big screen and... [SocialTimes.com]

Social Media Newsfeed: Google+ URLs | Facebook Babies | Salesforce Buys Buddy - Posted August 14, 2012
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YouTube Shifts Focus For Suggested Videos From Views To Time Spent On Site - Posted August 13, 2012
Over the past few months you may have noticed a change in the types of videos that are showing up in the suggested videos in YouTube's sidebar. Flashy thumbnails and videos with mucho views have been replaced with content that has been proven to engage and keep viewers around. ... [SocialTimes.com]

Social Media Newsfeed: Paul Ryan Announcement | Olympics on Twitter | Facebook Accusation - Posted August 13, 2012
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3 Reasons Your Company Should Be Using YouTube For Recruitment [Infographic] - Posted August 10, 2012
YouTube is the third most trafficked website in the world, after Google and Facebook, and if your company isn't using the online video site as part of your social recruitment efforts you'll want to start after checking out this infographic from HireRabbit. ... [SocialTimes.com]

YouTube Video Editor Enhancements Just Got Faster, Easier & More Powerful - Posted August 9, 2012
Back in September YouTube launched a major overhaul of their Video Editor, complete with a new look, new tools, effects and more. This week the YouTube Video Editor has become even better, with an updated interface for video enhancements. ... [SocialTimes.com]

Social Media Newsfeed: Fastest Texter | Zynga COO Quits | Pinterest Drops Invites - Posted August 9, 2012
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Rep. Jared Polis Named MVP In Democrats' Facebook Contest - Posted August 8, 2012
Rep. Jared Polis (D-Colo.) was named the winner of the 2012 Member Online All-Star Co... [AllFacebook]

Yes, iOS 6 Is Dropping the YouTube App...Now Can We Please Stop Talking About It? - Posted August 7, 2012
Since yesterday afternoon my Google Reader has been flooded with articles about Apple dropping the YouTube app from iOS 6. I've read seventeen different posts on the matter, from CNET to the ... [SocialTimes.com]

Social Media Newsfeed: Apple Drops YouTube | Twitter Languages | Amazon Games - Posted August 7, 2012
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Watch: Relive The Curiosity Rover Mars Landing On YouTube - Posted August 6, 2012
Over 25,000 people watched the NASA live stream last night to see if Curiosity Rover would land successfully following what was being referred to as the "Seven Minutes of Terror," the seven-minute time period it took Curiosity rover to enter Mars' atmosphere and land. In case you missed it (or want to... [SocialTimes.com]

YouTube Updates Homepage Feed, Gives Users More Control Over Featured Content - Posted August 3, 2012
Over the past couple of months YouTube has been experimenting with new homepage designs and today they've officially launched a new updated homepage. Kurt Wi... [AllFacebook]

CIR Launches Investigative YouTube Channel - Posted August 2, 2012
The I Files YouTube channel is now live. The latest multimedia project from the Center from Investigative Reporting combines video from media partners, freelancers and fi... [10,000 Words]

Get Your Investigative News Fix Now On YouTube [Video] - Posted August 2, 2012
This week the Center for Investigative Reporting (CIR) launched the first ever YouTube channel dedicated to investigative reporting. The I Files "selects and showcases the best investigative videos from around the world," in... [SocialTimes.com]

Ad Age Launches YouTube Original Channel Tracker - Posted August 1, 2012
Last year when YouTube announced that they'd be investing in original content and rolling out a slew of original channels nobody knew what to expect. Six months later, 100 new channels have been launched and while articles h... [AllFacebook]

Ad Age Launches YouTube Original Channel Tracker - Posted August 1, 2012
Last year when YouTube announced that they'd be investing in original content and rolling out a slew of original channels nobody knew what to expect. Six months later, 100 new channels have been launched and while articles h... [SocialTimes.com]

Watch: Top 10 Films Selected For YouTube's 'Your Film Festival' - Posted August 1, 2012
Back in January, YouTube, Ridley Scott and Emirates announced Your Film Festival, a competition giving online filmmakers the opportunity to create short, story-driven videos for the chance to go all the way to the Venice Film Festi... [SocialTimes.com]

Rapper Eminem Is The First Person To 60 Million Facebook Likes - Posted July 30, 2012
Not long ago, Eminem surpassed Lady Gaga in terms of Facebook following. Now the rapper can... [AllFacebook]

5 Fun Videos That Show Off The Goofy Side Of The Olympics - Posted July 30, 2012
The Olympics are finally here, and we just can't seem to get enough of them! If you can manage to tear yourself away from the Olympic coverage for a few minutes, we've put together a list of 5 videos that show the goofier side of the Olympics, from the US... [SocialTimes.com]

5 Fun Videos That Show Off The Goofy Side Of The Olympics - Posted July 30, 2012
The Olympics are finally here, and we just can't seem to get enough of them! If you can manage to tear yourself away from the Olympic coverage for a few minutes, we've put together a list of 5 videos that show the goofier side of the Olympics, from the US... [AllFacebook]

Who Let the Dogs In? Man's Best Friend Gains Entree and Influence - Posted July 30, 2012
Lately canines have been getting the attention and red carpet treatment they deserve. No longer stay-at-home dogs, they now accompany their owners to venues such as banks (left), hotels, ballparks, and even the alter. They have certainly earned their reward, since they play a role in many aspects of hu... [PRNewser]

Watch Any Summer Olympics Event Live In HD On YouTube - Posted July 27, 2012
This year, for the first time in history, YouTube will be streaming the Olympic Summer games live in HD. YouTube viewers in the US will be able to watch any Olympic event live via NBCOlympics.com or on the ... [AllFacebook]

Social Media Newsfeed: Facebook Results | Twitter Outage | Olympics YouTube Leak - Posted July 27, 2012
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Olympic Organizers Rush To Delete Leaked Opening Ceremony Footage From YouTube - Posted July 26, 2012
Today leaked footage of the Olympic opening ceremony was removed from YouTube in an attempt by the organizers to ensure that Friday's ceremony will be a surprise. During the rehearsal the show's artistic director, Danny Boyle, appealed to spectators to "save th... [SocialTimes.com]

Report: Ketchum, Edelman Among Most Effective Global PR Agencies On Facebook - Posted July 26, 2012
The global public relations powerhouses of Edelman and ... [AllFacebook]

YouTube Testing Out New Homepage Interface Focused On Popular Content - Posted July 26, 2012
One of the biggest complaints about the new YouTube homepage is that it is a little light on content. Users want to see trending, popular and recommended videos right there in front of them without having to hunt for it. YouTube's latest homepage interface experiment, called "carousel," appears to... [SocialTimes.com]

YouTube To Open Free State Of The Art Production Facilities For Creators - Posted July 26, 2012
YouTube is inviting creators to leave their bedroom studios and come work in state of the art production studios. They are launching a collection of creator spaces, starting in the coming weeks in Google London's Soho office, where YouTube creators will be able to book time to work with state-of-the-art... [SocialTimes.com]

Facebook Marketing Developer Unified Debuts Social Operating Platform Summer 2012 Edition - Posted July 25, 2012
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Report: 2/3 Of European CIOs Still Block Facebook - Posted July 25, 2012
Despite the emergence of Facebook and other social networks as valuable sales, marketing, and communications tools for businesses, a recent study of 550 ... [AllFacebook]

40 Years Worth Of Creative Commons Video Is Waiting To Be Remixed On YouTube - Posted July 25, 2012
In June of 2011, YouTube adopted Creative Commons licensing, giving YouTubers the opportunity to make their own creations available for public use or to remix videos with Creative Commons licensing uploaded by other users. A little over a ye... [SocialTimes.com]

Social Media Newsfeed: Mountain Lion | Facebook Resignation | Foursquare Ads - Posted July 25, 2012
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Astounding Online Video Statistics That Brands Can't Afford To Ignore [Video] - Posted July 24, 2012
Did you know that approximately 340,000 years worth of online video are watched every day? Does it surprise you that 500 video links are tweeted out every minute? BoT Videos has put together an awesome explainer video, chock full of surprising statistics about You... [SocialTimes.com]

More than 1 Million People Sign Petition for Right to Record Copies of YouTube Videos - Posted July 24, 2012
Philip Matesanz, the owner of a YouTube video converter website called YouTube-MP3.org, said Google asked him to shut down operations or face legal action. But he and his users wouldn't go down without a fight. Now a petition to allow people to record videos on YouTube has received more than 1... [SocialTimes.com]

Google Really Wants You To Start Using Your Real Identity On YouTube...But Will You? - Posted July 23, 2012
Back in June, YouTube started giving users the ability to change how they are seen on YouTube, using their Google+ profile on their YouTube channels, displaying their real identities. To get the word out, they're now making ... [SocialTimes.com]

Friday Morning Laughs - The Cutest Kitten Attack You've Ever Seen - Posted July 20, 2012
Good morning, ladies and gents! Friday is here (at last!) and the weekend is just around the corner. To help you get through the final day of the workweek and head into the weekend with a smile on your face we've compiled a list of some of the funniest... [SocialTimes.com]

Social Media Newsfeed: YouTube Partners | Facebook-Walmart Meeting | Tweet Archives - Posted July 20, 2012
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YouTube Begins Rewarding Exceptional Partners...With Huge Gold Play Buttons - Posted July 19, 2012
At VidCon last month, Director of YouTube Next Lab, Tim Shey, announced that the video site was launching a new rewards program to recognize exceptional partners. YouTube partners that have over 1 million subscribers will be rewarded with... [SocialTimes.com]

YouTube's New Face Blurring Tool Works On Cats Too... Sometimes [Video] - Posted July 19, 2012
Yesterday YouTube announced a helpful new tool--face blurring. Now, when you upload footage that requires anonymity you can blur out all the faces in the video in one click. We decided to put the face blurring feature to the test... on cats and dogs. And guess what? ... [SocialTimes.com]

Social Media Newsfeed: iPad Prototype | Facebook Grilled | YouTube Blurring - Posted July 19, 2012
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Amazon Adds 900K+ Facebook Likes In Two Weeks - Posted July 18, 2012
Online retailer Amazon added more than 908,000 ... [AllFacebook]

2 Days Left: Create A Commercial For Your YouTube Channel & Get Free Promotion - Posted July 18, 2012
Hey YouTube creators! You've got two days left to take advantage of YouTube's offer to promote your channel for free. Tell your channel's story in 30 seconds or less, submit it to YouTube and, if y... [SocialTimes.com]

Viralheat Launches Free Service To Manage, Track Facebook Pages - Posted July 17, 2012
Managing a social media campaign (Facebook page, Twitter account, YouTube channel, etc.) can be exhausting and expensive. ... [AllFacebook]

YouTube To Offer Free Production Workshops On Google Plus Hangouts - Posted July 16, 2012
Want to learn more about pre-production, production or post-production for YouTube? Starting this Wednesday, YouTube will be offering free weekly workshops on Google Plus Hangouts open to all YouTube Creators. Workshops will take place every Wednesday, starting this Wednesday, at Noon PT / 3pm ET at the ... [SocialTimes.com]

YouTube Seeking Research Participants To Test New Features - Posted July 16, 2012
If you have monetized any of the videos on your YouTube channel then you may qualify to take part in a study, testing out new product features on YouTube. Kasia Kotecka, Research Participant Recruiter at YouTube, writes on the ... [SocialTimes.com]

Citizen Journalism On YouTube Revolutionizes The Way We Consume News - Posted July 16, 2012
For years, when people wanted to get their news fix online they turned to sites like CNN, The BBC, The New York Times or their own local paper and news channel sites. Today, more news hounds than ever are turning to YouTube for the latest on what's going on around... [SocialTimes.com]

Pew Study: People Tune to YouTube for News - Posted July 16, 2012
A new study from the Pew Research Center found that YouTube is emerging as a strong force in the news world. While the majority of people still turn on the TV for major events, the report found that becau... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Pew Study: People Tune to YouTube for News - Posted July 16, 2012
A new study from the Pew Research Center found that YouTube is emerging as a strong force in the news world. While the majority of people still turn on the TV for major events, the report found that becau... [FishbowlNY]

Social Media Newsfeed: YouTube News | FB Rotating Ads | Audi's Secret Number - Posted July 16, 2012
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Social Media Newsfeed: Facebook Events | First Tweets | Reddit Cracks Code - Posted July 12, 2012
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Top 10 Celebrities on Social Media [Infographic] - Posted July 11, 2012
They're talented, they're famous, and now they have Twitter accounts. Celebrities have discovered social media as a way to reach out to their fans and to express themselves outside the stage and screen. This infographic ranks the top 10 celebrities on Twitter, Facebook, YouTube, and Google+. GO-Globe.com took a look at each... [AllFacebook]

Top 10 Celebrities on Social Media [Infographic] - Posted July 11, 2012
They're talented, they're famous, and now they have Twitter accounts. Celebrities have discovered social media as a way to reach out to their fans and to express themselves outside the stage and screen. This infographic ranks the top 10 celebrities on Twitter, Facebook, YouTube, and Google+. GO-Globe.com took a look at each... [SocialTimes.com]

Kiss Annoying YouTube Comments Goodbye With The Herp Derp Browser Extension - Posted July 11, 2012
It's the general consensus that YouTube comments stink but, thanks to this fun browser extension, you never have to look at them again! The Herp Derp extension from Tanner Stokes translates your Y... [SocialTimes.com]

Who Are The Most Popular Celebs On Social Media? [INFOGRAPHIC] - Posted July 11, 2012
Can you guess who's winning the social media fame game? The usual suspects - Lady Gaga, Justin Bieber - make their appearance, but you might be surprised by some of the other names on the list. This infographic comes to us from ... [AllTwitter]

Social Media Newsfeed: New Twitter Apps | NBC-Facebook Partnership | Dropbox Ups Storage - Posted July 11, 2012
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Hulu CEO Jason Kilar Might See Himself At Facebook Soon - Posted July 10, 2012
It seems like every week, Facebook Co-Founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg is acquiring a new company or making a key hire. T... [AllFacebook]

New Tool Lets Companies Weigh The Success Of Viral Video Campaigns Against Competitors - Posted July 3, 2012
Ever wondered how your online video campaigns stack up against those of your competitors? This week social media benchmarking platform Unmetric introduced YouTube metrics, letting users compare stats like views, tags, favorites and ratings to find out exactly how their campa... [SocialTimes.com]

How To Set Start and End Times On YouTube Embeds - Posted July 3, 2012
Have you ever posted or embedded a video along with a note telling people to just watch a specific section of the video? When you share a video link from YouTube you can select an option for the video to 'Start at' a specific spot in the video, and in... [SocialTimes.com]

Social Media Newsfeed: Facebook Glitch | Windows Upgrade | Twitter Ruling - Posted July 3, 2012
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Watch: YouTube Responds To Ridiculous User Complaints - Posted July 2, 2012
What's your biggest complaint about YouTube? Is it the Reply Girls? The trolls? How about the fact that the views freeze at 301? In 'YouTube Complaints!,' which ... [AllFacebook]

Watch: YouTube Responds To Ridiculous User Complaints - Posted July 2, 2012
What's your biggest complaint about YouTube? Is it the Reply Girls? The trolls? How about the fact that the views freeze at 301? In 'YouTube Complaints!,' which ... [SocialTimes.com]

YouTube Lets You Use Google+ As Your Profile - Posted July 2, 2012
YouTube has many elements that constitute a social network. User profiles, messaging, a 'wall' and the ability to post content to one another's profiles. Sadly, it doesn't have FarmVille. Google has been improving YouTube with incremental changes to their channel service for years, and now they're integrating with Google+ to provide... [SocialTimes.com]

Thousands Of YouTube Channels Now Making 6-Figures On Advertising Revenue Alone - Posted June 29, 2012
Back in July of 2011 hundreds of YouTube partners were reportedly making over $100,000 per year. Thursday during the YouTube Keynote at VidCon Tom Picket, Global Head of content Operations & YouTube Next, rep... [SocialTimes.com]

House GOP Members Name Facebook Challenge Winners - Posted June 27, 2012
More than 50,000 Facebook likes, Twitter fo... [AllFacebook]

Five Strategies To Dominate Twitter, Facebook And YouTube [INFOGRAPHIC] - Posted June 27, 2012
They're the "Big Three" of social media: Facebook, Twitter and YouTube. If you have a solid presence on all of them, you're well on your way to social media stardom. Still, you need to know how to approach all three of these networks if you want to dominate them, and this... [AllTwitter]

Top 5 YouTube Channels Drive 1.5 Billion Streams in May - Posted June 26, 2012
When Google first bought YouTube for $1.65 Billion in 2006, a lot of analysts questioned the move. YouTube hadn't figured out a monetization strategy at that point, and pundits worried about whether they'd recoup the investment. Fast forward 6 years, and we see that YouTube is nearly a billion dollar business.... [SocialTimes.com]

How To Set Default Upload Settings In YouTube - Posted June 25, 2012
When you upload videos to YouTube, inputting the same upload settings again and again can be annoying. If you always make your videos private, choose a specific 'Creative Commons Attribution', include similar tags, or categories you can save yourself time by setting up default settings so you don't have to... [SocialTimes.com]

YouTube Explains Why the Counter Stops at 301 - Posted June 25, 2012
Gawker has posted an interesting interview between Numberphile and YouTube, in which Ted Hamilton, product manager at YouTube Analytics, explains why that blockbuster viral video you made for your client seems to stall at 301 views. He also digs into some of the ways YouTube ensures that people don't game the... [PRNewser]

YouTube Explains: Why Do YouTube Views Freeze At 301? [Video] - Posted June 25, 2012
One of YouTube's biggest mysteries is a mystery no more--in the latest video from Numberphile, YouTube Analytics Product Manager Ted Hamilton explains exactly why YouTube videos freeze at 301. We've all heard the general explanation--that the... [SocialTimes.com]

YouTube Could Gross $3.6 Billion This Year - Posted June 25, 2012
YouTube is set to blow its 2011 revenue out of the water this year, according to Citi's Mark Mahaney. Mahaney estimates that the video giant is on course to generate over $3.6 billion in gross revenue by the end of 2012. Back in March of last year, ... [SocialTimes.com]

Another RIM Sale Rumor | Larry Page Loses Voice | Facebook's 'Find Friends Nearby' - Posted June 25, 2012
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YouTube Joins Pinterest: Check Out Their Boards - Posted June 22, 2012
YouTube is already on Twitter, Facebook and Google+ but today they're announcing that they are taking their social media infl... [SocialTimes.com]

Top 7 Viral Proposal Videos Of 2012 So Far - Posted June 22, 2012
There's nothing more heart-warming than a marriage proposal video and in 2012 there's been no shortage of elaborate, viral proposals. We've compiled a list of seven of the best marriage proposal videos to go viral over the past few months. Sorry single guys--looks like the bar keeps being set... [SocialTimes.com]

Indiegogo Campaign Raises Over $300,000 (And Growing) For Bullied Bus Monitor To Go On Vacation - Posted June 21, 2012
The life of 68-year-old bus monitor Karen Huff Klein has been changed forever, thanks to Reddit user Max Sidorov. After seeing a video on Facebook of Karen the Bus Monitor being bulled by schoolchildren, Sidorov uploaded the video to YouTube and sta... [AllFacebook]

Facebook Phasing Out Credits | Twitter Simplifies Timelines | Kremlin to Launch Social Network - Posted June 20, 2012
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Google Threatens Legal Action Against YouTube-MP3 Conversion Sites - Posted June 19, 2012
There are a whole slew of sites out there that let users download YouTube videos and convert them to MP3s or other formats. One of the largest of these sites is YouTube-MP3... [SocialTimes.com]

Panelists Say Social Apps Can Lead to Rape | Microsoft Unveils Tablets | Group to Facebook: Don't Target Ads to Kids - Posted June 19, 2012
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Disgruntled eBay Seller Goes Viral After Death, Spreads Awareness About Cystic Fibrosis - Posted June 18, 2012
Over the weekend a video of a disgruntled eBay seller's message to buyers went viral. The video, which has racked up over 400,000 views since being posted to Reddit on Friday, features an eBay sale page for a DVD backe... [SocialTimes.com]

How To Easily Create Video Ads Directly From Your YouTube Video Manager - Posted June 18, 2012
Starting today it has become a whole lot easier to promote your YouTube videos. YouTube has developed a new way to create video ads directly from your video manager so you can upload a video to YouTube and start promoting it within minutes. YouTube Product Manager JessicaKate Ogungbadero explains how the... [SocialTimes.com]

Facebook CTO Leaving | Tumblr to Release iOS App | Social Media and Athletes - Posted June 18, 2012
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How To Do More For A Friend's Birthday Besides Post On Their Wall - Posted June 15, 2012
Facebook has ruined birthdays. At least, that's how tech blog Gizmodo feels. Gizmodo argued that Facebook h... [AllFacebook]

YouTube Expands Automatic Captions To Spanish Videos - Posted June 15, 2012
This morning YouTube announced that they are expanding their language accessibility to include automatic captions in Spanish. Spanish language videos with recognizable speech should now have a "CC" button at the bottom of the player that you can click and choose "Transcribe Audio" to instantly caption the videos usi... [SocialTimes.com]

Is YouTube Redesigning Their Homepage Yet Again? - Posted June 15, 2012
YouTube seems to be at it again. Months after their massive site overhaul it looks like they're redesigning things once again. Last night Engadget published a sc... [SocialTimes.com]

New Google+ Hangouts YouTube App Lets You Get The YouTube Party Started - Posted June 15, 2012
If you're anything like me, then no party is complete without you taking out your iPhone or finding the host's computer to show your friends the latest hilarious YouTube videos. Google+ just made it a whole lot easier to share your favorite videos with your friends in a virtual YouTube... [SocialTimes.com]

YouTube Weighs Paid Subscriptions | Sources: Microsoft Considers $1.2B Yammer Buy | Facebook to Respond to Lawsuits - Posted June 15, 2012
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Obama Boy Has A Crush On Obama's Support Of Gay Marriage - Posted June 14, 2012
Back in 2008, during the last presidential election, Amber Lee Ettinger went viral as Obama Girl, when she praised Barack Obama in her YouTube hit, 'Crush On Obama,' which has racked up over 24 million views to date. ... [AllFacebook]

Obama Boy Has A Crush On Obama's Support Of Gay Marriage - Posted June 14, 2012
Back in 2008, during the last presidential election, Amber Lee Ettinger went viral as Obama Girl, when she praised Barack Obama in her YouTube hit, 'Crush On Obama,' which has racked up over 24 million views to date. ... [SocialTimes.com]

Michelle Obama on Pinterest | Expanded Tweets Now Include Video, Audio, Stories | Klout App Gets Swipey - Posted June 14, 2012
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Voting Opens For Your Film Festival, The YouTube Contest With A $500,000 Prize - Posted June 13, 2012
Back in January we told you about Your Film Festival, a short film festival hosted by YouTube, Ridley Scott and Emirates that will reward the winner with $500,000 to use towards their next film, which will be produced by Ridley Scott, ... [AllFacebook]

Voting Opens For Your Film Festival, The YouTube Contest With A $500,000 Prize - Posted June 13, 2012
Back in January we told you about Your Film Festival, a short film festival hosted by YouTube, Ridley Scott and Emirates that will reward the winner with $500,000 to use towards their next film, which will be produced by Ridley Scott, ... [SocialTimes.com]

Facebook: The End Of The Beginning - Posted June 13, 2012
Facebook's initial public offering is a milestone in the evolutio... [AllFacebook]

Apple Announces Facebook Integration | Twitter Opens New Headquarters in Style | Americans Skeptical of Social Media - Posted June 12, 2012
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700-Pound Man That Turned To YouTube For Help Has Lost Over 100 Pounds - Posted June 11, 2012
Back in March of this year Robert Gibbs, a morbidly obese man, reached out to YouTube for help in a video called 'Overweight guy asks for help.' The video went viral, racking up over a million views and catching the attention of transfo... [SocialTimes.com]

Facebook, Others Summoned To Appear Before Indian Trial Court Sept. 22 - Posted June 11, 2012
A criminal case in India involving Facebook and several other Internet companies moved one step f... [AllFacebook]

YouTube Presents Jimmy Fallon Concert And Q&A Tonight At 8pm ET - Posted June 8, 2012
Hey Jimmy Fallon fans, hold on to your pants! Tonight at 8:00pm ET Jimmy will be fielding your questions and giving a special performance, live on YouTube. The special program, "YouTube Presents: Jimmy Fallon - Live from Studio 6B," will stream live on YouTube's homepage at YouTube.com. ... [SocialTimes.com]

Facebook Music Game TubeHero Adds Four-Player 'Rock Battle' Option - Posted June 7, 2012
Facebook gaming just got a little more musica... [AllFacebook]

YouTube Launches Free Olympic HD Stream for Asia and Africa - Posted June 7, 2012
The Olympics are going to be everywhere this year. It'll be on Facebook, Twitter, television and more. For people in other areas of the world, TV may not be an option, and so YouTube has joined together with the International Olympics Committee to announce they will be streaming the London 2012... [SocialTimes.com]

Quick Guide To The New YouTube Playlist Features - Posted June 6, 2012
Playlists are one of the most useful YouTube tools out there. Not only are they a great way to compile themes lists of your favorite videos, but they're also awesome for giving your own videos more exposure. Back in 2010 we published a C... [SocialTimes.com]

Rumor: iOS 6 Includes Facebook Sharing | Airtime Launch Faces Glitches | Google Purchasing Meebo - Posted June 6, 2012
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New Deals With Publishers Will Allow YouTube To Monetize Nearly All UGC With Copyright Music - Posted June 5, 2012
If you share a lot of videos on YouTube then odds are you've had your fair share of accidental copyright violations--you upload a video with a song you love in the background only to get a notification that the audio has been removed. Today YouTube has announced a whole slew... [SocialTimes.com]

IPO Sinks Facebook In Customer Loyalty Study - Posted June 1, 2012
The list of casualties of Facebook's staggering ... [AllFacebook]

Hulu Joins YouTube's 1 Billion Views Club - Posted May 30, 2012
A new member has just been inducted into YouTube's 1 billion views club and the channel may come as somewhat of a surprise to some--it's Hulu! That's right, the 37th channel to cross the 1 billion views mark on YouTube is another video streaming site. Hulu has been posting videos to... [SocialTimes.com]

YouTube Launches Photo App, Lets Viewers Snap & Share Instagram-Style Pictures Of Live Music - Posted May 29, 2012
YouTube isn't just about video anymore. Over the weekend they launched a brand new custom camera application called FRONTROW that lets viewers snap photos of live streamed performances, just as if they were actually attending the event. The app was launched as part of ... [SocialTimes.com]

YouTube Responds To #SaveYouTube Complaints, Says "This Isn't Happening" - Posted May 24, 2012
Yesterday morning we shared the story of the #SaveYouTube campaign and YouTuber Onision, who is saying that "YouTube is murdering off some of our favorite YouTubers." He says that as YouTube has ... [SocialTimes.com]

Shareholders Sue Facebook | Disqus Adds New Features | Oracle Acquires Vitrue - Posted May 24, 2012
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Watch This Incredible Video Inspired by Today's Google Doodle - Posted May 23, 2012
Synthesizer creator Robert Moog, who would have been 78 years old today, is having the best birthday ever. Not long after Google's artists created an interactive Moog synthesizer doodle for the homepage, a fan responded with a crazy cover of Daft Punk's "Aerodynamic" using Google's tool, which he posted on YouTube. The... [AllFacebook]

Watch This Incredible Video Inspired by Today's Google Doodle - Posted May 23, 2012
Synthesizer creator Robert Moog, who would have been 78 years old today, is having the best birthday ever. Not long after Google's artists created an interactive Moog synthesizer doodle for the homepage, a fan responded with a crazy cover of Daft Punk's "Aerodynamic" using Google's tool, which he posted on YouTube. The... [SocialTimes.com]

How YouTube, Google+ and Social Media Affected the Arab Spring [Video] - Posted May 23, 2012
Ahmed Shihab-Eldin, a host and producer for the Huffington Post, talks about his experience with various social media feeds as he tried to cover the Arab Spring for the Huffington Post. What's notable about the video is that he identifies the new journalistic experience and it is remarkably fast and... [SocialTimes.com]

YouTube Partner Onision: "YouTube Is Murdering Off Some Of Our Favorite YouTubers" - Posted May 23, 2012
YouTube has undergone a lot of changes over the past few months, from a new design to the launch of new professionally-produced content channels and more, but at what cost? Many of the most popular YouTubers have reported that since YouTube has started rolling out these new "upgrades" their subscribers,... [SocialTimes.com]

In Facebook IPO Probe, Morgan Stanley Subpoenaed | Google+ Photographers Conference | NY Weighs Anonymous Commenting Ban - Posted May 23, 2012
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The Facebook Follies? 'Zuckerberg: The Musical' Invades YouTube - Posted May 21, 2012
Yes, indeed: Facebook Co-Founder and Chief Executive Officer ... [AllFacebook]

YouTube Celebrates Its 7th Birthday, 72 Hours Of Video Now Uploaded Every Minute - Posted May 21, 2012
Last May YouTube celebrated its sixth birthday with an announcement that more than 48 hours of video were being uploaded every minute and that the site was racking up 3 billion daily views. In January of this year, they increased that number t... [SocialTimes.com]

Friday Morning Laughs - Pranks, Gingers & An Epic Lamborghini Crash - Posted May 18, 2012
Happy Friday, ladies and gents! The workweek is coming to a close and we've put together a list of laugh-inducing videos to help you start the weekend with a smile on your face. This week's Friday Morning Laughs includes a Lamborghini crash, a funny kid, a hilarious bachelor party... [SocialTimes.com]

Study: Google Ads More Effective Than Facebook | Social Media-Sex Connection? | Flickr Rolls Out New Photo Layout - Posted May 16, 2012
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INFOGRAPHIC: 59.5 Percent Of News Via Social Media Is From Facebook - Posted May 14, 2012
Nearly 30 percent of Americans get their news from social media, a... [AllFacebook]

Do Video Sharing Apps Like Viddy & SocialCam Threaten YouTube's Dominance? - Posted May 10, 2012
If you've taken a look at your Facebook newsfeed recently then odds are you've been noticing a rise in posts from video sharing apps like Viddy and SocialCam. A new study from ... [SocialTimes.com]

10 Awesome Gotye 'Somebody That I Used To Know' Covers On YouTube - Posted May 9, 2012
Gotye seems to be rivaling Adele as one of the most coverable musicians on YouTube. New covers of his song "Somebody That I Used To Know" are popping up on a daily basis and after two new covers went viral this week we were inspired to put together a list... [SocialTimes.com]

Google To Drop Millions On Investment In Machinima - Posted May 8, 2012
Machinima is in the process of raising a new found of funding and Peter Kafka of All Things D reports that Google will be one of the investors. YouTube has been giving out millions of dollars to profess... [AllFacebook]

Google To Drop Millions On Investment In Machinima - Posted May 8, 2012
Machinima is in the process of raising a new round of funding and Peter Kafka of All Things D reports that Google will be one of the investors. YouTube has been giving out millions of dollars to profess... [SocialTimes.com]

Feds Urge Social Media Wills | Facebook's Next Stop: Boston | 'Hangouts on Air' Rolling Out - Posted May 8, 2012
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An Infographic History Of YouTube Partners - Posted May 4, 2012
Following last month's news of YouTube opening their partner program to everyone, New Media Rockstars... [SocialTimes.com]

Meet THNKR, @radical.media's New YouTube Channel Designed To Stimulate Your Mind - Posted May 3, 2012
As part of YouTube's initiative to launch upwards of one hundred new, professionally-produced content channels we've seen all sorts of celebrities and brands jumping on the YouTube bandwagon in niches from ... [SocialTimes.com]

GOP Members Battle For Facebook Fans - Posted May 1, 2012
Republican members of the U.S. House of Representatives are entering the Facebook round of the 201... [AllFacebook]

One YouTuber Says "YouTube's Content ID Is Broken And Needs A Fix" - Posted May 1, 2012
Back in February I wrote a post about YouTube's Content ID coming under fire for false copyright claims. YouTubers complained of inaccurate copyright claims on videos in which they owned the rights to all the content. A couple of mo... [SocialTimes.com]

Facebook Announcement | Zimmerman Defense on Social Media | Cyber Attacks Target Social Media - Posted May 1, 2012
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Successful YouTuber Trashes Some Of The Most Commonly Given YouTube Advice - Posted April 30, 2012
Over the past couple of years I've had the opportunity to talk to some very successful YouTubers and to ask them about what advice they would offer to video creators looking to follow in their footsteps. Their advice usually falls into the same categories--sticking to a schedule, asking people to... [SocialTimes.com]

Volume, Emotion, Sponsorship: What Brands Have An Edge on Social Media Strategies? - Posted April 30, 2012
Market Strategies International recently released the first edition of what it says will be an annual Social Media Brand Index, a measure for brands both of consumer-generated soci... [semanticweb.com]

Facebook Video Views Drop 8 Percent In March - Posted April 27, 2012
Fewer people now log time watching videos on Facebook compared with this time last y... [AllFacebook]

Friday Morning Laughs - Bohemian Rhapsody & A Frog Sitting Like A Man - Posted April 27, 2012
Happy Friday, ladies and gents! The weekend is just around the corner and we've put together a list of funny videos to brighten your mood. This week's Friday Morning Laughs includes an awesome family singing Bohemian Rhapsody on the way to school, a frog sitting like a man, an... [SocialTimes.com]

Facebook Embraces Antivirus, Faces Protesters | WordPress Is a Powerhouse - Posted April 26, 2012
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'I Cried' YouTube Button Ranks The Internet's Saddest Videos - Posted April 24, 2012
YouTube is just as good for a great cry as it is for a good laugh. A new Google Chrome extension called the 'I Cried' button is helping to create a catalogue of the Internet's saddest videos. How does it work? Basically, when y... [SocialTimes.com]

Facebook and Microsoft's AOL Patents | YouTube and Twitter's New Ads - Posted April 24, 2012
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YouTube Launches Advertiser Playbook, Gives Away $50 Million In Free Advertising - Posted April 23, 2012
YouTube is making a major push to attract advertisers to the site and, to that end, are launching some new initiatives designed to help businesses get into the world of advertising on YouTube. YouTube group product manager, Baljeet Singh, explains on the ... [SocialTimes.com]

Facebook's IPv6 Preparation | Skype For Xbox | YouTube's Copyright Case - Posted April 23, 2012
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Tipp-Ex Hunter Shoots A Bear Gets An Interactive, Time Traveling Sequel - Posted April 20, 2012
Remember the awesome Tipp-Ex 'Hunter Shoots a Bear' interactive YouTube campaign that went viral back in Fall of September 2010 for letting viewers make the hunter to everything from dance with a bear to hug a bear, sing to a bear and... [SocialTimes.com]

YouTube Video Editor Now Lets You Edit Multi-Track Audio - Posted April 19, 2012
The YouTube Video Editor is a handy feature that lets users clip, mashup and remix their videos. However, one big complaint about YouTube's editor has always been the fact that you couldn't edit audio. You could use your original audio or ... [SocialTimes.com]

YouTube Starts Letting Creators Link Videos To Indiegogo & Kickstarter Fundraising Pages - Posted April 18, 2012
It just became a whole lot easier for YouTube creators to raise funds for Kickstarter and Indigogo projects via YouTube. Yesterday YouTube ... [SocialTimes.com]

Twitter's Patent Agreement | Hulu's Ad Guarantee | Tumblr to Beat Blogs - Posted April 18, 2012
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Path Gets More Funding | Foursquare's Holiday | Klout Dating - Posted April 17, 2012
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Help Kickstart A Documentary About The YouTube Community - Posted April 16, 2012
Have you ever wondered what a day in the life of a YouTube Partner is like? YouTuber Dan Dobi is working on a documentary about the YouTube community called 'Please Subscribe' and he has launched a ... [SocialTimes.com]

YouTube Opens Partner Program To Everyone, Drama Ensues - Posted April 16, 2012
Last week YouTube made a pretty major announcement--they've opened up their once very selective Partner Program to everyone. I think Kevin Nalty, aka Nalts, puts it best when ... [SocialTimes.com]

The Fine Brothers Spoil 50 Viral Videos In 4 Minutes - Posted April 13, 2012
March 2012 was a big month for viral videos. A 2-year old covered Adele, a guy's wife had some funny trouble with simple math, a drunk guy sang... [SocialTimes.com]

Friday Morning Laughs - A Dramatic Surprise On A Small Square - Posted April 13, 2012
Happy Friday boys and girls! The workweek is coming to a close and, as usual, we've put together a list of funny videos to carry you into the weekend with a smile on your face. This week's Friday Morning Laughs includes the most dramatic flash mob you've ever seen,... [SocialTimes.com]

YouTube Live Celebrates First Birthday, Now Lets Users Monetize Live Streams - Posted April 11, 2012
It's been a year since YouTube started streaming live video officially and to celebrate YouTube Live's first birthday, the company has released a number of new features, including the option for publishers to charge viewers to watch live streams. Varun Ta... [SocialTimes.com]

CIR Launching YouTube Channel For Investigative News Video - Posted April 11, 2012
The Center for Investigative Reporting will soon have a new way of sharing watchdog journalism with the masses: An investigative YouTube Channel. The organization announced today that, in partnership with the ... [10,000 Words]

Who Will Facebook Buy Next? Place Your Bets! - Posted April 11, 2012
"We don't plan on doing many more of these, if any at all," Facebook Co-Founder and Chief Executive Officer Mark Zuckerberg said in announcing the social network's $1 billion acquisition of photo-sharing... [AllFacebook]

YouTube Pays Hearst $10M For Content From Cosmo, Marie Claire & Other Popular Magazines - Posted April 10, 2012
As part of their initiative to add more professional, scheduled programming to the video site, YouTube has been announcing partnerships with production studios, networks and celebrities over the past few months. ... [SocialTimes.com]

Friday Morning Laughs - What Google Glass Would "Really" Be Like - Posted April 6, 2012
Happy Friday, folks! A holiday weekend is upon us and to get you into the Passover, Easter or just plain weekend spirit we've put together a list of videos to put a smile on your face. This week's Friday Morning Laughs roundup features some Google Glass parodies, some April... [SocialTimes.com]

Viacom Wins Reversal | Facebook on Nasdaq | Twitter's Spam War - Posted April 6, 2012
Click here to receive the Morning Social Media Newsfeed via email. ... [SocialTimes.com]

YouTube Now Lets You Turn Your 2D Videos Into 3D Videos - Posted April 5, 2012
Today YouTube is announcing a cool new feature that literally lets you convert your 2D YouTube videos into 3D videos automatically. The 2D to 3D conversion feature was released in beta last September... [SocialTimes.com]

Google's Project Glass Unveiled | Reality Tech TV | Introducing Aviary - Posted April 5, 2012
Click here to receive the Morning Social Media Newsfeed via email. ... [SocialTimes.com]

StreamGlider iPad News Reader App Will Evolve To Help Businesses Correlate Diverse Data Sets - Posted April 5, 2012
The latest version of the StreamGlider iPad news reader app for providing consumers with topic-oriented streams of information debuted this week. It brought with it the capability to limit hashtag or keyword searches in a Twitter, YouTube, or Flickr frame to a local area and turn on ... [semanticweb.com]

YouTube Launches Free Partner Promotion On The Google Display Network - Posted April 3, 2012
YouTube depends on their creators for revenue and, as a result, like to do what they can to help their partners get as many views as possible. To this end, they've launched YouTube Partner Promotion--a new initiative through which YouTube Partners can enjoy free promotion on the Google Display Network. ... [SocialTimes.com]

This Book Will Teach You Everything You Need To Know About YouTube And Video Marketing - Posted April 3, 2012
Whether you're just getting started in the world of online video or have been at it for awhile and are looking to sharpen your marketing skills, Greg Jarboe's 'YouTube and Video Marketing: An Ho... [SocialTimes.com]

3 Benefits of Answering YouTube Comments on Your Channel - Posted April 3, 2012
Engagement is a huge buzz word in the social media space. Brands are often tasked with spurring this engagement with their audiences on each social network they are active on, but often comments on a brand's YouTube channel are left unanswered. It's just as important to respond to the comments of... [SocialTimes.com]

How To Make Your Own YouTube Slam Video Duels - Posted April 2, 2012
At the end of last year, YouTube announced YouTube Slam--a video discovery experiment that pins videos head-to-head and asks viewers to vote on which they like best. YouTube Slam offers contests on a variety of ... [SocialTimes.com]

'Charlie Bit Me' Family Has Made Half A Million Dollars Since 2007 [Video] - Posted March 30, 2012
We've all seen 'Charlie bit my finger,' the adorable viral video in which baby Charlie bites his brother's finger and it "really hurts." It's the most popular viral video of all time, with over 436 million YouTube views and, ... [SocialTimes.com]

Friday Morning Laughs - Tenacious D Kills Val Kilmer - Posted March 30, 2012
Happy Friday, Folks! It's the end of the workweek and almost the end of the month and our Friday Morning Laughs is here, as usual, to help you make the transition into the weekend with a smile on your face. This week's funny video roundup is a doozy! ... [SocialTimes.com]

YouTube Offers $15,000 In Equipment & Promotion To Promising Vloggers - Posted March 29, 2012
Video blogging, known commonly as vlogging, is one of the most popular video formats on YouTube. Popular YouTubers like Philip DeFranco and iJustine have made names for themselves sitting in fro... [SocialTimes.com]

Tonight: The Switch and La Blogotheque Bring You Live, Interactive Music - Posted March 28, 2012
Music lovers--if you don't have any plans tonight, you may want to check out The Switch, an interactive music experience on YouTube, powered by 5 Gum, that lets you literally switch back and fort... [SocialTimes.com]

Nice Peter Gets Fired From The Digitour - Posted March 28, 2012
Over the weekend a tweet from The DigiTour let fans know that YouTuber Nice Peter would not be performing at his remaining Digitour dates. ... [SocialTimes.com]

5 Tips For Building Brand Channels On YouTube - Posted March 28, 2012
These days, more and more brands are hopping on the YouTube bandwagon, but if you're planning to start a YouTube brand channel you'll want to do it right. In her latest episode of New Media Minute, ... [SocialTimes.com]

What Makes Pinterest So Popular and Other Tips for Going Viral [Podcast] - Posted March 23, 2012
On today's Morning Media Menu (MP3 link), GalleyCat editor Jason Boog took a look at how content goes viral and what to do with negative feedback. This week, we learned that ... [SocialTimes.com]

KSWB Mistakes Singer Meatloaf for Actual Meatloaf - Posted March 23, 2012
As the KSWB morning team teased an interview with the singer Meatloaf on Thursday, a graphic appeared with a photo of actual meatloaf. "Hello, YouTube!" anchor ... [TVSpy]

YouTube Now Lets You Color Correct & Stabilize Video In A Click - Posted March 22, 2012
Last night YouTube announced that they've added a brand new feature to the YouTube Video Editor that will let you color correct and stabilize your videos in a click and it looks pretty sweet. John Gregg, software engineer at YouTube, writes on the ... [SocialTimes.com]

Jonah Peretti on Launching Huffington Post and BuzzFeed [Video] - Posted March 22, 2012
Before founding BuzzFeed, Jonah Peretti helped launch the Huffington Post. In part three of our "Media Beat" interview with Jonah Peretti, the founder shares his experiences using social media to boost traffic. "What we've seen is that with... [SocialTimes.com]

Video Of Man Flying Like A Bird Has The Internet Crying Hoax - Posted March 22, 2012
By now you may have already seen the video of a man flying like a bird with custom-built wings. The video, which features a Dutch man named Jarno Smeets achieving flight with a sweet winged contraption, has been viewed over 2.5 million times since it hit YouTube on Monday, but... [SocialTimes.com]

Could Reddit Rival YouTube for Discovering Talent? - Posted March 22, 2012
James Erwin, 37, didn't have Hollywood in mind when he started writing Rome, Sweet Rome. He was just taking a break from writing software manuals at his home in Des Moines, Iowa, when he saw this question posted on Reddit: "... [SocialTimes.com]

Vote Now For Your Favorite Nonprofit For The DoGooder Awards On YouTube - Posted March 21, 2012
Last month we told you about the DoGooder Nonprofit Video Awards--a celebration of the best in nonprofit video. Members of YouTube's Nonprofit Program were invited to submit their non-profit videos for a chance to win r... [SocialTimes.com]

My Damn Channel Launches The First Live Comedy Show On YouTube - Posted March 21, 2012
If you love YouTube and you love live comedy, you're about to have your mind blown because My Damn Channel is launching a daily 60-minute live comedy show...on YouTube! The live comedy show, aptly titled My Damn Channel LIVE, will be airing live Monday through Friday ... [SocialTimes.com]

Nifty Multi-Browser Extension Lets You Pause YouTube, Vimeo & Hulu Videos For Later - Posted March 21, 2012
If you watch much long-form online video content then you know it can be annoying to try and pause a video and save it for later. I find myself yelling "Nooo!" as I accidentally close the browser or shut down my computer and lose the page with my paused video... [SocialTimes.com]

BuzzFeed's Jonah Peretti Explains How to Predict When Videos Go Viral [Video] - Posted March 20, 2012
The social media mavens at BuzzFeed are always on the lookout for the stories that draw a gut reaction from the social web. In part two of our "... [SocialTimes.com]

MysteryGuitarMan Tells Reddit His YouTube Views Dropped 60% After Redesign - Posted March 20, 2012
Over the weekend, popular YouTuber Joe Penna, aka MysteryGuitarMan, did an AMA (ask me anything) on Reddit, revealing some interesting information about the implications of YouTube's new redesign. In response to a... [SocialTimes.com]

Once You're In the Weird Part of YouTube, There's No Way Out - Posted March 20, 2012
Rob Shap (not his real name) never thought "Bird Face" would go viral. He was just testing the camera on his new Macbook Pro when he recorded himself, shirtless, in his Brooklyn apartment and added some special effects. But something happened when the video made its way to that... [SocialTimes.com]

Reporter Wipes Out in KTXL 'Viral Video' - Posted March 15, 2012
In a moment made for YouTube, KTXL reporter Sean Bennett attempted to snowboard (or, as he called it, "surf skating") on live TV while covering a snow storm that hit the Sacramento area this week. It didn't go well. KTXL quickly ... [SocialTimes.com]

Create A New YouTube Channel With Your Google+ Profile - Posted March 15, 2012
If you like to keep your social persona consistent with the same user names a profile pictures across the board, YouTube and Google have just made things a whole lot easier for you. Yesterday they added a new YouTube feature that allows users to sign up for a new YouTube... [SocialTimes.com]

KONY 2012 Creators Respond To Criticism as Documentary Becomes Most Viral Video Of All Time - Posted March 13, 2012
By now you've probably seen or at least heard about KONY 2012--the documentary film about violence in Uganda aimed at drawing attention to the crisis and rallying support by making Joseph Kony, the crisis' villain, famous. The campaign, which has drawn its fair share of controversy in ... [SocialTimes.com]

YouTube Responds To Reply Girls, Changes Related & Recommended Videos Algorithm - Posted March 13, 2012
There's been a war raging on YouTube as the community has lashed out against "the reply girls"--a group of girls that have learned to game the system and make tons of money on YouTube by posting pointless video replies prominently featuring their boobs (to entice viewers to click, of course). Reply girl... [SocialTimes.com]

TED Launches Educational YouTube Channel, Seeks Educators And Animators For Content - Posted March 12, 2012
TED, the non-profit group devoted to Ideas Worth Spreading, launched a brand new educational YouTube channel today. Videos can be discovered on YouTube and on the TED website at education.ted.com. The launch was announced this morning on the TED website: TED-Ed's mission is t... [SocialTimes.com]

Social Media Brings Bullying Issue to the Forefront - Posted March 9, 2012
The power of social media to bring about change has been made evident once ag... [PRNewser]

Critics Come Forward As KONY 2012 Hits 30 Million Views - Posted March 8, 2012
Do you know who Joseph Kony is? After yesterday you probably do, thanks to KONY 2012--the documentary film about violence in Uganda that went crazy viral yesterday, racking up over 30 million views so far between YouTube and Vimeo. The film, created by nonprofit group ... [SocialTimes.com]

How Reddit Saved Bear Silber's Life [Video] - Posted March 8, 2012
A frequent Redditor known as Bear Silber recently has Reddit to thank for helping him diagnose a severe health problem that even his doctor couldn't figure out. The story begins 5 years ago, when Silber first got ill. He couldn't find a doctor to understand why he was... [SocialTimes.com]

Net Subscriptions Up 50% Since YouTube Launched Their New Design - Posted March 8, 2012
When YouTube launched their new design back in December 2011, including a new homepage and new channel design, the YouTube community had their reservations (after all, in general people don't love change). But now that the new design has been out fo... [SocialTimes.com]

Here's A Sneak Peek Of The New YouTube Player - Posted March 7, 2012
Over the coming weeks YouTube is planning to roll out some pretty major changes to their video player. Rumors have been flying about a new player complete with thumbnail previews and storyboards, but now those rumors are about to become a reality... [SocialTimes.com]

Politics Go To The Dogs On YouTube With Hilarious Mock Senatorial Campaign...For A Cat - Posted March 6, 2012
As the Election 2012 shenanigans get underway the usual influx of crazy political ads has begun flooding YouTube, but none sillier than the Senatorial campaign for Hank, a 9-year old Maine coon with a heart of gold and a passion for politics. ... [SocialTimes.com]

How To Use Social Media To Support Yourself As an Artist - Posted March 6, 2012
If artists are still starving in the digital age, they're not trying hard enough. At DIY Days on Saturday, March 3, filmmakers, writers, performers, hackers, and other artists from 12 countries and 20 states gathered at The New School in New York City to brainstorm ideas on how to ach... [SocialTimes.com]

Have You Set Up Your New YouTube Channel? New Design Goes Live For All Next Week [Checklist] - Posted March 2, 2012
At the end of 2011 YouTube rolled out a new site design, including a new homepage and new channel design. The video site gave users some time to get used to the new design and get set up, providing an option to switch back and forth between the old ... [SocialTimes.com]

YouTube Has Tripled Their Number Of Captioned Videos Since July 2011 - Posted February 29, 2012
Over the past few months YouTube has been making major strides towards making content accessible for as many people as possible, putting a lot of effort into new initiatives to get as many of their videos captioned as possible. Today on their blog, YouTube provides an update on their recent... [SocialTimes.com]

10 Ways to Make YouTube Work for Your Brand - Posted February 27, 2012
YouTube viewers have to sift through an estimated 60 hours of content that are uploaded every minute to the site. To get a share of the page views, which totaled 4 billion in February, brand marketers have to be creative. After interviewing the experts, ... [SocialTimes.com]

The Chrome Extension That Tells You Whether A Video Is Worth Watching - Posted February 27, 2012
How many times have you clicked on YouTube video because the thumbnail or title seemed interesting, only to be sorely disappointed? But with so many videos to choose from, it can be hard to avoid clicking on a few duds for every good video you come across. That's where... [SocialTimes.com]

Customization is Key to YouTube's New Features - Posted February 27, 2012
Brands classified as ... [PRNewser]

How To Optimize Your YouTube Videos For A Global Audience - Posted February 27, 2012
YouTube is a global platform but language and cultural barriers can often make it difficult to reach a global audience. In the latest update to the YouTube Creator Playbook, version 2, YouTube offers up some tips on how to... [SocialTimes.com]

Google Updates the YouTube Creator Playbook to Version 2 - Posted February 23, 2012
Last summer YouTube released their Creator Playbook--an awesome manual for video creators about everything you need to know to maximize your YouTube success. The original YouTube Creator Playbook was chock full of great tips... [SocialTimes.com]

Make A 5.9 Second YouTube Video & You Could Win A BMW - Posted February 22, 2012
Want to own the new BMW 3 Series? All you have to do is create a 5.9 second video about how much you want it and the car could be yours! BMW of North America has launched a YouTube video contest and they're giving U.S. residents 18 years and over the... [SocialTimes.com]

YouTube Next Cause Launches To Help Nonprofits Use Online Video Better - Posted February 22, 2012
Over the past year or so, YouTube has launched a number of initiatives aimed at helping creators make better content, learn to market themselves and maximize their YouTube success. Last May they launched the YouTube Creator Institute... [SocialTimes.com]

Disturbing YouTube Trend: Teens Ask The World 'Am I Ugly Or Pretty?' - Posted February 21, 2012
Have you ever wondered what other people think of the way you look? I mean what they really think of the way you look? According to Amy Graff of the San Francisco Chronicle blog, a rising number of teens are postin... [SocialTimes.com]

OK Go Manager Likens YouTube Revenue To Finding Change On The Street - Posted February 21, 2012
We've all heard the rumors that some of YouTube's top partners are making 6-figure incomes, so with over 158 million views on their channel you'd expect that OK Go is making quite a killing from the video site, right? Wrong. According to manager Jamie Kitman... [SocialTimes.com]

YouTube Updates Annotations & Adds New Social Features - Posted February 17, 2012
YouTube has been busy fine-tuning the site, adding new features and responding to user feedback ever since they launched their major site redesign at the end of 2011. Last month they rolled out ... [SocialTimes.com]

Experienced YouTubers Have a Leg Up Over Celebs On New YouTube Channels - Posted February 16, 2012
By now you've probably already heard the news that YouTube is in the process of rolling out a slew of new professionally produced content channels on any topic you can think of from news to education, pop culture, sports,... [SocialTimes.com]

5 Tips For Video Freelancers Looking To Grow Their Client Base On YouTube - Posted February 16, 2012
If you've worked in the world of freelance video production for more than a few years then you know what a nightmare it can be to get new clients. Luckily the days of having to mail out DVD copies of your reel are over, as everything has moved online, but... [SocialTimes.com]

A Complete Ranking of the Most Popular Profiles on Google+ and 5 Other Social Networks - Posted February 16, 2012
Social ranking sites like Klout have made a person's influence online very valuable to both brands and consumers. But the next wave of influence tracking systems might look more like ZoomSphere, a site for ranking brand and profile pages on Facebook, Twitter, Google+, Youtube, LinkedIn, and... [SocialTimes.com]

Police Pay A Visit To The Dad That Shot His Daughter's Laptop In YouTube Video - Posted February 13, 2012
Unless you live under a rock you've probably seen the video of the dad shooting his daughter's laptop that went viral last week. In the 'Facebook Parenting: For the troubled teen,' which has been viewed over 21.1 million times since it hit YouTube last Wedne... [SocialTimes.com]

Google Research Team Creates "aLOLgorithm" to Measure YouTube Videos' Hilarity - Posted February 13, 2012
There are a ton of funny videos on YouTube, but which are the most hilarious? How would you quantify funniness? Is 'Surprised Kitty' funnier than the 'Sneezing Baby Panda'? Where does ... [SocialTimes.com]

KUSA News Director Does Her Best to Block Video of Kyle Dyer Dog Bite - Posted February 10, 2012
Calling it "traumatic to people at KUSA," news director Patti Dennis has done her best to ensure that viewers don't see the video of KUSA anchor ... [TVSpy]

Video: Making 6-Figures From YouTube...In Your Spare Time? - Posted February 9, 2012
Earlier this month the Wall Street Journal reported that YouTuber Ray William Johnson is making an estimated $1 million a year thanks to the video site, and ... [SocialTimes.com]

39% Of Marketers Will Use Twitter For Their Campaigns In 2012 - Posted February 6, 2012
Facebook might still be the juggernaut of social media advertising, but Twitter takes the second-place silver medal. More advertisers will be turning to Twitter this year than YouTube, LinkedIn or Google+ to get at their customers' eyeballs - and their ... [AllTwitter]

Nonprofits: Enter YouTube's DoGooder Nonprofit Video Awards - Posted February 6, 2012
YouTube has just announced that they have teamed up with See3 Communications for the third year to present the DoGooder Nonprofit Video Awards. The DoGooder awards are a celebration of the best in nonprofit video and members of the YouTube Nonprof... [SocialTimes.com]

Creators' Guide To The New YouTube - Video Manager - Posted February 6, 2012
This is part three in a series covering the ins and outs of the new YouTube design, which launched in December. We previously covered Channel Design & Layout and the new ... [SocialTimes.com]

Wall Street Journal Brings WSJ Live Content To New YouTube Channel - Posted February 1, 2012
In a press release distributed today, The Wall Street Journal announced that it would bring its WSJ Live content on-deman... [TVSpy]

Wall Street Journal Launches YouTube Channel and New Lifestyle Show 'Off Duty' - Posted February 1, 2012
The Wall Street Journal joins a growing list of publications that are launching dedicated YouTube channels. The channel will feature on-demand content from WSJ'... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Wall Street Journal Launches YouTube Channel and New Lifestyle Show 'Off Duty' - Posted February 1, 2012
The Wall Street Journal joins a growing list of publications that are launching dedicated YouTube channels. The channel will feature on-demand content from WSJ'... [FishbowlNY]

Set Up Your New YouTube Channel By March 7, Before YouTube Does It For You - Posted January 31, 2012
Back in December YouTube launched a new homepage design followed by a full site redesign that's being called the "New YouTube." The New YouTube features a brand new channel design and layout that requires a bit of setting up for content creators and... [SocialTimes.com]

Conservationists Call For YouTube To Ban Adorable Slow Loris Videos - Posted January 30, 2012
If you've ever seen the YouTube viral hit "Tickling Slow Loris," in which an adorable wide-eyed creature throws his arms up while being tickled by his loving owner, then you probably thought that the slow loris was the cutest thing ever and maybe ev... [SocialTimes.com]

YouTube Rolls Out Updates To Video Editor, Video Manager & Browse Page - Posted January 26, 2012
It's been just over a month since YouTube launched their major site redesign, but it looks like they're not done yet! Today they've announced updates to the Browse page, Video Editor and Video Manager. Read on to find out what's new. ... [SocialTimes.com]

Every 10 Days A Century Of Video Is Uploaded To YouTube - Posted January 23, 2012
Back in May of 2011, YouTube announced that more than 48 hours of video were being uploaded to the site every minute. Today they have announced some new statistics that blow the 48-hour statistic out of... [SocialTimes.com]

Will Marijuana Questions Top The Charts For Obama's YouTube Interview Again This Year? - Posted January 23, 2012
Last January over 139,000 questions were submitted for a YouTube interview with President Obama. This year, YouTube is accepting question submissions for the next interview with the President, but this time they're taking things to the next level--the interview wil... [SocialTimes.com]

YouTube Rolls Out A Whole Slew Of New Action Sports Channels With Tony Hawk & More - Posted January 19, 2012
2012 has arrived and, as promised, YouTube has begun rolling out the first of around 100 professional content channels from well-known personalities and content producers. Earlier this week they ... [SocialTimes.com]

YouTube's Robert Kyncl Backs Cisco's Prediction: 90% Of Web Traffic Will Be Video - Posted January 17, 2012
Back in November, Cisco's VP for Marketing and Emerging Technologies, David Hsieh, predicted that web video would soon account for a huge portion of Internet traffic saying, "Today over h... [SocialTimes.com]

Brace Yourselves! YouTube Is Preparing To Remove Some Of Your Subscribers - Posted January 17, 2012
How many subscribers does your YouTube channel have? Enjoy them while you can because YouTube is preparing to remove subscribers in order to improve the accuracy of subscriber counts. David Boyle, YouTube staff, reported on the ... [SocialTimes.com]

Creators' Guide To The New YouTube - Analytics - Posted January 17, 2012
This is part two in a series covering the ins and outs of the new YouTube design, which launched last month. We previously covered Channel Design & Layout. This installment will focus on YouTube Analytics. At the end of No... [SocialTimes.com]

Tubalr: Like Pandora For YouTube Music Videos - Posted January 11, 2012
Earlier today I saw a tweet that a friend posted-- "Anyone tried using tubalr.com?" I checked out the link and I was instantly hooked. Tubalr is a simple, yet awesome, servi... [SocialTimes.com]

YouTube Announces January 16 Deadline for Becoming a YouTube Music Publisher - Posted January 11, 2012
Earlier this month we shared a post on how independent music artists are making money through viral video, specifically via the Vimeo Video Store. These artists are primarily making money via commis... [SocialTimes.com]

'Sh** Girls Say' Sparks A Hilarious New YouTube Trend [Video] - Posted January 6, 2012
Back in December 'Sh** Girls Say' from Twitter hit the ground running with a hilarious new web series that racked up millions of views in a matter of days. The series, al... [SocialTimes.com]

7 Predictions For Online Video In 2012 - Posted January 4, 2012
2011 has been a big year for online video. YouTube boasts over 1 trillion playbacks this year, and has announced a new plan to launch a huge amount of ... [SocialTimes.com]

Miss America Contestants Take To YouTube For Online Video Contest - Posted January 3, 2012
The 2012 Miss America Pageant broadcasts live from Las Vegas on January 14, but the show has already started on YouTube. This year, each of the 53 Miss America contestants have created their very own YouTube video, showing off their style and personality, and fans are invited to vote for... [SocialTimes.com]

Google Launches Election Page - Posted January 3, 2012
Ahead of tonight's Iowa Caucus, Google has released a new portal site to find everything someone would ever want to know about this year's presidential election. The site, google.com/elections, is a dashboard for many of Google's products that could come in handy for following the elections. When you go to the site,... [TVSpy]

Coming To YouTube In 2012...Professional Bull Riding?! - Posted December 30, 2011
In 2012 a new sport will be streaming live on YouTube--professional bull riding! YouTube reports that starting next month the over 100 million worldwide Professional Bull Riders... [SocialTimes.com]

Creators' Guide To The New YouTube - Channel Design & Layout - Posted December 29, 2011
At the beginning of the month, YouTube launched a new homepage and upgraded their site design, revamping their analytics, channel design, video manager and more. To help y... [SocialTimes.com]

Pro Tip: Check Out YouTube's Creator Playbook - Posted December 27, 2011
Finding success on YouTube can often be a difficult thing to do. There are tons of different variables that can make or break your video -- whether it's a 15-secon d clip or something you consider a masterpiece. Luckily, YouTube itself is here to help. They've produced a little-known bible for content... [10,000 Words]

Cebu Pacific Flight Attendants Dance On A Plane To Celebrate The Holidays - Posted December 23, 2011
In October of 2010, Cebu Pacific Airlines flight attendants went viral with a safety flash dance that got over 5 million views in 5 days. The original video, which features flight attendants dancing to ... [SocialTimes.com]

From Rebecca Black To Nyan Cat: Top 10 YouTube Videos Of 2011 - Posted December 20, 2011
Drum roll please! The end of the year is fast approaching and YouTube has just announced the top 10 videos of 2011. Kevin Allocca of YouTube Trends writes on the YouTube blog, "In total, there were more than 1,000,0... [SocialTimes.com]

Twitter Tops Social Media Buzz List - Posted December 15, 2011
Zeta Interactive, a digital marketing agency, recently released its annual rankings of social networks. They are categorized by "buzz," a ranking calculated by volume and tone (percent positive ranking) of all the sites. This year, T... [10,000 Words]

10 Of The Best Viral Dubstep Videos Of 2011 - Posted December 15, 2011
2011 is coming to a close and what better way to celebrate than with a list of videos from one of the year's biggest YouTube trends--Dubstep. Dubstep, the underground genre of electronic dance music ... [SocialTimes.com]

TwitVid Gets A Social Facelift, Now Feels More Like Twitter For Video - Posted December 13, 2011
Twitvid has made a name for itself as one of the biggest repositories of videos shared on Twitter, second only to YouTube, with over 40 million monthly views and over 12 million unique viewers. However, starting today Twitvid is going from repository to social destination with a major facelift... [10,000 Words]

The DigiTour Returns: YouTube's Biggest Musicians Back On Tour In Spring 2012 - Posted December 13, 2011
In Spring 2011, a group popular YouTube music megastars got together to tour the US, performing live for fans from across the country that had previously only seen them on computer screens. They called it the DigiTour and it was a huge success. So... [SocialTimes.com]

TwitVid Gets A Social Facelift, Now Feels More Like Twitter For Video - Posted December 13, 2011
Twitvid has made a name for itself as one of the biggest repositories of videos shared on Twitter, second only to YouTube, with over 40 million monthly views and over 12 million unique viewers. However, starting today Twitvid is going ... [SocialTimes.com]

Everyone's Getting Connected with the Boob Tube - Posted December 7, 2011
If Fred is the future of connected TV, please allow me to disconnect. It is a time when TVs that are aligned with and act like our computers -- smart TVs -- are the ones on... [PRNewser]

10 Emotional Anti-Bullying Videos On YouTube - Posted December 6, 2011
Over the last couple of years bullying has reared its head as the most serious issue faced by children and teens today. To spread the word about this issue, try to garner support and put an end to bullying, teens and adults alike have turned to YouTube. Sad, as... [SocialTimes.com]

Old Spice Guy Giving Out Holiday Gifts To Every Single Person On Earth - Posted December 5, 2011
Isaiah Mustafa is back with a new Old Spice campaign, just in time for the holidays. He has taken over the Old Spice YouTube channel as "MANta Claus" and is on a quest to give a gift to every person on Earth this holiday season. MANta Claus' first holida... [SocialTimes.com]

Fred Figglehorn Gets His Own Nickelodeon TV Series Plus His Third Movie Deal - Posted December 2, 2011
Fred Figglehorn, the tantrum-throwing, lovable (and also hatable) character created by YouTuber Lucas Cruikshank in 2006, has seen success after success. Fred was the first YouTube channel to hit the 1-million subscriber mark, has been one of YouTube's top 10 ... [SocialTimes.com]

5 Tips on How Local News Stations Can Optimize the New YouTube - Posted December 2, 2011
This week YouTube unveiled a brand-new interface that makes the site more TV-like. While the "You" in YouTube originally emphasized the amateur aspects of the platform, it now hints at the new site's personalized viewing experience. With the new interface, users can essen... [TVSpy]

Three Website Redesigns That Should Be On Your Radar - Posted December 1, 2011
A website redesign can be a tricky thing. The main goal should be to make a site more user-friendly, attractive, and easily navigateable than the previous version. A good redesign will hopefully gain you praise and more readers. It should be an upgrade. Yet not every site can achieve that. Case in... [10,000 Words]

YouTube Officially Launches Its New Homepage Design [Video] - Posted December 1, 2011
A little over a week ago we reported that YouTube was testing a revamped design. Today they've made the new design official, and they've launched a video to show off the new features. According to the ... [SocialTimes.com]

YouTube Launches Locally In Colombia With Partner Program - Posted December 1, 2011
Colombia is the latest addition to YouTube's list of locations, bringing YouTube to a total of 37 localized countries around the world, from Algeria to Yemen. Colombia is the fourth international country to launch a local YouTube domain (youtube.com.co), following Argentina... [SocialTimes.com]

Tech Round Up: Brands Missing Links on Google+, Twitter Buys Whisper - Posted December 1, 2011
-In news that suprises probably no one on the planet, brands are not as engaged on Google+ as they are on Facebook. SEO company BrightEdge found that within the first 10 days of availability, 61 percent of the top 100 brands around the globe had a presen... [PRNewser]

YouTube Celebrates The Holidays With 3.5 Billion Daily Views - Posted November 28, 2011
Back in May, YouTube announced that they were serving a whopping 3 billion views per day with users uploading over 48 hours of video footage per minute. The world was blown away by this big statistic, but in the last six months YouTube's numbers have... [SocialTimes.com]

Marking Sobriety on YouTube, Former WGGB Anchor Says Stress of TV News Often Led Him to Drink - Posted November 28, 2011
Former WGGB anchor Paul Mueller is back in front of the camera. The news he's delivering now, though, is very personal. In April, Mueller ... [TVSpy]

YouTube HTML5 Flash-less Player Works with Mobile Browsers Too (even Windows Phone) - Posted November 23, 2011
The independent Google Operating System blog took note of the improvements to YouTube's HTML5 player. The HTML5 interface is in an opt-in trial period that you can enter and leave at will. Once you opt-in, Adobe Flash becomes unnecessary when using a browser that supports HTML5. The question I had and... [SocialTimes.com]

Liner Notes for YouTube - Seevl Plugin - Posted November 22, 2011
Seevl, the music discovery service built on Semantic Technology that I wrote about a few months ago, has released a significant update to their plugin for YouTube. The plugin is still only ava... [semanticweb.com]

YouTube Testing Revamped Design With Google+ Integration & New YouTube Guide - Posted November 21, 2011
It looks like YouTube is testing out a brand new site design, complete with a revamped homepage, a brand new page called YouTube Guide, Google Plus and Facebook integration and more. Several YouTubers have reported that their YouTube accounts have been upgraded to the new design over the past week... [SocialTimes.com]

The Annoying Orange Finds A New Home On Cartoon Network - Posted November 21, 2011
YouTube sensation The Annoying Orange will soon be annoying the masses not only from computer screens but from television screens as well. YouTube's favorite fruit has been picked up by Cartoon Network. Variety reports, "Cartoon has ordered 30 11-minute ... [SocialTimes.com]

YouTube Launches Medals To Reward Popular & Trending Videos - Posted November 16, 2011
YouTube has offered up Honors for popular videos since the early days of the site but today they're launching Medals to celebrate YouTube's biggest hits. The Medals include awards for All Time Most Popular, Recently Most Popular, and Trending and each category has it's own page complete with the gold,... [SocialTimes.com]

An Infographic Tribute To Golden Girl & Viral Star Betty White - Posted November 11, 2011
In 2010 actress Betty White went from Golden Girl to Golden Meme, thanks to her role in a popular Snickers Super Bowl commercial. T... [SocialTimes.com]

Turn Your YouTube Channel Into A Website...For Free - Posted November 11, 2011
If you've got a YouTube channel you can now turn it into a website in minutes with VidCaster, a fun platform that launched last year to let content creators easily publish and distribute video content online. This week VidCaster announced... [SocialTimes.com]

Adobe Abandons Mobile Flash: Tips on Implementing HTML5 on Mobile Platforms - Posted November 10, 2011
A few months ago, we gave some tips on how to define your mobile newsroom presence. One of those tips talked about keeping Flash at a minimum for mobile devices: While there are mobile devices which can run Flash, using Flash should be avoided for both mobile sites and applications. For video,... [TVSpy]

HootSuite Now Offers YouTube, Tumblr, Flickr Support With New App Directory - Posted November 9, 2011
HootSuite, one of the most popular Twitter dashboards, is expanding in a big way. The company just announced its new App Directory, a platform for third-parties to integrate their existing apps (or build custom ones) into HootSuite. The first wave of big-name apps t... [AllTwitter]

YouTube Hops On The Google Plus Bandwagon With +YouTube - Posted November 8, 2011
As you may have heard, yesterday Google+ launched business pages to open up a new channel for businesses to connect with their fans, and one of the first brands to jump on the pages bandwagon was YouTube. Yesterday on the ... [SocialTimes.com]

YouTube And Disney Strike A Mutually Beneficial Online Video Deal - Posted November 7, 2011
YouTube and the Walt Disney Company are joining forces. According to Brooks Barnes of the NY Times, the two media giants have struck a deal that could mean big things for both companies. ... [SocialTimes.com]

60% Of YouTube Views Come From A Non-English Speaking Audience - Posted November 4, 2011
YouTube may be more diverse than you think. According to an exclusive report from Janko Roettgers of GigaOM's NewTeeVee, a whopping 60 percent of all video views on YouTube come from non-English speakers. This surprisi... [SocialTimes.com]

YouTube Launches New Community Forum For Movie Lovers - Posted November 1, 2011
Hey film buffs! YouTube has announced a new community designed just for you. The YouTube Movie Lovers' Community is a forum where movie lovers are invited to discuss all things movies. ... [SocialTimes.com]

Watch: 'Life In A Day' Documentary Now On YouTube For Free - Posted November 1, 2011
Life In A Day, the amazing YouTube documentary that premiered last January at Sundance and ... [SocialTimes.com]

Justin Bieber Beats Lady Gaga To 2 Billion YouTube Views - Posted October 31, 2011
Justin Bieber has become the world's first musician to achieve 2 billion YouTube views. The total upload views on the JustinBieberVEVO YouTube channel currently clock in at 2,004,941,318. LadyGagaVEVO trails Bieber with just under 1.9 bi... [SocialTimes.com]

YouTube All Set To Launch Original Programming with Major Partners - Posted October 31, 2011
The Google-owned YouTube has set forth its effort to compete with satellite and cable TV programmers. The platform announced late Friday it has teamed up with industry's best and will roll out high quality television-style channels. YouTube plans to produce professional shows that will stand out against its all to... [SocialTimes.com]

StumbleUpon: Where Should You Share? [Infographic] - Posted October 28, 2011
StumbleUpon is a platform that specializes in social sharing as a service. The infographic in this article delineates underlying causes and reasons for StumbleUpon's continued presence as a sharing service in a field of competitors like Facebook, Twtiter, Reddit and Youtube. The platform actually places itself above the rest of its competitors,... [SocialTimes.com]

How Much Money Do Viral YouTube Videos Make? - Posted October 28, 2011
Over the summer, YouTube revealed that hundreds of partners are now making six-figure incomes, but how much do individual video partnerships make? Earlier this week Claire Cain Miller of ... [SocialTimes.com]

What Influences the Social Consumer? [Infographic] - Posted October 27, 2011
Today, search on the web is the principal influence consumers use to purchase a product or service. Depending on the consumer, they might turn to their friends on Facebook or search the web using Google. If a company has a brand to sell, they should know what social media channels... [SocialTimes.com]

The YouTube Insult Generator Makes Trolling Easy - Posted October 26, 2011
When it comes to YouTube, trolls rule. At least in the comments department. On many popular videos you'll find disparaging comments and insults topping the comments, many with tens and even hundreds of thumbs ups to their names. That's where The YouTube Insult ... [SocialTimes.com]

Scenes From Earthquake In Turkey Hit YouTube [Video] - Posted October 25, 2011
On Sunday a major 7.2 magnitude earthquake shook eastern Turkey. At least 240 people have been confirmed dead and over 1,000 have been injured. As people around the world pray for those affected by the quake, videos of the disaster are rolling into YouTube, giving us a firsthand look... [SocialTimes.com]

YouTube Scores Licensing Deal With World's 5th Largest Music Label - Posted October 20, 2011
YouTube's library of licensed music just got a whole lot bigger thanks to a new deal with Merlin, the world's fifth largest music label after Universal Music Group, Sony Music Entertainment, Warner Music Group and EMI Group. Merlin represents 14,000 artists including Aphex Twin and The Prodigy and now, when... [SocialTimes.com]

German Government Launches YouTube Channel, Lets Citizens Interview Chancellor - Posted October 20, 2011
In recent years we've seen a rise in government on YouTube, from the United States to the UK, ... [SocialTimes.com]

Facebook Still the Fastest Social Network; LinkedIn and Twitter Close Behind - Posted October 20, 2011
SmartBear Software company released its standard quarterly report for overall Web Performance for Social Networks. The company ranked each social media site by... [SocialTimes.com]

YouTube Launches Merch Store, Lets Music Partners Sell Merchandise On Their Channels - Posted October 17, 2011
YouTube has just become the next site to hop on the social commerce bandwagon with the announcement that they are launching a new feature called the Merch Store through which YouTube partners can offer merchandise directly from their channels. The store will be rolled out over the coming weeks, starting... [SocialTimes.com]

Twitter Takes Home "Digital Service Of The Year" Award At T3 - Posted October 11, 2011
Twitter beat out Facebook, YouTube and Spotify as the best social media site of 2011 at the T3 awards last night. Held in London, t... [AllTwitter]

UK Film Buffs! YouTube Movie Rentals Now Available In The UK - Posted October 7, 2011
Film lovers in the UK can now get their fill of their favorite flicks on YouTube. That's right--today YouTube announced that they've taken their movie rental service to the UK. ... [SocialTimes.com]

Rhett & Link Use YouTube Auto-Captioning To Write Awesome Gibberish Script [Video] - Posted October 5, 2011
YouTube comic geniuses Rhett and Link have taken a quick break from their new TV series Commercial Kings to release a funny new video that illustrates the not-so-effective ... [SocialTimes.com]

Weekly Dose Of WTF - Sneeze Attack! - Posted September 28, 2011
Wednesday is here. We've made it halfway through the workweek, which can only mean one thing--it's time for our Weekly Dose Of WTF. This week we've got some weird, wacky and crazy videos, including a strange foodie shower, a baseball game mishap, an off-putting X Factor performance and the... [SocialTimes.com]

Google Announces AdWords For Video With An Emphasis On Getting Your Video Watched - Posted September 28, 2011
Today Google announced some pretty huge news for advertisers--they have launched a new AdWords feature to select users called AdWords for Video that lets advertisers easily place and manage ads on YouTube videos and the Google Display Network. AdWord... [SocialTimes.com]

Regularly Scheduled Programming Coming To YouTube In 2012 - Posted September 27, 2011
YouTube has big plans for 2012. According to The Wall Street Journal, they'll be getting into the regularly scheduled programming biz, launching at least a dozen new curated channels with regularly scheduled content spanning theme... [SocialTimes.com]

Play: McDonald's Launches Interactive "I Spy" Game On YouTube - Posted September 23, 2011
McDonald's Australia wants to play I Spy with you! Earlier this month they launched an interactive I Spy game at YouTube.com/IspywithMcDonalds and they want you to find and click on all your favorite McDonald's characters, from Grimmace to t... [SocialTimes.com]

How Orabrush Got Into Walmart Using Nothing But YouTube & Facebook For Advertising - Posted September 22, 2011
Orabrush is the first company to take their product from zero sales to nationwide distribution using nothing but YouTube and Facebook for advertising. The tongue cleaner that rose to fame on YouTube, garnering nearly 40 million total views and over 160,000 subscribers, is the third most-... [SocialTimes.com]

Online Video Startup Magisto Edits Your Video For You... On YouTube - Posted September 22, 2011
Back in May we told you about a brand new online video startup called Magisto that turns your long, boring, unedited videos into share-worthy clips in a single click. Earlier t... [SocialTimes.com]

Audit Courses From Harvard, Yale, MIT & More On YouTube - Posted September 16, 2011
Ever wish you could see what it was like to study Business at Harvard, Calculus at MIT or Law at Yale? You can, and you don't even have to leave your bedroom. YouTube EDU, YouTube's education channel, offers videos of courses at top schools around the glo... [SocialTimes.com]

The Rise And Fall Of The YouTube Cone-ing Trend - Posted September 16, 2011
Have you heard of cone-ing? Also known as coning or coneing, Urban Dictionary defines it as, "The art of grabbing a McDonalds ice cream cone from the ice cream end just to weird out the McDonalds worker." Cone-ing was a major trend this summer on YouTube, b... [SocialTimes.com]

YouTube Collaborates with 'NYT' on 9/11 Video Channel - Posted September 11, 2011
YouTube is commemorating the 10th anniversary of 9/11 with a dedicated video channel that features clips collected over the past decade from the public, archival footage, and content from the channel's partner, The New York Times. ... [TVNewser]

New Media Index: 2011 MTV Video Music Awards Top Twitter, YouTube - Posted September 8, 2011
The 2011 MTV Video Music Awards dominated Twitter and YouTube in the Pew Research Center's Project for Excellence in Journalism's New Media Index for the week of Aug. 29-Sept. 2, wh... [SocialTimes.com]

foursquare Asks Users for 'I Just Checked In' Videos, Photos - Posted September 8, 2011
foursquare thinks its users ought to be in pictures -- moving pictures, that is. The location-based mobile app has put out the call for users to upload videos of their favorite check-ins, with the best to appear in a foursquare "... [SocialTimes.com]

Back To School: 10 Videos To Ring In The New School Year - Posted September 7, 2011
Summer vacation has officially come to the end and this week many students went back to school. To help ring in the new school year, we decided to put together a list of fun back to school videos on YouTube. We've got back to school advice, back to school... [SocialTimes.com]

'Smokin' Hot Wife' Pastor Tells WTVF That His Infamous NASCAR Speech Was Off-the-Cuff - Posted September 6, 2011
The Tennessee pastor who became a YouTube celebrity after thanking God for his "smokin' hot wife" at a NASCAR race sat down wi... [TVSpy]

'Smokin' Hot Wife' Pastor Tells WTVF That His Infamous NASCAR Speech Was Off-the-Cuff - Posted September 6, 2011
The Tennessee pastor who became a YouTube celebrity after thanking God for his "smokin' hot wife" at a NASCAR race sat down wi... [SocialTimes.com]

Cyber Bully Gets All Of Justin Bieber's Videos Removed From YouTube - Posted August 30, 2011
If you tried to watch any of Justin Bieber's videos yesterday on YouTube then you may have noticed that every single one of them was unavailable, due to a copyright claim by iLCreation. Lady Gaga, Miley Cyrus and Rihanna were also ... [SocialTimes.com]

Watch The Godfather On YouTube? Yesterday You Could...But Not Anymore - Posted August 25, 2011
Fans of The Godfather had a pleasant surprise yesterday when word spread that The Godfather, in all its 2 hour and 57 minute glory was available to watch on YouTube, for free! Alas, less than 24 hours after it appeared, The Godfather was gone or, in other words, it now... [SocialTimes.com]

Does YouTube Threaten to Give Away Secrets of the NFL? - Posted August 25, 2011
With the preseason halfway done, fantasy leagues drafting, and the Packers and Saints game nearing, NFL fans are relieved and ecstatic about the 2011 football season. Only one game was lost to the lockout, and while training camps were shortened, much of the sport has proceeded with business-as-usual. However the prevalence... [SocialTimes.com]

Watch: Virginia Auto Store Commercial Catches Yesterday's Earthquake On Tape - Posted August 25, 2011
Yesterday the general manager at G&C Tire & Auto in Chantilly, VA, David, was busy recording a new commercial when the 5.9 magnitude earthquake struck and it was all caught on tape. There hasn't been much video of the quake posted to YouTube, as it didn't last long enough for most people... [SocialTimes.com]

Viral Radar: OK Go & The Muppets Take YouTube - Posted August 24, 2011
Yesterday OK Go released their latest music video and it is a doozy! It brings together two of the most viral groups on YouTube--OK Go and The Muppets--so it... [SocialTimes.com]

YouTube Reveals A Snapshot Of US Politics In Town Hall Infographic - Posted August 16, 2011
Back in May, head-to-head political debate made its way to YouTube with the launch of YouTube Town Hall. Over the last couple of months, via Town Hall, YouTubers have been able to ask questions of Congress members, listen to their responses... [SocialTimes.com]

New Media Index: Twitter Users Focus on Twitter's Role in Debt Ceiling Agreement - Posted August 12, 2011
The Aug. 2 agreement to raise the debt ceiling for the United States was the subject of the most shared links via Twitter and blogs, but the Twitterverse took a different approach, focusing on the role that Twitter itself played in the process, according to the Pew Research Center's Project for... [SocialTimes.com]

Seevl: Part II - An interview with Alexandre Passant - Posted August 10, 2011
[caption id="" align="alignleft" width="90" caption="Alexandre Passant"][/caption]Yesterday, I wrote about how I've been using Seevl as a music discovery service. Today, I catch up with Dr. Alexandre Passant, CEO and Founder of Seevl.net, for a deeper look at the music discovery service. Q:... [AllTwitter]

YouTube Promoted Videos Hit 1 Billion Views - Posted August 9, 2011
Back in November of 2008, YouTube's Promoted Videos concept was born. Creators could pay to have their videos highlighted at the top of YouTube search results pages and in suggested videos for maximized visibility and viewership. This week YouTube Promoted ... [SocialTimes.com]

Blast From The Past: Johnny Carson Gets A YouTube Channel - Posted August 9, 2011
"Heeeere's Johnny!" Johnny Carson (1925-2005) may have stopped hosting The Tonight Show in the early 90s, but he's still remembered as the original King of Late Night and now, thanks to YouTube, his show will live on forever. This week an official Johnny Carson ... [SocialTimes.com]

New Media Index: Formula 1 TV Deal Starts Twitter's Engines - Posted August 4, 2011
Twitter users rushed to express their displeasure with the deal by the British Broadcasting Corp. and Sky Sports to air Formula 1 auto races, as only one-half of the events will now be on f... [SocialTimes.com]

Online Video Marketing Tips From The YouTube Partner Playbook - Posted August 2, 2011
YouTube is working on a Partner Playbook, chock full of tips to help their partners build their audiences, optimize discovery and maximize views. At a YouTube Partner MeetUp in New York on June 16, 2011, Ryan Nugent from the YouTube Next Up Lab presented a draft of the Playbook. ... [SocialTimes.com]

New Media Index: Tweeted Links Surge on U.K. Phone Hacking Scandal - Posted July 29, 2011
The News Corp. News of the World phone hacking scandal marked its ... [SocialTimes.com]

YouTube Addicts On The Rise: 71% Of US Adults Use Video-Sharing Sites - Posted July 28, 2011
According to a new Report from the Pew Internet & American Life Project, 71 percent of online Americans are now using video-sharing sites like YouTube and Vimeo. The number jumped 5 percentage points to 71 from 66 percent last... [SocialTimes.com]

Longest YouTube Video Ever Will Take You 23 Days To Watch - Posted July 28, 2011
When YouTube lifted the time limit on video uploads last December, allowing users to upload videos of any length, I'm sure they never expected a user to upload a video that would take 23 days and 19 hours to watch, but that's exactly what Jonathan Ha... [SocialTimes.com]

Watch: Keyboard Cat, Sneezing Baby Panda & Other Animal YouTube Memes Get Reenacted By Humans - Posted July 28, 2011
In an effort to prove that "everything is better with cute animals," travel search site Hipmunk has created a video of humans reenacting some of the cutest viral videos starring animals. Humans reenact ... [SocialTimes.com]

LG Glasses-Free 3D Smartphone Partnership with YouTube 3D - Posted July 26, 2011
LG Mobile and alternative rock pioneers, Jane's Addiction, made innovation history Monday night at the world's first 3D user-generated concert broadcasted live on YouTube to be later broadcasted on YouTube 3D. At a packed Terminal 5 with 1,500 guests in Hell's Kitchen, New York, more than 100 ticket holders selected by... [SocialTimes.com]

Hugo Boss Interactive YouTube Campaign Lets You Control The Story...With Your Head - Posted July 25, 2011
Hugo Boss is taking YouTube campaigns where they've never been before with a new interactive experience to promote their new Hugo Just Different fragrance. The Just Different campaign features an art film with three different variations and, with the help of your webcam, you can switch back and forth between... [SocialTimes.com]

Online Video Analytics & Insight Tips From The YouTube Partner Playbook - Posted July 25, 2011
YouTube is working on a Partner Playbook, chock full of tips to help their partners build their audiences, optimize discovery and maximize views. At a YouTube Partner MeetUp in New York on June 16, 2011, Ryan Nugent from the YouTube Next Up Lab presented a draft of the Playbook. ... [SocialTimes.com]

Watch: Oslo Killer Uploaded YouTube Video Hours Before Attack - Posted July 25, 2011
The world is still in shock following the atrocious attacks in Norway last Friday. Anders Behring Breivik admitted to murdering more than 90 people and just hours before his killing spree, Breivik uploaded a 12-minute video to YouTube. According to the ... [SocialTimes.com]

Life In A Day Sneak Preview Hits 90 US Cities This Weekend - Posted July 21, 2011
It's finally here, folks--the premiere of Kevin MacDonald and Ridley Scott's amazing YouTube Documentary, Life In A Day. The documentary hits theaters for a sneak preview on July 24, exactly one year after thousands of YouTubers from around the globe shot and submitted videos to be a part of the... [SocialTimes.com]

How Effective Are YouTube Homepage Ads? [Video] - Posted July 21, 2011
Every day millions of people visit the YouTube homepage and, because of this, the YouTube masthead is considered prime advertising real estate. Many brands dream of taking over the YouTube homepage for a day, or even for a few hours. But how effective are these homepage ads, really? ... [SocialTimes.com]

Online Video Optimization Tips From The YouTube Partner Playbook - Posted July 19, 2011
YouTube is working on a Partner Playbook, chock full of tips to help their partners build their audiences, optimize discovery and maximize views. At a YouTube Partner MeetUp in New York on June 16, 2011, Ryan Nugent from the YouTube Next Up Lab presented a draft of the Playbook. ... [SocialTimes.com]

Rebecca Black Releases New Single, Parodies Already Popping Up - Posted July 19, 2011
Ever since Rebecca Black's 'Friday' hit YouTube back in March, fans and foes of the YouTube sensation have been waiting to see what she would be doing next. Well folks, the moment is finally here! Yesterday ... [SocialTimes.com]

comScore Launches YouTube Partner Reporting - Posted July 18, 2011
YouTube and comScore, a global leader in online audience measurement, have launched a brand new feature, specifically targeted to YouTube content partners and the advertisers that want to run campaigns on their videos. YouTube Partner Repo... [SocialTimes.com]

Watch: Justin Timberlake Awkwardly Accepts YouTube Invitation To Marine Corps Ball - Posted July 18, 2011
Last week a Marine by the name of Sgt Scott Moore made headlines when he used YouTube to get a date with Mila Kunis. He asked the actress to come with him to the Marine Corps ball and she said yes, after Friends With Bene... [SocialTimes.com]

Pepsi Using Foursquare on Worldwide Social Media Campaign - Posted July 13, 2011
Pepsi is using a Foursquare badge on a worldwide campaign as a very important part of the company's "Summer Time is Pepsi Time" social media and TV campaign. According to Marketing Daily, the Foursqu... [SocialTimes.com]

New Media Index: Twitter Users Captivated by Google+ - Posted July 8, 2011
Twitter users were fascinated by the launch of another social network, Google+, while the declaration by Rep. Michele Bachmann... [SocialTimes.com]

Harry Potter Contest on YouTube - Posted July 7, 2011
Wave your wands and practice your patronus charms! MYX TV is hosting a video contest, asking hardcore Harry Potter fans to tape themselves reenacting their favorite scenes from the Harry Potter film series. We've embedded the promotional video above--it contai... [GalleyCat]

YouTube Launches Experimental Redesign Called Cosmic Panda - Posted July 7, 2011
Just days ago Google launched a redesign of their search engine and it looks like YouTube is next on their list. Earlier today, YouTube announced "a new experimental experience for videos, playlists and channels." It... [SocialTimes.com]

YouTube Adds Watch Later Feature To Embeddable Player - Posted July 7, 2011
YouTube has been busy making changes to their embeddable video player. Last month they introduced a logoless player and now they've added a feature that allows YouTube users to add videos to one of their playlists to watch later, directly from the em... [SocialTimes.com]

Discovery Channel Uses Social Media as Shark Week Bait - Posted July 6, 2011
Just when you thought it was safe to use social media ... Shark Week will take a bite out of Discovery Channel the week of July 31, and Twitter, Facebook, YouTube, GetGlue, and the iPhone and iPad are being used for bait. ... [SocialTimes.com]

Play: Google Promotes Nexus S With Addictive YouTube Game - Posted July 5, 2011
Back in February, Google took to YouTube to promote Chrome with 'Think Fast', an interactive YouTube game. They are following in the tradition of using YouTube interactivity for promotions with a brand new interactive game, designed to promote ... [SocialTimes.com]

Hundreds Of YouTube Partners Now Making Over $100,000 Per Year - Posted July 5, 2011
How much money do YouTube partners make? This is one of the most-asked questions when it comes to YouTube and their rev share program. Last summer we posted on how much money the top grossing YouTube partners are making, as reported by ... [SocialTimes.com]

Guinness World Records Marks Social Media Day from Gaga, Bieber to Sheen - Posted June 30, 2011
Guinness World Records announced the latest social media world records to coincide with global Social Media Day. Of course, there are no surprises this time around, next year may prove different. Guinness World Records includes the Most likes on a Facebook page which is 47,194,601, achieved by Facebook for its own... [SocialTimes.com]

Pottermaniacs! YouTube To Stream The Final Harry Potter Red Carpet Event Live July 7 - Posted June 30, 2011
Potter fans the world over are champing at the bit to witness history--the red carpet event before the final Harry Potter movie premiere on July 7. If you suffer from Pottermania, you are in luck because YouTube has announced that they will be streaming the event live, featuring appearances from... [SocialTimes.com]

YouTube Coming To Televisions In Saudi Arabia - Posted June 30, 2011
Saudi Arabians will soon be able to watch YouTube videos directly from their televisions, thanks to a new partnership between Saudi Telecom Company (STC) and Google Saudi Arabia. The partnership will bring an interactive television service called Invision, to customers, letting users search for and watch YouTube videos directly from... [SocialTimes.com]

FBI Uses Social Media to Catch Mobster - Posted June 27, 2011
How do you catch a mobster? With Twitter of course! FBI uses TV, Twitter, Facebook and YouTube to help catch a criminal they've been tracking for 16 years. James "Whitey" Bulger is not the kind of guy you'd want to run into in a back alley. A South Boston based criminal, he... [SocialTimes.com]

Did Beezid Pay Too Much For Their Lindsay Lohan House Arrest Promo? - Posted June 22, 2011
Penny auction website Beezid.com is making headlines today because of a new promo they released on YouTube yesterday starring Lindsay Lohan, who is currently on house arrest. The video features Lohan, seated on a couch next to a laptop featuring the Beezid website, ... [SocialTimes.com]

eBay Engages Facebook While Considering Twitter and YouTube - Posted June 21, 2011
Christopher Payne, eBay Marketplaces vice president, said the company's philosophy will be to try "a whole bunch of things" in the social media. With that said, eBay is thinking about using Twitter and YouTube to take advantage of the increase in social media activities among shoppers while it launches new social... [SocialTimes.com]

10 Videos To Get You In The Mood For Summer - Posted June 21, 2011
It's June 21 and you know what that means--It's summertime and the living is easy. Today is the first day of summer and to get into the summertime spirit we decided to put together a list of videos to brighten up your attitude with the smell of sal... [SocialTimes.com]

Twitter Is Less Uncivil Than Fox News, Music Industry And The General Media [POLL] - Posted June 21, 2011
Apparently, Americans think Twitter is a pretty civil network. Or at least, it's not uncivil... and yes, there is a difference. A recent poll suggests that Twitter is less uncivil than the mainstream media, Fox News, the music industry and professional sports. But Americans weren't too sure about its actu... [AllTwitter]

YouTube, Facebook and Netflix Leaders in Web Video - Posted June 21, 2011
Based on a survey of a number of Web users during the last week, Citigroup analyst Mark Mahaney reports that Apple's iTunes Store has more or less 10% of market share for online video. In the survey, the most common video platforms were mentioned by users and here are the findings: 1.... [SocialTimes.com]

Commercial Kings: YouTubers Rhett & Link Make Their TV Debut This Friday - Posted June 20, 2011
YouTube "Internetainers" Rhett & Link, known for their Drive-Thru raps and ... [SocialTimes.com]

Top 10 Videos To Wish Your Dad A Happy Father's Day - Posted June 18, 2011
Fathers' Day is tomorrow and if you haven't gotten around to getting a special gift for your dad you can always surprise him with a special video. We've put together a list of the top 10 Father's Day videos. Watch them to be inspired about your own personal Father's... [SocialTimes.com]

New Media Index: Apple's iOS 5 Dominates Twitter - Posted June 17, 2011
Apple's new iOS 5 operating system for its iPhone and iPad tablet was the apple of Twitter users' eyes, accounting for 31 percent of Tweeted news links, while the most-watched news and politics video on YouTube was a local news program's clip of Sarah Palin's... [SocialTimes.com]

Friday Morning Laughs - Airport Shenanigans, Muppets & Weinergate - Posted June 17, 2011
Good morning, folks, and happy Friday! We've got a great collection of videos ready to put a smile on your face this morning, from a clip of a couple of guys going crazy in an empty airport to a funny Weiner compilation, a new Muppets Movie teaser, a Whole Foods... [SocialTimes.com]

Vancouver Riots Spoof Cements Vancouver's Shame On YouTube...Forever - Posted June 17, 2011
Sorry Vancouver Canucks fans, but nobody is going to forget your shameful rioting anytime soon, at least not if social media has anything to say about it. ... [SocialTimes.com]

20,000 Different Advertisers Now Running YouTube Ad Campaigns - Posted June 16, 2011
When you watch videos on YouTube it's hard not to notice the pre-roll video ads, the overlays, and the advertisements in the sidebar, but if you had to take a guess at how many companies are actually advertising on YouTube you may fall short. I would have guessed that there... [SocialTimes.com]

YouTube Officially Announces 'As Seen On' Feeds For Blogs - Posted June 14, 2011
Last week we asked,"Is YouTube testing out new feeds for blogs?" when the Google Operating System blog reported that French blogger... [SocialTimes.com]

Paraglider Arrested In Oregon For YouTube Stunt - Posted June 14, 2011
Be careful what you post on YouTube--it just might get you arrested. That's what happened to Dell Schanze aka "SUPERDELL", a paraglider from Utah who posted a video of himself jumping from Astoria, Oregon's historic tower, the Astoria Column. Th... [SocialTimes.com]

Where To Watch The Webby Awards Tonight - Posted June 13, 2011
The 15th Annual Webby Awards are here at last and if you aren't attending in person you can get your fill of five-word speeches and web celebs live on YouTube or Facebook. That's right--both YouTube and Facebook will be streaming the award show live, tonight at 8PM ET.... [SocialTimes.com]

Viral Radar: YouTube Classics Played To The Tune Of Bohemian Rhapsody - Posted June 12, 2011
An epic new YouTube compilation is making the rounds this weekend, paying tribute to the interwebs to the tune of Bohemian Rhapsody. The video, called 'Everything Great About YouTube', is five minutes and 20 seconds of pure YouTube love. It cuts together over 50 of the best YouTube videos... [SocialTimes.com]

YouTube Introduces A Logoless Player - Posted June 11, 2011
Most people automatically recognize embedded YouTube videos by the YouTube logo that is permanently etched in the lower right hand corner of the player. But according to a recent post on the YouTube blog, the branded... [SocialTimes.com]

New Media Index: Twitter Users Focus on Small Businesses Using foursquare - Posted June 10, 2011
The use of location-based mobile app foursquare by small businesses was the topic of the most news links shared via Twitter during the week of May 30-June 3, according to the Pew Research Center's Project for Excellence in Journalism's ... [SocialTimes.com]

Friday Morning Laughs - Sneezing Babies, Drunk Voicemails & An Awesome Prank - Posted June 10, 2011
The weekend is almost here, and we've got just the thing to usher you in with a smile--our Friday Morning Laughs. This week we've got a whole bunch of videos that will put a skip in your step and a smile on your face, including a funny animated drunk voicemail,... [SocialTimes.com]

On The Curious Power Of UFO & Bigfoot Videos To Go Viral - Posted June 8, 2011
Do you believe in aliens and UFOs? How about Bigfoot? If you are like most, you'll probably answer "no," but if the question was whether you would watch a video of a UFO or Bigfoot on YouTube, your answer may be different. UFO and Bigfoot--two of the world's... [SocialTimes.com]

Former WGGB Anchor Paul Mueller Says Humiliating YouTube Video Saved His Life - Posted June 6, 2011
"I'm no longer a functioning alcoholic," former WGGB anchor Paul Mueller announced in a recent phone conversation, talking about his struggle with addiction that came to a head in April when a YouTube video of him slurring his speech while MC-ing a charity event bounced around the internet and eventually ... [TVSpy]

Is YouTube Testing Out New Feeds For Blogs? - Posted June 6, 2011
According to the Google Operating System unofficial Google news blog, YouTube is testing out a new feature for blogs. The site appears to be testing special new pages that list all the most recent videos embedded by a specific blog, complete wi... [SocialTimes.com]

Review: How To Shoot Video That Doesn't Suck - Posted June 2, 2011
When it comes to shooting video, what do we know? Here's the facts: Every day, people shoot thousands of hours of video. ... [10,000 Words]

YouTube Testing LOL, OMG, WTF & FAIL Buttons - Posted June 2, 2011
This morning an interesting post went up on the Google Operating System unofficial Google news blog. The post announced that YouTube was testing a new feature--YouTube Reactions. The post features screenshots of the new feature,... [SocialTimes.com]

Mashup Artists Rejoice! YouTube Editor Incorporates Creative Commons - Posted June 2, 2011
If you like making mashups of popular YouTube videos then you are in for the treat of your life. According to NewTeeVee's Janko Roettgers, the YouTu... [SocialTimes.com]

Viral Radar: World's Youngest Motivational Speaker Learns To Ride A Bike - Posted June 2, 2011
"Thumbs up for Rock 'n Roll!" An amazing new video is climbing the YouTube charts of a little kid who is STOKED after learning how to ride a bike. He feels so "happy of himself" that he gives a little speech and it just may be the most inspirational... [SocialTimes.com]

Share 3D Video on YouTube & Quick with the HTC EVO 3D - Posted June 1, 2011
The big news in this recent Sprint press release was that The Green Hornet movie will be bundled with the Android-powered glasses-free 3D viewing enabled HTC EVO 3D smartphone. Exciting Content Coming for this Summer's Highly Anticipated Smartphone, HTC EVO 3D Ex... [SocialTimes.com]

YouTube Blocking Pay Per View Service On Jailbroken Androids - Posted June 1, 2011
Last month YouTube beefed up their on demand movie service with over 3,000 new movie rentals, but if you want to watch pay-per-view content on YouTube from your jailbroken Android you'll be sorely disappointed. According to... [SocialTimes.com]

Wendy's Employee Exposes Filthy Store On YouTube - Posted May 31, 2011
Before you eat at Wendy's you may think again, thanks to a new video expos that's circulating the Web. The video, shot by an ex-Wendy's employee at the store in Olean, New York, features dusty cup lids, a filthy stove, black mold next to burger buns and more. ... [SocialTimes.com]

YouTube Video Likens Pledge Of Allegiance To Brainwashing - Posted May 31, 2011
There's no better time than a patriotic holiday like Memorial Day to spread the word about an un-patriotic matter. A new YouTube video likening the United States Pledge Of Allegiance to brain washing has been spreading like wildfire over Memorial Day weekend and into the beginning of this wee... [SocialTimes.com]

Can Social Media Help Saudi Arabian Women Drive? - Posted May 31, 2011
Women of Saudi Arabia have not been allowed to drive a vehicle since 1979. But you may wonder what happens when a woman from the Middle Eastern country comes to the U.S. and learns how to drive and returns to her native country. Does she try to drive in the... [SocialTimes.com]

Discovered: The Cutest Cat Video On The Internet - Posted May 28, 2011
Cat lovers, the search is over! The cutest cat video on the Internet has officially been discovered and it's spreading like wildfire today. The video, called 'Cat mom hugs baby kitten' is so sweet you won't be able to watch it without AOLing ("Aww"ing Out Loud) at least... [SocialTimes.com]

Tool of the Day: YouTube Video Editor - Posted May 26, 2011
You may remember earlier when we reported on YouTube's new content creation feature which allows users to make and upload their own animated videos. Now YouTube has augmented their video services with a robust set of free video editing tools called YouTube Video Editor.... [SocialTimes.com]

YouTube Gets 3 Billion Views Each Day - Posted May 25, 2011
Today is YouTube's sixth anniversary (can it only be six years?!). If the site's succes... [AgencySpy]

Orlando Stations Compete for Viewers Online with Live Streaming Video of Casey Anthony Trial - Posted May 25, 2011
Orlando's ABC, CBS, NBC, and Fox stations are all providing live streaming video of the Casey Anthony trial on their websites along with running commentary from courtroom reporters as well as viewers. Instead of flipping on Court TV as people would have in the 90s to watch live coverage of the... [TVSpy]

YouTube Celebrates Its 6th Birthday With 3 Billion Daily Views - Posted May 25, 2011
Happy Birthday, YouTube! Six years ago YouTube burst its way onto the Web scene and it's been uphill ever since. Today, in honor of their sixth birthday, YouTube announced that it has reached two new landmarks. Users are now uploading more than 48 hours of video footage per... [SocialTimes.com]

YouTube Creator Institute To Stream Live Starting Today - Posted May 25, 2011
The YouTube Creator Institute is now in session and even if you aren't attending in person, you can still take part via live streamed lectures, the first of which airs tonight. Professors include all sorts of acclaimed directors, prod... [SocialTimes.com]

YouTube Adds VP/Sales and Marketing, YouTube TV Hire - Posted May 24, 2011
YouTube is beefing up its staff, as the Google-owned video site added Lucas Watson (pictured) as vice president of sales and marketing (for both YouTube and Google Video), as well as ... [SocialTimes.com]

Brace Yourself For More Video Ads With YouTube First Watch - Posted May 24, 2011
According to the NY Times, YouTube is ramping up their preroll video ads with a new service called First Watch. Inspired by the success of commercials on the YouTube homepage, First Watch is a new service for advertisers that launches today, letting advertisers buy preroll spots on the first video... [SocialTimes.com]

The Complete Guide To Fair Use & YouTube - Posted May 16, 2011
When it comes to YouTube, copyright law can be a video creator's biggest nightmare. Can you use footage shot by someone else? Can you cover or parody a song by a popular artist? When is it fair use to include copyrighted material in your YouTube video and when... [SocialTimes.com]

Musicians: Write The DigiTour Theme Song & Get Published! - Posted May 16, 2011
Hey singers and songwriters! The DigiTour, the first ever large scale tour of YouTube musicians, is looking for a theme song and it's up to you to write it. That's right--the DigiTour is holding a contest called 'The DigiTour ... [SocialTimes.com]

Optimizing News Websites for Google TV - Posted May 12, 2011
In late 2010, Google developed their new smart TV platform entitled Google TV. The service is built on the Android operating system, and functions as a set-top box to allow users to watch on-demand... [10,000 Words]

Move Over, Billboard: YouTube 100 Chart Debuts - Posted May 12, 2011
"On the Floor" by Jennifer Lopez finished atop the inaugural YouTube 100, a new weekly chart on the YouTube Music page that tracks the popularity of both professional and user-generated music videos, as well as viral videos. Music product manager C... [SocialTimes.com]

YouTube Founders Bought Another Startup: Tap11 - Posted May 10, 2011
Founders of YouTube, Chad Hurly and Steve Chen, who own a new web company called AVOS, bought another startup. Tap11 is a real-time business intelligence platform, allowing companies to monitor their effectiveness on the Internet. The acquisition arrives shortly after AVOS bought Delicious, the bookmarking service, from Yahoo. The c... [SocialTimes.com]

Obama's White House Correspondent Dinner Speech Hits 7 Million Views - Posted May 9, 2011
President Obama's speech at the White House correspondents' dinner last Saturday is currently the most-viewed Obama public speech on YouTube, according to C-SPAN. The video surpassed C-SPAN's YouTube Channel video of Obama's 2008 speech on race in Philadelphia. The Philadelphia video has over 6, 763,000 views... [SocialTimes.com]

What Makes A Video "Viral"? - Posted May 9, 2011
"Viral video" is one of those buzz words that gets thrown around a lot but nobody is really sure what it means. I mean, what exactly constitutes a viral video? How many views does it need to be considered "viral"? How quickly does it have to rise in... [SocialTimes.com]

YouTube's Got Talent? - Posted May 6, 2011
For the second year in a row, potential contestants for NBC reality competition hit America's Got Talent can submit videos via ... [SocialTimes.com]

New Media Index: Twitter/TweetDeck Speculation Most-Tweeted - Posted April 29, 2011
Swirling rumors of Twitter acquiring third-party client TweetDeck accounted for the most news links shared via Twitter during the week of April 18-22, while the most-watched news and politics video on YouTube was Czech Republic President ... [SocialTimes.com]

YouTubers Get Down On The Digitour [Exclusive Video] - Posted April 29, 2011
If you haven't heard the news yet, a collection of YouTube's most popular musicians is headed across the country on The Digitour, the first ever full-fledged YouTube concert tour. Earlier this week I had the opportunity to attend one of the... [SocialTimes.com]

The Top 5 Headlines of the Week -- April 29, 2011 - Posted April 29, 2011
Welcome to this week's edition of "Top 5 Headlines of the Week," a weekly roundup of knowledge that every social media guru should be aware of! Here are the top 5 headlines of this week from the team at Social Times: ... [SocialTimes.com]

Lewis Carroll Reads 'Jabberwocky' - Posted April 28, 2011
In honor of National Poetry Month, we dug up an animated video of children's author Lewis Carroll reading his poem, "Jabberwocky." The poem originated in Carroll's novel Through the Looking-Glass, and What Alice Found There, the sequel to Alice in Wonderland. The ... [GalleyCat]

Lewis Carroll Reads 'Jabberwocky' - Posted April 28, 2011
In honor of National Poetry Month, we dug up an animated video of children's author Lewis Carroll reading his poem, "Jabberwocky." The poem originated in Carroll's novel Through the Looking-Glass, and What Alice Found There, the sequel to Alice in Wonderland. The ... [semanticweb.com]

Rebecca Black to Crash MTV's O Music Awards - Posted April 28, 2011
MTV's inaugural O Music Awards are being held Thursday night, not Friday, but that won't stop YouTube superstar Rebecca Black from appearing at 11 p.m. ET/8 p.m. PT from... [SocialTimes.com]

Rwandan President Paul Kagame Next Up on YouTube World View - Posted April 28, 2011
Rwandan President Paul Kagame will become the latest world leader to sit down with YouTube World View and answer users' questions. South African video bl... [SocialTimes.com]

NASA Crew To Field YouTube Questions Live From Space - Posted April 28, 2011
YouTube interviews have become a really cool way for every day people to get their questions answered by everyone from President Obama to Elmo and now NASA... [SocialTimes.com]

Delicious Will Become Avos - Posted April 27, 2011
Three cheers! Bookmarking site Delicious is being acquired by YouTube founders Chad Hurley and St... [PRNewser]

A "Delicious" Deal for YouTube's Founders - Posted April 27, 2011
Yahoo! promised in December that it would try to find a buyer for online bookmarking service ... [SocialTimes.com]

How To Move Google Video Videos To YouTube In One Easy Step - Posted April 25, 2011
Last week Google announced that Google Video is history, and that starting Friday, April 29, 2011, the site would no longer be hosting videos. Google Video users are being advised to transfer all of their Google Video files... [SocialTimes.com]

Watch Tribeca Film Festival Shorts On YouTube - Posted April 25, 2011
Hey film buffs! Can't make it to New York City for the 10th annual Tribeca Film Festival? Not to worry--YouTube's got you covered. Starting today and running through May 17 you can check out short films from present and past Tribeca Film Festivals ... [SocialTimes.com]

YouTube News Manager Olivia Ma on the Role of Mobile Uploads in Middle East, Japan News Coverage - Posted April 22, 2011
YouTube News manager Olivia Ma spoke with ... [SocialTimes.com]

Thou Shalt Tweet the Second Coming - Posted April 22, 2011
And the Lord said, "Let there be social media." In an interview with anchor ... [SocialTimes.com]

Google Puts The Kibosh On Roku YouTube Channel - Posted April 22, 2011
Roku users looking to watch YouTube videos from their TVs are out of luck. You can still use Roku to watch everything from Netflix to Hulu Plus, Amazon Instant Video and more, but Roku users can no longer access YouTube after Google requested that the Roku YouTube cha... [SocialTimes.com]

YouTube's Conversion To WebM: Why It Matters To Social Mobile - Posted April 21, 2011
How many of your friends have the same smartphone that you use? If smartphones become our primary computers and the only way one accesses social networks, then to be able to share things like video with our friends it is important that video can play on our friend's smartphones, regardless of... [SocialTimes.com]

Glee Spoiler Leaked on Twitter Leads to Amending Talent Contracts - Posted April 21, 2011
Musical television show "Glee" had its own little drama on Twitter this week when a day player, Nicole Crowther, of the Fox hit show, caused a stir with "Glee" co-creator Brad Falchuk. The uproar came when Crowther revealed key plot developments via Twitter. Falchuk quickly slammed her by tweeting, "hope you're qualified... [SocialTimes.com]

The Mortal Kombat Effect: How A Private Fan Video Turned into a High Profile Web Series - Posted April 20, 2011
Last June, a mysterious but heavily produced video surfaced on YouTube, capturing the attention of masses of gamers and action movie fans. It was eight minutes of heaven for admirers of the renowned video game franchise Mortal Kombat, as it seemed to be a preview of a rejuvenated story that failed... [SocialTimes.com]

New Tool Simplifies Video Uploads to Facebook - Posted April 18, 2011
Free software developer DVDVideoSoft, which specializes in freeware that allows users to convert, download, and upload video and audio files, released its ... [SocialTimes.com]

If Media Logos Were a Bit More Blunt - Posted April 18, 2011
Re-imagined logos for Facebook, YouTube, and MTV, from a series called Honest Logos by Swedish designer Viktor Hertz... [FishbowlLA]

New Media Index: Google's YouTube Plans Top Twitter - Posted April 15, 2011
Google's announcement that it would spend $100 million to create original programming for its YouTube video site was the subject of 10 percent of news links shared via Twitter, topping th... [SocialTimes.com]

Facebook and YouTube Prove To Be Fastest, Most Reliable Social Networks - Posted April 15, 2011
Once again, Facebook rules as the fastest social network for the fifth straight quarter in a row, according to Web Performance Index for Social Networks. In the first quarter of 2011, the s... [SocialTimes.com]

Friday Morning Laughs - Snooki, Mario & A Very Lazy Cat - Posted April 15, 2011
Friday is here and we're all getting ready for the weekend. Whether you're getting ready to relax...or trying to forget about the fact that you haven't started on your taxes yet for a few minutes...we've got you covered with a collection of videos to help you end your week with... [SocialTimes.com]

Ten YouTube Videos to Get You Excited for The NHL Playoffs - Posted April 14, 2011
Tonight begins an exciting and arduous two-month journey that will culminate in a 16th and final win for one hockey team, as they will earn Lord Stanley's Cup and become the 2010-2011 NHL Championships. A national pastime in Canada, and often an oversight in the United States, the NHL offers arguably... [SocialTimes.com]

Photo and Video Sharing Site Multiply 5.0 Evolves towards Social Shopping - Posted April 13, 2011
Social media platforms tend to evolve by the whims of the owners who decide what is best for their users. We have certainly witnessed that with Facebook, Google as well as YouTube. In Indonesia, a social networking platform for photo and video sharing has evolved into a social shopping site... [SocialTimes.com]

Boston Police Turn To YouTube For Clues In Roxbury Bus Crash - Posted April 13, 2011
YouTube seems to have become a standard for fighting crime and solving mysteries. The Philly Police launched a new YouTube crime fighting initiative, Video Villains, earlier t... [SocialTimes.com]

Crist Apology Proves Copyright Laws Apply To Everyone...Even Politicians! - Posted April 13, 2011
Copyright laws are a serious matter and nobody understands that better than former Florida governor Charlie Crist. Crist made the innocent mistake of using the Talking Heads song 'Road To Nowhere' in a YouTube video advertisement in his Senate campaign last year and is now paying the consequences. After... [SocialTimes.com]

YouTube Topples iTunes In The Battle For Online Music Consumption - Posted April 12, 2011
How do you consume music online? Do you purchase songs from iTunes? Download music for free? Stream music from a mobile app? According to new research you're most likely to get your online music fix via YouTube. New ... [SocialTimes.com]

Real Men Don't Buy Girls -- YouTube Campaign Takes On Sex Slavery - Posted April 12, 2011
Celebrities including Jessica Biel, Edward Norton, Justin Timberlake, and ... [SocialTimes.com]

Blind Girl With Amazing Voice Turns To YouTube To Meet Justin Bieber - Posted April 11, 2011
YouTube has helped people from all walks of life achieve their dreams--it turned Ted Williams from a homeless panhandler into a voiceover star; it helped a little... [SocialTimes.com]

LeBron James Takes His Talents to YouTube - Posted April 11, 2011
The National Basketball Association's regular season may be winding down to an end, but Miami Heat superstar LeBron James' new animated series on YouTube is just getting started. The ... [SocialTimes.com]

Using Feedly To Create A Personal News Hub - Posted April 11, 2011
Twitter's tremendous growth and active user base means breaking news stories to the web has become easier than ever. But when this is juxtaposed with information from mainstream media sources, keeping up with the latest news around a particular topic can be a bit overwhelming. Luckily, the team at DevHD has... [10,000 Words]

YouTube Now Streaming Live...Officially - Posted April 8, 2011
YouTube has been testing out their live streaming capabilities for a while now. They ran a live streaming trial back in September with several of their partners, and have streamed everything from concerts and interviews to sports over the past year or... [SocialTimes.com]

Forget Online Video...The Future Of YouTube Is Just Video - Posted April 8, 2011
Online video is pass . The future of online video is just plain video. In a video interview with Beet.tv, YouTube's Director of Global Content Operations, Tom Pickett, elaborates. In his interview with Beet.tv's Andy Plesser, Pickett says, "Whe... [SocialTimes.com]

Canadian Student Booted from Conservative Event Because of Facebook Photo With Liberal Leader - Posted April 8, 2011
The election cycle in Canada is in full swing as the Harper government was held in contempt, triggering a 30-day campaign cycle culminating in a national vote.This past week, Prime Minister Stephen Harper and his Conservative Party made headlines for the wrong reasons. Amid myriad stories of people, particularly students, being... [SocialTimes.com]

Facebook for 2012: Facebook Gets a Big Role in Obama's Official Campaign Launch - Posted April 4, 2011
In 2008, they shouted "Yes we can!", but in 2012, the crowds may be yelling "accept my friend request" as Barack Obama officially launches his 2012 Presidential campaign with a heavy social media component. With the official launch of Obama's bid for a second term, new and improved social media and networking... [SocialTimes.com]

US Presidential Election 2012 Kicks Off On YouTube...How Dirty Will It Get? - Posted April 4, 2011
The political heat has finally died down on YouTube after last November's Senate elections, but the last few months have just been the calm before the storm. Democrats, Republicans, Independents and Tea Partiers all over the country are about to get all riled up once again because the 2012 Presidential... [SocialTimes.com]

Virtual Choir Unites Over 2000 Singers On YouTube - Posted April 4, 2011
Accomplished classical composer Eric Whitacre has used online video to bring together singers from around the globe to participate in a virtual choir with over 2,000 voices. Unlike the YouTube Symphony Orchestra, which held ... [SocialTimes.com]

How Web Video Rocked April Fools Day 2011 - Posted April 3, 2011
Last Friday, pranksters around the globe were playing tricks on their friends and loved ones in honor of April Fools Day. But nobody took the prankster cake this year like online video. From YouTube to Vimeo, Funny Or Die to Google, online video crushed it on April Fools Day... [SocialTimes.com]

Video Makers! Here's Your Chance To Go To Cannes [Contest] - Posted March 30, 2011
YouTube is rewarding creatives for doing good work for good causes with their Good Work contest. Create a video to promote a non-profit organization of your choosing and you could win a trip to the Cannes Lions Festival of Creativity, where ... [SocialTimes.com]

How Dylan Ratigan went from Garage Jockey to Financial News Expert (and where he's going next) - Posted March 30, 2011
Dylan Ratigan's path to MSNBC dayside anchor has had some interesting turns. From a middle of the night job preventing parking garage scams, to director of Global Managing Editor for corporate finance at Bloomberg. So what did it take to get there? And what's next? Here's the final part of this... [morningmedianewsfeed]

How Dylan Ratigan went from Garage Jockey to Financial News Expert (and where he's going next) - Posted March 30, 2011
Dylan Ratigan's path to MSNBC dayside anchor has had some interesting turns. From a middle of the night job preventing parking garage scams, to director of Global Managing Editor for corporate finance at Bloomberg. So what did it take to get there? And what's next? Here's the final part of this... [FishbowlNY]

Bullied Teen Quietly Takes A Stand On YouTube - Posted March 30, 2011
Over the last couple of weeks 15-year old Casey Heynes has become a viral sensation and overnight hero for fighting back against a 12-year old bully. Video footage of Casey body slamming his bully has gotten ... [SocialTimes.com]

Deep Focus CEO Ian Schafer On The Myth of Viral Strategy - Posted March 23, 2011
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Japanese-Language YouTube Person Finder Launches - Posted March 21, 2011
YouTube announced the launch of the YouTube Person Finder, a channel dedicated to video messages from victims of the earthquake and tsunami in Japan. Mo... [WebNewser - SocialTimes.com]

YouTube Offers Fans a SportsCenter Moment - Posted March 18, 2011
Sports fans: If you've captured a great sports moment on video and thought, "This ought to be on SportsCenter," here's your chance. YouTube teamed up with ESPN on the second installment of the YouTube + SportsCenter Your... [WebNewser - SocialTimes.com]

Former WPMI Anchor Explains the 'Crichton Leprechaun' YouTube Sensation - Posted March 18, 2011
... [TVSpy]

New Media Index: Earthquake, Tsunami in Japan Dominate Twitter; Bloggers Ready for 2012 Presidential Campaign - Posted March 17, 2011
The earthquake and tsunami that victimized Japan March 11 accounted for a whopping 66 percent of Tweeted news links for the week of March 7-11, despite occurring on the last day of the period, while the upcoming 2012 presidential campaign domin... [WebNewser - SocialTimes.com]

New Media Index: Earthquake, Tsunami in Japan Dominate Twitter; Bloggers Ready for 2012 Presidential Campaign - Posted March 17, 2011
The earthquake and tsunami that victimized Japan March 11 accounted for a whopping 66 percent of Tweeted news links for the week of March 7-11, despite occurring on the last day of the period, while the upcoming 2012 presidential campaign domin... [UnBeige]

Ask Lady Gaga Your Burning Questions on Twitter - Posted March 17, 2011
If you're curious about just what type of meat made its way onto Lady Gaga's infamous meat dress, you now have a chance to ask the pop sensation yourself. She will be answering questions submitted via Twitter on a YouTube video this week. You have until midn... [AllTwitter]

YouTube Goes Gaga - Posted March 16, 2011
YouTube wants to offer something for everyone: If Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu isn't your cup of tea, perhaps ... [WebNewser - SocialTimes.com]

iPad 2 Smashed by Baseball Bat Video Earns Two Million Views - Posted March 14, 2011
Simply titled "Brand new Ipad 2 getting smashed by a baseball bat," the video embedded above has earned more than 2,002,600 views on YouTube. Every time a new iPhone or iPad gets released, somebody videotapes themselves destroying it. Why are we fascinated by the destruction of expensive electronics? It is a... [Inside Mobile Apps]

iPad Smashed by Baseball Bat Video Earns Two Million Views - Posted March 14, 2011
Simply titled "Brand new Ipad 2 getting smashed by a baseball bat," the video embedded above has earned more than 2,002,600 views on YouTube. UPDATE: This video was deceptively titled. It is actually an iPad 1 being smashed with a misleading video label. Every time a new iPhone or iPad gets released, somebody... [FishbowlDC]

Is Charlie Sheen Twitter's "Lazy Sunday" Moment? - Posted March 11, 2011
When you look back on new products, new technologies and new headlines, you can usually spot that catalyst moment when they catapulted into the spotlight. Well, some analysts are saying that Charlie Sheen's recent Twitter binge is Twitter's cat... [AllTwitter]

YouTube's Got Next (and Next New Networks) - Posted March 7, 2011
YouTube announced that it acquired online-video platform Next New Networks, and it will launch YouTube Next, which it described as "a new team task... [Inside Mobile Apps]

YouTube's Got Next (and Next New Networks) - Posted March 7, 2011
YouTube announced that it acquired online-video platform Next New Networks, and it will launch YouTube Next, which it described as "a new team task... [WebNewser - SocialTimes.com]

New Media Index: On, Wisconsin for Bloggers; Twitter Eats Up Apple - Posted March 3, 2011
Bloggers shared the most news links about the labor unrest in Wisconsin, while Apple was the most-Tweeted news subject, and the most-watched news and politics video on YouTube was two Australian news anchors ... [WebNewser - SocialTimes.com]

Raise Your Hand if you Fantasize about Making Money on Twitter! - Posted February 25, 2011
I am sure many of you have watched the hours blow by, as you Tweet away; and you have stopped and thought, 'I wish there was a way to make money on Twitter!' I would like to propose a new feature that may allow Twitter users to make some decent... [AllTwitter]

10 Powerful YouTube Videos About Gay Marriage - Posted February 25, 2011
Following the recent news from the White House that the Obama administration would no longer defend the Defense Of Marriage Act has people everywhere wondering about the implications. Does this mean the legalization of same sex marriage is on the horizon? Not necessarily. But a lot of people think that this... [SocialTimes.com]

New Media Index: Bloggers Are Budget-Minded, While Tweeters Scan the List of the U.K.'s Elite Tweeters - Posted February 24, 2011
President Barack Obama's $3.73 trillion budget proposal was the subject of the most news links shared by bloggers, while The Independent's list of the ... [WebNewser - SocialTimes.com]

Speaker of the House John Boehner to Speak His Piece on YouTube - Posted February 23, 2011
YouTube will welcome Speaker of the House John Boehner (R-Ohio) for a special interview next week, during which he will answer users' questions on topics including the budget, spending, the economy, jobs, health care, and foreign policy. Questions must be submitted by midnight ET Su... [UnBeige]

Questions for U.K. Prime Minister David Cameron? - Posted February 18, 2011
Following in the footsteps of his United States counterpart, President Barack Obama, United Kingdom Prime Minister David Cameron will answer the best questions... [WebNewser - SocialTimes.com]

New Media Index: Patriot Act Accounts for Most Shared News Links via Both Blogs, Twitter - Posted February 17, 2011
The House of Representatives vote on whether to extend the Patriot Act was the subject of the most news links shared via both blogs and Twitter during the week of Feb. 7-11, while the most-watched news and politics video on YouTube was... [WebNewser - SocialTimes.com]

Live Streaming in Fashion for YouTube During Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week - Posted February 9, 2011
Supermodels strutting their stuff on the runway for Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week in New York Feb. 10-17 will also be strutting their stuff via live streaming on YouTube, presented by ... [WebNewser - SocialTimes.com]

Why AP Didn't Stream YouTube's Obama Interview - Posted February 7, 2011
The Associated Press director of U.S. broadcast operations Kevin Roach explained why the AP did not stream ... [WebNewser - SocialTimes.com]

Showtime Lets Web-Video Stars Tell SHORT stories on YouTube - Posted February 4, 2011
Showtime creative director of digital content Trevor Noren spoke with the YouTube Blog about the premium cable network's decision to mine Web-vi... [WebNewser - SocialTimes.com]

New Media Index: A Taxing Problem for Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas Tops Bloggers' Shared News Links - Posted February 3, 2011
Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas' failure to report his wife's earnings over a five-year period was the subject of the most news links shared via bloggers, while a ... [WebNewser - SocialTimes.com]

How to Turn Your Photos Into a Graphic Novel - Posted January 31, 2011
Ever wish your life was more like a comic book? With Photoshop, you can turn your photo album into a graphic novel. Using the YouTube tutorial embedded above, you can use Photoshop to turn your digital photos into black and white images that loo... [GalleyCat]

YouTube's Steve Grove on the Hot Seat at CBS News Political Hotsheet - Posted January 27, 2011
YouTube head of news and politics Steve Grove spoke with CBS News chief White House correspondent Chip Reid about President ... [Inside Mobile Apps]

YouTube's Steve Grove on the Hot Seat at CBS News Political Hotsheet - Posted January 27, 2011
YouTube head of news and politics Steve Grove spoke with CBS News chief White House correspondent Chip Reid about President ... [WebNewser - SocialTimes.com]

Obama to Answer Questions from YouTube Users - Posted January 21, 2011
Just two days after delivering the State of the Union Address, President Barack Obama will deliver answers to select... [WebNewser - SocialTimes.com]

Sundance Film Festival Comes to YouTube Screening Room - Posted January 20, 2011
The Sundance Film Festival is bringing a taste of Park City, Utah, to YouTube, as YouTube Screening Room will present past and present short films from the event, Kinzie Kramer, associate product marketing manager for th... [WebNewser - SocialTimes.com]

YouTube Experimental Homepage No Longer an Experiment - Posted January 20, 2011
The new homepage YouTube began introducing last month has been pushed to all users, the Google-owned video site posted on its blog.... [WebNewser - SocialTimes.com]

New Media Index: Bloggers Discuss GOP-Led 112th Congress; Apple Remains Apple of Tweeters' Eyes - Posted January 13, 2011
The Republican-controlled 112th Congress was the subject of the most news links shared by bloggers, while the Twitterverse was enthralled with Apple for the second consecutive week, and the most-watched news and politics video on You... [WebNewser - SocialTimes.com]

New Media Index: Bloggers Dwell on the Economy, While Apple Is the Fruit of the Twitterverse - Posted January 6, 2011
The economy was top-of-mind for bloggers during the final week of 2010, while Apple was the apple of the Twitterverse, and the most-watched news and politics video on YouTube was footage of a man who ... [WebNewser - SocialTimes.com]

House Oversight Committee Launches YouTube Channel - Posted January 5, 2011
The House Oversight Committee will become the first congressional committee to make its hearings available online, launching the HouseResource.org channel on YouTube in conjunction with the kickoff of the 112th Congress. The effort, spearheaded by new Speaker of the House ... [WebNewser - SocialTimes.com]

YouTube in Talks to Buy Video Producer - Posted December 16, 2010
Google's YouTube has traditionally left the production of content to its users and network partners. But that may soon change if buyout talks with a New York-based conten... [WebNewser - SocialTimes.com]

YouTube Experiments with New, Personalization-Heavy Homepage - Posted December 16, 2010
YouTube is experimenting with a new homepage design that emphasizes personalization, with features including: a combined list of subscriptions, friend activity, and recommendations; all videos uploaded by followed channels; the ability to delete anything on the homepage by simply clicking the X; graying out of already-watched videos; and recent likes and... [WebNewser - SocialTimes.com]

YouTube Top 10 Lists for 2010 - Posted December 13, 2010
YouTube released its top 10 lists of most-watched videos globally excluding content from major music labels, and most-watched major-label music videos, and the lists were topped by BED INTRUDER SONG!!! and Justin Bieber's Baby (featuring Ludacris), respectively. The Google-owned video site also released its month-by-month list o... [WebNewser - SocialTimes.com]

New Media Index: WikiLeaks Finishes Second to Leslie Nielsen's Death on Blogs, New Life Form on Twitter - Posted December 9, 2010
The WikiLeaks controversy only managed second-place finishes on the Pew Research Center's Project for Excellence in Journalism's ... [WebNewser - SocialTimes.com]

Personalized Channels Added to YouTube Leanback - Posted December 2, 2010
YouTube added Personalized Channels to its YouTube Leanback service for larger screens, allowing users to create channels based on videos they have previously viewed or topics. Product manager Christina Ilvento wrote on the ... [WebNewser - SocialTimes.com]

ViewChange.Org Takes Video Into The Semantic Web In A Big Way - Posted November 29, 2010
Here are two words that do... [semanticweb.com]

Thanksgiving Holiday Weekend Reading: Spend Some Time With Social Media Insights - Posted November 26, 2010
Come tomorrow, you may be looking for a chance to do some relaxing reading after the Thanksgiving football and food fest and the Black Friday shopping chaos. To that end, The Semantic Web Blog thought it would offer some guidance on a few analyst reports and ... [semanticweb.com]

New Media Index: Federal Salary Raises Dominate Blogosphere; Google Raises/Bonuses Rule Twitterverse - Posted November 18, 2010
Bloggers shared the most news links to an item in USA Today saying that federal workers' salaries have risen tenf... [WebNewser - SocialTimes.com]

35 Hours of Video per Minute Being Uploaded to YouTube - Posted November 11, 2010
YouTube director of product management Hunter Walk posted on the ... [WebNewser - SocialTimes.com]

"Twitter is not to be a triumph of technology but of humanity" - Biz Stone - Posted November 10, 2010
Biz Stone made an appearance on Wolf Blitzer's The Situation Room last night, and answered some rapid-fire, 140-character questions from Blitzer and Twitter users. A l... [AllTwitter]

Copyright Issue Disqualifies Winner of Peace Corps YouTube Video Contest - Posted November 4, 2010
A copyright issue forced The National Peace Corps Association to disqualify Marlene Nancy Lopez, the first-place winner of its ... [WebNewser - SocialTimes.com]

YouTube Yanks Videos Featuring Cleric Anwar al-Awlaki - Posted November 4, 2010
YouTube removed several videos, but this time the Google-owned video site wasn't reacting to copyright concerns: Videos calling for jihad by American-born, Yemen-based cleric Anwar al-Awla... [WebNewser - SocialTimes.com]

CBS News to Stream Election Results on Its YouTube Channel - Posted November 2, 2010
CBS News will begin live-streaming results from Tuesday's midterm elections on its ... [WebNewser - SocialTimes.com]

Howcast Hunts for Video Blogger - Posted November 2, 2010
How-to video site Howcast is looking for its first video blogger, running a contest on YouTube ... [WebNewser - SocialTimes.com]

Top 10 News and Politics YouTube Videos; Politician Channels - Posted November 1, 2010
Ramya Raghavan of YouTube News and Politics revealed the top 10 news and politics videos over the past month, as well as the 10 most viewed politician channels on the Google-owned video site, in a post on the YouTube Blog. The 10 most-view... [WebNewser - SocialTimes.com]

15 YouTube Channels with More than 1M Subscribers as Total Subscriptions Top 1B - Posted October 29, 2010
YouTube reached a milestone: A user who subscribed to the Machinima Sports channel pushed the Google-owned video site to the 1 billion-subscription mark. Produ... [WebNewser - SocialTimes.com]

White House Press Secretary Robert Gibbs Embraces Twitter, YouTube - Posted October 28, 2010
White House Press Secretary Robert Gibbs dove head-first into Web 2.0, accepting questions for a press briefing via Twitter and answering some of them in a YouTube video, ReadWriteWeb reported. His Tweet read, "Something new... [WebNewser - SocialTimes.com]

New Media Index: Bloggers Share Bad News (Economy, Mortgage Crisis); Tweeters Share Good News (Rescue of Chilean Miners) - Posted October 21, 2010
Economic issues, particularly the housing market, topped the list of the most-shared news links by bloggers, while the rescue of the formerly trapped miners from the northern Atacama desert in Chile accounted for the most Tweeted news links, an... [WebNewser - SocialTimes.com]

The Live Coco Cam: 24 Hours of Conan O'Brien on YouTube - Posted October 20, 2010
Conan O'Brien will turn to YouTube to help promote Conan, his TBS show, which is set to debut Nov. 8, with a 24-hour live stream, The Live Coco Cam. Conan blogger Aaron Bleyaert previewed The Live Coco Cam on the ... [WebNewser - SocialTimes.com]

Google TV to Include YouTube Leanback - Posted October 19, 2010
YouTube Leanback is officially a part of Google TV, and as devices for the latter become availa... [WebNewser - SocialTimes.com]

More Chilean Miner Stats for News Sites, Social Media, Search Engines - Posted October 19, 2010
The rescue of the formerly trapped miners from the northern Atacama desert in Chile generated strong numbers for ... [WebNewser - SocialTimes.com]

Keyword-Generated Ad FAIL - Posted October 15, 2010
Because we just can't get enough of those Chilean miners, this gem from FAILBlog illustrated the pitfalls of keyword-generated advertising: ... [WebNewser - SocialTimes.com]

New Media Index: Bloggers Ponder Midterm Elections; Tweeters Ponder Twitter - Posted October 14, 2010
Bloggers were focused on the upcoming midterm elections during the week of Oct. 4-8, while Twitter users used Twitter to talk about Twitter, and the most-watched news and politics video on YouTube was A fake news video from the Onion News Network saying that ... [WebNewser - SocialTimes.com]

Changing the future of e-business - Malta Business Weekly - Posted October 14, 2010
... [semanticweb.com]

YouTube, Reuters to Stream Debates for 'Conflicting Visions: Fixing the Global Economy' - Posted October 12, 2010
Political commentators Cenk Uyger and Lee Doran -- who host YouTube channels as ... [WebNewser - SocialTimes.com]

craigslist tv Returns to YouTube - Posted October 8, 2010
What unfortunate timing: Just days after replacing its Adult Services section with a Censored bar, craigslist announced the premiere of season two of its craigslist tv... [WebNewser - SocialTimes.com]

New Media Index: Bloggers Find Religion, Tweeters Find Dead Mouse in Their Bread - Posted October 7, 2010
Bloggers lost their religion over a Los Angeles Times story about ... [WebNewser - SocialTimes.com]

Info About Google TV Available - Posted October 6, 2010
More detail about Google TV's offerings is now available, with standard services like content from Netflix and Amazon, ... [PRNewser]

New Media Index: Bloggers Curl Up with Bob Woodward's Obama's Wars; Tweeters Tweet About Twitter Security Breach - Posted September 30, 2010
Obama's Wars, Bob Woodward's new book about internal debate over the war in Afghanistan within the administration of President ... [WebNewser - SocialTimes.com]

Entire Kennedy-Nixon Debate Uploaded to YouTube - Posted September 28, 2010
The event that transformed the combination of politics and television is now available on YouTube: The JFK Library YouTube channel celebrated the 50th anniversary of the first-ever televised presidential debate, between John F. Kennedy and R... [WebNewser - SocialTimes.com]

This Is 60 Minutes on YouTube - Posted September 27, 2010
Continuing CBS News' new-media blitz, the network launched a 60 Minutes channel on YouTube, which will offer stori... [WebNewser - SocialTimes.com]

MySpace Rolls Out Sync with YouTube - Posted September 23, 2010
Following an integration with Google, MySpace announced the rollout of Sync with YouTube, which enables users of the social-networking site to add videos from Google-owned YouT... [WebNewser - SocialTimes.com]

New Media Index: Users of Social Network Twitter Focus on Social Networks, Twitter - Posted September 23, 2010
Four of the five most-shared news links via Twitter were very close to home, involving social media and Twitter itself, while the war in Afghanistan and the death of actor ... [WebNewser - SocialTimes.com]

Invite Your Friends to a YouTube Social - Posted September 23, 2010
YouTube viewing parties are now possible thanks to the launch of YouTube Social, an effort by SocialVision to combine the f... [WebNewser - SocialTimes.com]

YouTube Adds Dean Gilbert, Robert Kyncl to Leadership Team - Posted September 20, 2010
Google-owned video site YouTube added two new executives to its leadership team, including one from its parent company. New global head of content Dean Gilbert had worked with Goo... [WebNewser - SocialTimes.com]

New Media Index: Bloggers Focus on Iraq War - Posted September 16, 2010
The war in Iraq was the subject of the most news links shared by bloggers during the week of Sept. 6-10, while a report on Mashabl... [WebNewser - SocialTimes.com]

Your Softball Blooper Reel on SportsCenter? - Posted September 8, 2010
ESPN and YouTube have launched a promotional program called ... [PRNewser]

Domo Arigato: MLB to Stream Games on YouTube Japan - Posted August 31, 2010
Quick Hit: Major League Baseball has long held a tight grip on its video content online. Overseas, however, is a different story. In a breakthrough deal, YouTube Japan will stream all MLB games 36 hour after they air, as well as highlight packages from every game during the 2009 and 2010... [SportsNewser]

How Much Money Do The Top Grossing YouTube Partners Make? - Posted August 26, 2010
It has been common knowledge for some time that it is possible to make money on YouTube, and that some of the top YouTube Partners were even earning their entire living off the video site. However, nobody knew for sure how much money the top YouTube Partners were making, until now.... [SocialTimes.com]

Advocacy Site ViewChange.org Taps Semantic Web Technology - MediaPost Publications - Posted February 26, 2010
... [semanticweb.com]

AdWeek Celebrates The Best Of The Aughts - Posted December 14, 2009
We're only a couple of weeks away from 2010, and that means it's time for every publication still in existence to start doing a "Best Of The Decade" list like its VH1's entire programming line-up. Lists are great because they are fun, subjective, and get people talking. We've seen Time... [morningmedianewsfeed]

AdWeek Celebrates The Best Of The Aughts - Posted December 14, 2009
We're only a couple of weeks away from 2010, and that means it's time for every publication still in existence to start doing a "Best Of The Decade" list like its VH1's entire programming line-up. Lists are great because they are fun, subjective, and get people talking. We've seen Time... [FishbowlNY]

Trying To Find A Business Model That Works - Posted July 17, 2009
Last night's panel produced by Mediabistro.com and sponsored by Demand Studios focused on finding a business model for news on the Web but -- like most panels of its kind -- no real conclusions were reached. The panel was moderated by BusinessWeek... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Trying To Find A Business Model That Works - Posted July 17, 2009
Last night's panel produced by Mediabistro.com and sponsored by Demand Studios focused on finding a business model for news on the Web but -- like most panels of its kind -- no real conclusions were reached. The panel was moderated by BusinessWeek... [FishbowlNY]

Happy Independence Day! - Posted July 3, 2009
We're off for the day celebrating the birth of our nation, but we wanted to leave you with something today ... just in case you are chained to you desk. This week, we were lucky enough to see Kansas State University professor and anthropologist Michael Wesch's presentation abo... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Happy Independence Day! - Posted July 3, 2009
We're off for the day celebrating the birth of our nation, but we wanted to leave you with something today ... just in case you are chained to you desk. This week, we were lucky enough to see Kansas State University professor and anthropologist Michael Wesch's presentation abo... [FishbowlNY]

TextWise Releases World s First Semantic Cloud for Sequencing the Digital DNA of Text - Posted June 16, 2009
ROCHESTER, NY – June 16th, 2009. Forget about trying to find text by simply using keywords or entities. Today at the Semantic Technology Conference, TextWise announces the release of their Semantic Cloud providing companies the ability to mine content using digital DNA – Semantic Signatures®. Semantic Signatures® represent a deeper meaning... [semanticweb.com]

How Much Are Your Social Media Connections Worth? - Posted April 9, 2009
So you have a huge number of followers on a specific social media platform. Congrats. Now what? Well, we've all been led to believe that followers=money. But is that true? PaidContent's Tameka Kee... [morningmedianewsfeed]

How Much Are Your Social Media Connections Worth? - Posted April 9, 2009
So you have a huge number of followers on a specific social media platform. Congrats. Now what? Well, we've all been led to believe that followers=money. But is that true? PaidContent's Tameka Kee... [FishbowlNY]

Actualizing Future Web Knowledge Distribution - Posted January 20, 2009
— DENNIS THOMAS, SANJEEV MISHRAExecutive Summary The future web is expected to evolve into a situation aware web that surfaces the hidden knowledge of enterprises and individuals and enables greatly more powerful paradigms. Actualizing these requirements demands a semantic technology that is magnitudes greater in efficiency and performance than conventional layered techn... [semanticweb.com]

NYT.com: All the News That's Fit to Livestream? - Posted December 1, 2008
Anyone curious about what the future of online newpapers might look like need only turn to the NYT.com right now. The homepage is currently running its usual layout of stories, but in lieu of a front page photo is a live feed of ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

NYT.com: All the News That's Fit to Livestream? - Posted December 1, 2008
Anyone curious about what the future of online newpapers might look like need only turn to the NYT.com right now. The homepage is currently running its usual layout of stories, but in lieu of a front page photo is a live feed of ... [FishbowlNY]

Wired: Blogs Are Dead - Posted October 22, 2008
Wired Magazine, which usually cheerleads everything, has declared blogging dead: Further, text-based Web sites aren't where the buzz is anymore. The reason blogs took off is that they made publishing easy for non-techies. Part of that simplicity was a lack ... [FishbowlLA]

We (Heart) LAT Tech Geeks - Posted June 5, 2008
The PR department at the L.A. Times just sent us an e-mail (see below) promoting the Business Section's new blog -- as if we needed the introduction! We have already become addicted to the musings and findings of Alex Pham... [FishbowlLA]

LAT In 90 Seconds - Posted May 27, 2008
Does Elizabeth Snead Miss Her Old Job: Former E! Fashion Policewoman Elizabeth S... [FishbowlLA]

Jack Smith Retrospective - Posted April 2, 2008
Veronique de Turenne reminds us that the Huntington is hosting a Jack Smith retrospective, Smith on Wry, featuring the papers of L.A.'s beloved colum... [FishbowlLA]

LAT In 90 Seconds - Posted March 11, 2008
Madonna, Mellencamp Inducted: Yep. It was an all-80s dance party. Madonna thanked all the people who said she was a talentless one-hit wonder. To which, we believe, John Mellencamp muttered under his brea... [FishbowlLA]

LAT In 90 Seconds - Posted January 16, 2008
O.J. Simpson back in court: The alleged armed robber was dragged back to Las Vegas from Miami by a bail bondsman who claims Simpson violated terms of his bail. Also, Simpson owes the guy $18,750. So, there's that. ... [FishbowlLA]

LAT In 90 Seconds - Posted December 11, 2007
The Internet Is For Porn: Pity poor Vivid Entertainment Group which is seeing too much of its skin being shown for free -- and without consent -- on YouTube knockoff PornoTube. Echoing the Viacom lawsuit, the porn giant is ... [FishbowlLA]

Social Graphology | Online Communities and the Small Business - Posted December 4, 2007
In a recent blog post, Tim Berners-Lee, Director of the World Wide Web Consortium, wrote about a new paradigm. In the early days of the internet it was the computers and the wires that were important; more recently it was the documents that were the important things, the centres of focus... [semanticweb.com]

LAT In 90 Seconds - Posted October 31, 2007
Want Fries With Your Funny? Reporter Robert Welkos surfs YouTube and finds this ... [FishbowlLA]

LAT In 90 Seconds - Posted October 18, 2007
More ink on Iggy: A sobbing Ellen DeGeneres tells Ryan Seacrest that she arrived "five minutes too late" to reclaim the Brussels Griffon mix terrier from Mutts & Moms, a rescue group that ... [FishbowlLA]

Props: Stuff That Deserves Mention This Week - Posted September 25, 2007
Good on ERSNews.com for breaking the Mirthala Salinas story before anyone else (1 hour and 11 minutes before the LAT, as co-editor Eric Longabardi tells us). Congrats to local sports parody site eTrueSports.com for its ... [FishbowlLA]

LAT In 90 Seconds - Posted August 30, 2007
[Update: This post has been updated after talking to J.R. Moehringer, who talked to us on a dying cell phone from his backyard as movers shuttled stuff out of his house. Which is kinda cool.] Resurrecting the Telephone: Columnist Dana Parsons does an admirable job ... [FishbowlLA]

YouTube Phenom Shares Success Tips - Posted August 24, 2007
Liam Sullivan became a YouTube phenom thanks to his hilarious alter ego "Kelly" and her deliciously bitch love for "Shoes." The random music video has been viewed by more than 25 million times so the LA Times went to the comedian to ask Sullivan for his surefire tips to duplicate his... [FishbowlLA]

Free TV That You Have To Pay For. Kinda. - Posted August 20, 2007
Variety reports that NBC will put previews of its four new fall pilots on cable and satellite systems, including DirecTV. "It's unprecedented in terms of its scope and participation," says NBCU distribution executive Henry Ahn. The ... [FishbowlLA]

Michael Moore's Unchosen One - Posted July 25, 2007
CNN didn't select Michael Moore's YouTube'd question in Monday night's presidential debate. Lucky for him, HuffPo let him ... [FishbowlLA]

LAT in 90 Seconds - Posted July 24, 2007
Better Than A Shrimp On A Hamster Wheel: Reporters Mark Z. Barabak and Michael Finnegan ... [FishbowlLA]

TV Folks Catch and Pitch - Posted July 23, 2007
Sean Perry, head of Alternative Television at Endeavor is scheduled to deliver the keynote address at the National Association of Television Program Executives annual TV Produers' Boot Camp on Thursday in West Hollywood. Among the other promised highlights are the derision-inspiringly nam... [FishbowlLA]

LAT in 90 Seconds - Posted July 23, 2007
Something's Gotta Give: Former actress, Sen. Sheila Kuehl, wants to protect the "postmortem right of publicity" for dead celebrities, like ... [FishbowlLA]

Nerd News Roundup: Everything The People Who Will One Day Own You Are Talking About Today - Posted July 11, 2007
YouTube=Q-tips: Nerd Cory Treffiletti believes YouTube is going to obliterate traditional broadcasters in half a decade or less. And he's got a YouTube player on his iPhone to prove it. iPhone=Old School: Geek Peter S. Magnusson... [FishbowlLA]

60Frames Entertainment Launches -- With A Little Love From the Coen Bros. - Posted July 11, 2007
UTA and advertising agency Spot Runner have teamed up to launch 60Frames Entertainment, a company that will finance and syndicate professionally-produced online content. UTA's Brent Weinstein will helm. Take that, YouTube. More: LOS ANGELES (July 11, 2007) -- 60Frames Enterta... [FishbowlLA]

LAT in 90 Seconds - Posted June 29, 2007
The Stars -- A Line: Cher, Madonna, even Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak will have to stand in line today (or hire someone to do it for them) to buy an iPhone. ... [FishbowlLA]

YouTube Shows First Feature, Four-Eyed Monsters - Posted June 11, 2007
Four-Eyed Monsters is the first feature posted on YouTube. The film, directed by Arin Crumley and Susan Buice, who maxed out their credit cards to make ... [FishbowlLA]

Pentagon Limits Soldiers' Access to MySpace, YouTube. Not Soon Enough For Dr. Laura - Posted May 23, 2007
According to the Santa Barbara Independent, Dr. Laura is taking some time off from her column in the Santa Barbara News-Press following a story about her soldier son Deryk Schlessinger's disturbing MySpace... [FishbowlLA]

Macmillan Surprised at Viral Campaign Success - Posted May 18, 2007
Publishing News reports that Macmillan... [GalleyCat]

Is CBS A Cuckold? More Comcast Online Video News - Posted April 16, 2007
Looks like CBS isn't the only network partnering with Comcast in an online video venture. N... [FishbowlLA]

So What Happens to Bloomsbury Post-Potter? - Posted April 4, 2007
That certainly is the question on the publishing world's mind with only 107 days to go until the final Harry Potter novel lands on bookshelves around the world - leaving Bloomsbury to pick up the pieces and move onto the next project (and make up for what is expected to be... [GalleyCat]

OKGo Crowned Most Creative By YouTube - Posted March 27, 2007
Since the average American spent four months of his life on YouTube last year, chances are you've already seen most of the site's top videos of 2006. Nevertheless, the winners of YouTube's first annual Video A... [UnBeige]

LAT in 90 Seconds - Posted March 22, 2007
Locke On Lost: Deep in this piece, it's noted that Lost has lost 2 million viewers. The dip is mostly attributed to the new 10 p.m. time slot, but did the writers blow up their following when they blew up the hatch? ... [FishbowlLA]

In The Trades: So Old It's New! - Posted March 14, 2007
Viacom is suing YouTube for unauthorized use of some 160,000 video clips from MTV, Comedy Central and VH1. Viacom thinks that $1 billion is fair recompense for the 1.5 billion times the clips were viewed. Viacom's argument includ... [FishbowlLA]

Sundown on Sunset - Posted March 2, 2007
Post-Oscar let down--it's like Lent, only with more fasting. The BBC will embrace YouTube. Top Gear addicts will be so pleased. Belinda Carlisle lives in France and sings in F... [FishbowlLA]

In The Trades: Watching Over and Over Again - Posted February 28, 2007
YouTube removed those priceless moments of the Oscar show, at the request of the Academy, even though Ellen's opening monologue and Will Farrell's musical interlude were some of the most-viewed clips. Oscar.com had brief snippets of the musical numbers and t... [FishbowlLA]

YouTube Nabs Chilling Effects Prof.: Coincidence or Deep Chill? - Posted February 5, 2007
In the rush to nab video pirates, YouTube purged user-content that had nothing to do with Viacom, except sharing some key words. Harvard's Jim Moore complained this weekend that Viacom removed a ... [FishbowlLA]

FBLA Writes A Job Posting For Viacom, Hopes They Don't Make Us Take it Down - Posted February 5, 2007
Viacom doesn't know it, but it needs fact-checkers. So allow us to list a job posting on... [FishbowlLA]

Wired Goes Negative - Posted January 17, 2007
Wired magazine is perhaps the most positive, life-affirming publication on the planet. If someone threw a rock at their window, someone there would write a cover story about how shards of glass will save humanity. So it's a bit amazing to hear Wired editor Chris Anderson ... [FishbowlLA]

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