| Nov 3, 2013
| 4:28 PM
The inaugural YouTube Music Awards kicked off Sunday night with a live music video of the song “Afterlife” by Arcade Fire directed by Spike Jonze and starring Greta Gerwig.
Gerwig danced with the same awkward Turrets style that was so...
| Nov 13, 2013
| 5:05 PM
OK, quick: How many times do the words "America," "free" and "states" appear in the Declaration of Independence? Now add those together, and what do you get?
Ah, ah keep your finger off that smartphone. Don't touch that tablet. And definitely get your...
| Nov 12, 2013
| 7:30 AM
Viral video sensation "The Fox" by Ylvis will be published as a picture book by Simon & Schuster. It will be available in time for Christmas.
It may be the first children's book to come with "Based on the YouTube Sensation" emblazoned on its cover....
| Nov 1, 2013
| 6:30 PM
YouTube is moving all of its content partners to the standard 55-45 advertising revenue share -- eliminating more favorable revenue-sharing terms that some media companies enjoyed under previous deals, according to industry sources.
But at the same time,...
| Nov 8, 2013
| 12:01 PM
Earlier this year, Google revamped the comments section of YouTube, integrating it with its Google+ social network. And now, more than 47,000 people are petitioning YouTube to revert the comments section to its original form.
The petition, hosted on...
| Nov 11, 2013
| 12:30 PM
The Producers Guild of America has selected Peter Jackson, visual effects artist Joe Letteri and Weta Digital as the recipients of its 2014 Vanguard Award.
The award will be presented at the 25th Annual Producers Guild Awards ceremony on Jan. 19 at the...
| Nov 10, 2013
Max Mosley won fame in the motorsports world as the longtime chief of Formula One's governing body. Five years ago, however, Mosley's notoriety spread far beyond the race circuit, and not in a good way. A British tabloid released a prison-themed...
| Nov 7, 2013
| 10:30 AM
You're gonna pay in the future.
There was a piece in the New York Times recently lamenting the write-for-free mentality of the Internet. The truth is there are two classes -- those who get paid and those who don't. And those who do would never work for...
| Nov 5, 2013
| 3:31 PM
What do you do when you have millions and millions of Twitter followers? One option is to fund your very own social network.
Teenage pop star Justin Bieber, the second-most popular person on Twitter with 46.5 million followers, has reportedly led a $1....
| Oct 31, 2013
| 9:00 AM
Naughty Nurse has some competition this Halloween.
The YouTube video "The Fox (What Does the Fox Say?)" from the Norwegian comedic duo Ylvis has gone from viral video to cultural phenom, ranking among this year's most popular Halloween costumes,...
| Oct 30, 2013
| 10:25 AM
It's a like a beatbox battle out there on the runways as airlines compete to release the most catchy and viral safety videos.
Virgin America is the most recent with its "safety dance" video highlighting YouTube favorite and former American Idol...