| Aug 25, 2014
| 1:36 PM
Sorry, YouTube. Amazon.com is the winning bidder for Twitch, the hugely popular online platform for video gamers.
The Seattle e-commerce giant said Monday afternoon that it had agreed to pay $970 million in cash to acquire Twitch, a San Francisco start-...
| Aug 20, 2014
| 11:15 AM
Twitter has been suspending the accounts of some users who share images and videos that show the beheading of journalist James Foley by the militant group Islamic State.
The move to delete the tweets and temporarily suspend the posters has generated a...
| Aug 20, 2014
| 5:27 AM
Maybe the simulated lap dance by the bridal party at a reception gave you pause. You probably cringed when you saw the bride and groom request money through a Facebook wedding invitation. Or you might have suffered whiplash after seeing the picture of a...
| Aug 19, 2014
| 6:43 AM
Google Inc is considering allowing online accounts for children under the age of 13 and give their parents control over how the service is used, according to media reports.
Google has been working on a version of YouTube, its video-sharing site, for...
| Aug 18, 2014
| 2:51 PM
LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - Fox Sports, looking to deepen its reach with younger audiences on social platforms, has partnered with YouTube Space LA to produce a daily web-video series explicitly focused on fast-breaking stories that will be shared online....
| Aug 22, 2014
| 2:30 PM
Does digital data offer indicators that can be used to monitor marketing effectiveness and predict box office success even before awareness turns into intent? We analyzed this weekend's new movies across Facebook, YouTube, Twitter and Google (the...
| Aug 11, 2014
| 1:20 PM
CHARLOTTE, N.C. � A woman has been arrested after allowing her son to participate in the "Fire Challenge," where participants set themselves ablaze then post videos on YouTube, Facebook and other social networking sites.
Janie Lachelle Talley, 41,...
| Aug 7, 2014
| 4:26 PM
Before the makeup line, the book deal and the product endorsements, Michelle Phan was just another girl trying to make it big on YouTube.
She rose to fame with her viral video tutorials, sharing makeup tips and emulating looks inspired by Lady Gaga,...
| Aug 8, 2014
| 9:43 AM
YouTube wants more small businesses to purchase advertising on its website, and that's why this week it acquired Directr, a Boston start-up.
Directr's technology makes it simple for businesses to create videos, which can be used as YouTube...
| Jul 15, 2014
| 11:53 AM
Todrick Hall has performed on Broadway. He has appeared on national television, as a contestant on "American Idol." But he credits his success to the place where anyone with a video camera and a dream can become a star: the Internet.
| Jul 15, 2014
| 4:49 PM
Google’s social network Google+ loosened up a little bit Tuesday, announcing that it would no longer require users to go by their real names.
“There are no more restrictions on what name you can use,” Google+ said in a post. “...