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  • SoftBank to Acquire Online-Video Startup DramaFever

    Japan's SoftBank Group said it will acquire DramaFever, an Internet video-on-demand player that specializes in international TV shows and movies. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. Founded in 2009, New York-based DramaFever has raised $12 million to...
  • GoPro is gearing up to share more of its users' videos

    GoPro is gearing up to share more of its users' videos
    For years, thrill seekers have worn GoPro video cameras to capture hair-raising skydiving, motorcycle racing and snowboarding footage from a first-person point of view. They've documented up-close and personal encounters with wildlife, even mounting the...
  • A tale of Twitter, parodies and police

    A tale of Twitter, parodies and police
    For as long as there has been Twitter, there have been parody accounts. U.S. Rep. Paul Ryan, R-Wis., to Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel, to the pope, public figures often find themselves the subject of these impersonations. Most have come to accept them as...
  • Yahoo's Tumblr Enhances Video Player, But It's Still No YouTube Killer

    Tumblr, the micro-blogging site Yahoo acquired last year for $1.1 billion, has rolled out new features to make itself a better home for video. But despite speculation that it's aiming to become a rival to Google's YouTube, Tumblr still has a long way to...
  • Teen social network Let moves to L.A. after winning over YouTube stars

    Teen social network Let moves to L.A. after winning over YouTube stars
    The millionaire creator of a Facebook competitor for teenagers, Pascal Lorne needed, well, teenagers. Six months ago, he urged young users of Vine, Twitter and YouTube who had large followings to try his social network, Let. Crickets. His fifth...
  • Todrick Hall brings comic YouTube videos to Orlando

     Todrick Hall brings comic YouTube videos to Orlando
    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. Specifically,...
  • You can use a fake name on Google+ now

    You can use a fake name on Google+ now
    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. “...
  • Streamy Awards Adds More Categories, Fan Participation

    The Streamy Awards, the first ever envelope-opening live streamed award show, is bumping up the amount of honors its doling out this year, the telecast announced on Wednesday. The more than ten new categories added to the mix this year include the...
  • Start-up Victorious aims to help YouTube stars develop fan communities

    Start-up Victorious aims to help YouTube stars develop fan communities
    Victorious, a mobile platform designed to better connect YouTube stars with their fans, has officially launched. The Santa Monica start-up puts video creators in control of their brands by giving each his or her own unique app. The apps will be...
  • Startup Victorious Launches Mobile-App Platform with YouTube Stars Including Michelle Phan

    Victorious, a startup whose founders include former YouTube execs, announced the launch of its platform designed for YouTube creators to control their own direct relationships with fans. The L.A.-based company is working with YouTubers including Michelle...
  • Thousands expected at annual VidCon in Anaheim

    Thousands expected at annual VidCon in Anaheim
    Want to be a YouTube star? There’s a convention for that. About 18,000 video content creators, viral video stars and their fans are expected to flock to the fifth annual VidCon, a three-day conference beingĀ held this weekend. The gathering,...