| Dec 25, 2013
| 9:28 AM
There's a good chance you woke up with a new smartphone or tablet this Christmas morning, but as Microsoft can tell you, no one wants to use a device with no apps.
If you've got a new gadget, you need to load it up with the best apps, that way the...
| Dec 31, 2013
| 12:30 PM
2013 was not only an all-time record year for domestic and global box office, it was also a big year for digital marketing and social media in Hollywood. We have seen some of the biggest viral campaigns in 2013, and YouTube and Facebook have finally...
| Jan 3, 2014
| 3:33 PM
Twitter Inc. has launched a full Web version of its popular Vine video-sharing social network, expanding the service beyond its smartphone app.
Vine users can now view and "like" videos, leave comments and "re-vine" others via the new website. Users,...
| Jan 6, 2014
| 3:20 PM
SAN FRANCISCO -- The Street's Jim Cramer was asked Monday about Twitter.
He called the money-losing social media high flier a “love stock.”
If that's the case, the honeymoon may soon be over.
Twitter shares fell sharply Monday after a...
| Jan 9, 2014
| 3:14 PM
DreamWorks Animation is expanding its partnership with YouTube.
The Glendale-based computer animation company is teaming up with YouTube to produce a series of daily shows that will highlight some of the most compelling entertainment on the video-...
| Jan 13, 2014
| 5:08 PM
SAN FRANCISCO -- For years, Google has been the search engine that connects people to all points on the Internet.
Now it also wants to be the company that connects people's homes to the Internet.
The search giant said Monday that it agreed to buy Nest...
| Jan 17, 2014
| 4:30 PM
Does digital data offer indicators that can be used to monitor marketing effectiveness and predict box office success? We analyzed this weekend's new movies across Facebook, YouTube, Twitter and Google (the methodology behind the numbers is laid out in...
| Jan 21, 2014
| 8:30 AM
AOL has cut a content-licensing pact with MiTu Network, a producer of Latino-focused digital video content, which promises to further expand MiTu's reach beyond YouTube.
Under the deal, AOL has rights to distribute MiTu's original and partner-produced...
| Dec 9, 2013
| 6:30 PM
Mississippi Attorney General Jim Hood is pressing Google to take greater measures to tackle online piracy and other illegal Web activity, saying that the company's "inaction" is "not merely a failure to do the right thing" but "raises serious questions as...
| Dec 11, 2013
| 12:05 AM
From the rooftop of Los Angeles' old Maxwell House coffee plant, dancers in tuxedos joined others wearing horse heads to reenact Psy's "Gentleman," which is the year's top music video on YouTube.
The troupe featured YouTube stars little known to the...
| Dec 12, 2013
| 6:00 AM
Advertisers are projected to spend about $5.6 billion on YouTube this year, a 51% jump over 2012 levels, according to a new analysis from researcher EMarketer.
YouTube's corporate parent, Google Inc., doesn't report revenues for the site. Instead, it...