| 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...
| 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,...
| 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 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...
| Apr 14, 2014
| 10:30 AM
Yahoo and Vevo broadened their distribution partnership to bring Vevo's 100,000-plus music videos, live concert events and original programming to the Yahoo Screen web and mobile video services.
Under the companies' previous partnership, formed in 2012,...
| Apr 7, 2014
| 2:30 PM
Microsoft is making it easier for Xbox One users to share their gameplay videos on YouTube -- a hugely popular genre on the Google-owned service -- and is adding a channel to bring action videos captured with Go Pro's personal HD cameras to the console....
| Apr 7, 2014
| 6:37 PM
The major Hollywood studios' lawsuit against Megaupload, a now-defunct online storage site, is not just an attempt to punish a company that made millions by building a platform beloved by online pirates. It's also a bid to force online companies to bear...
| Apr 10, 2014
| 8:30 AM
In its early days, YouTube was met with hostility from TV networks. Viacom, for one, alleged in its $1 billion copyright-infringement lawsuit that the video-sharing site was making money from illegal uploads of its most popular content.
Now the seven-...
| Apr 13, 2014
The Onion is turning funny into money as a digital media company.
Two years after consolidating editorial operations in Chicago, the satirical weekly newspaper has ceased publication, its website is filled with commercial comedy videos and the company...
| Mar 26, 2014
| 2:58 PM
SAN FRANCISCO -- The reality of Facebook’s $2-billion-plus acquisition of Oculus VR set in on Wall Street on Wednesday, dragging down Facebook shares and the Nasdaq.
Facebook fell nearly 7% to $60.38 one day after it announced its second...
| Mar 27, 2014
| 9:32 AM
After first blocking Twitter, Turkey has now also blocked access to YouTube, according to numerous reports.
The action comes after a recording allegedly containing audio from a meeting among many top Turkish officials was leaked onto the Google-owned...