‘Mainstream’ Zooms In on the Relatable Narcissism of YouTube Creators

The strategies and schemes that influencers use on Instagram and Tik Tok are well-documented, perhaps by design. Films, articles, and TV segments have taught us all about the strategic posing, fake settings, and bleak dysfunction held just out of frame. Yet YouTube, arguably where this culture began, sits at a different level of the zeitgeist.…

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What to Expect From William and Kate’s New YouTube Channel

Barely 24 hours into its existence, the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge’s YouTube channel is already shining a unique spotlight on their work. After launching a teaser to announce the new channel on Wednesday, the couple’s digital team on Thursday posted a new video of a call Kate made to a four-year-old leukemia patient Mila…

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Prince William and Kate Middleton Are Now on YouTube, “Better Late Than Never“

Prince William and Kate Middleton are following in Sarah Ferguson and Queen Elizabeth‘s footsteps and trying out their hand at vlogging, with the launch of their own YouTube channel. The royal couple christened the new Duke and Duchess of Cambridge channel with a 25-second introductory video composed of a montage of footage of them at…

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A new YouTube feature will make its connected TV ads more shoppable – TechCrunch

YouTube today gave advertisers a sneak peek at its plans to make its video platform more shoppable. The company will soon be introducing a new interactive feature aimed at advertisers called brand extensions, which will allow YouTube viewers to learn more about a product they see on the screen with a click of a button.…

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Mr. Beast, YouTube Star, Wants to Take Over the Business World

Mr. Donaldson declined to be interviewed. A representative for him declined to address the working conditions at his companies but said of the videos with offensive content: “When Jimmy was a teenager and was first starting out, he carelessly used, on more than one occasion, a gay slur. Jimmy knows there is no excuse for…

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YouTube Allows Videos to Be Sampled by Default

YouTube Video creators are automatically opted-in to allow other creators to sample their content for YouTube Shorts videos. YouTube Shorts is a relatively new form of video similar to TikTok videos. YouTube shorts allows content creators to sample original content from other YouTube videos that are automatically opted-in. YouTube is automatically opt-in the videos of…

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YouTube Red Slide

This slide is not new, we covered it in 2014 but this is a better photo of it. YouTube’s office in San Bruno, California, has this really red slide that has not lost its color over the years. Even more so, it is a three person slide. This photo was shared on Instagram. This post…

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Roku removes YouTube TV from its channel store following failed negotiations – TechCrunch

Earlier this week, Roku warned customers that the YouTube TV app may be removed from its streaming media players and TVs, and alleged that Google was leveraging its monopoly power during contract negotiations to ask for unfair terms. Today, Roku is announcing the deal has fallen through — meaning YouTube TV will no longer be…

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YouTube Office Pixel Screen

Here is a photo from the Google San Bruno office, aka the YouTube office, and you can see in this lobby area there are red chairs next to a pixelated TV viewing screen with a YouTube logo in the center. This was shared on Instagram in October 2019. This post is part of our daily…

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